Robert A. Reid
Mr. Reid is a Sr. Technology Manager for Panduit’s Data Center Connectivity Group in Tinley Park, Illinois. He currently defines product development direction for Panduit’s fiber optic structured cabling product line. He has been active in the fiber optics industry for over thirty years, in the development of passive optical components, optoelectronic and specialty optics systems.
Mr. Reid has presented at many industry symposia (BICSI, Data Center Dynamics, Optical Fiber Conference, OE/Fibers, IMAPS - International Microelectronics & Packaging Society & ISHM Hybrid Microelectronics Symposium). He has also participated in the development many of the standard TIA Fiber Optic Test Procedures and has served as membership chair to TIA FOTC (Fiber Optic Technology Consortium) and is a member of ANSI T11 Fibre Channel. Mr. Reid has an undergraduate degree in Physics from the University of Waterloo (Canada) and a graduate degree in Statistics from the University of Hartford.