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Jörg-Peter Elbers

Senior Vice President Advanced Technology, Standards & IPR, ADVA Optical Networking

About the Speaker

Jörg-Peter Elbers has more than 20 years of experience in the optical networking industry. At ADVA, he is responsible for technology strategy, applied research, standardization and intellectual property management. Before joining ADVA, Jörg was Director of Technology in the Optical Product Unit of Marconi which was later acquired by Ericsson. Prior to that, he worked at Siemens AG, last as Director of Network Architecture in the Optical Networks Business Unit. Jörg holds a Dipl-Ing. and Dr.-Ing. degree in electrical engineering from TU Dortmund University, Germany.