David Lake is a Senior Principal Solutions Architect with Dell. He has more than 25 years of network design and deployment experience, ranging from X.25 and SNA, through the era of multiprotocol routing to IP. He has extensive experience in transporting rich-media technologies across complex enterprise and service provider networks, has served on the ETSI NFV, MEC and NGP groups and at IRTF ICNRG. Prior to joining Dell, David was with the Mobility CTO group at Cisco Systems. David had a number of roles in the CTO and Corporate Consulting groups over 19 years at Cisco.
David is also a part-time researcher in the 5G Innovation Centre at the University of Surrey where he is investigating new packet-core architectures appropriate for 5G networks.