Lyndon Ong – Principal Network Architect, Ciena

lyndon ongDr. Lyndon Ong is Principal Network Architect at Ciena and a Ciena Technical Fellow. He has been a leading contributor to industry work on optical control plane.

Dr. Ong currently chairs the Optical Transport Working Group of the ONF and is an active member of OIF, serving as Co-Chair of the Market Awareness and Education Committee and having previously served on the Board and as Technical Committee Chair. He has also been active at IETF, previously chairing the Signaling Transport Working Group and authoring multiple IETF RFCs.

Lyndon received his doctorate from Columbia University in 1991 and contributed to development of Signaling System 7 while working at Bellcore. He subsequently worked at Bay/Nortel and joined Ciena in 2001, working on network control architecture.