David Krauss


David Krauss is currently a Principal Network Architect in the Advanced Architectures group for Ciena Corporation.

In this role he is responsible for helping Ciena advance new technologies within the company’s Routing and Switching networking portfolio, as well as exploring new architectures and network security in traditional wireline, 5G and 6G networks.

Mr. Krauss has over 25 years of experience working within the telecommunications industry. Prior to joining Ciena in 2013, Mr. Krauss held a similar position with Arion Systems, Inc. where he helped design, build and implement a large federal government agency’s IP/MPLS backbone. He also held numerous management positions with Level 3 Communications and prior to that, he worked at MCI helping lay the foundations of the Internet.

Mr. Krauss received both his Bachelor of Science in Engineering (BSE) as well as his Master of Science in Electrical Engineering (MSEE) from Duke University. He also received a Diplôme d’Ingénieur from École Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications in Paris, France. In addition to his academic achievements, Mr. Krauss holds a CCIE and CISSP certification, and is a senior member of the IEEE.

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