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Giorgio Grasso Edit Profile

researcher , engineering executive

Giorgio Grasso, Italian engineering executive, researcher. Achievements include research in optical amplifiers for telecom. Nominee Patent Decade award, 2006.

Background

Grasso, Giorgio was born on December 26, 1949 in Rome.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy in Telecommunications Engineering, University Bologna, 1974.

Career

Optical researcher Pirelli Cable Laboratories, 1974—1985. Director Photonic Research Pirelli Cable Laboratories, 1985—1993, Systems Research and Development Pirelli Photonic, 1993—1999, Cisco Photonic, 1999—2001. Chief Executive Officer Pirelli Laboratories, since 2001.

Chief Technology Officer PGT Photonic, since 2009. Lieutenant Italian Army, 1974-1975.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in optical amplifiers for telecom.

Connections

Married Laura Gherardi, 1975. Children: Francesco, Fabio.

spouse:
Laura Gherardi

children:
Francesco Grasso

Fabio Grasso