Tuesday, 08 March 10:30 – 11:00
Theater II

Market Forces Driving Future Data Center Interconnect Technologies


Ashish Vengsarkar, Head of Optical Networking Technologies, Google, USA

Ashish Vengsarkar heads Optical Networking Technologies at Google, where his team is responsible for various areas related to client optics, metro and long-haul terrestrial, and submarine systems supporting Google’s Global Network. These areas include driving the vision for optical networks and working on the architecture, design, tool development, testing, qualification and selection of technologies and products. Prior to Google, Ashish was CEO of Nistica. Earlier in his career, he held roles in Product Line Management at Lucent Technologies, and in R&D at Bell Labs. Ashish has a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Virginia Tech, an MBA from Wharton and a B.Tech. from IIT Bombay.