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Elizabeth Rivera Hartling

Optical Network Engineer - Networking

I am an Optical Network Engineer, focused on optical transmission technology innovation and optimizing optical network designs to support a high capacity, scalable global network. I work on optical designs for Subsea cables and Terrestrial backbone connecting our data centers worldwide.

Before Facebook, I spent 10 years at Ciena designing Subsea optical platforms and solutions, introducing coherent technology to Subsea cables, and championing the subsea Open Cables movement.