Palo Verde Networks
Dr. Dan Kilper is a university professor and entrepreneur with over a decade of industry experience at Bell Labs. He holds faculty positions in the College of Optical Sciences and Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Arizona, Tucson, and an adjunct appointment at Columbia University. He is the founder and CTO of Palo Verde Networks, a startup that is developing a new generation of fiber optic networks. His research is aimed at solving fundamental and real world problems in photonic systems and networks in order to create a faster, more affordable, and energy efficient Internet, addressing interdisciplinary challenges for smart cities, sustainability, and digital equality.