Distinguished Engineer and CTO, Mobile Networking
Brocade Communications Systems, Inc.
Kevin Shatzkamer is a Distinguished Engineer and CTO Mobile Networking at Brocade. In this role he collaborates with customer CTOs to develop new operational models to rapidly realize revenue-generating services through the use of emerging technologies, such as Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV). Prior to Brocade, Mr. Shatzkamer was a Distinguished Systems Architect at Cisco with responsibility for long-term strategy and architectural evolution of the intersection points of cloud technologies, digital media assets, and mobility devices/networks across the entire value chain/ecosystem. His work in these areas encompasses deep industry trend analysis, business strategy, and technical architecture and infrastructure evolution.
Mr. Shatzkamer's ecosystem-wide, experience-centric approach to working with customers allows for the identification and exploitation of synergies between disparate organizations to derive new technology and business models for digital media distribution over mobile networks, including mobile media clouds, ad-funded mobile access, data analytics as commerce, etc. Mr. Shatzkamer has worked in the mobile wireless industry for nearly 20 years, holds 50+ issued and pending patents related to all areas of work, and has published two books - Building the Mobile Internet and IP Design for Mobile Networks. Mr. Shatzkamer's education includes a Bachelor of Science from the University of Florida and graduate work at both Indiana University (Masters of Business Administration) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Master's of Engineering Management).