The Ethernet Alliance, the global consortium dedicated to the advancement and adoption of Ethernet technologies, on July 20 announced its officers and board of directors for 2021, following their election at the organization’s June annual members meeting.
Officers and board of directors for the Ethernet Alliance in 2021, as announced by the consortium, include:
- Peter Jones of Cisco Systems, Inc., Ethernet Alliance chair and board of directors
- Chris Lyon of Amphenol, president and board of directors
- Jeffery Maki of Juniper Networks, Inc., treasurer and board of directors
- Carl Wilson of Intel, secretary and board of directors
- Craig Carlson of Marvell, board of directors
- Dave Estes of Spirent, board of directors
- Kishore Racherla of Broadcom, board of directors
- Mark Nowell of Cisco Systems, board advisory chair
2021 Ethernet Alliance Committee chairs include:
- George Zimmerman of CME Consulting, technical chair
- David Tremblay of Aruba by Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Power over Ethernet (PoE) certification chair
- Orshi Abraham of Spirent, marketing chair
- David J. Rodgers of Teledyne LeCroy, events and conference chair
As stated by the consortium, "Ethernet Alliance members work together to take Ethernet standards to the marketplace, by supporting and originating initiatives that span from incubation of new technologies to facilitating interoperability testing and assurance, organizing technology demonstrations and offering thought leadership. As the premier independent organization advocating the benefits of IEEE 802® Ethernet standards, the Ethernet Alliance works to illuminate and promote the unparalleled value of Ethernet, while constantly reinforcing the technology’s core value of multivendor interoperability."
“The rapid increase in demand for bandwidth and the emergence of new applications are pushing Ethernet technology innovation faster than ever before,” observes Ethernet Alliance chair Peter Jones. “The Ethernet Alliance serves as a globally open forum for the open exchange of ideas and dialogue, a platform for consensus building and the premier global repository for all things Ethernet. In these ways, the Ethernet Alliance provides a critical bridge between the technology’s standards and end users.”
For more information about the Ethernet Alliance, visit http://www.ethernetalliance.org.