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Mike Freiberger Principle Member, Technical Staff, Optical Transport Network, Architecture, Design & Planning at Verizon


With more than 20 years of optical and data networking experience, Mike Freiberger is responsible for managing the technical requirements of vendor projects for Verizon's metro optical platforms to assure compliance with Verizon's vision of optimal performance on optical networks. He also creates security requirements based on the Verizon Corporate Security Policy and Baselines as well as industry standards. He is a Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) with certification and represents security best practices and points of view to the transport industry. In addition to his wireline responsibilities, Mike has worked on mobile backhaul and fronthaul technologies and development. He is a member of the Optical Society of America and has spoken on optical topics at OSA conferences as well as other industry conferences hosted by Informa and Lightwave.