Name:Jorge Salomão Pereira
TitleCompany:Founder, Graminho Tech, Brazil
Bio:Jorge Salomão Pereira held the BSEE, MSEE and PhD in Electrical Engineering from UNICAMP in 1981, 87 and 1990, respectively. He works with optoelectronic devices since 1981. At the beginning his work was focused on GaAs/GaAlAs lasers for the first generation of optical communication systems. During the second half of the eighties he was involved with InGaAs/InP PIN photodetectors and optical receivers for high capacity optical communication systems. At the second half of the nineties he started to work with DWDM system, at beginning with 2.5 Gb/s/wavelength system primarily focused on ultra-long haul systems. In 2001 he became one of the founders of Padtec, a company focused on optical networking. Padtec held a very impressive growth performance showing a CAGR of more than 40% since its start up. Jorge Salomão is Padtec founder, currently Padtec is a leading company in optical networking. His interest area includes repeaterless optical systems.