Vinay Chandhok -BIO 20+ years of delivering telecom solutions that helped evolve a switching matrix to a services core. Over the years I have had both Technology and Business Management experience for consulting, product and solutions in telecom services and automation in enterprise networks. I was hired as Director of Telecom Solutions at Periphonics where I packaged Interactive solutions and consulting services to create the worlds #1 IVR company in the world (as rated by Gartner) – a title established in 1997 and maintained to date. Currently I hold dual titles of Director, Global Business Development and Product Line Management for our business unit within Nortel networks Prior to Periphonics I worked at Telecordia (formerly Bellcore) for 7 years as managing the AIN Interactive Products portfolio and then, as Director of Field Marketing managing the Telecom Support and Network Services Software portfolios and the Business Consulting arm of Tecordia through the transition of Telcordia from an RBOC centric to a competitive and commercial company. I held various senior technical positions with Timeplex, GPT Stromberg Carlson and ITT’s R&D businesses. I represented Plessey Stromberg Carlson on the T1S1 committees. Over the years I have had a number of long and short term international assignments for managing multi-skill solution deployments for large customers and/or technology transfer from the US to international subsidiaries. I have spoken and chaired multiple sessions in multiple IN Forums. For the last 4 years I have supported EntNet as a speaker and chair for multiple sessions and as Co-chair and Vice Chair of the Technical Planning Committee, helping design the content and organize the sessions at the shows. I have a MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Bridgeport, a BS in Electrical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University and BS in Physics from the Birla Institute of Technology in India.