Dr. Cloonan is involved in the architecture and planning of next-generation CMTS/EQAM systems, as well as providing company-wide guidance for many different cross-business unit programs. He joined ARRIS in 2001, when the company acquired Cadant, where he was architect and chief technology officer. Prior to that, he held technical leadership positions at Bell Labs and Lucent Technologies. He holds more than 20 U.S. patents and has written more than 80 articles for technical publications and conferences. In 2009, Dr. Cloonan was named a Fellow in the IEEE.