On The Road

ECOC Exhibition 2016:

Both principals were at the conference in Düsseldorf, Germany, September 18-22. Both attended the Plenary, the EPIC reception as well various Market Focus and technical sessions. Mark was at the Conference Dinner and the Awards Ceremony.
Pictures of Germany’s highest Bar & Lounge at the top of the Rhine Tower in Dusseldorf in which the European Photonics Industry Consortium (EPIC) held its enjoyable event in conjunction with ECOC.

OFC 2016:

Mark attended the event in Anaheim, CA, March 20-24, 2016.
He was at the following: OSA Executive Forum, OIDA Workshop on Integrated Photonics High Volume Packaging, The Promising Market of 100G and Beyond Pluggable Devices Market Watch panel, Rump Session, Vertically Integrated WDM Platform vs Open Line Systems Service Provider Summit Panel, Panel on AIM Photonics, Light the Future Speaker Series, A Rational Assessment of 400G Ethernet panel, OIF Workshop – 100G Serial Electrical Links and Beyond.


Mark met with executives from suppliers in the city in February, 2016.

SPIE Photonics West 2016:

Alka was at the event at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, February 13-18, 2016.

Sydney, Australia:

Mark was there in January, 2016 to meet with individuals at a venture capital firm and at a large user of optical transmission equipment.

Northern Business Information Reunion:

Mark celebrated with his colleagues the company that set the standard for honest research in the telecommunications market in New York City, October 11, 2015. He also visited with a financial investment firm in the “Big Apple.”
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Silicon Valley:

Mark met with executives at a key optical manufacturing firm on July 13, 2015.

OFC 2015:

Both principals were at the conference in Los Angeles, March 22-26, 2015. Alka was a speaker on the Intra-Data Center Interconnection Architectures and Challenges panel. In addition, Mark was a moderator on the panel: What’s New in Integrated Photonics Technologies? He also was a speaker at the Rump Session. view link

TPC for OFC 2015:

Mark was a participant at the Technical Programming Committee in Arlington, VA, December 3-5, 2014.


Alka was there in Atlanta, November 11-13, 2014.

ECOC 2014:

Alka was at the show in Cannes, September 21-25, 2014. view link.


Alka attended the event in San Diego. July 13-16, 2014.

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"Mark is an insightful, knowledgeable observer of the telecommunications markets. His range of connections always impressed me. His ability to discern relevant issues that arise from financial trends and modified by personal knowledge of senior management behaviors is impressive. Mark is one of those fine individuals that can construct truth out of wide variance of views."

— Eric Lampland

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