This forecast shows the entire service provider optical components market. It is broken into three segments: Telecom (or WAN), Datacom, and Access. It includes transceivers and transponders, transport modules, and discrete components.
The Analyst Team
Senior Principal Analyst, Optical Components
Lisa Huff covers optical components in the telecommunications industry. She has expertise not only in optical components, but also in data centers, networking equipment and connectivity. Her focus is on optical components in data communications applications.
Lisa joined Omdia, formerly Ovum, in March 2018. She brings great industry expertise, with more than 30 years in the communications, IT and electronics industries. Lisa joined us from Discerning Analytics, where she was the owner and principal analyst. In addition, Lisa is a Certified Data Center Management Professional (CDCMP®) and a degreed electrical engineer with experience in data centers, LAN, optical components, copper and fiber connectors and cabling.
Lisa has authored more than 50 technical papers and market research reports. She is a successful project manager with proven revenue-generating abilities.
Senior Principal Analyst
Tim focuses on high speed optics, coherent modems, and optical line systems used in data center interconnect, metro, long haul, and subsea DWDM optical networks. He provides insights and analysis of key trends, equipment forecasts, and market share by leveraging excellent relationships with CSPs, data center operators, network equipment manufacturers, and merchant suppliers.
Tim joined IHS Markit (now Omdia) in 2018 as a principal analyst covering 100G+ high speed coherent modems and optical network technology after 30 years in the industry. Before this, Tim worked six years with Acacia Communications as a sales director and a product line manager for silicon photonics. Prior to that, he worked five years for Santur/NeoPhotonics and worked 12 years with JDSU (now Lumentum). He has developed a deployed bandwidth model for use with multi-rate coherent modems and enjoys hosting webinars. Tim studied physics and electrical engineering and holds a Master of Science in electrical engineering with emphasis in electromagnetics and optics.
Senior Principal Analyst, Broadband Access
Julie has over 30 years of experience in the communications components, equipment, and software industry. She is responsible for Omdia’s coverage of the fixed broadband access industry, including components, equipment, and software, focusing on PON, xDSL/Gfast, and cable. Julie closely follows technology developments and subsequent impacts on the vendor ecosystem.
Julie has worked as an executive, investor, and board member for communications companies, both private and publicly traded. Prior to joining Omdia, Julie served as vice president of business development for Teknovus, focusing on PON deployments in Asia Pacific, OEM agreements with major equipment vendors, corporate strategy, analyst relations, business planning, and fund-raising. Before Teknovus, Julie served as cofounder and general partner for Portview Communications Partners, a VC fund focusing on investments in early-stage communications technology companies. Julie received her MBA from the University of Chicago and is a regular participant at industry events around the globe.
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