MEF, an industry association consisting of over 210 member companies, has announced its new 2017-2018 Board of Directors.
Following the Board of Directors elections, MEF announced the results at the MEF Annual Members Meeting in Toronto.
New board members include Shawn Hakl from Verizon and Kevin O’Toole from Comcast Business.
Re-elected Board members include Eric Puetz from AT&T Labs, Sahar Steiff from PCCW Global and Ralph Santitoro from Fujitsu.
Nan Chen is the founder and president of MEF and Huiling Zhao, director of China Telecom Cloud Research Center, is the advisory director.
Chen says, “we are thrilled to have these prominent and accomplished senior executives joining the Board, augmenting an experienced team of professionals who are spearheading industry transformation.”
“I personally want to thank our outgoing Board members, Vincent Alesi from Verizon, Allan Langfield from Comcast, Raghu Ranganathan from Ciena, and Lance Hassan from Carrier Ethernet Academy, for their outstanding contributions in helping lead MEF’s work towards realizing the Third Network vision.”