Yanick Pouffary is a Distinguished Technologist and serves as Chief Technologist for IoT and Intelligent Edge Services at HPE, focusing on advisory, digital transformation, innovation and emerging trends.
In her role as Chief Technologist, Yanick Pouffary develops IoT, network strategic vision and technology services roadmaps. She is a strategic advisor to governments, enterprises and service providers when it comes to digital transformation technologies such as IoT, software-defined networking (SDN), Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) and IPv6.
Yanick Pouffary represents HPE network technology interests in multiple industry standards development organizations and consortia and helps customers to successfully adapt and take advantage of the ever changing world of Internet technologies. Yanick Pouffary is a founding member of the IPv6 Forum, an IPv6 Forum Fellow, and general chairperson for the IPv6 pogo programs (Ready & Enabled & Education). She is ETSI IP6 Industry Group vice-chairperson and one of the distinguished recipients of the IPv6 Forum Internet Pioneer Award for her technology contributions to support the adoption and deployment of IPv6.
Yanick Pouffary has more than three decades of experience in the IT industry and extensive knowledge in the development of networking products and services. She holds a Master of Science degree in Computer Science from the State University of New York at Stony Brook, NY, USA and a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the University of Nice, France. Yanick is based in Nice, France.
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