Christoph Glingener joined ADVA Optical Networking in April 2006, assuming responsibility for all global engineering activities at sites in Europe, the United States and China. In 2007, Christoph assumed the role of CTO, and in addition to research and engineering also leads ADVA Optical Networking’s product management and strategic materials management teams. Christoph has focused on strengthening and streamlining ADVA Optical Networking’s innovative product strategy and portfolio, significantly enhancing the Company’s standing as a global leader.
Christoph broughtextensive experience to ADVA Optical Networking, gained in leading positions at Marconi Communications (now Ericsson) and before at Siemens Communications (now Nokia Siemens Networks). He earned a Ph.D. in electrical engineering, University of Dortmund, Germany.