Gail Smith
Gail Smith
Director SD-WAN Practice & Education Services
Cavell Group

Gail has led high impact consulting and transformation projects for Service Providers, Public entities and their vendors around the globe.  She currently leads Cavell’s SD WAN practice and contributes to hosted communications research activities in the Benelux. She also leads our training and enablement group.

Prior to Cavell she spent 10 years in increasingly senior P&L management positions at challenger organizations that disrupted the telecommunications industry and created the backbone of the new digital economy. At Level3 Communications she was SVP International Sales and Marketing and then Corporate Group Vice President and President Europe, where in less than 3 years she took the organization from start-up to $130 Million of recurring revenue operating in 5 countries.  She also oversaw a major infrastructure build of 10 datacenters as well as metro, intercity, and subsea fiber. Prior to Level3 she was part of the start-up team of MFS International (now Verizon Business) as Director of European Product Management, and then VP and General Manager of the International network.  As part of the management team she participated in growing MFS International into the first global Tier 1 Internet provider.

My Sessions
Cloud Networking - SD WAN landscape and EMEA Managed Services
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Networks Modernisation and Security Theatre