Dan Torbet has been involved in the Broadband Telecommunications industry for 24 years. Early in his career, Dan worked at Jones Internet Channel where he oversaw all of the engineering and technical operations from its inception. During this time, Dan was involved with the Library of Congress on initiatives to digitize the Library’s collections and make them more available in schools using cable modems. Later, Dan moved to High Speed Access (HSA) where he served as the Director of Internet Services and worked to expand High Speed Data Services for Charter. Dan left HSA in 2000 to join ARRIS in the Certification and testing group. Dan has since worked in several different capacities at ARRIS and has actively participated in DOCSIS 2.0, 3.0, PacketCable 2.0, M-CMTS, CableHome, DRFI, and most recently the DOCSIS 3.1 specification effort. Today, Dan is a Director of Systems Engineering reporting to the CTO for Network Equipment. In this role Dan has responsibility defining product requirements for IP Video, Transcoding, DOCSIS 3.1 Management, SDN and IPv6. Dan also serves as the Vice Chair for the Rocky Mountain IPv6 Task Force, and a Vice-Chair IEEE ComSoc Sub-Committee on SDN and NFV.