Ihab Tarazi has served as a member of our board of directors since October 2015. Mr. Tarazi serves as Chief Technology Officer at Packet Host, Inc., a bare metal cloud company built for developers, where he is responsible for the company's technical and product strategy, engineering, and platform operations. Prior to joining Packet, Mr. Tarazi held a number of positions in the telecom and infrastructure space, including Chief Technology Officer at data center and colocation provider Equinix, where he was accountable for technology innovation and strategic engagements with leading platforms in the Cloud, Security, Storage, Edge and IoT sectors. Previously Mr. Tarazi served as VP Engineering and Technology at Verizon, where he led a global team of providing strategic and tactical oversight for the Engineering and Product Development of Global Enterprise Services including MPLS VPN, IP, Ethernet, Security and Managed Services. Mr. Tarazi holds a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications from the University of Maryland and an M.S. in Telecommunications Management from Southern Methodist University.