MEF Committees

The passionate subject-matter experts driving MEF’s committees and projects.

Business-driven Industry Collaboration

MEF has a long history of industry collaboration to solve shared business challenges, which is engrained in MEF’s mission and organizational structure. The merit-based appointment of technology specialists leads the cross-domain and cross-geographic collaboration within MEF’s committees.

MEF work is developed through four distinct but collaborative committees:

Commercial and Business Committee & Co-chairs

Leading the work of MEF to enable new revenue streams, improve operational efficiencies, and better customer experience through automation and streamlining of inter-provider activities.

Commercial and Business

Karthik Sethuraman

Sr. Product Manager, Core Connectivity Services,
Tata Communications

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Commercial and Business

April Taylor

Senior Vice President, Blockchain,

Digital Services Committee & Co-chairs

Leading the MEF services standards work, including underlay connectivity services and overlay services, the Digital Services committee aligns with the Services pillar of our MEF 3.0 Global Services Framework.

Digital Services

Chris Purdy

Head of Product Management,
Canoga Perkins

Digital Services

Jason Wolfe

Sr. Network Architect,
Bell Canada

LSO Committee & Co-chairs

Leading the MEF LSO API standards work including East-West and North-South APIs and modeling. The LSO committee aligns with the LSO API pillar of our MEF 3.0 Global Services Framework.


Michał Łączyński

Solution Architect,


Patrick Roosen

Business Process Specialist,

Test and Certification Committee & Co-chairs

Leading the MEF certification standards work including both company-based certifications for services and technology as well as the professional certifications program. The Test and Certification committee aligns with the certification pillar of our MEF 3.0 Global Services Framework.

Test & Certification

Charles Eckel

Global Technology Standards,

Test & Certification

Divesh Gupta

VP, New Technology & Sales Operations,
PCCW Global

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