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Mark Showalter

Sr. Director Software Product Marketing at Infinera


Mark is the senior director of SDN product marketing at Infinera.  In this role, Mark is leading Infinera’s strategy for transforming static optical networks to software defined intelligent transport networks.   Previously, Mark held the title of senior director of service provider solutions marketing at Extreme Networks where he led the marketing effort for Extreme’s Ridgeline Service Advisor network management software and the E4G Cell Site Router. Prior to Extreme Mark has served the telecommunications industry in key roles at Infonetics Research, Matisse Networks, Procket Networks, Cosine Communications, Ascend Communications and Pacific Bell.  Mark received his bachelor’s degree in computer engineering from the University of the Pacific and an MBA from the University of Washington, Michael G. Foster School of Business.