Ray Milhem


Ray Milhem joined Motorola as Vice President & General Manager in the Motorola Software Group (MSG) to lead, enhance & coordinate the Network Management side of the MSG as well as Network applications.

Prior to Motorola, Ray held several Executive & Senior Management roles at Nokia, Cisco Systems, Extreme Networks, AFC (Tellabs) & AT&T.

During his time at Nokia, Ray was responsible for the Platforms team in the Security & Mobile Connectivity Group under Enterprise Solutions. His responsibility included managing all the Security appliances, the OS strategy, Performance Engineering and competitive Marketing. He also championed several key projects across multiple Business Units.

At Cisco Systems, Ray was responsible for Network Management Group where he lead the Product Management Engineering Group for all EMS & NMS for the Service Provider side of the business. During his time at Cisco, Ray helped develop a strategic alliance with HP, IBM, Accenture and few other System Integrators. He also held other Senior Management roles in the High-end Routing Group (GSR 12000) as well as the Broadband Business Unit.

Prior to Cisco, Ray was at Extreme Networks where he was responsible for all the high-end Ethernet Switching products (BlackDiamond) and the Next Gen product lines as well as responsibility for the Test Engineering labs.

With IEEE , Ray was the Chairman of the Computer Society and helped coordinate various technical & business meetings across the Telecom/Networking Industry. Ray volunteers with several US-based charities and is a Co-Founder of a Silicon Valley based Hi-Tech Networking Group. He is the Chairman of the board of a start-up and a Board trustee in a US-based College.