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 Expert  725727

Expert in Optical Networking Planning

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Maryland (MD)
Education Work History Consulting Services Expert Witness Market Research

Summary of Expertise:

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This expert possesses expertise in Optical Network Planning and Network Infrastructure designs. He was instrumental in the initial architecture and the design of the Verizon Ultra Long-Haul network. This occurred subsequent to the passing of the Telecommunications Act of 1996, the law that allowed the LECs to enter the long-distance markets and allowed for CLECs to compete for local services. He is experienced in optical network designs including identifying Network Element (NE) components, fiber types, environments and ancillary equipment required to build robust WAN and LANs. He has built Point-to-Point structures, Rings and Mesh topologies for customers such as Disney, Bank of New York, VIS, FTTP and VzW. He has participated in planning Site-Moves and Network Element additions of multiple SONET bandwidths of OC3, OC12, OC48, OC192 and OC768. He is a PT (Planning Tool) super user, an application developed by each DWDM vendor used to design 10Gb, 10GbE and 40Gb Lambdas. He has a working knowledge of various vendors' products including Lucent-Alcatel Lambdaxtreme ULH, Fujitsu Flashwaves 9500, 7600 & 7500 equipment, Nortel Metro DWDM and Siemens ULH.

This Expert has extensive knowledge of DWDM and SONET equipment. Expert has provided recommendation to enhance the functionality of the Lucent-Alcatel Optical Transponders (OTs) and transceivers. He is very knowledgeable of cross-connect equipment including Digital Cross Systems (DSX), LGX, Tellabs 5500, DACS and systems.

While working at Lucent-Alcatel this expert gained 20 years' experience performing detail engineering of Transport equipment. He has knowledge of switchboard, cable and power. Also has performed site surveys and some installations.


fiber-optic communication network


network architecture


fiber-optic component


optical equipment




optical engineering

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania;  Reading, Pennsylvania;  Lancaster, Pennsylvania;  Baltimore, Maryland;  Frederick, Maryland;  Gaithersburg, Maryland;  Camden, New Jersey;  Vineland, New Jersey;  Wilmington, Delaware;  and Alexandria, Virginia.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1983   AAS   Electrical Engineering   Technical Carriers Institutes   Credits from Johns Hopkins University & Capital College

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2004 to 2010




Optical Network Planner


Senior Optical Network Planner


Expert worked as an Optical Network Planning..

1983 to 2003


Lucent Technologies


Transport Engineer


Group Leader: Transport Detail Engineer


Expert worked as Central office Detail Engineer.

Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert for consulting on Accenture is looking skilled Optical Network Firms and Individuals.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Expert can serve as an expert witness or litigation consultant in intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), product liability, and insurance matters. Expert may provide forensic expert witness testimony, litigation consulting services, forensic investigation, and forensic testing if appropriate in litigation areas as an Optical Network Engineering Expert Witness.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
Spanish   This expert is bilingual and speaks, reads and writes in Spanish & English.

Market Research:
He has a thorough understanding of DWDM products and trends. He is able to compare different vendor's products and provide the pros and cons of one verses the other.

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:

Expert has developed training curriculums and conducted training classes to teach new employees the process of generating a Detail Engineering Specification. He has conducted EPT training classes and Power Point presentations to acquire senior management's approvals and funding.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

He has professional working relations with telecommunication vendors such as Lucent-Alcatel, Tell Labs, ADC, Fujitsu and more.


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