I am Mike Venter, CEO and co-founder of OptixSource - we are a small private company providing fiber-optic consulting services. We focus on market and technology research for product development, fiber characterization services, and creating marketing materials. We also offer fiber testing products and cable preparation tools which have been carefully selected based on our rich hands-on experience.
I have worked in several product engineering, sales and marketing, and key management roles in the RF, microwave and optical telecom industry for over 35 years, focusing on fiber test and measurement since 1989. I have extensive test equipment and practical field-testing experience and I am well versed in optical technologies (xPON, xWDM) including various fiber types and their applications.
I am a Certified Fiber Characterization Engineer (CFCE) specializing in fiber inspection, bi-directional Loss and OTDR testing, including Chromatic Dispersion (CD), Polarization Mode Dispersion (PMD) and spectral attenuation measurements.