Full Name
Fernando Villarruel
Job Title
Chief Architect
Speaker Bio
Fernando Villarruel is the Chief Architect for Ciena’s MSO Practice. He has responsibility for developing the company’s long-term vision for MSO networking, including advances in optics, routing, switching, and automation software. His focus is leading Ciena and the cable industry in the transition to automated distributed and converged access networks. An industry veteran, Fernando has delivered impactful solutions to the MSO industry for more than 20 years, including fundamental contributions to linear access and distributed access technologies. Fernando received Bachelor of Science degrees in Mathematics and Physics from California State University, and a Master of Science degree in Physics from the University of Chicago.
Fernando Villarruel