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Katherine Blough

Sr. Ecosystem Development Manager at Intel


Katherine Blough is the Strategy and Development Lead for the Intel Network Builders Program, a Network Platforms Group initiative aiming to accelerate network transformation for the data center through ecosystem collaboration. Focusing on the Americas market, she promotes the adoption of Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) and Software Defined Networking (SDN) based solutions in telecommunications networks by bringing together independent software vendors (ISVs), operating system vendors (OSVs), original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), telecom equipment manufacturers (TEMs), system integrators, and communications service providers.

Katherine has extensive experience in the networking industry which include roles in sales, systems engineering, and business development. In addition, she has supported customers across multiple verticals which include Service Provider – MSOs, healthcare, banking, and manufacturing.

She holds a Bachelor's Degree in International Studies from Wright State University and an International MBA from the Moore School of Business – University of South Carolina.