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Luxtera achieves performance gains with TSMC silicon photonics platform

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA – Luxtera has announced that significant performance gains have been achieved in the new TSV-enabled silicon photonics platform in development at TSMC. Announced last year, Luxtera and TSMC have jointly developed a unique silicon photonics platform in TSMC’s 300mm CMOS wafer foundry. Luxtera’s new device library, leveraging TSMC’s advanced process capabilities, has demonstrated the key performance parameters needed to lead the industry in speed, power, density, cost, and SoC integration.

Coriant appoints Sandra Krief as managing director to strengthen position in North America

NAPERVILLE, ILLINOIS – Coriant has announced the appointment of Sandra Krief to managing director for North America. In this position, she will be responsible for sales operations, business development, channel strategy, and customer support throughout the U.S. and Canada. Based in New York City, Krief will report directly to the company’s chief customer officer and EVP of Global Sales and Digital Marketing, Homayoun Razavi.

FiberLight’s Kevin Coyne promoted to chief operating officer

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – FiberLight has announced the promotion of its chief financial officer, Kevin Coyne, to the position of chief operating officer. As a member of FiberLight’s board of directors and one of the company’s original founders, Kevin has held a progression of roles within the organization since 1998.  While maintaining focus on finance, accounting, treasury, tax, carrier access and other cost-control teams, Kevin’s new role will expand his responsibilities to include guidance and oversight for engineering, construction, information technology and project management activities.

Nokia reveals new president of global services as Sanjay Goel

ESPOO, FINLAND – Nokia has announced the appointment of Sanjay Goel as president of global services and member of the group leadership team from 1 April 2018. Goel will report to Nokia president and chief executive officer, Rajeev Suri. Igor Leprince, who previously held position, will support Goel during a transition period and then leave Nokia to pursue opportunities outside the company.

‘I want to thank Igor for his contributions to Nokia. I warmly welcome Sanjay to the GLT, and look forward to working together to further strengthen Global Services,’ said Rajeev Suri.

Xtera names chief executive officer as Keith Henderson

ALLEN, TEXAS and HAROLD WOOD, LONDON – Xtera a provider of innovative subsea fibre optic solutions has announced that its board of directors has appointed Keith Henderson as chief executive officer and Leigh Frame as chief operating officer.

Coriant selected for Converge metro Ethernet service expansion in Philippines

NAPERVILLE, ILLINOIS – Coriant has announced that Converge ICT Solutions has selected the Coriant 7090 Packet Transport Platform and Coriant Transcend Chorus network management to expand delivery of carrier-grade metro Ethernet services across the Philippines. The nationwide deployment will span over 450 sites and help Converge better serve the broadband, wholesale, and cloud connectivity needs of its small, medium, and large enterprise customers.

Coriant forms executive advisory board to support global growth strategy

NAPERVILLE, ILLINOIS – Coriant has announced the formation of its first executive advisory board. The board will provide counsel to Coriant’s leadership team to help expand the company’s strategic customer relationships, explore new opportunities for growth and broaden partners for its multi-sided platform partner program. Coriant’s initial Executive advisory board members include distinguished networking and technology industry executives: Shanker Baheria, Rick Hubbard, Daniele Ruvinetti, Sam Saba and Alex Shalaby.


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