Marc LaForest, Vice President of Global Network Operations
Marc LaForest is Vice President of Global Network Operations at CFN Services.
is responsible for overall management of the global network and infrastructure supporting CFN's high-performance network and application delivery solutions.
also oversees the continual optimization and expansion of CFN's "evergreen" low-latency network and the Alpha Platform™, the company's global cloud platform for automated securities trading.
Marc brings over 20 years of experience in the engineering, deployment and operations of SONET, DWDM and IP/MPLS Transport Optical Networks for large telecommunications companies and network operators.
He has held positions of increasing responsibility at AT&T Mobility, Intellifiber, Level 3 Communications, Looking Glass Networks and OSP Consultants.
His roles have included management of key initiatives driving operational effectiveness and efficiency throughout AT&T Mobility's major Northeast markets and responsibility for network engineering across Intellifiber territories consisting of 200+ PoPs covering more than 6,000 route miles.
During his tenure at Looking Glass Networks, Marc managed all construction, operation and maintenance activities for the deployment of a fiber optic network in one of the company's largest US metro markets.