Senior Vice President of Engineering and Product Development, Speedy Packets, VideoLink Board Member
At Speedy Packets, Steve Blumenthal is responsible for product architecture and software development. Speedy Packets is privately held, well-funded start up in the Boston area focused on developing software to improve the performance and throughput of fundamental network protocols. Prior to Speedy Packets, Steve was Senior Vice President of Product Development and Head Of Ground Networks at O3b Networks, a medium earth orbit satellite constellation start up that delivers high speed low latency internet services to carriers and enterprises in the developing world.
Steve also served as Senior Vice President of Engineering and Chief Technology Officer at BridgePort Networks, a venture backed start up that developed convergence solutions for mobile and WiFi networks. He also served on the executive teams of Genuity and GTE Internetworking, where he led the development of new Internet services and the design and construction of GTE’s global fiber optic network.
Following Sept. 11th 2001, Steve was the chairman of the White House Office of Cyberspace Security’s Internet Working Group on BGP and DNS Security. He also served as Genuity’s representative to the FCC’s Network Reliability and Interoperability Council (NRIC).