Pascal Menezes is a high-energy technology leader with depth and breadth of expertise, business acumen, and the ability to translate technical strategies into results. Pascal has decades of demonstrated success in technology strategy, planning, and execution in internetworking, next-generation information systems, communication architectures and cloud technologies. As Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of MEF, Pascal directs the organization’s technology strategy and roadmap, currently focused on connectivity, digital services, cybersecurity, edge computing, and service provider automation for cloud-scale deployments.
Previously Pascal led several high-tech startups and spent 10 years in Microsoft’s Skype for Business Global Carrier Group (i.e., Teams) delivering on global, large-scale cloud technology development. Passionate about technology, Pascal sits on the advisory board of Layer 1 2 3 and the editorial board of Capacity; has held leadership positions in several industry associations; received numerous industry global thought leadership awards, including Capacity Magazine Top 20 Leaders in SDN 2018, Top 25 Movers and Shakers in Telecom 2018, and Capacity Magazine.