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Marc Cohn

Marc Cohn is the Senior Vice President of Marketing for ClearPath Networks based in San Jose, and responsible for ClearPath’s marketing, branding, and strategic messaging. ClearPath isleveraging NFV/SDN to enable operators to deliver customized and cost-effective managed services for SMBs, consumers, and distributed enterprises.

Marc has been a major contributor to the Software Defined Networking (SDN) community, as a senior leader of the  OpenNetworking Foundation (ONF), and the sole Silver Member representative on the  OpenDaylight Board of Directors. He alsoparticipates on the  ETSI Network Functions Virtualisation (NFV) ISG where he advises the senior leadership on PR and outbound messaging. He is the editor of the  ETSI NFV leadership Blog, and NFV Insider series on SDxCentral, one of the most popular Blogson NFV.

Prior to joining ClearPath Networks, Marc was a major contributor to Ciena’s SDN initiatives, and formerly held senior marketingand product management roles with IP Infusion, Amdocs, Lucent Technologies, and Alidian Networks. Marc earned a MSEE degreefrom the University of Southern California where he was a Hughes Fellow, and was the first Computer Engineering graduate fromthe University of Missouri.