Profile: Lincoln Lavoie

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Lincoln Lavoie is a principal engineer and executive team member at University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory (UNH-IOL). In his role, he is responsible for the strategic and technical management of the broadband and open-source technology groups in the lab, including 5G/6G, Open RAN, Linux Foundation collaborations, Wi-Fi, DSL, Gfast, PON, and PoE. Lincoln is also an active participant and leader in several industry organizations, such as the Broadband Forum, Linux Foundation projects, and O-RAN ALLIANCE, where he helps the communities build testing and certification programs that provide high-quality results and products to the telecommunications industry.

Lincoln is an avid Linux user with extensive experience working with various distros, cloud infrastructure systems, and virtualization technologies. He has used these technologies throughout his career to support numerous projects, plugfests, and lab demonstrations. He has a passion for networking, troubleshooting, and solving complex problems.  

Lincoln received his Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering, summa cum laude, from the University of New Hampshire in 2003, and a Master of Science in the same discipline in 2008. Apart from his work, his hobbies include fly fishing, building various electronic projects such as tube audio amplifiers and home automation systems, and contributing to various open-source projects.