Fernando (Fred) Oliveira

Fellow - Network Technology
Fernando (Fred) Oliveira is a Fellow in Verizon’s Network Technology Planning group, currently working on network automation architecture.
Fred joined Verizon in 2011 through the acquisition of CloudSwitch where he was VP/Chief Architect and led technology architecture and direction.
Prior to joining CloudSwitch, Fred held senior positions at EMC, Conley Corp, Stratus Computer, Apple Computer and Kendall Square Research. Fred’s career has provided him with a wealth of experience in envisioning, designing and developing cutting-edge products.
Fred has a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of Connecticut and holds 27 patents in the areas of virtualization, system software and storage.