About the Author

John Schmidt

John Schmidt is vice president, Cloud Hyperscale Solutions, for CommScope. He has over 20 years of experience in the networking industry having held various positions in Design Engineering, Product Management, Business Development, and Sales Leadership. John began his career with ADC Telecommunications which was acquired by Tyco Electronics and subsequently CommScope.  During his career John has acquired over 18 patents for telecommunications and networking equipment design and has participated on various standards committees.  John holds a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from the University of Minnesota, an MBA from the University of Saint Thomas, and a MS in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford University.