Thursday Speaker Series

Time: 12:00 Noon - 12:45 PM

Location: Valley Grand Ballroom B

Seating is limited.


Topic: Virtualization and Cloud Networking


Speaker: Geoffrey Mattson

CTO and VP Huawei Technologies IP BU

Geoffrey has been Engineering VP and CTO for several routing system startups. He holds numerous patents in the IP and MPLS technologies and has contributed to standards. He currently serves as CTO and VP of the IP Business Unit at Huawei Technologies in Silicon Valley.

New IT models such as cloud computing are driving the need for greater service agility, energy efficiency and dynamism in networks. How will network equipment vendors respond? What can we learn from advances in virtualization and cloud computing? How will router architectures change? What are the major technical challenges and how can we as an industry and academic community address them?

Topic: Opportunities and Challenges for Next Generation Communication Network






Speaker: Yuan Fei

Vice General Manager, Standard Development and Industry Relations

ZTE Corporation

12/2007-now Vice General Manager, Standard Development & Industry Relations, ZTE Corporation

04/2007-11/2007 Chief Engineer, Medium & Long Term planning, Solution Marketing Department, ZTE Corporation

09/2002-03/2007 Chief Engineer, Strategic Planning and Standard Research, Optical Transport Product Division, ZTE Corporation