Fiber Optic Infrastructure Application Guide
About the Authors
, Solutions Manager, PanduitDan manages the Industrial Automation research efforts for
control panel and industrial networking solutions, includingcollaborative research conducted with Rockwell Automation in EMInoise mitigation for control systems. He has over 20 years experi-ence designing and supporting control systems, factory data col-lection and industrial networks for global manufacturingoperations. He holds a BS degree in Electrical Engineering and hasattained Professional Engineer and ASQ Certified Quality Engineercertifications.
, Consultant, Network & Security Services, RockwellAutomationScott is a Network & Security Services Consultant for Rockwell Auto-mation. Scott is responsible for Network Infrastructure Design ser-vices with a focus on Ethernet. Scott has worked in the industry for 22years, with 14 years at Rockwell Automation, providing customer cen-tric solutions in a variety of roles including sales support, solution pro-vider, and educator with the last five years dedicated to industrialnetworking.
, Business Development Manager for Networks,Rockwell AutomationGregory leads a multi-company effort to establish tested and vali-dated design guidelines that help manufacturers design anddeploy large-scale automation network infrastructures. As a majorcontributor to the Cisco and Rockwell Automation Alliance, Gre-gory has advanced the adoption of convergence between indus-trial and IT networks. Gregory has been designing andimplementing industrial network solutions for the past 27 years,with 22 of those years at Rockwell Automation, holding roles ofincreasing responsibility such as Application Engineer and SolutionArchitect, resulting in extensive experience in developing controland information solutions for industrial applications. Prior to joiningRockwell Automation, Gregory worked in the Defense industrydeveloping industrial automation and control system solutions fordiscrete and process applications.
, Industry Solutions Architect for Manufacturing, CiscoPaul is an Industry Solutions Architect for Manufacturing. He isresponsible for developing solutions for the Manufacturing vertical,including those for Industrial Automation and Control Systems. Paul isa member of the ODVA Technical Review Board and has over 22years of industry experience. Prior to joining Cisco, Paul was an Asso-ciate Partner with a focus on IT Infrastructure at Accenture for 16years and an IT Manager for SAP for 2 years. He has extensive experi-ence working for Manufacturing, Retail, and Financial Services clients.He has developed and deployed large enterprise IT applications for arange of business functions on a global scale.
, Sr. Product Development Manager, Network Connec-tivity Group, PanduitRobert Reid currently defines product development direction forPanduit’s fiber optic structured cabling product line. He has beenactive in the fiber optics industry for over twenty-five years includ-ing the development of passive optical components, optoelec-tronic and specialty optics and systems. Mr. Reid has presented atmany industry symposia (Optical Fiber Conference, OE/Fibers,IMAPS & ISHM). He has also contributed significantly to the devel-opment of EIA/TIA Fiber Optic Test Procedures as well as havingserved as membership chair to EIA/TIA FOLS (Fiber Optic LANSection). Mr. Reid has an undergraduate degree in Physics from theUniversity of Waterloo (Canada) and a graduate degree in Statis-tics from the University of Hartford..
, Senior Fiber Applications Engineer, PanduitDoug assists with design, implementation and troubleshooting allfiber solutions provided by
. He assists with writing technicalcollateral to assist with the understanding and proper usage of Pan-duit fiber solutions. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engi-neering and his extensive fiber background includes design, install,testing, and maintaining fiber optic networks; encompassing every-thing from LAN technologies to high speed fiber backbones.