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John Hawkins

Ciena’s resident Carrier Ethernet expert

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John Hawkins

Ciena’s resident Carrier Ethernet expert

John Hawkins is Ciena’s resident Carrier Ethernet expert and the author of The Essentials Guide to Carrier Ethernet. John is active in networking industry conferences and standards development, and has held board/chair positions for a variety of IEEE and MEF committees related to Carrier Ethernet – including currently serving as co-chair of the MEF’s Certification Committee.
 
At Ciena, John helps drive the product life-cycle and go-to-market strategy for the company’s line of Packet and Carrier Ethernet solutions, as well as interacting directly with customers around the world. You can find him on Twitter at @EtherJohn or on LinkedIn.

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