Head of Digital Services
Fujitsu Network Communications
Ralph has developed B2B and B2C technology products and services at Fujitsu, Nortel Networks, IBM and four technology startups – two of which he founded. He created and currently leads Fujitsu’s award-winning Digital Services Practice. The practice assesses, designs, integrates, and manages multi-vendor solutions to accelerate the enterprise digital transformation. The practice created Fujitsu’s SD-WAN-as-a-Service, an OTT, subscription-based managed SD-WAN service. Ralph is a founding member of MEF Forum, a 230+ member global standards development organization, where he recently completed development of MEF 70, the industry’s first SD-WAN service standard published in August. Ralph is also an advisor to early stage startups and is currently helping a CleanTech startup in LA develop their offering.
Ralph has published over 30 papers and regularly speaks at industry events covering a wide range of technologies, use cases, and best practices for Software-Defined Networking, SD-WAN, XaaS, Network Virtualization, Multi-Cloud Digital Transformation, Edge/Cloud Computing, and Cybersecurity. Ralph also sings with Los Robles Master Chorale which performs several concerts each year throughout the LA area – most recently, Carmina Burana with the San Bernardino Symphony.