Eric Murrell, (BSCSE '87)
Director- Ecosystem Development
Open Networking Foundation
B.S., Computer Science and Engineering, UTA
Eric Murrell is a 35+ year veteran of the telecommunications industry. The majority of that time has been spent in sales and marketing and the leadership thereof. He is well-known and sought after in the industry, particularly in rural America. Eric spent 23 years with Northern Telecom/Nortel where he ended up receiving every award available for sales and marketing employees, including the coveted President's Award of Excellence, which was given to the 12 most accomplished employees in the company, which had more than 14,000 employees at the time. He also has spent time with other telecommunications companies, large and small, receiving similar acknowledgement for high contributions. His latest venture is with Tarana Wireless, purveyors of the most advanced NLOS fixed wireless technology available. Eric can be found courting customers for Tarana Wireless's technology anywhere in the world, but he calls Allen home.