Denis Bouffard, Product Manager in Network & Service Management (IP & Optical BU), is responsible for NSP Big Data (statistics/Telemetry collection and processing) and Analytics. Prior to his role at Nokia, Denis spent 13 years in PLM roles at various startups (AcceLight, Inkra and Radisys), and 14 years at Nortel in its switching, optical transport and EMS/NMS/OSS divisions. During this time, Denis held various roles in R&D, product management, and project leadership where his primary focus was management applications in support of the broader Nortel product portfolio. Previous and subsequent to Nortel Denis held various roles covering diverse products including geographic information systems, optical core switching and virtualized security and load balancing. Denis holds a Bachelor degree of Mathematics/Computer Science from the University of Waterloo, and a Master of Business Administration Diploma from the University of Ottawa.