Redmond, Washington, US – 30 March 2022 – The Global IP Network Division of NTT Ltd., a global technology and business solutions provider, has announced the appointment of Doug Junkins as VP, IP Engineering Development. Reporting to Michael Wheeler, EVP of the Global IP Network Division, NTT Ltd., Junkins will be responsible for the network’s architecture and design, capacity planning, capital budgeting, and peering relations.
Junkins was most recently Field CTO at Guavus, a telecom analytics company. He previously held several positions at NTT Group companies, including being SVP and CTO at the NTT Innovation Institute, Inc. (NTT i3), an R&D center in Silicon Valley, and CTO and VP of Engineering at NTT America. Junkins previously led the IP Engineering team of the Global IP Network between 2002 and 2009.
Commenting on the appointment, Michael Wheeler, EVP of the Global IP Network Division, NTT Ltd., said “Doug has an extensive background in the industry and I’m very pleased to welcome him back to our organization. His wide-ranging experience in the Global IP Network and in other companies of the NTT Group will be invaluable as we focus on the evolution and growth of our network.”
“I am excited to return to the Global IP Network division and join a truly best-in-class engineering and development team,” said Junkins. “NTT operates one of the world’s leading IP backbones, and I look forward to contributing to its continued growth and success in the Internet ecosystem.”
About NTT Ltd.
NTT Ltd. is a leading, global technology services company. To help our clients achieve their digital transformation goals, we use our global capabilities, expertise, and full-stack technology services delivered through our integrated services platform. As their long-term strategic partner, we help them enhance customer and employee experience, transform their cloud strategy, modernize their networks and strengthen their cybersecurity. And across their transformation priorities, we automate their business processes and IT, drawing insights and analytics from their core business data. As a global ICT provider, we employ more than 50,000 people across 57 countries, trading in 73 countries and delivering services in over 200 countries and regions. Together we enable the connected future.
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About the Global IP Network Division
The Global IP Network Division of NTT Ltd. owns and operates the Global IP Network, a tier-1 IP backbone which is consistently ranked among the top networks worldwide and covers the Americas, Asia, Europe and Oceania. The Global IP Network provides the best possible environment for content, data and video transport through a single autonomous system number (AS 2914), delivering a digital footprint that connects, manages and secures clients, employees and partners.
NTT Ltd. was named Best Global Wholesale Carrier – Data – at the Global Carrier Awards 2021.
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