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Michael Ritter

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Michael Ritter

VP, technical marketing and analyst relations

Michael drives ADVA Optical Networking’s vision of innovative optical and carrier Ethernet technology into the marketplace. Focusing on current technology architectures while keeping an eye on the network trends of the future, he helps the company position solutions for its global service provider and enterprise customers.


He assumed his current role following a successful spell as VP of business management and prior to that he had worked on carrier business development and technology strategy at the company. Michael has many years of experience working within the international service provider industry, holding various management positions at ICT companies including Siemens Information & Communication Networks. Michael has a doctor’s degree in network and computer science from the University of Wuerzberg.

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