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Profile of Rick Bauer

Interim Executive Director, Open Networking Foundation
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Rick Bauer is serving as the interim executive director of ONF until a permanent director is appointed. Rick previously served as director of technical programs for ONF, managing the technical working groups, areas, and special projects within the organization. He is the producer of the SDN Solutions Showcase, coordinates the ONF SDN Certified Professional Program, and helps manage the OpenSourceSDN website. Rick brings a career of IT management to these tasks, having served as a technology officer and CIO for a variety of companies. Rick was the founding chair of the Cybersecurity Credentials Collaborative, representing cybersecurity and privacy certifications worldwide. Rick was also director of technology and executive director for the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA), and R&D director for CompTIA, the Computing Technology Industry Trade Association. He has helped to create and manage 10 different technical certifications for various organizations worldwide. Rick has advanced degrees from Harvard, the Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania, and lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA.

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