2013 Internet2 Annual Meeting

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Marc Cohn

ORG Ciena Title BIO Mark Cohn Senior Director of Marketing Ciena Corporation 1741 Technology Drive San Jose, CA 95110 +1 408 436-3386 (Office) +1 408 348-9321 (Mobile) www.ciena.com
Marc Cohn is a Senior Director, Market Development at Ciena, the network specialists leveraging its deep expertise in packet and optical networking along with distributed software automation to enable open, next-generation networks.
Marc is responsible for marketing for Ciena's Software Defined Networking (SDN) initiative, and chairs the Market Education committee for the Open Networking Foundation (ONF). He is also involved in the Metro Ethernet Forum's SDN marketing activities, along with the ETSI Network Function Virtualization (NFV) ISG. Marc also speaks extensively on SDN, and is arranging SDN seminars for the Open Networking Summit, Ethernet Technology Summit, SDN and OpenFlow World Congress among other events.
For over 20 years, Marc has driven and promoted successful communications products for systems, software, semiconductor, and services firms serving the Data Communications and Telecommunications markets.
Prior to joining Ciena, Marc held senior marketing and product management roles with IP Infusion, Micrel, Amdocs, Lucent Technologies, Alidian Networks, and International Network Services. He has over 20 technical publications and has been a frequent contributor to networking standards, along with newsletters, Blogs, etc. Marc earned a MS EE degree from the University of Southern California where he was a Hughes Fellow, a BS EE degree in Electrical Engineering and was the first Computer Engineering graduate from the University of Missouri.

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