Christian Maciocco

Intel Labs / Principal Engineer

Research areas

  • Client Computing Systems

  • Cloud Computing Systems

  • Distributed Systems

  • Edge Computing

  • Network & Communications

  • Systems

  • Networking

  • Orchestration

  • Programming Efficiency

  • Server Systems



Christian is a Principal Engineer and Director of Telecom Systems Research in Intel Labs working on platform and communications research in Software Defined Network (SDN) and Network Function Virtualization (NFV). Christian is Intel’s alternate board member to the Open Networking Foundation (ONF), co-chair of ONF Technical Supplier Advisory Board (T-SAB), and is Intel’s Principal Investigator of an Intel/AT&T co-funded research center at UC Berkeley with co-PIs at Stanford, CMU, Princeton, and EPFL, as well as PI of a newly created research center at Berkeley co-funded with VMWare on Edge Computing. Previous work included wireless communication, system energy efficiency, media streaming and IP telephony, DTV data broadcast, and optical networking, as well as representing Intel in standards organizations like the IETF, ATM Forum, and ATSC. Christian has 60 patents granted, on-going patent applications, co-authored 30 publications including three best paper awards, and received two Intel Achievement Awards, Intel’s highest award. He earned a Diplôme d’Ingénieur - Ecole Spéciale de Mécanique & Electricité (ESME) – Paris.