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Welcome to the ONOS/CORD ONF Ambassadors Program!

The Ambassadors Program is designed to empower anyone who is passionate and knowledgeable about ONOS and/or CORD, , CORD or any ONF project or initiative and who wants to promote either project in their region and build a strong local community around itthese in their part of the world. The program provides a simple framework and a specific set of tools to help you organize and/or attend events, recruit and mentor new contributors and also better support your a local community. When joining the program, an Ambassador agrees to take on some or all of the following responsibilities:

  • represent ONOS/CORD communities /ONF locally
  • promote the ONOS/CORD projects and ON.Lab’s  an ONF project and the ONF's mission
  • inspirerecruit and support new contributors
  • document clearly all his/her activities for the benefit of the broader community


The program is run by Ambassadors for Ambassadors and is open to anyone who is:

  • passionate about the ONOS/CORD project ONF project(s) 
  • knowledgeable of the ONOS/CORD projects and networking technology in general
  • keen to engage with and inspire new people to contribute ONOS/CORD


As stated above, Ambassadors must be knowledgeable of the ONOS/CORD projects at least one ONF project and networking technology in general. The Ambassadors program is NOT a stepping stone into the ONOS/CORD community or in the SDN/NFV world, but rather, a program to empower existing community members. 


To join the program, you'll need to apply and follow three simple steps. Learn more about the application process.

Tools and Resources

To help Ambassadors run activities and initiatives to grow their local communities, a special set of tools and resources are at their disposal. Find out more about tools and resources.

Ambassador Events

Check out the Ambassadors Events Calendar to find an ONOS event near you. 


The Ambassador program is a community-driven program that empowers scores of individuals around the world. It is managed by the Ambassadors (volunteers and paid staff) for the Ambassadors. The program's organizational structure ensures that the program runs efficiently, transparently, and in a participative/collaborative way. Learn more about the governance of the program.


You can find a simple FAQ for general answers to general questions about the program. 


If you'd like to chat with us in real-time, please join us in Ambassador Team Slack.

Ambassadors monthly meeting