David Temkin

Director, Network Architecture & Strategy

David Temkin is the Director of Network Architecture and Strategy at Netflix, where he is responsible for the network architecture and interconenction of the Netflix global content delivery network. He has also held the position of Director of IP Product Development and Engineering at Telx. He was responsible for all Layer 2 & 3 product architecture, design, and deployment across the Telx portfolio of data centers. Previously, he spent time at Yahoo! as the Layer 4-7 Network Architect, responsible for network load balancing. He also designed and built out the global network for Right Media, an online ad serving startup that was later acquired by Yahoo!. He also serves on the NANOG Board of Directors and is active in the NANOG and RIPE communities.

David is tasked with designing and building the Netflix Open Connect Content Delivery Network and he oversees the team responsible for designing, deploying, and operating terabits of network and server capacity to deliver movies and TV shows to over 50 million customers.

At present he serves as the Chair of the Board of Directors for the Open-IX association (http://www.open-ix.org), and is on the Board of Directors of NANOG (http://www.nanog.org) and Children of Bellevue (http://childrenofbellevue.org).