Nick McKeown

Chief Scientist & Co-Founder at Barefoot Networks, Inc.

Nick McKeown

Nick McKeown

Chief Scientist & Co-Founder at Barefoot Networks, Inc.

Overview
Career Highlights

Barefoot Networks, Inc.
Nicira, Inc.
NEMO SpA

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Number of Boards

2

Birthday

1963

Age

58

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Executive Director, Stanford Platform Lab at Stanford University

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Advisor at BlueData Software, Inc.

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Vice President, Connectivity Group General Manager, Barefoot Division at Intel Corp.

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General Partner, Investing at Andreessen Horowitz LLC

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Co-Founder at Barefoot Networks, Inc.

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General Partner at Vertex Ventures SE Asia & India

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Director at TI Ventures

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Venture Partner at Lightspeed Management Co. LLC

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Executive Chairman at Alion Energy, Inc.

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Founder's Coach & Partner at Sequoia Capital

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Nick McKeown
Chief Scientist & Co-Founder at Barefoot Networks, Inc.
Education
Bachelor's Degree
Class of 1987

The University of Leeds (informally Leeds University, or simply Leeds) is a British Redbrick university located in the city of Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. Originally named the Yorkshire College of Science and later simply the Yorkshire College, it incorporated the Leeds School of Medicine and became part of the federal Victoria University alongside Owens College (which eventually became the University of Manchester) and University College Liverpool (which became the University of Liverpool). In 1904, a royal charter was granted to the University of Leeds by King Edward VII.

PhD

University of California Berkeley National rankings: In a National Research Council analysis of 212 doctoral programs at American universities, 48 Berkeley programs place among the top 10 nationwide. Faculty awards and honors: There are 8 Nobel Laureates, 32 MacArthur Fellows, and 4 Pulitzer Prize winners among the current faculty. History of UC Berkeley: Historical highlights, arranged by topic, following the campus's development — from UC's founding in 1868 to a turn-of-the-century building boom, a research explosion in the 1930s, the Free Speech Movement of the '60s, and Berkeley's key role today in science and technology revolutions. Timeline of discoveries and contributions by UC Berkeley scholars. Traditions of Cal: Who was the Angel of Death? What's with the "Big C" up there in the hills — and why is it sometimes green? Who wears Oski's jolly bear head and size 54 yellow sweater? Tours and webcams: Check out what's happening on Sproul Plaza, the campus's true heart. See stunning live views of the Bay Area from the Lawrence Hall of Science's perch in the Berkeley hills. Chancellor and administration: Information on Chancellor Robert Birgeneau, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost George W. Breslauer, and how the university is organized. Organizational charts are included. UC System overview and links: On the campuses, laboratories, and medical centers that comprise UC's public educational system, as well as UC's K-12 partnerships, economic impact, and agriculture and environmental resources.

Memberships
Fellow
2004 - Current

As the UK’s national academy for engineering, we bring together the most successful and talented engineers from across the engineering sectors for a shared purpose: to advance and promote excellence in engineering. We provide analysis and policy support to promote the UK’s role as a great place from which to do business. We take a lead on engineering education and we invest in the UK’s world class research base to underpin innovation. We work to improve public awareness and understanding of engineering. We are a national academy with a global outlook and use our international partnerships to ensure that the UK benefits from international networks, expertise and investment. The Academy’s work programmes for 2011 to 2015 are driven by four strategic challenges, each of which provides a key contribution to a strong and vibrant engineering sector and to the health and wealth of society. Drive faster and more balanced economic growth The strategic challenge is to improve the capacity of UK entrepreneurs and enterprises to create innovative products and services, increase wealth and employment and rebalance the economy in favour of productive industry. Foster better education and skills The strategic challenge is to create a system of engineering education and training that satisfies the aspirations of young people while delivering the high calibre engineers and technicians that businesses need. Lead the profession The strategic challenge is to harness the collective expertise, energy and capacity of the engineering profession to enhance the UK’s economic and social development. Promote engineering at the heart of society The strategic challenge is to improve public understanding of engineering, increase awareness of how engineering impacts on lives and increase public recognition for our most talented engineers.

Career History
Chief Scientist & Co-Founder
2013 - Current

Barefoot Networks, Inc. designs and develops Ethernet switch chips. It specializes in cloud network architectures, P4-programmable high-speed data paths, switch silicon development, P4 compilers, driver software, network telemetry and computational networking. The company was founded by Martin Izzard, Patrick Bosshart, Daniel E. Lenoski and Nick McKeown in May 2013 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA.

Professor, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Current

Stanford University, located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of California's Silicon Valley, is one of the world's leading teaching and research universities. Since its opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions to big challenges and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world.

Co-Founder
2007 - Prior

Nicira, Inc. engages in the development of software platform for data transition. The company was founded by Martin Casado, Nick Mckeown and Scott Shenker in 2007 and and is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA.

Boards & Committees
Director
Current

Open Networking Foundation is an American nonprofit company located in Palo Alto, CA, that provides software services. The firm was founded in 2011.The company says this about itself: The Open Networking Foundation (ONF) is an operator led consortium spearheading disruptive network transformation. Now the recognized leader for open source solutions for operators, the ONF first launched in 2011 as the standard bearer for Software Defined Networking (SDN). Led by its operator partners AT&T, China Unicom, Deutsche Telekom, Google, NTT Group and Türk Telekom, the ONF is driving vast transformation across the operator space.

Political Donations
$50K
2012

Former President of United States

$2,500
2012

Former Senator from Missouri

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Nicira, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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SnapRoute, Inc. operates as a networking company and develops open source network for enterprises. The company was founded by Jason Forrester, Adam Casella, and Glenn Sullivan and is headquartered in Santa Clara, CA.

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Apropose, Inc. engages in the development of data-driven software solutions. It provides its solutions for web design problems in consumer, small business and enterprise applications. The company was founded by Jerry Talton, Ranjitha Kumar, Maxine Lim and Arvind Satyanarayan in 2013 and is headquartered in Mountain View, CA.

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Barefoot Networks, Inc. designs and develops Ethernet switch chips. It specializes in cloud network architectures, P4-programmable high-speed data paths, switch silicon development, P4 compilers, driver software, network telemetry and computational networking. The company was founded by Martin Izzard, Patrick Bosshart, Daniel E. Lenoski and Nick McKeown in May 2013 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA.

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