Michael Ricci

Senior Vice President, Optical Communications Group, JDSU

Michael Ricci is responsible for the Company's Optical Communications Products Group. Prior to joining JDSU, Ricci was a Vice President and General Manager at Intel Corporation for five years with the Telecom Products Division, the Optical Products Group, and the Business Development Group. In 1999, as Vice President at Level One Communications, Ricci led the Telecom Business Unit and helped Level One become a market leader. From 1981 to 1997, Ricci served at Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) in engineering for telecommunications and microprocessor products and ultimately oversaw the development and launch of communications products, including wireless communications, desktop networking, and Ethernet technologies.

Ricci began his career at Siliconix, Inc. and holds a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.