Multichannel News selected Tom Cloonan, our CTO, Network Solutions, as one of its three technology executives of the Year. Tom is the first CTO from a technology company to receive this distinction, as this year's field is the inaugural for considering candidates beyond the service provider and programmer communities.
Tom was recognized for his pioneering role in modern broadband technology and his ongoing contributions to the advancement of DOCSIS 3.1 and CCAP. Tom leads the architectural and product planning for ARRIS's network product division, which was responsible for the ARRIS E6000 CER--the most successful CCAP platform on the market. He continues to be one of the most preeminent voices in the design and development of highly-scalable next-generation networks for the world's leading service providers.
In an era, when lightning broadband speeds and the migration to all-IP technologies are going to drive tomorrow's entertainment and communications experiences, Tom continues to play a vital role in helping the industry stay ahead of these technology trends.
Congratulations Tom, for your pioneering work here at ARRIS and throughout the industry!