Consortium for On-Board Optics Presentations
Principal Engineer, Optical System Architecture
Mark has worked at Microsoft since 2014 as Principal Engineer in Optical Architecture, where his primary focus has been metro DCI, long-haul, and subsea optical solutions and, more recently, on next-generation data center architectures. Prior to that, he spent 14 years in optical R&D at ADVA Optical Networking in Atlanta, GA. He has published research in the areas of cloud-scale open line systems, long-haul transmission, ROADM network architectures, and system impairments. He holds B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in electrical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, GA.