Stefan Vallin has more than 30 years of network management experience, and has held several positions specializing in service orchestration, network automation solutions and standards. He has presented at a wide variety of international conferences. Stefan holds a M.Sc. degree in computer science from Linköping University, and received his doctorate in network management from Luleå University of Technology. Stefan was the strategic product manager for tail-f which was acquired by Cisco. Stefan was also the CTO of Data Ductus, a global network automation systems integrator. In 2020, as part of the Netrounds acquisition, Stefan joined the Juniper Networks product management team for Paragon Active Assurance.