2018 Technology Exchange

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Edward Balas

ORG Indiana University Title Senior Manager, Networks and Security Analysis Platforms 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.