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NGON & 5G Transport
8 - 10 October 2024
Porte De VersaillesParis, France

Christopher Janz
Technical Vice-President, Transmission Network Product Line at Huawei


Dr. Christopher Janz is a technology team leader at Huawei. He focuses on strategy, portfolio development and research related to Transport SDN.

Chris has been an advocate of and contributor to the software-defined networking movement from its early days. He currently serves as Vice Chair for the Open Networking Foundation's Intent NBI Sub-Group (Open Source SDN Project Boulder) and is active in the ONF's Services area broadly.

Chris has 20 years of industry experience in roles including primary research, system architecture, and R&D management, product line management and strategic marketing. He holds a B.Eng. in engineering physics from the Royal Military College of Canada, a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the University of Alberta and an M.B.A. from Queen's University. He has previously worked at Ciena, Alcatel-Lucent and other companies.

Agenda Sessions

  • All-Optical Network Enabling NaaS and Automation