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Jun Shan Wey

Distinguished Engineer of Technical Staff, Verizon

Corporate Strategy

Explore the essence of corporate strategy and its pivotal role in business success. Discover how technology companies formulate and implement their tech development strategies, and gain insights into the diverse range of job opportunities and sought-after skills within this dynamic field.

About the Speaker
Dr. Jun Shan Wey is a Distinguished Engineer at Verizon Communications. Her dedication to developing optical networking and video media industry standards ecosystem has played a crucial role in Verizon’s network strategy and architecture planning. Currently, she represents Verizon in the ITU-T, FSAN, IEEE 802.3, and ATIS standards development organizations. As an editor of multiple ITU-T Recommendations for optical access networks, her contributions have led to widespread commercial deployments of passive optical networks worldwide. Before joining Verizon, Dr. Wey’s career journey encompassed diverse roles, spanning from research faculty in academia and an R&D engineer in startups, to a technologist specializing in standards development in large corporations. She also ran her own successful consulting firm, advising executive leadership on technology strategy. Beyond her professional achievements, Dr. Wey is a passionate volunteer and mentor. She is a long-time contributor to the Optical Fiber Communications (OFC) Conference, including serving as a program co-chair in 2020 and general co-chair in 2022. She currently chairs the steering committee and co-chairs the IEEE INGR Optics working group. Dr. Wey is a dedicated mentor at the University of Washington CoMotion innovation center, guiding the next generation of entrepreneurs. With over 50 publications in top international journals and conferences, 6 granted patents and 12 pending, Dr. Wey is a recognized authority in her field. She is a frequent speaker at prestigious conferences and events. Dr. Wey holds a B.Sc. in electronics engineering from National Chiao Tung University in Taiwan, and a M.S. and Ph.D., both in electrical engineering, from the University of Maryland, College Park. She is a Senior Member of IEEE and a Fellow of Optica.
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