Doug Beckett

Doug Beckett Ph.D.

Vice President of Optical Technologies

Dr. Doug Beckett is responsible for optical system performance and active optical device development at RANOVUS.

Doug has more than 20 years of experience developing networking and telecom products, encompassing laser design, crystal growth and optical systems design ranging from WDM PON to ultra-long-haul coherent DWDM transport networks. Prior to joining RANOVUS, Doug held roles at both start-up companies and established network equipment manufacturers, including Nortel, Ceyba, Core Optics and Ciena. He began his career in the Advanced Technology Group at Bell-Northern Research, where he designed Nortel’s first widely-deployed 1550 nm strained-quantum-well DFB laser.

Doug received his B.Sc. degree from University of Waterloo, his M.Sc. degree from University of Ottawa, and his Ph.D. degree in solid state physics from Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, British Columbia.

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