Accanto appoints Dr. Stefan Vallin as NFV chief architect
Accanto Systems, a provider of network orchestration and quality management solutions, has announced the appointment of industry network expert, Dr. Stefan Vallin, in the newly-created role of NFV chief architect.
Vallin has more than 25 years of network and service management experience and previously led Cisco’s network service orchestration efforts as principal engineer. Prior to that he was the director of product strategy at Tail-f, which was acquired by Cisco. Vallin has also led the OSS business at Data Ductus, primarily working with the HP and Ericsson OSS portfolios for global service providers and has served as a network management specialist at Ericsson.
Jarkko Multanen, the chief executive of Accanto Systems, said: “I am truly delighted to announce that Stefan is joining Accanto. He brings a deep understanding of the networking space. As we continue to transform as an organisation and support our existing and future customers, Stefan’s experience will be invaluable.”
Vallin added: “I’m thrilled to be joining Accanto Systems at such an important time in its growth and transformation. I look forward to working with our customers and partners as we further develop our products and solutions.”