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

OpenZR+MSA - New Developments and Next Steps

Wednesday, 08 March, 11:45 – 12:45

Theater II

Session Description:
The OpenZR+ MSA has worked together to expand the network applications that can leverage interoperable coherent modules. Building on the published specifications, the MSA is continuing to work to enable new capabilities, while also looking toward next generation solutions. This session will discuss some of the new efforts being considered by the MSA and how requirements should be prioritized.

Organized by:



Tom Williams, Director of Technical Marketing, Cisco, USA


Scott Benda, Chief Product Officer, LightRiver Technologies, USA

Sam Liu, Senior Director, Product Line Marketing, Marvell, USA

Kim Papakos, Principal Optical Strategist, Windstream, USA

Moran Roth, Director, Product Management, Juniper Networks, USA

Gert Sarlet, Director of Product Management, Coherent Inc., Sweden