ORG The Pennsylvania State University and KINBER
Jeff Reel is the Executive Director and CEO of the Keystone Initiative for Networked Based Education and Research (KINBER), a consortium of Pennsylvania higher education and healthcare entities whose initial project is the creation of the Pennsylvania Research and Education Network (PennREN). PennREN will be an over 1800 mile consortium-owned high-speed optical network linking preK-20, healthcare, public media and other nonprofit partners to advance Pennsylvania's education, e-health, workforce and economic development across the state.
In his previous role as Director of Network Planning and Integration at The Pennsylvania State University, Mr. Reel led the group of design engineers responsible for the data networks connecting the University's 23 statewide campuses and their connection to the Internet, Internet2 and National LambdaRail. In addition to these broadband networks, his team also had design responsibility for the 15,000 line Voice-over-IP installation at University Park.
Time 10/04/12 08:45AM-10:00AM
Regional Networks Go Above the Net