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James Cumming

Senior Product Line Manager, SROS Routing, Platform and Programmability, IP/Optical Networks Division

Nokia

James Cumming is the Product Line Manager for the Nokia SR OS router software with a specific focus on Network Programmability (NETCONF/YANG/GRPC/MD-CLI) within Nokia’s IP and Optical Networks Division. He has an extensive background in the Internet Service Provider industry beginning in 1997. He has worked as the lead Network Architect in several global service providers leading the efforts in network integration, product and service development as well as end-to-end network architecture across all technologies. He has a particular passion for the virtualization and programmability areas as his background combines networking, systems, programming and operations which all collide in this exciting period for the industry. He holds a B.Sc. Hons. degree in Computer Science from the University of Kent. James is based in London, England.