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Cable Next-Gen Technologies & Strategies
March 12-13, 2024
Embassy Suites by Hilton Denver Downtown Convention Center, Denver, CO

Fernando Villarruel
Chief Architect, MSO Practice at Ciena


Fernando Villarruel is the Chief Architect for Ciena’s MSO Practice. He has responsibility for developing the company’s long-term vision for MSO networking, including advances in optics, routing, switching, and automation software. His current focus is shepherding the cable industry to next generation high throughput PON technologies. An industry veteran, Fernando has delivered impactful solutions to the MSO industry for more than 20 years, including fundamental contributions to linear access and distributed access technologies. Fernando received Bachelor of Science degrees in Mathematics and Physics from California State University, and a Master of Science degree in Physics from the University of Chicago.

Agenda Sessions

  • Panel I – PONdering Next-Gen PON’s Potential


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