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Leaders In is the latest content series powered by Light Reading and our content partners. Leaders In will cover the most impactful industry topics, providing our audience with key information about the innovative companies, people, products and solutions in this market.
Infinera: Innovative Disruption in Coherent Optics

Join us for a conversation with Tom Burns, General Manager, Optical Modules and Coherent Solutions Group, who leads the team making XR optics and other coherent optical pluggable products happen at Infinera. Find out about Infinera’s approach to addressing this rapidly evolving coherent optics market, what the future looks like for embedded and pluggable coherent optical transport, and the keys to successfully bringing point-to-multipoint technologies like XR optics to market.

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Simon Stanley
Analyst at Large, Heavy Reading

Simon is Founder and Principal Consultant at Earlswood Marketing Ltd., an independent market analyst and consulting company based in the U.K. His recent work has included investment due diligence, market analysis for investors and business/product strategy for semiconductor companies. Simon has written extensively for Heavy Reading and Light Reading, covering the latest developments in telecom silicon and subsystems. His reports and Webinars cover a variety of communications-related subjects, including SDN/NFV, LTE/5G, 100G/400/800G components, Open Compute, smart NICs, uCPE, multicore processors and switch chipsets. He has also run several Light Reading events covering next-generation networking technology. Simon holds a Bachelor's in Electronic and Electrical Engineering from Brunel University, London.

Tom Burns
General Manager, Optical Modules and Coherent Solutions Group

Mr. Burns is responsible for Infinera’s optical modules and coherent solutions, including the company’s industry-leading ICE optical engines and suite of ICE-XR optical pluggables. Prior to joining Infinera, he spent eight years at Dell Technologies as Sr. Vice President and General Manager, where he managed a multi-billion-dollar Integrated Products and Solutions business.

Infinera: Innovative Disruption in Coherent Optics
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