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March 18, 2015 05:00 ET

Ten Finisar Thought-Leaders to Speak at OFC 2015

Speakers Covering a Broad Variety of Topics, Influencing Optical Industry Innovation, Technology and Market Trends

SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwired - March 18, 2015) - Finisar (NASDAQ: FNSR)

What: Finisar, the world leader in flexible optical technology, today announced multiple speakers participating in the OSA Executive Forum and OFC Exhibition and Conference. Ten optics technology experts will present on a variety of critical topics defining the future of the optical communications industry.

Where: Los Angeles Convention Center, USA

When: Sunday, March 22 through Thursday, March 26th

This year's company speakers include:

  • Julie Eng, SVP, Transceiver Engineering
    • OSA Executive Forum, Panel Speaker, Topic: New Drivers for R&D Investment, to be held on Monday, March 23rd at 3:30pm PT in Petree Hall.
  • Chris Cole, Senior Director, Transceiver Engineering
    • OFC Technical Presenter: Silicon Photonics -- is it still hype? To be held on Sunday, March 22nd at 3:30pm PT in room 403A;
    • OFC Rump Session Co-Organizer: Is it over for hardware? To be held on Tuesday, March 24th at 7:30pm PT. Check show guide for location;
    • OFC Symposium Organizer: Beyond the Gold Box: Future of Integrated Optics, to be held on Wednesday, March 25th at 3:30pm PT in room 408B;
    • OFC Chair: Short Reach, to be held on Thursday, March 26th at 1:00pm PT in room 402AB.
  • Chris Pfistner, Senior Director, Product Marketing
    • OSA Executive Forum, Panel Moderator, Topic: New Drivers for R&D Investment, to be held on Monday, March 23rd at 3:30pm PT in Petree Hall.
  • Craig Thompson, Senior Director, Strategic Business Development
    • OFC Workshop: Short Reach Optical Networks, to be held on Sunday, March 22nd at 3:30pm PT in room 408B.
  • The' Linh Nguyen, Senior Analog Engineering Manager
    • OFC Workshop Organizer: Are there limits to high-speed interface rates? To be held on Monday, March 23rd at 9am PT in room 403B;
    • OFC Symposium Presenter: Beyond the Gold Box: Future of Integrated Optics, to be held on Wednesday, March 25th at 3:30pm PT in room 408B.
  • Jim Tatum, Director, New Product Development
    •  OFC Workshop Presenter: Are there limits to high-speed interface rates? To be held on Monday, March 23rd at 9am PT in room 403B.
  • Simon Poole, Director, New Business Ventures
    • OFC Panel Speaker: Tunable and Programmable Modulation Format Transceivers, to be held on Tuesday, March 24th at 4:30pm in room 411.
  • Frank Flens, Director, Transceiver Product Development
    • OFC Invited Speaker: Optical Transceiver Packaging, to be held on Thursday, March 26th at 9:00am PT in room 408A.
  • Daniel Magherefteh, Director, Advanced Technology
    • OFC Invited Speaker: Techno-Economic Comparison of Silicon Photonics and MultiMode VCSELs, to be held on Monday, March 23rd at 4:30pm PT in room 403A.
  • Ian Clarke, Senior Director, Engineering
    • OFC Technical Presenter: Miniaturized Heterodyne Channel Monitor with Tone Detection, to be held on Wednesday, March 25th at 5:15pm PT in room 404B
      • In conjunction: Live demo and poster Wednesday at 10:00am in South Hall
      • Additional paper authors: Harald Rosenfeldt, Steve Frisken, Greg Dash, Xinhua Huang, Huiping Li, Weilong Cui, Jiangtao Zhang, Junjie Chen, Zhengwei Kong, Simon Poole.

To register for the OSA Executive Forum, visit the registration page.

For more information about OFC, visit their website: http://www.ofcconference.org/en-us/home/

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 and storage. Finisar is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, USA with R&D, manufacturing sites, and sales offices worldwide. For additional information, visit www.finisar.com. Stay up to date with Finisar by reading the Lightspeed blog and connecting with us on Twitter, Facebook, and the YouTube Finisar Channel.

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