Mr Rodney Wilson

Rodney Wilson
NameRodney Wilson
Job title Senior Director External Research
BioMr. Wilson is responsible for Ciena’s leadership & interactions with Universities and the research community, including national research and education networks. Residing within Ciena's CTO organization, he is able to orchestrate intersections between emerging technologies and research network experiments. He is a frequent contributor to research projects, demonstrations and discussions about advanced optical telecommunications systems.

Prior to his current role, Mr. Wilson was a senior advisor for the CTO at Nortel, and held other advanced technology roles during 13 years with the company, including director of Broadband Switching, and optical Ethernet development.

Originally trained in Electrical Engineering at Ryerson University in Toronto Ontario, and University of Toronto, and is a graduate of the Executive Management school at Stanford University in Palo Alto California

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