Chuck Black

Chuck Black

Chuck Black has over 35 years of experience in the field of computer networking, working in research and development labs for Hewlett-Packard for most of that time before becoming co-founder of Tallac Networks, a Software Defined Networking startup. Most recently he has been training engineering staff and customers of major networking vendors in the areas of developing SDN applications. He has been the innovator and creator of multiple networking products for HP in the area of Network Access Control and Security, and holds eleven patents in these areas. Prior to this work, he developed products in the field of Network Management for HP’s software organization. In the early days of local area networking, he was author of some of the first network topology discovery applications in the industry. Black holds a BS and MS in Computer Science from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.

Affiliations and Expertise

Co-founder and Principal Software Architect at Tallac Networks Senior SDN Instructor at SDN Essentials