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.
VP for Optical Transport & Access