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Sven Ooghe

Sven Ooghe is Product Line Manager in the Fixed Networks Division of Nokia in Antwerp, Belgium. He manages the Fiber To the Home (FTTH) product strategy and roadmap and acts as interface towards customers in EMEA. Sven Ooghe was awarded the title of Distinguished Member of Technical Staff (DMTS) at Alcatel-Lucent. This lifetime title honors individuals across the Alcatel-Lucent technical community who demonstrate outstanding, sustained, clearly identifiable technical contributions to Alcatel-Lucent. He has been actively involved in the Broadband Forum (formerly DSL Forum) since early 2001. In 2008 he was awarded the Circle of Excellence Award in recognition of his continuous contribution to the evolution of broadband architectures. He has more than 100 contributions to his name and served as editor of TR-062, TR-058, TR-147 and TR-177. Currently he serves as Work Area Director of the Fiber to the Distribution Point Work Area. In 2002, he was awarded the Metro Ethernet Forum Award for Outstanding Contribution. Sven received a Magna Cum Laude MS degree in Civil Engineering - Computer Science from the University of Ghent (Belgium) in 2000. He owns two patents and has more than 10 filed patents.