SOFTWARE LEADERSHIP COUNCIL CHAIR – Stuart Bailey is a technologist and entrepreneur whose been innovating at the intersection of distributed software systems and networking for 19 years. As the founder and Chief Technology Officer of Infoblox, Stuart is focused on enabling the hardware-centric networking industry to gracefully transition and expand into a software-centric market, helping organizations cope with rapid increases in network complexity.
In 1999, Stuart founded Infoblox (NYSE: BLOX), a Sequoia Capital-backed company. Today thousands of organizations worldwide, including many of the Fortune 500, rely on Infoblox automated distributed systems solutions for essential, software-based network control.
Prior to founding Infoblox, Stuart worked with Dr. Robert Grossman in the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) Laboratory for Advanced Computing. During his time there, Stuart led teams that developed advanced distributed data architectures and participated in building the National Scalable Cluster Project and the National Center for Data Mining. He guided these teams to several awards in the High Performance Computing Challenge at s-Supercomputing conferences.
Stuart has been honored as an entrepreneur, distributed systems architect and protocol designer.