Date Announced: 30 Jan 2020
Modi’in Israel –– DustPhotonics, a provider of optical modules for high-performance data center connectivity, today announced the appointment of Anthony Musto as VP of Sales and Marketing, Brian Mulroe as Senior Director of Strategic Business Development, and Yaron Refaely as Vice President of Research & Development. The executives will report to the CEO, Ben Rubovitch.
Musto brings 20 years of experience in fiber optics and the broader telecommunications industry. He was a founder and Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Optium Corporationwhich was acquired by Finisar (NASDAQ:FNSR) in 2008. Prior to Optium, Musto held various leadership roles at JDS Uniphase and Sarnoff Corporation.
“The data center and hypercomputing is at an ever-growing scale. This expansion enables us to keep our customers one step ahead with our innovative technology solutions customized for their needs,” stated Mr. Musto. “I look forward to taking on this new role, to lead the sales development of this organization, and leverage our technology leadership in optical communication.”
“Our customer relationships are key to building a strong company position in the market for high value and lower risk industry developments that offer rapid return on investment,” said Rubovitch. “I am very pleased to welcome Mr. Musto to his new role. He will expand our market penetration and introduce us to new and future market demands. Mr. Musto has deep experience with our valued customers and a keen understanding of what it will take to play an even larger role in their success.”
Brian Mulroe brings 30 years’ experience in telecom sales and will spearhead the company’s business development initiatives. Mulroe most recently served as a Senior Regional Sales Manager with Finisar Corporation, performing account management for key customers and specializing in transceiver and sensor products for LiDAR and Sensing. Mulroe also previously owned and operated a manufacturers’ representative firm specializing in optical, RF and microwave components and systems.
“DustPhotonics is leading the market in developing optical transceivers that are capable of handling the capacity and speeds required of intra-data center interconnect amidst the growth of hyperscale data centers,” said Mulroe. “I look forward to leveraging my skill sets and deep connections within the industry to help new customers see the immense reliability and value of our products and continue to grow our client base.”
Refaely brings over 15 years of experience from leading telecommunication companies. In his previous role as Vice President of R&D for Ceragon Networks, Mr. Refaely managed over 200 engineers, leading development and managing innovative solutions for wireless backhaul systems.
“As DustPhotonics enters its next phase of growth and the industry moves into higher scalability and complex demands, there is a need for a strong, stable and innovative R&D organization,” stated Rubovich. “Yaron Refaely will lead DustPhotonics’s competitive-edge AuraDP™ technology and enriched product portfolio to enable superior performance and sustainable 100, 400 and 800 Gb/s products. He will help position the company as a disruptive innovator for high speed optical connectivity in data centers.”
Web Site: www.dustphotonics.com