Ethernet Alliance names 2020 officers, board of directors

May 26, 2020
The Ethernet Alliance held its annual members meeting on May 19.

The Ethernet Alliance, the global consortium dedicated to the advancement of Ethernet technologies, today announced its officers and board of directors for 2020. The consortium held its annual members meeting on May 19, during which the following individuals were elected and installed:

  • Peter Jones, Cisco Systems, Inc., Chairman and Board of Directors
  • Greg McSorley, Amphenol Corporation, President and Board of Directors
  • Jeffery Maki, Juniper Networks, Inc., Treasurer and Board of Directors
  • Nathan Tracy, TE Connectivity, Secretary and Board of Directors
  • Craig Carlson, Marvell, Board of Directors
  • David Chalupsky, Intel Corporation, Board of Directors
  • Pete Del Vecchio, Broadcom Corporation, Board of Directors
  • Dave Estes, Spirent, Board of Directors

Ethernet Alliance members also confirmed Mark Nowell, Cisco Systems, as Board Advisory Chair; David J. Rodgers, Teledyne LeCroy, as Events & Conference Chair; David Tremblay, Aruba by Hewlett Packard Enterprise, as Power over Ethernet (PoE) Certification Chair, and George Zimmerman, CME Consulting, as Technical Chair.

Per the consortium's mission statement, "The Ethernet Alliance works to illuminate and promote the unparalleled value of Ethernet, while constantly reinforcing the technology’s core value of multivendor interoperability. As the premier independent organization marketing the benefits of IEEE 802 Ethernet standards, the Ethernet Alliance not only articulates IEEE 802 standards to the markets consuming these technologies, but also provides a voice for those markets to advance their solutions. In addition, the Ethernet Alliance strengthens Ethernet’s adoption and usefulness through market awareness and education, as well as interoperability demonstrations, technical-feasibility events and plugfests."

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