Matthew Palmer, Partner and co-curator, SDNCentral
Matt has 20+ years of software-defined networking (SDN), cloud computing, SaaS, & computer networking experience. Matt is currently a Partner at Wiretap Ventures
, a management, marketing, and product consulting organization for Cloud Service Providers and Software-defined networking companies. Matt was most recently co-founder and CEO at Pareto Networks which was acquired by Aerohive Networks
. At Pareto, Matt successfully incubated and launched the company, being recognized as Most Innovative Cloud Computing Provider at UP-START 2010 and Hot Emerging Vendor by CRN Magazine.
Matt was previously VP Enterprise Planning and Operations at Juniper Networks where he led the Enterprise Business Team, responsible for managing Juniper’s $500M enterprise business. He previously held various executive roles at Juniper and Netscreen leading security and enterprise networking strategy and corporate development activities, including strategic partnerships, investment and M&A. Prior, Matt led business development at Qualys.
Matt received his bachelor of science in Business Management from Indiana University and has 7 issued and 6 pending patents in software-defined networking, security and cloud computing.
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