About Us

Technically Speaking is an online community for those interested in the networking industry. Within these pages you will find insight and comments on the latest hot topics and industry concerns. Written by industry experts and ADVA Optical Networking's technologists, this blog is designed to engage discussion and drive thought.

Arthur Cole

Hi-Tech Communications Journalist

Anthony Magee

Principal Engineer Advanced Technology

Andrew Straw

Senior Systems Consultant at ADVA Optical Networking

Alan Weckel

Technology Analyst at 650 Group

Bill Balmer

Manager of Global Business Development, Ethernet and NFV Markets

Benoît Felten

Co-founder & Chief Research Officer of Diffraction Analysis

Brian Protiva

Chief Executive Officer

Carl Weinschenk
Carl Weinschenk

IT and Telecommunications Journalist

Dean Anthony Gratton

Bestselling Author and Columnist

Deb Lovig

Marketing Manager, ADVA Optical Networking

Doug Mohney

Contributing Editor at TMCNet & Editor-in-Chief at HD Voice News

Danish Rafique

Principal Engineer, Advanced Technology, ADVA Optical Networking

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Dieter Will

VP, Business Development, EMEA, ADVA Optical Networking

Gareth Spence
Gareth Spence

Director Corporate Communications & Online Strategies

Gil Biran
Gil Biran

SVP and General Manager, Oscilloquartz

Gary Kim

Communications Industry Analyst & Journalist

John Messenger

Director R&D Global Standards

Jörg-Peter Elbers

VP Advanced Technology

Jim Theodoras

Director of Technical Marketing

Kenneth Hann

Director, R&D, Oscilloquartz

Lisa Huff

Principal Analyst

Loring Wirbel

Communications & Applications Analyst & Writer

Michael Eiselt

Director R&D Advanced Technology

Michael Ritter

Vice President Technical Marketing & Analyst Relations

Nir Laufer
Nir Laufer

Director of Product Line Management, Oscilloquartz

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Niall Robinson

Vice President Global Business Development

Opher Ronen

Synchronization Scientist, Oscilloquartz

Odd Sandbekkhaug
Odd Sandbekkhaug

Senior Director of UX Innovation at ADVA Optical Networking

Prayson Pate

CTO, ADVA Ensemble Division

Pauline Rigby

Industry Journalist

Raj Nagabhushan
Rajendra Nagabhushan

Senior Staff Engineer, ADVA Optical Networking

Richard Strike

Application & Solution Manager EMEA / BT

Stephan Neidlinger

Vice President ASM

Stephan Rettenberger

Vice President Marketing

Todd Bundy

Application & Solution Director Alliance Management

Teresa Mastrangelo

Principal Analyst

Ulrich Kohn

Director Technical Marketing