Roger Dorf is a retired Telecommunications and Computing Executive who is now a private investor.
Roger graduated from Missouri University of Science and Technology with a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and has been closely connected with the University ever since. He served on their Corporate Development Council, is a member and past president of the academy of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineers, served on the Advancing Excellence Campaign Steering Committee, received an honorary doctorate in 2009, is a past president of the Board of Trustees, and in 2016 was recognized as an Alumni of Influence.
He also graduated from Boston University’s College of Engineering with a Master’s degree in Manufacturing Engineering where he received a Distinguished Alumni Award in 2010 and has continued to serve on the Dean’s Advisory Council.
In his professional career he retired from Cisco Systems in 2009 as VP of their Broadband Business Unit. Prior to that he was CEO of Navini Networks which was acquired by Cisco. Prior to that he was general manager of Nortel Networks Broadband Access Business Unit which was previously Promatory Communications where he was CEO. He also served as CEO of Sync Research, VP of AT&T Network Systems Caribbean and Latin America, COO AT&T Paradyne, VP Customer Support for Cullinet Software and at IBM where he held senior management positions including Site General Manager Austin, Texas.
He has served as an outside director of CTI Argentina, Educate The Children Foundation, and as chairman of the U.S. Section of The Brazil/U.S. Business Council. He also was a board member on The National Chamber Foundation of The U.S. Chamber of Commerce where he served on the executive and audit committees. He is a past president of the Community Foundation of the Gunnison Valley and continues to serve as an advisor.
Roger and his wife Sandy split their time between Crested Butte, Colorado and Dallas, Texas. They are enjoying their retirement years in multiple activities with family and friends. They are a family of 17 including a great-granddaughter.