10 Gigabit Ethernet

On Tuesday, 8 December 2009, Robert Jadon talks about the future direction of Ethernet technologies. The is a joint meeting hosted by the Buenaventura Communication and the Microwave Technology Societies.

Gigabit Ethernet is a ubiquitous interconnect that constantly affects our lives. As applications like cloud computing and video become a part of our daily lives, existing infrastructure becomes more and more strained. 10 Gigabit Ethernet has gained traction in metro and data center applications, and continues to proliferate with the 10/100/1000 Ethernet structure in place. The presentation will cover 10 Gigabit Ethernet, how it has evolved, and how it is being implemented today.

About the Speaker

Robert Jadon is a technology executive with roots in product management, sales and operations. He began his career as an associate at IVC, a seed stage venture capital fund focused on investment in optical networking and nanotechnology. Afterwards, he continued to Micro Memory, which developed solutions for network storage and embedded real-time applications. Micro Memory was acquired by VMETRO in 2007, where Robert continued on as a Product Manager. In 2008, VMETRO was acquired by Curtiss Wright (NYSE: CW), where Robert assumed product management responsibilities for all FPGA products. He recently left Curtiss Wright to pursue a startup opportunity, and is a member of the Tech Coast Angels.

Date and Time: Tuesday, December 8, 2009
Location: ITT – Force Protection Systems, 3500 Willow Lane, Thousand Oaks, CA
Directions: take the Hampshire Rd. exit off Hwy 101, facility is east on the south side of 101
RSVP Requested only if you plan to attend: Victor S. Lin, victor.s.lin@aero.org

NOTE: The presentation takes place in a company that is involved in Government work. Therefore, please note that you will be asked for Government issued picture ID (Drivers License or better). Non-US Citizens will need to bring Right-To-Work documentation.

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