Deep dive: The endless value of fiber broadband

The power of fiber broadband innovations lies in their ability to push the boundaries of speed, reliability, latency, efficiency and massive connectivity. Join this session to hear what’s hot and what’s new on the PON horizon and how it can help you unlock the endless value of fiber. We will cover:

  • Leveraging XGS-PON for success
  • “Fiber for Everything” use cases
  • Next step: Surfing the waves of fiber (r)evolution

Ana Pesovic
Marketing Director, Fiber, Fixed Networks
, Nokia

Ana Pesovic leads Fixed Networks fiber marketing in Nokia.

Ana has extensive international telecom experience, having held various positions in sales, pre-sales and R&D in Belgium, Germany, Portugal, Spain and India. She was actively involved in several industry organizations, being in the Board of Directors of the FTTH Council Europe and the Chair of the NGPON Council of the BBF.

Ana has a master degree in Informatics and Computer Science from the University of Belgrade.

Maurizio Severi
Head, Fiber Business, Broadband Networks­ Fixed Networks
, Nokia

Maurizio Severi is Head of Fiber Business line at Nokia Fixed Networks. Maurizio has worldwide responsibility for Fiber access portfolio strategy and roadmap. He is accountable to have cutting-edge technology in Fiber broadband portfolio providing the most economical solution for all use cases and applications delivered via mobile and fixed services with the outmost level of automation and flexibility.

Prior to this role Maurizio was Director of Network Architect and Regional Product Line management of APAC IP and Optical Regional Business Center based in Shanghai. He spent a significant amount of his time in meeting customers to define and promote networking solution for access, aggregation and core networks.

Prior to this role, Maurizio held several positions as Channels & Strategic Industries Product Manager and prior to that as Global Project Manager for major Pan European Networks. Over the course of his career, Maurizio has developed expertise in IP, Optical and fixed network technologies and solution for Telecom Operators and enterprise customers.

Maurizio holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Telecommunication Engineering from Politecnico of Milan in Italy.