George Tchaparian

President and CEO
Edgecore Networks Corporation

George is a seasoned technology executive who brings more than 30 years of industry experience to Edgecore Networks Corporation’s networking business. George is also the GM for Accton Group’s Open Networking Business, serves as the Co-Chair of Open Compute Project (OCP) Taiwan, and a member of the Open Network Foundation (ONF) board of directors.

Prior to leading Edgecore Networks, George served as SVP of R&D for Accton Technology Corporation. Under his management, Accton established leadership in the open networking industry, developing the first OCP networking products and establishing partnerships with industry leading mega-scalers, network operators, open software visionaries, and silicon leaders.

In 2018, George was recognized as one of “The World’s First Top 50 Edge Computing Influencers” (#EDGE50) and in 2019, one of “The World’s Most Influential Data Economy Leaders” (#POWER200). George also held many senior management positions at Hewlett –Packard Corporation for more than 25 years, leading HP R&D, Mfg. and BD teams and establishing HP overseas R&D design centers.

George holds a master’s degree in Management of Technology/ MBA from Leigh University, where he also completed the HP-sponsored Executive Leadership/GM two-year program.