Onetta Names Dennis Barsema CEO

Former Redback boss will also be president and chairman at the startup

November 15, 2000

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SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Onetta, an emerging leader in the optical networking industry, announced today the appointment of Dennis Barsema as president, CEO, and chairman of the board. Barsema, whose career includes leading Redback Networks through rapid growth and a successful IPO, will direct Onetta's vision to provide products that help create an all-optical network with unlimited capacity and reach. Barsema will continue to serve as Redback's vice chairman of the board and chairman of Chicago-based Telenisus Corporation.

"The companies that succeed in optics over the next decade will be those that can provide both intelligence and differentiation to their customers," said Barsema. "Onetta is playing a key role in delivering solutions to the builders of next-generation optical networks. I am honored to take on the challenge of leading and growing this exceptional new company."

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