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Editorial Team


Matthew Peach
Optical Connections Editor

Matthew Peach is a freelance technology journalist specializing in photonics and communications. He has previously worked for several business-to-business publishers, editing a range of high-tech magazines and websites.


Roy Rubenstein
Optical Connections
Contributing Journalist

Roy Rubenstein is the editor of gazettabyte.com

John Williamson
Optical Connections
Contributing Journalist

John Williamson is a freelance telecommunications, IT and military communications journalist.  He has also written for national and international media, and been a telecoms advisor to the World Bank.


Per Danielsen
Optical Connections
Contributing Journalist

Per Danielsen has 35 years of experience in optical communications and is now working freelance writing about optical communications and other telecom related topics. He also serves as chairman of the ECOC Market Focus program committee.