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Nigel Davis, Architect, Ciena. Nigel has worked in telecoms for 30 years starting on optical amplifier design and progressing through delivery of control systems to network management architecture. Nigel currently is co-leader of the Frameworx Architecture Steering Team
Dr. Stephen Fratini, Senior Engineer at Telcordia Technologies and Chair of the TM Forum Interface Program: Steve has been an active member of the TM Forum since 1996 during which time he has been the leader of the MTOSI team, director of the mTOP program and currently chair of the TM Forum Interface Program. He wrote the initial proposal that started the MTOSI work and became the first leader of the MTOSI team. Steve was instrumental in establishing the TM Forum Interface Program that brought together all the TM Forum interface work (i.e., MTNM, MTOSI, OSS/J, IPDR and CO~OP) under one umbrella program. Steve is also an active contributor to a number of other working groups and has been an excellent ambassador for the TM Forum.
Steve holds a PhD in Mathematics from Drexel University and was an Assistant Professor of Mathematics before moving over to the telecommunications industry.
Jenny has been active in the TM Forum since 2000, where she was instrumental in the creation of several TM Form strategic programs focused on OSS/BSS evolution. She has led initiatives such as the Services over IP (SoIP), NGN Management and the Service Delivery Framework teams. Jenny is also active in groups such as TM Forum Industry Group Advisory Council (IGAC) and co-chairing the Object Management Group (OMG) Telecom Group.
Jenny holds a Bachelor Degree in Economics and a Master Degree in Computer Science, and her insightful systems design skills are combined with practical hands on experiences across a number of commercial and open source applications.
John P. Reilly is member of the TM Forum’s technical staff and a master trainer for the TM Forum. His technical staff responsibilities include providing Information Framework (SID) model subject matter expertise and program management in support of TM Forum programs and projects. In November 2005 John was named a Distinguished Fellow of the TM Forum in recognition of his contribution to the development of TM Forum Frameworx (NGOSS) and the SID. John is a frequent speaker on telecommunications standards direction, project management, business modeling, and rapid software development techniques. He is the author and co-author of a number of books and articles on these subjects, including the ground-breaking book NGOSS: Distilled, Getting Started with the SID: A SID Modeler’s Guide, Using the SID for Application Integration, eTOM – A Business Process Framework Implementer’s Guide, and TM Forum Frameworx: An Essential Guide for the Service-Oriented Enterprise. He also leads NGOSS Associates, a consulting practice focused on offering NGOSS implementation guidance to TM Forum members. John holds degrees in mathematics and systems engineering and enjoys shooting pool and playing golf in his spare moments.
Enrico Ronco is currently Project Manager at Telecom Italia. He has been in the telecom industry since the early '90s and has been involved in numerous projects related to the "process management" theme within Telecom Italia Group companies.
Since 2000 he is involved in the TM Forum activities and has covered the role of the eTOM (enhanced Telecom Operations Map) Team Leader until spring 2005, when he was awarded as "TMF Distinguished Fellow". During fall ’07 - summer ‘08 he was "seconded" by Telecom Italia to TM Forum to lead the SDF (now SES) project.
In 2006-07 he also served as Chairman of ETSI TISPAN WG8 on NGN Management contributing to the specification of TISPAN Release 2, and has been a contributor to ITU-T SG4 Q.8. He was also a member of the OASIS "Telecom Member Section" Steering Committee.
His most recent interests are related to Cloud Computing, in particular on the specification of the Cloud Infrastructure Management Interface within DMTF, where he acts as Telecom Italia delegate.
Jim Warner is the President of The Westport Group – a global consultancy specializing in innovation and market strategy. He is a seasoned senior executive with over 30 years of leadership experience in telecom, media and information industries.
He has been active in the TM Forum since its inception and was President and COO of the TM Forum from 1999-2005 where he helped guide it through the dotcom and telecom collapse by transforming it into a more efficient, customer-focused organization.
Jim is the creator of Management World and has helped launch several other innovative programs including the Forum’s Cloud Initiative, Content Encounter - the Forum’s digital media experience, the re-making of the Catalyst program, and Forumville.
Today he serves as a strategic advisor and leads the Forum’s Think Tank, which provides leading edge thinking and business strategies for capitalizing on emerging market and technological opportunities.
Recently, he was also active to promote the University Programme in the Forum. Today, Mac is a Professor for innovating the engineering education at the University of Tokyo and serves as an Advisory Director to TM Forum.