Speaker details

REANNZ (New Zealand)

Steve Cotter

Steve joined REANNZ from the US Department of Energy's Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) in 2011. As the head of ESnet, he was responsible for providing high-performance networking to thousands of researchers and scientists at more than 40 national laboratories and research institutions. Prior to ESnet, he served as Google’s network deployment manager for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Before being hired by Google, Steve worked for Internet2 as Deputy Operations Officer and was CEO & President of their wholly owned subsidiary, FiberCo. Steve got his start in telecommunications and networking at SBC Global Communications (now AT&T), serving as director in the network engineering and construction departments, and also in optical networking as an engineer and program manager at Cisco Systems. Steve earned a bachelor’s degree in aeronautical engineering at the US Naval Academy and an MBA from Boston University. He also served eight years as an officer and helicopter pilot in the US Marine Corps.

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