Marten Terpstra is director of Technology and Architecture and director of Customer Engineering for Avaya Data Solutions.
In the Technology and Architecture role, Terpstra is responsible for the overall product and solution technology across the Avaya data portfolio. These responsibilities include the creation of long-term technology direction, innovation and IPR, cross portfolio technology alignment, and strategic technology partnerships and vendor relationships.
In addition to his technology role, Terpstra’s Customer Engineering responsibilities include the direction and execution of all data product sustaining activities, as well as serving as the Data Solutions research and development prime for customer escalations. In this role, Marten is closely aligned to the Global Services organization to ensure Avaya customers receive outstanding product support.
With more than 20 years of experience in the data communications industry, Terpstra has held several research and development positions, including consulting engineer on several carrier data products and research and development director for a 400-person development team.
Terpstra received his Master of Science degree in Computer Science from the University of Amsterdam. He is based in Billerica, MA.
Location: Room 1E10 Friday, October 22, 2010, 10:15 AM-11:15 AM
You’ve heard the messages over and over: everyone, everywhere is going wireless. Far be it from us to belittle the migration to mobility, but a reality check is in order: can an enterprise go entirely wireless? If so, what will IT infrastructures look like going forward? And, if not, what roles will wire play as at least the edge of the network cuts the cord? This session will provide a lively debate of this critical strategic issue.