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Vincent O'Byrne Director, Technology at Verizon


Dr. Vincent O’Byrne has over 28 years of experience in Telecommunications in both the wireless and wireline arenas covering diverse topics such as linearized external modulators for CATV systems to wireless planning tool design for early CDMA deployments. Vincent is the Director of the FTTP Architecture and Design Group and his team is responsible for defining the access requirements for BPON, GPON and next generation access technologies as well as their evolution to meet the continued growth in customer demand and services. 

His present interests are in NGPON2 as a combined platform for both residential and business services and its deployment as well as its continued evolution to speeds beyond 10G.

He attended Kevin St. College of Technology in Dublin, received his H.Dip.E.E from Kevin St., a BSC from Trinity College Dublin IRL, MSC from the University of Essex UK, a PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of Wales UK, and an MBA from Babson College US.

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