Eran is Director of Connectivity Ecosystems at Facebook and a board member of the Telecom Infra Project (TIP). Eran leads Facebook Connectivity’s team responsible for the development of programs in TIP around the globe, looking to advance disaggregated telecom infrastructure solutions across access, backhaul and core. Prior to his current role Eran was instrumental in developing Facebook’s Server Hardware organization, creating the first open source hardware systems contributed to the Open Compute Project (OCP). Over the past decade, Eran has played a key role in the establishment of both the OCP and TIP foundations and communities. Before joining Facebook, Eran was the lead designer for NVIDIA’s flagship GeForce products. Eran earned his Bachleors and Masters in Electrical Engineering at the Cal Poly State University in San Luis Obispo, CA.