Judson Walker, Jr
Engineering Manager for Arista supporting the federal marketplace – Judson Walker, Jr. is responsible for management of strategic technical initiatives including network design, deployment and technical convergence throughout the entire sales cycle. His focus is on delivering insights and solutions regarding next generation cloud-driven networking emphasizing end-to-end resiliency, programmability, extensibility and automation as we look to infrastructure to drive the next phase of mission effectiveness. Mr. Walker has worked in the IT industry for more than 20 years supporting all aspects of the public and private sectors at the programmatic, territorial sales, and system engineering levels. Over the past 12 years, Mr. Walker had a key role in supporting programs within both the Department of Defense and the Intelligence Community. Mr. Walker has a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from George Mason University and spends free time focused on youth empowerment through mentorship and youth sports.
21st century enterprise infrastructures have become the cornerstone of our personal and professional lives and will continue to drive us as we move and adjust at the speed of mission. We can no longer focus on network architectures/practices of the past to dictate our posture for the future. We will review key attributes that are essential to delivering an extensible networking environment and that provide workload efficiencies tied to a cloud-centric foundation where data will be continuously available at anytime from anywhere.