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[ADVISORY BOARD 2017] Steve Grubb

Global Optical Engineering at Facebook


Dr. Grubb is currently a Global Optical Architect at Facebook, overseeing the build of several new open submarine cable systems and introducing new optical technologies. Prior to Facebook, he was a Fellow at Infinera where he directed work on next generation Photonic Integrated optical and network technologies. Dr. Grubb was responsible for the first commercial introduction of Raman amplifiers in fiber networks.  He has held positions at Corvis, SDL and AT&T/Lucent Bell Laboratories.  Dr Grubb has over 100 published papers and conference contributions and over 75 issued US Patents.