President and CEO
Christoph Glingener is the President and Chief Technology Officer of ADVA. His responsibility is to ensure ADVA’s standing as a global innovator in networking solutions. He is in charge of defining ADVA’s overall product strategy, creating and streamlining the resulting product portfolio including strategic partnerships and mergers & acquisitions. He is leading all product management, research and development, new product introduction and operations activities, which are combined in a unique global devops setup.
Christoph joined ADVA in 2006 and his activities are building on a long and successful industry career with experience gained in both academic and corporate roles. These include leading positions at Marconi Communications (now Ericsson) and Siemens Communications (now Coriant/Infinera). Christoph holds a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the University of Dortmund, Germany.