Ethernet Alliance announces new executive officers

The Ethernet Alliance, a global consortium dedicated to the continued success and advancement of Ethernet technologies, has announced the appointments of Greg McSorley of Amphenol Corporation as President, and Craig Carlson of QLogic Corporation as Treasurer, the company said.

Both previously served as members of the organization´s board of directors.

As Technical Business Development Manager for Amphenol, McSorley brings with him a wealth of experience in the Ethernet industry, with technical expertise in fiber optics and storage. Additionally, his knowledge and work in multiple standards and technology organizations makes him a valuable asset to the Ethernet Alliance. McSorley will be taking over for outgoing President Scott Kipp of Brocade Communications Systems, Inc.

Carlson, a Senior Technologist with the CTO Office of QLogic, has been confirmed as the organization´s new Treasurer. An award-winning expert in the development of storage networking technologies, he is a respected member of various standards and technical groups.

The Ethernet Alliance is a global consortium that includes system and component vendors, industry experts, and university and government professionals who are committed to the continued success and expansion of Ethernet technology. The Ethernet Alliance takes Ethernet standards to market by supporting activities that span from incubation of new Ethernet technologies to interoperability demonstrations and education.