Omar Baldonado

Engineering Director
Omar Baldonado is the co-lead of the OCP networking project. At Facebook, he is part of the networking team, responsible for large-scale software systems that model, automate, monitor, and control Facebook’s network. The network domains include Facebook’s data centers; global transport and IP backbones; and edge points-of-presence. The team also works on open networking systems, driving a set of disaggregated and fully open network hardware and software through the Open Compute Project (OCP) and projects such as FBOSS and Open/R. A veteran of multiple startups, Omar has been developing networking software for over 25 years.