SOURCE: Finisar


March 01, 2012 16:05 ET

Finisar Chairman to Participate in Optical Components Market Panel at the 2012 OSA Executive Forum

Finisar Experts to Participate in OFC/NFOEC Workshops, Presentations and Short Courses

SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwire - Mar 1, 2012) - Finisar Corporation (NASDAQ: FNSR)

Finisar Corporation (NASDAQ: FNSR), the world's largest supplier of optical communication components and subsystems, today announced that Jerry Rawls, executive Chairman of the Board, will join a group of industry experts for a panel presentation "The (Gross) Margin Challenge in the Optical Components Industry - Reasons, Solutions, The Future," at the 2012 OSA Executive Forum. The panelists will discuss the challenge of gross margin pressure in the optical component industry, the reasons behind it and possible solutions.

JW Marriott, Platinum Ballroom, Second Floor, Los Angeles, CA

Monday, March 5, 2012 from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. PST

To Register:
Visit the OSA Executive Forum registration page

Also at the OFC/NFOEC conference, Finisar product and technology experts will present on a number of optical communications topics over the course of the event.

Short Course: SC239 Short-Reach Optical Interconnects
Steve Joiner, Director of Transceiver Development
Monday, March 5, 2012, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Workshop: What is the Value of Flexible Grid Network?
Steve Frisken, CTO, Finisar Australia
Sunday, March 4, 2012, 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. (Room 403B)

Contributed Paper: Next Gen CFP Modules
Chris Cole, Director of Engineering
Tuesday, March 6, 2012, 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Room 411)

About Finisar
Finisar Corporation (NASDAQ: FNSR) is a global technology leader for fiber optic subsystems and components that enable high-speed voice, video and data communications for telecommunications, networking, storage, wireless, and cable TV applications. For more than 20 years, Finisar has provided critical optics technologies to system manufacturers to meet the increasing demands for network bandwidth and storage. Finisar is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, USA with R&D, manufacturing sites, and sales offices worldwide. For additional information, visit

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