Chris Grundemann

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Chris Grundemann is a passionate, creative technologist and a strong believer in technology’s power to aid in the betterment of humankind. In his current role as Managing Director at Grundemann Technology Solutions he is expressing that passion by helping technology businesses grow and by helping any business grow with technology.

Chris has been using technology, marketing, and strategy to build businesses and non-profit organizations for two decades. He holds 8 patents in network technology and is the author of two books, an IETF RFC, a personal weblog, and a multitude of industry papers, articles, and posts. He is a co-founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for FullCtl, the interconnection automation company; as well as a co-founder of the Network Automation Forum, the organization behind the AutoCon series of events.

Chris is the creator and co-host of The Imposter Syndrome Network Podcast, focused on encouraging the next generation of digital infrastructure engineers. He is also a co-founder, Director, and Chair Emeritus of IX-Denver and the Chair of the Board of Directors of OIX, the global data center and interconnection standards body. He has held previous volunteer positions with CO ISOC (which he founded), ISOC-NY (Vice President), ARIN, NANOG, SANOG, AfPIF, CEA, UPnP, DLNA, RMv6TF, and several others.

Chris has given presentations in 34 countries on 5 continents and is often sought out to speak at conferences, NOGs, and NOFs the world over.

Currently based in West Texas, Chris can be reached via LinkedIn.

Links with Tag @ChrisGrundemann

  1. The Imposter Syndrome Podcast: Daren Fulwell
  2. Multi-Cloud Security Requires Multi-Cloud Observability With Forward Networks
  3. Identity-Centric and Data-Centric Security With RackTop BrickStor
  4. The Amazing Way Observability Shapes Automation
  5. The Imposter Syndrome Network Podcast: Tom Hollingsworth
  6. 2022: The End of the Beginning
  7. The Imposter Syndrome Network Podcast: Girard Kavelines
  8. ZPE Systems Presents Cybersecurity-As-A-Platform (CaaP) at XFD7
  9. Marvis Learns New Tricks
  10. The Enterprise Is Not Ready for AI
  11. What Is APM and Why Should I Care?
  12. MPLS + P4 = Pensando; But Does It Add Up?
  13. VMware Embracing Terraform: Infrastructure as Code
  14. The Power of Policy Made Simple With NSX Manager
  15. Privileged Account Management with CyberArk
  16. Security through Virtualization (brought to you by VMware)
  17. Predictable VxLAN EVPN Scale with Mellanox Spectrum
  18. Extreme Automation with Extreme Networks (& StackStorm)
  19. Secure Multicloud Networking with Contrail
  20. Networking Field Day 17: Hawt or Naught
  21. Networking Field Day 17 – Here We Go!

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