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Xiang Liu
VP for Optical Transport & Access
Futurewei Technologies

Xiang Liu has more than 20 years of experience in the optical communication industry. He is currently Vice President for Optical Transport and Access at Futurewei Technologies, focusing on next-generation optical transport and access technologies and industry development. He spent the early part of his career at Bell Laboratories in New Jersey, working on high-speed optical fiber transmission technologies. Xiang has a Ph.D. degree in Applied Physics from Cornell University. He has authored over 350 publications and holds over 90 US patents. He has served as a General Co-Chair of OFC 2018. He is currently serving as a Deputy Editor of Optics Express, a Co-Editor of IEEE Communications Magazine’s optical communications and networks series, and an advisory board member of the Next Generation Optical Network Forum (NGOF). Dr. Liu is a Fellow of the IEEE and the OSA.