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Clifford Wichmann

Dell EMC
Distinguished Engineer
Cliff Wichmann is a Distinguished Engineer/Architect in Dell Networking. Qualification for achieving Distinguished Engineer at Dell is working across Line of Businesses with broad technical reach and impact for which Cliff is recognized. Cliff was lead architect for Dell’s next generation Open Networking Platform Operating System, OS10. He has worked with Dell Networking Customer Advisory members and partners and Networking Product Line Management plus Dell CTO office in chartering and implementing Dell Open Networking strategy. Cliff was Dell technical lead in delivering Dell’s SONiC Open Source project under OCP. He is very familiar with demands of the Open Source community and has a broad reach within Dell Networking engineering to marshal resources required to addressing the technical challenges that will face the OpenSwitch community.

Before arriving at Dell, Cliff had held various technical leadership positions evolving embedded platforms at Ericsson, Avaya, Nortel and a number of startups where he refined his definition for Open platforms and supportable APIs.

In Cliff’s spare time, he is a mostly experimenting with embedded devices, IoT and whatever new open source projects catch his eye.

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