SOURCE: Finisar


March 03, 2014 05:05 ET

Finisar Executive Chairman, Jerry Rawls, to Speak at the 2014 OSA Executive Forum on Silicon Photonics

Finisar Experts to Participate in OFC Panels and Workshops

SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwired - Mar 3, 2014) - Finisar Corporation (NASDAQ: FNSR)

Finisar Corporation, the world's largest supplier of optical communication components and subsystems, today announced that Jerry S. Rawls, executive Chairman of the Board, will join a group of industry experts for a panel presentation "Silicon Photonics: what is it good for?" at the 2014 OSA Executive Forum held during the annual OFC exhibition and conference.

Moscone Center, Room 103 and 104, San Francisco, California, USA 

Monday, March 10, 2014 from 2:15-3:45pm PT

Visit the OSA Executive Forum registration page

Finisar technology and market experts will also participate in the OFC conference located at the Moscone Center. Some of this year's company speakers include:

  • Chris Cole, Director of Transceiver Engineering, will participate in the workshop: Are Optical Standards Keeping Up? This workshop will be held on Sunday, March 9, 4:30-7:30pm. Chris Cole will also participate on the EA panel: 100G Single Lambda Optics held on Tuesday, March 11, 2:30-3:15pm.
  • Steve Joiner, Director of Transceiver Engineering, will present short course: SC239: Short-Reach Optical Interconnects. This course will be held on Monday, March 10, 8:30-12:30pm.
  • Julie Eng, SVP Transceiver Engineering, will participate on the Market Watch Panel: 100/400G Pluggable Optics and its Enabling Technologies Applications held on Thursday, March 13, 10:30-12:30pm.
  • Jim Tatum, Director New Product Development, will participate in the technical session: The Evolution of 850 nm VCSELs from 10 Gb/s to 25 and 56 Gb/s to be held on Thursday, March 13, 1:00-3:00pm.

For more information about OFC, visit their website:

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 25 years, Finisar has provided critical optics technologies to system manufacturers to meet the increasing demands for network bandwidth. Finisar is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, USA with R&D, manufacturing sites, and sales offices worldwide. For additional information, visit

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