Tim Doiron, Principal Analyst, leads ACG Research’s Intelligent Networking practice, which includes Packet Optical Transport solutions, Data Center Interconnect, Transport/Multi-Layer SDN, Mobile Anyhaul and enterprise services virtualization with NFV. Doiron was most recently vice president, product management for Coriant’s Data line of business. Doiron has more than 25 years of telecommunications industry experience. In addition to previous general manager, product planning and product management posts at Tellabs, Doiron has held a variety of leadership positions in software engineering, product management, business development and marketing at ARRIS, Cadant, Ericsson, and Southwestern Bell Wireless. Doiron began his career as an engineer in the avionics labs at Boeing. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from Southern Illinois University, a Master of Science in electrical engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and a Master of Business Administration from Webster University. Doiron also holds seven U.S. patents and is a member of IEEE and OSA. Tim is also an active member of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Industrial Advisory Board at Southern Illinois University.