Edna Ganon, Director of Technology at MRV Communications will be one of the keynote speakers. She will speak about: "Optical Networking: The Future of Metro Data Center Interconnect" and "Virtualizing the Network Infrastructure: Virtualizing the Network Edge"
Rami Yaron has more than 20 years of diverse experience in the telecommunications industry. Currently, he co-chairs the MEF Global Marketing Committee, chairs the Mobile Backhaul Focus Group and is an inaugural member of the Marketing Leadership Council. In his current role at Telco Systems, Rami oversees technology, strategy and business development for the SDN, NFV, Carrier Ethernet and IP/MPLS product lines. Previously, he held various senior-level positions in engineering, architecture, product strategy and business development at DragonWave, Axerra Networks, Carrier Access and Paragon Networks.
Edna Ganon has more than 25 years of communications industry experience in technology management, engineering management and product management and development. In her current position, she initiates technology research, participates in the definition of project plans and roadmaps, influences product designs and guarantees that MRV's roadmap meets future technology trends while having the potential to add value to the company. Ganon represents MRV in the ONF and ETSI-NFV industry associations. Prior to her current position, she served as Vice President of Technologies for MRV's product division during 2007 to 2010. From 1996 to 2007, she served as Vice President of Engineering in MRV, where she managed the division's teams of hardware, software and validation engineers and was responsible for all MRV's Carrier Ethernet and optical transport products developed during that period.
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