Amplify.net Adds Industry Veteran Roger Dorf to Board of Directors.
FREMONT, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 21, 2001
Amplify.net (www.amplifynet.com), a Silicon Valley company specializing in advanced IP service enabling solutions, today announced the appointment of Mr. Roger Dorf to its Board of Directors.
A veteran in the network computing industry, Mr. Dorf has 30 years of executive and engineering management experience. In 1998, he joined Promatory Communications, Inc., a startup company specializing in developing intelligent multiservice access systems for broadband edge networks, as president and CEO. After Promatory was acquired by Nortel Networks in 1999, Mr. Dorf became vice-president and general manager of Nortel's Broadband Access Division.
"We are most fortunate to have someone of Mr. Dorf's stature join our board," said Pauline Lo Alker, president and CEO at Amplify.net. "With his intimate knowledge and vast industry connections, Mr. Dorf will bring invaluable contribution to our company, particularly in our strategic initiative to partner with major network equipment companies."
"I am impressed with the strength of Amplify's management team and the depth of the company's IP quality and service enabling technologies," said Roger Dorf. "I am delighted to join a list of distinguished board members at Amplify and to work closely with Mrs. Alker and her management team."
Prior to forming Promatory, Mr. Dorf served as president and CEO of Sync Research, Inc. and was president of AT&T's network systems group for the Caribbean and Latin America region. He also served in several executive management positions at AT&T Paradyne, most recently as executive vice president and chief operating officer. Mr. Dorf holds a Master of Science degree in Manufacturing Engineering from Boston University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Missouri in Rolla, Mo.
Other board of directors at Amplify.net includes:
-- Pauline Lo Alker Chairman, President & CEO, Amplify.net -- Dr. Chuck Chan General Partner, Alpine Technologies Ventures -- Dr. David Crockett General Partner, Aspen Ventures -- Rick Frasch Principal, KLM Capital -- Dr. Raymond Hou CTO, Amplify.net -- Roger Koo President, CEO, CompuData Corporation -- Robert Lee Former Executive Vice President of Mergers & Acquisitions, and President of Pacific Bell Communications Services
About Amplify.net, Inc. (www.amplifynet.com)
Amplify.net is a broadband service quality and management solutions company that offers advanced bandwidth management and IP quality of service technologies and subscriber service management systems for DSL, cable and wireless networks. Amplify.net's technology boosts the revenue and profitability of service providers, enabling them to deliver and guarantee "last mile" quality of value-added IP services such as Voice over IP, Video and Audio on Demand and data-rich streaming content. Amplify.net licenses its patented technology to broadband equipment manufacturers as an "open system" IP Service Engine that provides the foundation for next generation products. Amplify.net's headquarters are at 47381 Bayside Parkway, Fremont, CA 94538.