Ali KafelDirector, Global Telco Ecosystem at Red Hat
Ali Kafel is the Director, Global Telco Ecosystem organization at Red Hat. He and his team are responsible for both strategic and day-to-day GTM partner engagement activities, for global Telco partners. He brings over 20 years of experience in Telecom and Networking, including Cloud Computing, NFV/SDN and Carrier & Packet Telephony.
Prior to Red Hat, Ali held leadership roles in various technical and business roles for several high-tech start-ups and multinational companies, including Stratus Technologies, Extreme Networks, Sonus Networks (now Ribbon Communications) and Lucent Technologies (now Nokia).
He holds an MBA and a bachelor’s degree in physics from Suffolk University in Boston, MA