Finisar Executive Chairman, Jerry Rawls, to Speak at the 2013 OSA Executive Forum on the Future of the Optical Component

Finisar Executive Chairman, Jerry Rawls, to Speak at the 2013 OSA Executive 
Forum on the Future of the Optical Component Industry 
Finisar Experts to Participate in OFC/NFOEC Panels and Workshops 
SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/13/13 --  Finisar Corporation
(NASDAQ: FNSR) 
What: Finisar Corporation (NASDAQ: FNSR), the world's largest
supplier of optical communication components and subsystems, today
announced that Jerry S. Rawls, executive Chairman of the Board, will
join a group of industry experts for a panel presentation "The Future
of the Optical Component Industry" at the 2013 OSA Executive Forum
held during the annual OFC/NFOEC exhibition and conference.  
Where: Hilton Anaheim Hotel, Pacific Ballroom, Anaheim, California,
USA  
When: Monday, March 18, 2013 from 4:00-5:30pm PT 
Register: Visit the OSA Executive Forum registration page 
Finisar technology and market experts will also participate in the
OFC/NFOEC conference located at the Anaheim Convention Center. Some
of this year's company speakers include:  


 
--  Steve Frisken, CTO Finisar Australia, will participate on the panel:
    Will Flexgrid Networks be Worth the Investment? This panel will be
    held on Sunday, March 17, 4:30-7:30pm.
--  Simon Poole, Director, New Business Ventures, will participate in the
    workshop: If the technology for SDM exists, do we want to use it? This
    workshop will be held on Monday, March 18, 9am-12pm.
--  Chris Cole, Director of High Speed Optics Engineering, will
    participate in the workshop: How Can Optics Address Bandwidth and
    Latency Bottlenecks in Data Centers? The workshop will be held on
    Monday, March 18 starting at 9:00am. Chris Cole will also participate
    on the panel: Trends in Interconnects and Integration held on
    Wednesday, March 20, 1:00-3:00pm.
--  Steve Joiner, Director of Transceiver Engineering, will participate on
    the panel: OIF Next Generation Interconnect Framework, to be held on
    Tuesday, March 19th, 11:00am-1:00pm.
--  Julie Eng, SVP of Engineering, will participate on the Market Watch
    Panel: High Speed Pluggable Optics for the Data Center held on
    Tuesday, March 19, 3:00-5:00pm.
--  Ken Falta, Senior Director, Product Management, will participate on
    the panel: The Future of ROADM Te
chnology: Deployment and
    Functionality. This panel will be held on Tuesday, March 19,
    4:30-6:30pm.
--  Rafik Ward, VP of Marketing, will moderate the Market Watch Panel:
    Metro 100G Applications held on Thursday, March 21, 10:15am-12:15pm.

  
For more information about OFC/NFOEC, visit their website:
http://www.ofcnfoec.org/home/  
About Finisar 
 Finisar Corporation (NASDAQ: FNSR) is a global
technology leader for fiber optic subsystems and components that
enable high-speed voice, video and data communications for
telecommunications, networking, storage, wireless, and cable TV
applications. For 25 years, Finisar has provided critical optics
technologies to system manufacturers to meet the increasing demands
for network bandwidth. Finisar is headquartered in Sunnyvale,
California, USA with R&D, manufacturing sites, and sales offices
worldwide. For additional information, visit www.finisar.com.  
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MEDIA CONTACT: 
Victoria McDonald
Corporate Communications
+1(408) 542-4261
press@finisar.com 
 
 
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