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Pere Monclus

CTO Networking & Security Business
Pere Monclus is the CTO in the Networking and Security Business Unit at VMware. Pere is responsible for defining strategy and leading an innovation team driving the evolution of networking in the current
cloud native application and multi-cloud world. Before that, he was the CTO and co-founder of PLUMgrid which was acquired by VMware, he led the development of products and technologies around SDN for Cloud and Containers as well as innovations in the area of Programmable Dataplanes, including jumpstarting the IOvisor Linux Foundation project.
Previously, a Distinguished Engineer at Cisco where he led multiple successful products in the area of Security, Load Balancing and Data Centers. He holds over 30 patents and a double MSEE from Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya and Politencnico di Torino.