ADVA Optical Networking (United States)
Wes Doonan is Senior Director for Control Plane R&D at ADVA Optical Networking. Wes leads the ongoing development and delivery of control plane technologies at ADVA, using IP-based protocols and mechanisms to manage large-scale optical and converged Ethernet networks. He is a regular speaker at Internet2, Supercomputing, IEEE HOTInterconnects, the NITRD/Jet Forum, and various CENIC events. Wes has served as industry advisor to the MAX/DRAGON, PHOSPHORUS, GEYSERS and ONE funded network research projects. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University.