Duane is the OpenStack product manager at Cisco. Duane has previously held product manager positions at Cisco in areas including virtualization, security, content networking and storage area networking. Duane has also held software engineering positions at both Cisco and IBM. Duane authored “Self-Defending Networks: the Next Generation of Network Security” and represented Cisco in the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC). Duane has also been a speaker at key industry events including Cisco Live and Citrix Synergy. Duane holds an MBA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, a BS in Computer Science from North Carolina State University and has completed coursework towards a MS in Engineering at Stanford University.