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Monique MORROW

Ms Monique MORROW, CTO Asia Pacific & Distinguished Consulting Engineer, Cisco

Monique Morrow is SP CTO Asia and Distinguished Consulting under the Office of the CTO at Cisco. She has over 20 years experience in IP internetworking that includes design, implementation of complex customer projects and service development for service providers. Monique has been involved in developing managed Network Services like Remote Access and LAN Switching in a Service Provider environment. Monique has worked for both enterprise and service provider companies in the United States and in Europe. Monique led the Engineering Project team for one of the first European MPLS-VPN deployments in 1999 for a European service provider.

Monique has presented in various conferences on the topic of MPLS, Additionally, Monique is co-author of the book Designing IP-Based Services: Solutions for Vendors and Service Providers. Monique is co-author of the book, MPLS VPN Security and co-author of the book, MPLS and Next-Generation Networks: Foundations for NGN and Enterprise Virtualization. Monique is currently working on a book one that presents enterprise drivers and concerns for IP-based service delivery. She was co-guest editor of a special issue of the IEEE Communications Magazine on the subject of “OAM in MPLS-based Networks”, published in October 2004 ; co-guest editor of a special issue of the IEEE Communications Magazine on the subject of “Challenges in Enabling Inter-Provider Service Quality on the Internet” published in June, 2005 as well as co-guest editor of a special issue of the IEEE Communications Magazine on the subject of, “GMPLS: The Promise of the Next Generation Optical Control Plane,” published in July 2005.

Monique, has also presented in conferences on the topic of RFID, GrID networking and Cloud Computing.

Monique is active in both the IETF and ITU-T SG 13 with a focus on Operations, Administration and Management (OAM).

Monique is also ITU-T NGN and IETF IAB liaison.

Monique was the editor for ITU-T Recommendation y.1714 (MPLS Management Framework). She is also co-author of
  • RFC 4377, “Operations and Management (OAM) Requirements for Multi-Protocol Label Switched (MPLS) Networks;
  • RFC 5085, “Pseudowire Virtual Circuit Connectivity Verification (VCCV): A Control Channel for Pseudowires.
  • RFC 5704, “Uncoordinated Protocol Development Considered Harmful,”and several other IETF drafts.
Additionally, Monique served as Vice-Chair of the IPsphere Forum (IPSF). integrated into the TM Forum; and, is a Senior Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, (IEEE) the world's leading professional association for the advancement of technology.

Monique is also an Advisory Director for the TM Forum.

Monique is also a Life Member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). ACM is widely recognized as the premier organization for computing professionals, delivering resources that advance computing as a science and a profession; enable professional development; and promote policies and research that benefit society.

Monique is also on the Board of Directors for the FTTH Asia Pacific Council.

Monique is also Vice Chair for the new ITU-T Focus Group in Cloud Computing: She is also working on Next Generation Networks (NGN) for service providers; and, on emerging technologies such as the Internet of Things.

Monique has worked in North America; Europe and in Asia.

Monique has an M.S in Telecommunications Management and an MBA. She speaks French, German and is learning Mandarin.

Monique blog postings for Cisco Service Providers can be found at: