Speaker details

DANTE (United Kingdom)

Guy Roberts

Guy Roberts received his BEng degree from RMIT University in Australia in 1991 and his PhD from the University of Cambridge in 2006. His PhD research into semiconductor optical amplifier based optical switching for computer interconnect applications was conducted in collaboration with Intel Research Cambridge. He has wide ranging commercial experience in the telecommunications sector beginning in Australia in Telstra’s SDH transmission project group where he was involved in introducing SDH technology into their network. In 1995 he moved to Fujitsu Australia where in his product architecture role he contributed to the development of Fujitsu’s multiservice access platform, the FSX2000. In 1999 Guy relocated to the UK to work for Fujitsu Telecommunications Europe where he was their key technical consultant for system integration and testing of Fujitsu’s DSLAM platform the FDX.

In July 2006 Guy joined the Network Engineering and Planning team in DANTE, where he now works as an optical network architect. He is also involved in projects concerned with the future of pan-European research and education networking, in particular as task leader of the GÉANT liaison with standards and industry task. Another of his current roles is co-chair of the NSI working group in the Open Grid Forum.

Guy Roberts is chairing the following sessions: