Mitch Auster is Director, Solutions Consulting for Blue Planet responsible for helping service providers automate their networks and processes. He has spent the last several years developing solutions and sharing business and technical insights on virtualizing and automating packet-optical networks and value-added functions for delivering network services such as SD-WAN, data center interconnect and cloud connect. Prior recent activities included consulting with network operators to integrate Ethernet, MPLS and optical switching with intelligent control and predictive analytics software to enhance service agility and network efficiency.
Mitch Auster has been in the telecommunications industry for over 30 years, having spent the past 25 years in various product management, marketing, and business development positions serving the data, voice, video and cloud communications markets.
He has a BS Degree in Computer Science from Penn State University and earned an MBA from Rutgers Graduate School of Management.