I lead the Solutions Marketing team at Adtran  I am passionate about helping the telecom industry succeed with open and multi-vendor disaggregation. I speak and write regularly in a variety of corporate and industry venues and sites.

I have a BSEE from Duke and an MS-ECE from NC State.  I am a named inventor on 9 US patents and am an author or editor of 5 IETF RFCs.

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