Software Defined Systems

December 3, 2013
EE Conference Room
Hosted by: Debasis Mitra
Speaker: Dr. Hans-Juergen Schmidtke , VP of Advanced Technologies, Juniper Networks


This talk will discuss the most recent developments and trends in the networking industry. Service/application drivers are discussed. This talk will focus on the most recent IP/MPLS, DWDM, and control architectures.

Speaker Bio

Hans-Juergen Schmidtke is VP of Advanced Technologies at Juniper Networks. In this role he is responsible for the architecture of SDN, data center, access, core, edge solution and WLAN. In his career he was Chief Architect for Converged Core at Juniper. Before joining Juniper he was Head of the Fixed Network Operator Business in North America for Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN). Over the years at NSN and Siemens Communications, he has held positions in product management and general management in both Germany and the US. He worked on various aspects of optical physics from advanced research, to product development, to real-world large-scale deployments. He studied physics at the University of Dusseldorf and at the Max-Planck Institute of Quantum Optics, and received his PhD from the University of Wurzburg. Dr. Schmidtke is member of IEEE, OSA and the German Physical Society. Hans-Juergen is based in Sunnyvale CA.

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