• Technical Conference:  24 – 28 March 2024
  • Exhibition: 26 – 28 March 2024
  • San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, California, USA

MW Panel I: State of the Industry

Tuesday, 07 March, 10:30 – 12:00

Theater I

Session Description
The State of the Industry is one of the most highly anticipated Market Watch panels at OFC. Each year, a mix of industry and financial analysts present their unique view on the current state of the optical market, discussing areas that encompass components, subsystems, and system manufacturers as well as market influences and drivers. In doing so, the session will cover factors that influenced the past year and describe trends that are expected to define the future. By the conclusion of this panel presentation and Q&A, the audience will have gathered a deeper understanding of the industry with valuable market data points that will help them achieve a better appreciation for the state of the industry.


Tom Williams, Director of Technical Marketing, Cisco, USA


Kyle Hollasch, Lead Analyst - Optical Packet Transport, Cignal AI, USA

Tim Munks, Senior Principal Analyst: High Speed Optics and Optical Network Technology, Omdia, UnitedKingdom

Alan Weckel, Founder and Technology Analyst, 650 Group, USA

Jimmy Yu, VP, Dell'Oro Group, USA