Nan founded and is President of MEF, a leading standards/certification organization in the networking industry with aggregated member market capitalization of $US 2 trillion. He also co-founded CENX, a pioneer and leader in service orchestration solutions for software defined and virtualized networks.
Prior to founding CENX, Nan held executive roles at Atrica (acquired by Nokia) and Bay Networks/SynOptics (acquired by Nortel). Nan has been well-recognized with awards/accolades, including the Leader of the Year in telecom, and one of the 100 Most Influential People in the Industry. In his past life, Nan was a record holder for pole vault at Beijing University.