Kurt Raaflaub is a 15-year telecom veteran. In his role as marketing manager for ADTRAN’s Carrier Networks Division, he has global responsibility for directing ADTRAN’s Ethernet and optical solutions marketing activities including the delivery of business Ethernet services, LTE mobile backhaul and packet optical networking. While at ADTRAN, Raaflaub has also held responsibility for the market development and product management of the ADTRAN Carrier Ethernet solution suite which includes Ethernet service delivery over copper (EoCu), over TDM (EoTDM) or optical facilities (EoF) as well as both point-to-point and ring-based (ERPS). Prior to joining ADTRAN in 2006, he served for over a decade at Nortel Networks. During this time, he held various roles focused on marketing/managing new, disruptive market opportunities.