Director, Networking Software Strategy & Ecosystem Programs, Arm, USA
Board Member Linux Foundation Networking, DPDK, Akraino
Bob Monkman is part of the Infrastructure Business Line at Arm, based in San Jose, CA and focused on networking software strategy and ecosystem programs. Bob oversees Arm’s participation in the Linux Foundation Networking projects, ensuring multi-architecture support with the Arm server ecosystem and holds a seat on the LFN Board and the Marketing Advisory Committee. Bob also drives engagement and participation in Linaro, ONF/CORD, DPDK and other relevant industry consortia.
Bob has been active in the telecommunications industry for over 30 years, starting as a HW/SW engineer for Tellabs after obtaining a BSEE degree from the University of Illinois, Chicago. Bob then moved into the commercial software arena in 1992, holding a wide range of technical, product management, strategic marketing and business development roles at Ready Systems, Mentor Graphics, Wind River Systems, MontaVista Software, Penguin Computing, QNX Software/Blackberry before joining Arm in October 2012.