MEF elects new board of directors

At the MEF Annual Members Meeting in Philadelphia, the organization elected a new board of directors for 2019-2020. The new board will continue efforts to grow and ...

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At the MEF Annual Members Meeting in Philadelphia, the organization elected a new board of directors for 2019-2020. The new board will continue efforts to grow and diversify MEF's community of service providers, technology vendors, and other companies that are committed to building a worldwide ecosystem of automated networks that power MEF 3.0 services.

"Having such a diverse, innovative board, so deeply experienced with our industry and committed to our mission, brings incredible value to the MEF community as we strive to deliver solutions optimized for digital transformation," said MEF President Nan Chen. "Our mission to deliver a practical framework and roadmap for service providers and their vendors to drive innovation in our industry will be advanced all the more quickly with the support of such a powerful group representing the industry's more influential business, technology, and thought leaders."

MEF board of directors and advisory director:

  • Nan Chen, Senior Advisor, Ericsson
  • Frederick Chui, Chief Commercial Officer, PCCW Global
  • Andrew Dugan, Chief Technology Officer, CenturyLink
  • Shawn Hakl, Senior Vice President, Business Products, Verizon
  • Daniele Mancuso, Vice President ICT Engineering, Sparkle Group
  • Roman P. Pacewicz, Chief Product Officer, AT&T Business
  • Ralph Santitoro, Head of SDN/NFV/SD-WAN Services, Fujitsu Network Communications
  • Michael Strople, P. Eng., President Allstream, Managing Director - Canada, Zayo Group
  • Robert Victor, Senior Vice President of Product Management, Comcast Business
  • Mirko Voltolini, Global Head of Network On Demand, Colt Technology Services
  • Jeremy Wubs, Senior Vice President, Marketing for Bell Business Markets, Bell Canada
  • Franck Morales, Vice President, Connectivity Services, Orange Business Services (Advisory Director)

MEF officers:

  • Nan Chen, President
  • Mike Strople, Chairman
  • Shawn Hakl, Treasurer
  • Scott Mansfield, Secretary
  • Kevin Vachon, Chief Operating Officer
  • Pascal Menezes, Chief Technology Officer
  • Dan Pitt, Senior Vice President

"I personally want to thank our outgoing board members, Kevin O'Toole from Comcast Business, Rami Yaron from Infovista, and our outgoing advisory board member Jean-Claude Geha from Deutsche Telekom AG, for their outstanding contributions in helping lead MEF's work towards realizing the MEF 3.0 vision," said Chen.        

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