Lynx Photonic Networks Names Di Mola Director of Process and Technology

From: Lynx Photonic Networks
Published: Tue Sep 20 2005

CALABASAS HILLS, Calif., September 20, 2005 - Lynx Photonic Networks (, the leading photonic switch company, has appointed Domenico Di Mola to the newly created position of director, process and technology. An internationally recognized expert in the design, development and manufacturing of products using planar lightwave circuit (PLC) and SiOB (silicon optics bench) technologies, Di Mola will oversee Lynx's PLC manufacturing process and also evaluate new technologies for Lynx to adopt as it expands its product offerings.

Before joining Lynx, Di Mola served as R&D operating manager for Agilent's optoelectronic component operation in Italy and Singapore. Previously, he was technical director and a board member of Gefran Silicon Microsystems S.r.l., which Agilent acquired in 2001. His career also includes telecommunications giant Italtel, where he was an IC and optoelectronic designer and later R&D operating manager.

"Domenico's talents have earned him a sterling reputation in the industry, especially in Europe, and he will be a tremendous asset to our company as we move forward," said Daniel Tal, Lynx CEO and co-founder. "With his PLC expertise and extensive know-how covering the functionalities of both passive and active devices, Domenico fits in perfectly with our ongoing development of advanced products in these areas."

A much sought-after author and speaker within the worldwide optoelectronics community, Di Mola has published or presented 19 technical papers. He has also patented a tunable add/drop optical device. Di Mola holds a master's of science degree in electronic engineering from the Polytechnic of Turin in Italy.

In his position with Lynx, Di Mola will be based in Milan, Italy where he will also oversee sale network activities of Lynx-Europe.

About Lynx Photonic Networks
Lynx is the leading photonic communications solutions company, with its patented solid-state switching technology, featured in its successful LightLEADER family of plug-and-play all-optical switching systems. The company is headquartered in Southern California, is ISO-9001-2000 certified, and has raised more than $64 million from blue-chip private and corporate investors, such as ADC Telecommunications, Goldman Sachs, HarbourVest Partners, JDSU, Morgan Stanley, Telesoft, and Walden Ventures. More information is available from Lynx Photonic Networks, 26775 Malibu Hills Road, Calabasas Hills, Calif., 91301; Telephone: 818-878-7500; or on the Web at
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