Aseem Parikh is the former VP, Open Networking Solutions and Partnerships at the Open Networking Foundation. He is an entrepreneurial technology executive with 20+ years of global operating experience in big data analytics and computer networking industries. As part of the core founding team of early stage startups he typically wears many strategic and functional hats as he scales his young companies to profitable businesses. His successful entrepreneurial pursuits include ventures acquired by Cisco in 1999 and Netlogic/Broadcom in 2008. Aseem has helped his startups collectively raise more than $207 million of VC and PE funding. He has built global teams in North America, Europe, India and China. He was responsible for securing strategic customer wins at Fortune500 enterprises including AT&T, Cadbury-Kraft (Mondelez), Comcast, Fujitsu, Huawei, Kellogg, Verizon and Virgin Media; as well as federal agencies and contractors like Harris, Lockheed Martin and NASA.