Bernd Hesse has been appointed as senior director, technology development at Calix, Inc.
With extensive experience from prior organisations and expertise in the NG-PON2 Forum, Hesse will assist the company to continue pushing the technology towards mass deployment.
“Bernd has been a telecom visionary throughout his career, playing a critical role in bringing next generation fiber technologies to the masses. Bernd is not just a participant, but a founder of several influential industry groups, including the NG-PON2 Forum. Through these forums, Bernd will continue in his role as a facilitator in defining fiber access standards, driving adoption of the next wave of fiber technologies, and delivering an unmatched broadband experience to subscribers around the world,” said Michel Langlois, senior vice president of systems products at Calix.