Richard Norris is Director of Global Submarine System Engineering at Ciena with responsibility for submarine solution technical sales and development. Richard has been in the telecoms industry for over 20 years with experience working for both vendors and operators.
Richard was first involved with submarine networking whilst at Cable & Wireless in the 1990s where he was the technical representative on a number of new cable consortia projects. Since then Richard has held leadership positions with Interoute and Ciena.
Richard holds a BEng (Hons) degree in Electronic Engineering from the University of Central Lancashire.