Wave7 Names Tech Chief

ALPHARETTA, Ga. -- Optical networking developer Wave7 Optics, Inc. today announced that Bruce W. Roe would serve as Vice President of Engineering. "Bruce brings to Wave7 Optics superior expertise in deploying system level products of carrier class quality. Our engineering management team is now well poised to deliver the most reliable last mile solution in the industry,” said Thomas Tighe, president and CEO.

With over 23 years of telecommunications experience, Roe was most recently a member of the Executive Leadership Team at Nortel Networks, where he held several senior positions, including Vice President and General Manager. He managed Nortel’s IP business unit that developed and supplied core IP Routing software technology (such as OSPF, BGP, QoS, MPLS, and IP Multicast) to over 200 customers. Previous to that role, Roe served on Nortel’s Advanced Technology Board, where he aligned broad strategic objectives with R&D investment for lead technology programs. Prior to Nortel, Roe was employed by Bell-Northern Research.

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