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Management Team

  • George Tchaparian President and Chief Executive Officer

    George is a seasoned technology executive that brings more than 30 years of industry experience to Edgecore Networks Corporation’s Open (White Box / Bare Metal –  SDN / NFV) and Traditional (L2/L3) Wired and Wireless Networking businesses. George is also the GM for Accton Group Open Networking Business and the Vice Chair of Open Compute Project (OCP), Taiwan.   Prior to leading Edgecore Networks, George served as SVP of R&D for Accton Technology Corporation. Under his management, Accton’s first OCP Open Networking product won “Network World Top 20 Best Products of 2015”. George also held many senior management positions at Hewlett – Packard (HP) Corporation for more than 27 years, leading HP  R&D, Mfg. and BD teams and establishing HP overseas R&D design centers.  He was responsible for designing and bringing to market the first integrated “Switch in a Chip” product line into HP Networking “ProCurve” business unit, which contributed 100X in revenue and helped pull HP Networking from 7th to 2nd place in market ranks per port count.  George holds a Master Degree in Management of Technology / MBA from Leigh University, where he also completed HP sponsored Executive Leadership / GM two year program

  • Loren Staley Chief Technology Officer

    Loren is a multi-discipline technologist and product champion that brings more than 30+ years of industry experience to Edgecore Networks product offering. Prior to this role, Loren was with Accton Technology Corporation as Data Center System Architect working to define and build highly reliable and cost effective products for the emerging Open Networking market. Loren's previous experience includes mainframe architecture and ECL design at Amdahl Corporation, and 31 years at Hewlett-Packard in various roles related to technology and product development for Business Critical Systems, based on architectures as diverse as HP3000, PA-RISC, X-86, EPIC, and Tandem Non-Stop. His server and storage background continues to inform product development in the transition to NFV and lends a fresh perspective on network products and the many IP switching architectures and ASICs coming into the market. Loren holds a Master Degree in Electrical Engineering(Integrated Circuits), from Stanford University, supplemented by Stanford Advanced Project Management coursework. While at Hewlett-Packard, he help establish R&D organizations in the USA and in Singapore.
  • Bill Burger Vice President, Business Development

    Bill is responsible for developing and managing relationships with Edgecore’s enterprise, telecom, and cloud services customers and with our technology partners.  As part of the Accton Group for 12 years, Bill managed Tier 1 ODM business relationships in the US, and then led the establishment of the company’s open networking business now operated by Edgecore.  Prior to Accton, Bill directed solutions marketing programs at McDATA Corporation, and led the enterprise network vendor Digital Networks as President.  Formerly, he held various roles in business and product management, driving growth in networking and telecommunications product lines at Cabletron Systems, Digital Equipment Corporation, and Bell Laboratories.  Bill has a  BS degree from M.I.T. and a MS degree from University of California, Berkeley.

  • Jeffrey D. Catlin Vice President of Technology

    Jeff is the Vice President of Technology at Edgecore Networks.  He is responsible for research and integration of technology into Edgecore's award winning Open Networking product portfolio.  Jeff is an industry recognized technology leader with more than 25 years of in-depth experience in the telecommunication industry with an extensive skill set for networking product architecture and deployment.  Prior to Edgecore Jeff was the Vice President of Engineering for Enablence Systems and led worldwide engineering teams to create successful product lines for access layer connectivity.  In addition, Jeff served as General Manager of Switching and Routing at Enterasys/Cabletron Systems leading engineering and marketing groups to successfully bring high volume, high revenue products to market.  Jeff continues to drive the Open Networking technology road map for Edgecore and in the process is transforming the networking landscape as a whole. 
  • Youngcor Hsueh Vice President of Sales

    Youngcor Hsueh is the Vice President of Sales at Edgecore Networks.  Youngcor has been working in Accton Group for more than 15 years with the in-depth experience to manage IT, Technical Support and product development.  The strong IT knowledge experience helps him to deliver what customers need and meet the customers' future requirement.  Most recently, he was Vice President of Data Product Management in LG-Ericsson USA.  He successfully introduced data networking product line into LG-Ericsson product line and to combine LG-Ericsson IP PBX system to enter into North America market, which brings 5 times bigger than IP PBX business. Youngcor has MBA degree from National Chiao-Tung University, Taiwan. 
  • Lucille Lu Marketing Director

    Lucille Lu is the Marketing Director at Edgecore Networks. Prior to Edgecore Networks, Lucille Lu was responsible for corporate marketing of Accton group, responsible for the corporate identify creation and communication for different subsidiary, including Arcadyan, AWB, and Matelligence.  With passion for brand business and marketing, Lucille Lu dedicates herself to renovating Edgecore Networks marketing, continuing to deliver the professional image and solution for Edgecore Network in global market. Prior, she worked for Acer/Wistron group for channel partner developing and marketing for Asia Pacific regions.

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