Ortronics has announced the appointment of John Struhar as director of fiber optic structured cabling solutions.
In this newly created position, Struhar will lead business development initiatives in the optical fiber market segment, utilizing his extensive experience in optical fiber, networking technology and cabling system infrastructure.
Struhar is a founding member and chairman, since 2001, of the TIA Fiber Optics LAN Section (FOLS). FOLS promotes the technical and economic advantages of optical fiber technology in customer-owned networks.
He is also a published author and frequent presenter on technology trends, products and systems in 12 countries. His worked for 12 years as an application engineer and software project/product manager at Lucent Technologies, OFS, and AT&T Network Systems. He also spent several years as a data technical specialist for AT&T Computer Systems.
Struhar has a master's degree in industrial management from the Georgia Institute of Technology, a master's degree in electrical engineering from the University of Illinois, and a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Marquette University.
Ortronics, based in New London, CT, manufactures commercial Category 5e and 6 cable and optical fiber. For more information visit www.ortronics.com.