Keynote Speakers & Executive Perspectives

Eric Cevis

President, Verizon Partner Solutions

Jean-Claude Geha

Senior Vice President of International Services and Technology, Deutsche Telekom AG

Josh Goodell

VP, Intelligent Edge, AT&T

Shawn Hakl

Senior Vice President Business Products, Verizon, Treasurer & Director, MEF

Marc Halbfinger

Chief Executive Officer, PCCW Global

Aamir Hussain

Aamir Hussain, Executive Vice President & CTO, CenturyLink

Kyle Malady

Kyle Malady, Chief Network Operations Officer & Acting CTO, Verizon

Bill Martin


Luigi Migliaccio

Luigi Migliaccio, VP Voice, Data & Messaging, International Delivery Unit, Deutsche Telekom

Kevin O'Toole

Senior Vice President Product Management, Comcast Business

Satya Parimi

Group Vice President, Data Products, Spectrum Enterprise 

Featured Speakers

Divesh Gupta

Vice President - Technology and Sales Operations, PCCW Global

John Paul Hemingway

CEO, SES Networks

Jeff Lewis

Jeff Lewis, VP of Product Management, Comcast Business

Daniele Mancuso

Director of Innovation & Engineering, TI Sparkle

Patrick Ostiguy

President & CEO, Accedian

Hayim Porat


Adam Saenger

Vice President of Product Management,CenturyLink

Stefan Schnitter

Stefan Schnitter, SVP Infrastructure, Deutsche Telekom Pan-Net

Dave Stehlin

General Manager, Lifecycle Service Assurance, Spirent

Michael Strople

President Allstream, Managing Director - Canada, Zayo Group;
Chairman, MEF

Steve Vogelsang

Chief Technology Officer, IP & Optical Networks, Nokia

Carol Wilson

Editor-at-Large, Light Reading

Event Speakers

Daniel Bar-Lev

Director, Office of the CTO, MEF

Greg Bryan

Senior Manager, TeleGeography

Nan Chen

President, MEF; Executive Vice Chairman, CENX

Rosemary Cochran

Principal & Co-Founder,
Vertical Systems Group

Cyril Doussau

VP, Service Assurance Product Strategy, InfoVista

Erin Dunne

Director of Research Services, Vertical Systems Group

Mark Gibson

Director of Product Management, Amdocs OSS; Applications Committee Co-Chair, MEF

Roopa Honnachari

Industry Director, Business Communications Services & Cloud Computing, ICT Practice, Frost & Sullivan

Stan Hubbard

Director of Communications & Research, MEF, MEF18 Program Director

David Hughes

Vice President of Engineering, PCCW Global

Bithika Khargharia

Technical Program Director, MEF

Pascal Menezes

Chief Technology Officer, MEF

Isabelle Morency

Head of Engineering & Standards, Iometrix

Sterling Perrin

Principal Analyst – Optical Networking & SDN, Heavy Reading

Dan Pitt


Darren Pralle

Senior Manager of Business Development and Marketing, Lifecycle Service Assurance, Spirent

Ian Redpath

Principal Analyst, Ovum

Ralph Santitoro

Head of SDN/NFV/SD-WAN Services, Fujitsu Network Communications; MEF Distinguished Fellow, Director, MEF

Mike Sapien

Principal Analyst, Large Enterprise Services, Ovum

Robert Schult

Research Director, TeleGeography

Eitan Schwartz

Vice President, Service Provider Line of Business, North America, RAD Data Communications, Inc.

Kevin Sheehan

CTO of the Americas, Ciena

Sarit Tager

Vice President of Research and Development, ECI 

Kevin Vachon

Chief Operating Officer, MEF,
MEF18 Executive Director

Rami Yaron

Senior Director SDN/NFV Solutions, NEC/Netcracker, Director, MEF