Shahar joined PCCW Global in 2001 and has served in various sales, pre-sales product development and management roles. In his current assignment Shahar explores the applicability of new technologies to PCCW Global’s current and future product portfolio. Shahar represents PCCW Global in numerous Standard bodies such as MEF, ONF, i3forum and others with focus on inter-carrier operation standardization. Shahar has been involved in the international telecoms arena for over 20 years and has seen the progress from traditional SDH platforms, ATM, Frame-Relay and MPLS through VPLS, Ethernet and Optical technologies through to today’s SDN and NFV .
Prior to his current role in PCCW Global Shahar has worked for Teleglobe Inc. and for NetVision, an Israeli ISP.
Shahar is also a board member of MEF and a Co-Chair of the MEF Technical Operations Committee, a Deputy chair of the ONF Services-Area, co-chair of ONF Carrier-Grade SDN workgroup and an External Advisory Board member at ETSI T-Nova.