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Bill Balmer

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Bill Balmer

Global business development manager, Ethernet services and NFV markets

Bill is part of the company’s security team and helps develop encryption products for the marketplace. He specializes in introducing new technology into markets, partnership pairing and management, channel management and developing relationships with service providers and enterprise customers. He has more than 30 years experience in the telecommunication industry with extensive involvement in Ethernet, security, IP, wireless, VOIP, optical, packet networks, and performance management systems.


Before joining ADVA Optical Networking Bill was vice president of global business development at Accedian Networks followed by a stint as an independent consultant. He studied business at the University of Phoenix and also holds a certificate in concepts of cloud computing from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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