Standards Advisor, Ericsson
Glenn Parsons is an internationally known expert in mobile backhaul/fronthaul and Ethernet technology. He is a standards advisor with Ericsson Canada, where he coordinates standards strategy and policy for Ericsson, including network architecture for 5G transport. Previously, in his over 20 years with Ericsson, he has held positions in development, product management and standards architecture. Over the past number of years, he has held several management and editor positions in various standards activities including IETF, IEEE, and ITU-T. Currently, he is involved with mobile transport specifications in MEF, IEEE, and ITU-T, including editorship of MEF 22.3. He holds a B.Eng. degree in electrical engineering from Memorial University of Newfoundland.