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Mark Clougherty

Murray Hill, NJ, USA
CTO Partner, Alcatel-Lucent Corporate CTO


M.S. Electrical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
B.S. Electrical Engineering, University of Pittsburgh


Mark Clougherty is a CTO Partner in the Alcatel-Lucent Corporate CTO group in Murray Hill, New Jersey. His primary areas of interest are Edge Cloud, Network Functions Virtualization, Software Defined Networking, the future of communications applications, and Cybersecurity. Prior to joining corporate CTO, Mark spent the bulk of his 30+ year career as a hardware and software developer, and software and system architect building Fixed Access systems, including Digital Loop Carrier systems, DSLAMs, and GPON OLTs and ONTs. Mark has written papers on a wide variety of topics including access systems, PSTN transformation, personalized advertising delivery, optimized delivery of streaming video over mobile networks, NFV, SDN, and Cybersecurity.

Mark was named Distinguished Member of Technical Staff in 1993, Consulting Member of Technical Staff in 1997, and a Bell Labs Fellow in 2014. He holds 5 patents, with 7 more pending. 

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