Speaker profile

Laurent Sevette

Senior Director, Architecture & Engineering
CenturyLink,
LSO Committee Co-Chair
MEF

Laurent Sevette is the Senior Director of Network Architecture & Engineering in EMEA, responsible for leading the network technology team spanning Optical, Metro Ethernet, IP and Voice technology domains.  In addition, he is responsible for the full technology lifecycle from selection through to in-life management, optimisation and rationalisation.

Laurent has a wealth of industry knowledge, having spent over 20 years in the telecoms sector.  He has a long-standing relationship with MEF and is co-chair of the MEF committee which allows him to be at forefront of industry developments and how they will shape the future of network orchestration and automation for enterprise customers.  He is passionate about the standardisation of enterprise IT architectures adopting the suite of MEF 3.0 LSO APIs, that speed up innovation of MEF-certified assured and automated services.  This helps enterprise customers achieve a better end to end experience and service orchestration across their network and ultimately their business as they transform and succeed in the digital economy.

Agenda sessions

Day Two

March 25, 2020

  • Track A: Ecosystem and new models of collaboration

    • 3:05 pm
      Spotlight Issue: Achieving a common architecture: the holy grail or fantasy?