June 10, 2015 08:00 ET

XKL Founder, Len Bosack, to Deliver Keynote at Next Generation Optical Networking Conference, June 22-25, 2015, Nice, France

KIRKLAND, WA--(Marketwired - Jun 10, 2015) -  XKL LLC, a leading provider of enterprise fiber optic networking systems, announces that its founder, Len Bosack, will be the keynote speaker on the first day of the 17th Annual Next Generation Optical Networking Conference being held June 22-25 at the Palais des Congrès Acropolis in Nice, France. In his keynote, to be delivered on June 23 at 8:55 a.m., Mr. Bosack will discuss how optical innovation leads to business transformation.

"We're honored to have Len invited to deliver the visionary address," states Chad Lamb, XKL's Director of Engineering. "XKL strives to build network technology that works for everyone, everywhere. The innovative spirit and educational focus of the Next Generation Optical Networking show is precisely what the industry needs to continue the segment's quest for better and more advanced optical networking technology and business transformation."

Mr. Bosack is a well-known networking industry figure. He co-founded Cisco Systems in 1986 and is largely responsible for pioneering the widespread commercialization of local area network (LAN) technology to connect computers over a multiprotocol router system. While commonplace today, this technology was unheard of at the time Mr. Bosack perfected his first viable router in the mid-1980s.

Event Highlights

  • 750+ Delegates
  • 100+ Expert Speakers
  • 30+ Exhibitors
  • Interactive Sessions
  • Dedicated Networking

For more information on the 17th Annual Next Generation Optical Networking Conference, visit

About XKL

A privately owned research and engineering company, XKL LLC provides DWDM appliances and optical networking systems for robust enterprise deployment, service providers, and cloud migration, and offers a modern optical transport alternative for private/public cloud solutions, data center networks, internet exchanges, campus/metro networks, and long-haul networks. XKL is owned by Cisco Systems co-founder Len Bosack. The company is headquartered in Kirkland, Washington. For more information, visit

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