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Giorgio Cazzaniga
Optical Product Line Director at SM-Optics


Giorgio Cazzaniga is the Optical product line Director in SM-Optics, responsible of product strategy and roadmap definition, focused on optimizing metro optical networks with ‘micro nodes’. ONF active member, he is chairing the OTCC WT (Wireless Transmission) working to the definition of standard open interfaces for transport network and related “Proof Of Concepts”. Member of ITU-T he is contributing to the extension of G.709 to carry sub-1G signals in ITU-T SG15. Prior to that, Giorgio was in Alcatel-Lucent where he has covered different roles including system engineer team manager, Innovation Strategy and subsequently Product Line Manager in the optical business unit. In his career Giorgio matured experience in different technologies, from SDH to MPLS-TP, OTN and WDM.