ORG Ciena Corporation Title Chief Technologist, Research Networks BIO Mr. Wilson is responsible for Ciena’s leadership and interactions with universities and the research community, including national research and education networks. Residing within Ciena’s CTO organization, he is able to orchestrate intersections between emerging technologies and research network experiments. He is a frequent contributor to research projects, advanced technology demonstrations, and discussions about the future of computer communications technologies and optical systems. Prior to his current role, he was a senior advisor for the CTO at Nortel, and held other advanced technology roles during 13 years with the company, including director of broadband switching and optical Ethernet R&D. Originally trained in Electrical Engineering at Ryerson University in Toronto Ontario, the University of Toronto and is a graduate of the Executive Management school at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California. He is a recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee medal for his service to Canada.
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