Marcel Chenier is CTO and co-founder of NetExperience where he brings three decades of technology leadership experience in the field of public and enterprise wireline, wireless and cloud networking. In his role, he is responsible for technology direction and ensuring product feedback from Net Experience’s Service Provider customers.
Prior to NetExperience, Marcel took the role of CTO and VP of Engineering for KodaCloud building a Cloud Network control solution for MSP WLAN networks. Previous to KodaCloud, Marcel lead product architecture for the WLAN portfolio and Small Cell Plug&Play Solutions at Ericsson. Prior to Ericsson, Marcel was Vice -President of engineering at BelAir Networks, a WLAN carrier-class small-cell equipment provided which was acquired by Ericsson. Prior to BelAir, Marcel was head of engineering at Zhone Technologies Canada from early company stage to IPO responsible for voice and video packet products. As VP of R&D for Premisys, a smart DLC equipment provider, Marcel was part of the leadership team that lead the acquisition by Zhone. Marcel started his career with Nortel Networks working on silicon, hardware and software research and development and as an R&D Executive for the Signaling System Product Line. Marcel is a co-inventor on several patents in the area of wireless networking architecture.
Marcel holds a Bachelor of Engineering from the University of Ottawa. He was a member of the Intel Technical Advisory board from 2011 to 2014.