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Tad Hofmeister

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Tad Hofmeister is a Network Architect at Google with a focus on scalable, cost-effective DWDM technologies and software management innovations. He manages the Optical Architecture and Transport Engineering teams in Google’s Cloud Networking group and is Vice President and member of the board of the OIF. Prior to working at Google, Tad was an architect, system engineer, and hardware designer for several optical transport and packet processing companies including: Ciena, Matisse Networks, OpVista, and Applied Signal Technology. Dr. Hofmeister earned MS and Ph.D. degrees in EE from Stanford University and BS degrees from Columbia University and Bates College.

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