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Cedric Lam
Engineering Director at Google


Cedric Lam was co-founder of Google Fiber which changed the landscape of broadband access networks in North America with the introduction of nationwide Gigabit FTTH networks. Cedric has experience both in product development and in engineering service provider networks. He started his career with AT&T and later joined Opvista, a startup company building high capacity optical transport equipment, as chief system architect. After Opvista, he joined Google to work on datacenter networks before embarking the effort on Google Fiber, where he is now Engineering Director, leading the Architecture and Device Engineering team. He is a member of the CORD Technical Steering Team, and Fellow of OSA. He also edited the first text book in PON: Passive Optical Networks, Principles and Practice, Academic Press, 2007

Agenda Sessions

  • Broadband Optical Networks in the Era of GigaBit Homes, IoT and 5G