DZS, a global leader of mobile, fixed broadband and enterprise access networking solutions representing more than 1,000 communications service providers and enterprise customers, announced the appointment of two new members to its Board of Directors: Matt Bross, a technology veteran known for his leadership at Huawei Technologies and British Telecom, and Barbara Carbone, known for her work
Bross is a global telecom and technology pioneer, having previously served as CEO of BT Innovate, Global CTO of Huawei Technologies, and CTO of Williams Communications (Lumen). Today, he serves on the boards of Axellio Inc. and Rift.io, leading-edge companies in edge computing, cybersecurity and virtualization, and is the Chairman of the Global Information Infrastructure Commission (GIIC).
He previously served on the board of Sonus Networks (Ribbon Communications), the East West Institute, the Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (ATIS), and CTIA, the trade association representing the U.S. wireless communications industry. He is a Cambridge University Pembroke College, William Pitt Fellow, and a global advisor regarding 5G, IoT, Blockchain, AI and Virtualization.
Carbone is a recognized business leader and audit partner with expertise across the software, media, consumer products, manufacturing and financial spaces. For nearly 40 years, she served as an innovative business transformation leader and partner at KPMG, advising its array of multinational Fortune 1000 companies. Her experience transforming businesses through mergers and acquisitions, workforce management, divestitures, spinoffs, IPOs, and navigation of public and private markets has given her a diverse and valuable perspective.
She serves on the board at TrueCar Inc. and Side by Side Services. She is also a Board of Trustee member of Exploratorium.