|[February 21, 2013]
Ethernet Alliance Announces 2013 Board of Directors and Officers
BEAVERTON, Ore. --(Business Wire)--
Alliance, a global consortium dedicated to the continued success and
advancement of Ethernet technologies, announced its newly elected Board
of Directors members and officers for the 2013 term. The organization
also highlighted the accomplishments of individual members, conferring
special recognition for their efforts and leadership in driving numerous
activities advancing the Ethernet Alliance. With the confirmation of its
new Board of Directors and officers, the group is well-positioned to
extend its pursuit of global Ethernet ecosystem growth and development,
and support the next generation of Ethernet speeds, starting with 400
"Groundbreaking innovation and expansion made 2012 a pivotal year for
the Ethernet Alliance. The forward-looking leadership of our Board and
officers helped us realize critical milestones such as the first-ever
Technology Exploration Forum focused on exploring end-users needs, the
successful construction and operation of a 1Tb-capable fabric at the
TeraFabric Plugfest, and our positive entry into China's evolving
Ethernet landscape," said Ethernet Alliance President, Scott Kipp,
principal engineer, Brocade. "Thanks to the dedication and hard work of
our outgoing Board and officers, the Ethernet Alliance is poised for
even greater successes in the year to come."
Elected and confirmed at the 2013 Ethernet Alliance Members Meeting in
Santa Clara, California, newly seated officers include:
John D'Ambrosia, Dell (News - Alert) - Chairman, Board of Directors
Scott Kipp, Brocade - President, Treasurer
Manoj Wadekar, QLogic - Vice President
Howard Frazier, Broadcom - Secretary, Board of Directors
Newly confirmed board members include:
Dan Dove, AppliedMicro (News - Alert)
David Fair, Intel
Gilda Foss, NetApp
Matt Traverso, Cisco
During its annual members meeting, the Ethernet Alliance honored a
select group of individuals for their outstanding efforts and success in
promoting and advancing both Ethernet and the Ethernet Alliance.
Honorees recognized for their work and leadership include:
Mario how, Dell
Anoop Ghanwani, Dell
Michael Githens, Ixia (News - Alert)
Mikkel Hagen, University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory
Henry He, Ixia
Scott Kipp, Brocade Corporation
Valerie Maguire, Siemon Company
Ranganath Rao, Cisco (News - Alert) Systems, Inc.
Robert Reid, Panduit Corp.
Chauncey Schwartz, QLogic Corporation
Patrick Strick, NetApp Inc.
Manoj Wadekar, QLogic Corporation
Frank Yang, CommScope, Inc.
"2013 will be a dynamic, exciting year for the Ethernet Alliance; we
still have much more work to do with 400GbE and Terabit Ethernet on the
horizon. Our incoming Board of Directors and officers are among the
industry's best and brightest, and we look forward to leveraging the
fresh perspective, ideas, and expertise they bring with them," said
Ethernet Alliance Chairman, John D'Ambrosia, chief Ethernet evangelist,
CTO office, Dell. "By building on the firm foundation established in
2012, the Ethernet Alliance is ready to continue its global expansion
and evolution, and overcome any challenges encountered on the path to
the next generation of high-speed Ethernet."
For an overview of the Ethernet Alliance's accomplishments in 2012,
please visit the Ethernet Alliance website at http://www.ethernetalliance.org.
For more information about the Ethernet Alliance, please visit http://www.ethernetalliance.org,
on Twitter (News - Alert), visit its Facebook
page, or join the EA LinkedIn
About the Ethernet Alliance
The Ethernet Alliance is a global consortium that includes system and
component vendors, industry experts and university and government
professionals who are committed to the continued success and expansion
of Ethernet technology. The Ethernet Alliance takes Ethernet standards
to market by supporting activities that span from incubation of new
Ethernet technologies to interoperability demonstrations and education.
For more information about the Ethernet Alliance, please visit www.ethernetalliance.org;
on Twitter; visit the Ethernet Alliance Facebook
page; or join the Ethernet Alliance LinkedIn
group. Individuals who would like to receive updates on Ethernet
Alliance news, activities and events may sign up for the organization's
newsletter at www.ethernetalliance.org/newsletter.
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