ORG Indiana University Title BIO Ed Balas manages the software used by the GlobalNOC and its partners to monitor, measure, document, design, and provision networks. He also leads a team of software engineers who work to improve network management and control. Balas has held several technical and leadership positions throughout his 14-year professional career, including roles at a Tier 1 Internet Service Provider and a network management startup. His places consistent focus on finding ways to make large-scale advanced networks more robust and efficient. Additional interests include automation of network management, network visualization, cartography, computer security, and Software-Defined Networking/OpenFlow. Balas has a bachelor's degree in computer science and psychology from Saint Joseph's College. He enjoys spending his free time with family and dabbling in the zymurgical arts.
- 2014 Internet2 Global Summit
- Winter 2008 ESCC/Internet2 Joint Techs Workshop