you do not know Masood Shariff, then you don’t know what you are
missing. He is truly one of the good guys in the cabling and enterprise
is senior principal engineer in the Systems Engineering Research and Development
group for CommScope. He is passionate about his work, CommScope and the
industry that he serves.
CLICK TO TWEET: A fantastic accolade for CommScope’s Masood Shariff.
passionate is he for this industry? Well, he represents CommScope on various
standards committees such as:
802.3 standards, ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 25/WG 3 Information Technology- Generic
Cabling for Premises standards
TR42 Engineering Committee developing premises cabling standards.
chaired the TIA TR42.7 for many years and was responsible for copper cabling systems
specifications, including Category 5e, category 6, Category 6A, and TSB-162-A
on WLAN cabling.
want more, okay then. He’s chaired the:
physical network security project
TSB-5018 DAS cabling project
TS 29125 project on cabling for remote powering (Powering over Ethernet)
TR 11801-9904 project for cabling supporting IEEE 802.3 2.5GBASE-T and 5GBASE-T
even serves on the NEC Code Making Panel 16 responsible for chapter 800 on
is this determination and dedication to the industry that we at CommScope are proud
that Masood was one of this year’s recipients of the Edward Lohse Information Technology
Medal from the American National Standards Institute
(ANSI). This medal, presented to
Masood last month, honors an individual who has participated in the development
of information technology standards both at the national and international
levels, demonstrated leadership in the promotion of such standards within the
information technology standards community and fostered cooperation among the
bodies involved in global standardization.
makes Masood an invaluable member of the global standards community is that he
exemplifies all the qualities that are essential to promote consensus,” said
Matias Peluffo, Asia/Pacific director,
Data Center and Inside Plant Fiber Solutions, CommScope. “His unique
ability to bring together opposing perspectives and resolve differences is
extremely effective, removing barriers that may otherwise hamper progress or
limit broad market adoption and harmonization of standards.”
everyone at CommScope, congratulations, Masood, on this fantastic accolade.