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Herve Fevrier
Global Optical Architect at Facebook


Herve Fevrier is a Global Optical Architect at Facebook and he is part of the Subsea Engineering team. He is the Engineering lead in several on-going cable system projects mainly in the Atlantic and EMEA regions. He is also concentrating on the wet plant technology evolution. He joined Facebook in 2016 from Xtera Communications where he was the COO and also the CSO. Prior to that, he worked at Alcatel in various positions both in France and in the USA. Over his career, Herve has authored and co-authored more than 150 technical publications, a book chapter and more than 60 patents. Herve received his Engineering degree from Ecole Centrale de Paris (Physics specialty) and his doctorate in Physics from University of Paris, in 1980 and 1982, respectively.