Nav Chander

Principal Analyst, Practice Lead, Intelligent Networking, ACG Research

Tim Doiron is Principal Analyst at ACG Research, leading the firm’s Intelligent Networking practice. Doiron’s work is focused on network innovations and transformations in the areas of packet optical networking, data center inter-connect, transport/multi-layer software-defined networking, mobile anyhaul and enterprise services virtualization with network function virtualization and vCPE/SD-WAN. Tim has ongoing collaborations in areas of network programmability, visibility, telemetry and automation.
Tim has more than 25 years of networking and telecommunications experience across business and technical organizations. He has served in executive and managerial roles: VP/general manager, VP of product management, director of marketing, product manager, business development and software engineering manager at vendor and service provider companies Coriant, Tellabs, ARRIS, Cadant, Ericsson and AT&T Mobility. Tim has extensive experience bringing new products to market.
Tim is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and has authored numerous articles. He holds a Master of Business Administration, Webster University; a Master of Science in electrical engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; and a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering, Southern Illinois University. Doiron also holds eight patents and is a member of IEEE and the Optical Society (OSA). He is an active member of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Industrial Advisory Board at Southern Illinois University where he serves as an advisor to the department chair.