Alp Dibirdi leads IP/MPLS, Ethernet, Services, OAM and Traffic Management features on 7705 Service Aggregation Router product family. He joined Alcatel in mid 1998 and worked as a System Engineer, NW Architect, ATM Product Line Product Manager and now IP Product Manager. Alp has nearly 18 years of experience in telecom industry. He is recognized as Distinguished Member of Technical Staff (DMTS) in 2010 for his sustained outstanding technical contribution to Alcatel-Lucent by Bell Labs. Alp holds a BS in Mathematics from Middle East Technical University. He is based in Boston, Massachusetts.