Darren has been in the cable and telecommunications industries for more than 20 years in leadership positions in Marketing, Sales and Alliances. Darren has a broad perspective and experience from working with technology start-ups and large multi-national organizations for software, services and hardware companies spanning BSS, OSS, Network and Customer Experience domains. Additional insights come from involvement with several industry M&As with software companies and having worked for a service provider for several years.
Darren holds an MBA in Marketing and Strategy from Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Canada.
Learn about all that Ciena has planned for the upcoming SCTE Cable-Tec Expo 2020 Virtual Experience and the forward-looking topics that will be discussed.
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U.S. MSOs were experiencing double-digit business services growth; however, did you know that growth has slowed in recent years? Ciena’s Darren McKinney explains where MSOs are focusing now to generate business services growth.
At the SCTE Cable-Tec Expo this year there were a few aspects of moving to 10G that stood out: the importance of low latency, the need for more proactive network maintenance (PNM), and the 5G ‘opportunities’ for MSOs.
Did the ‘bomb cyclone’ winter blizzard last week in Denver keep you from attending the annual Light Reading Cable Next-Gen (CNG) conference? If so – you are not alone. Ciena’s Darren McKinney was at #CNG2019 – and can sum it up with: 10G,
For cable operators, business services have been a key growth engine for years. Ciena’s Darren McKinney explains how cable MSOs may need to offer or enhance SLAs as they move up-market, and how Carrier Ethernet has helped fuel that growth.
Did you miss SCTE Cable-Tec Expo? Were you running from meeting to meeting and missing sessions? Ciena’s Darren McKinney has you covered – he explains how Distributed Access Architecture (DAA) dominated the show, but also what topics you need to
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