Lori Mac Vittie is a technologist and principal evangelist in F5’s Office of the CTO with an emphasis on emerging architectures and technologies including cloud and edge computing, digital transformation, automation and orchestration, microservices, and application delivery. Mac Vittie has over twenty-five years of industry experience spanning application development, IT architecture, and network and systems’ operation.
Prior to joining F5, Mac Vittie was an award-winning technology editor at Network Computing Magazine. As an enterprise architect, she helped lead a global transportation and logistics firm into the Internet age, and has developed software for Nokia phones, Autodesk, and regional telecommunications firms. She co-authored the CADD profile for ANSI NCITS 320-1998. MacVittie is a contributing author of books on cloud security and object-oriented development. She has authored books on application security and XAML and has been awarded a U.S. patent on application delivery provisioning.
She holds an M.S. in Computer Science from Nova Southeastern University and a B.S. in Information and Computing Science from the University of Wisconsin at Green Bay.