Title: Distinguished Engineer
Company: FutureWei Technologies US/ Huawei Global
Location: Andover, Massachusetts, United States
Andrew Malis, Distinguished Engineer at FutureWei Technologies US/ Huawei Global, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Engineers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in networking and telecommunications.
Interested in engineering at an early age, Mr. Malis pursued the field in college. It wasn’t until his first job in communications that he realized he was interested in combining these technologies. Mr. Malis earned a BSc in computer science from Brown University in 1975. He continued his academic pursuits at Harvard University, receiving an MSc in applied mathematics in 1979. While matriculating with the master’s program, he began working as a technical staff member for the Mitre Corporation. After this position, he joined Bolt Beranek and Newman (now Raytheon Company) as a division engineer in 1979, holding this position until 1993. Following this position, he was a consulting engineer as Ascom Nexion and then a senior consulting engineer at Cascade Communications/Ascend Communications/Lucent Technologies. From 2000 to 2003, Mr. Malis provided his services as a chief technologist at Vivace Networks, Inc. (now Tellabs) and continued to work in this position at Tallabs until 2006. He became a Verizon Fellow in 2006 and left the company in 2013 to fulfill his current role, as a distinguished engineer with FutureWei Technologies.
Outside of these positions, Mr. Malis has been active in a variety of other roles. Since 2015, he has been the services area director for the Open Networking Foundation. Since 1999, he has sat on the scientific committee for Upperside MPLS, Ethernet, SDN, and NFV World Congress. Mr. Malis has spoken and been on board as chairman for numerous telecommunications related conferences since 1995. In the past, he was heavily involved with the Broadband Forum.
Mr. Malis holds several patents, including one for mobility label-based networks and one for method and apparatus for enabling flow control over multiple networks having disparate flow control capability. In 2016, he was recognized with the Open Networking Foundation Outstanding Leadership Award. In 2014, he earned the Broadband Forum Leadership Award. He also received the Broadband Forum Distinguished Fellow Award in 2012. Mr. Malis also was recognized with an MFA Forum Special Recognition Award in 2005, a State of California Commendation in 2002, an ATM Forum Spotlight Award in 2000, a Frame Relay Forum Distinguished Service Award in 1999 and an MPLS Conference Recognition Award in 2012. He maintains affiliation with the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Honor Society.
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