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As a world traveler, Nan visited over 50 countries mostly for work, and over 200 wineries mostly for pleasure; As an avid runner, Nan raced over 20 marathons, including World Marathon Majors.

In his previous life, he was a record holder in pole vault at Beijing University with 2 MS & 1 BS degrees.

Aamir has nearly three decades of experience implementing global technology operations, innovation, complex infrastructures, consumer and business solutions and digital transformation.

He is responsible for Verizon Business Group’s holistic product portfolio - including multi-access edge compute, SD-WAN and virtualized networking, IoT and 5G services, global networking solutions, security, advanced communications services, and managed and professional services - and will lead product management across all customer segments.

Aamir is a veteran international technology executive with experience in operations and technology functions within the cable and telecom industry. He is an investor, advisor and board member with a focus on the consumer and financial enterprise, wireless industry, technology, media, and telecommunications (TMT) sectors. Most recently, Aamir was CEO of Collinear Networks, a next generation wireless intelligent connectivity startup. In this role, Aamir was responsible for providing strategic leadership for the company by working with the board of directors and the executive management team to establish long-range goals, strategies, plans and policies.

Prior to Collinear Networks, Aamir was the Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for CenturyLink. In this capacity, he was responsible for overseeing CenturyLink's worldwide network, technology transformation, architecture and innovation roadmap, including product development, IT operations, cyber engineering, physical/network security and global cloud and managed services development functions. Aamir joined CenturyLink as CTO in 2014, where he transformed the company's core network into a Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV)-based environment. He was also instrumental in accelerating broadband enablement efforts through innovative solutions such as vectoring/bonding, GPON, G.fast and wireless 5G deployments.

Aamir has also held senior leadership roles at Liberty Global, Covad, TELUS and Qwest. Aamir sits on several startup and non-profit boards, is technical advisor to technology companies and holds 11 patents in telecommunications.

Aamir holds a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of South Florida and a Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology. In addition, he has completed leadership, innovation and strategy training at Harvard University, the INSEAD Business School in France and the International School of Business Management in Switzerland.

Mr. Victor joined Comcast in 2008 and in prior roles has served as Senior Vice President of Strategic and Financial Planning for Comcast Corporation and Chief Financial Officer for Comcast Business.

Bob graduated with honors from Dartmouth College and Harvard Law School. He lives in Philadelphia with his wife and two children.

The MEF has emerged as the leading hybrid standards body, successfully melding traditional standards development, with open-source style agility. The CTO and the MEF Leadership has worked well together to position the MEF 3.0 Connectivity Services and Orchestration messaging, and provide the enabling platform for Service Providers, Equipment Vendors, Integration Houses, and the Open-Source Community to effectively build interoperable networking solutions and services.

He is focused on SD-WAN, SD-WAN security, cloud scale architectures, real-time media networks, Software Defined Networks (SDN), Network Function Virtualization (NFV) and Lifecycle Service Orchestration (LSO). He is a former Principal from Microsoft Skype for Business Global Carrier Group where he spent close to 10 years working on many real-time media and network technologies. Pascal has done five startups with multiple successes, has received numerous industry global thought leadership awards and has presented extensively in numerous events worldwide. Pascal holds 30+ patents and patents pending and has co-authored many standards in the IETF, MEF, and Broadband Forum (MPLS).

During his 13 year tenure, Kevin has led the globalization of MEF’s membership, launched the MEF3.0 global services framework and founded the MEF’s annual flagship industry conference, MEF20. Kevin is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and spends considerable time meeting member companies in all corners of the world.

Prior to joining MEF, Kevin held the position of CEO of DIATEM Networks Inc., a Carrier Ethernet software company from 2003 to 2005, was President and CEO of NUVO Network Management, a public network management outsourcing firm, from 1996 to 2002 and spent 10 years with equipment manufacturer, Gandalf Technologies.

Daniel has been involved in the networking industry for over 25 years holding a variety of positions in RAD Data Communications, as well as co-founding Resolute Networks where he held executive positions. Representing Resolute in the MEF, Daniel served for 3 years as MEF Global Marketing Co-Chair and was elected three times to the MEF Board of Directors. Since 2010, Daniel has been a senior member of the MEF staff.