Albert Grooten currently is Director and Owner at Grooten FTTH Consultancy and Associate/Senior Advisor at Stratix Consulting, responsible for the Stratix Academy.
Until 2012 he has been Director Technology FTTH for the optical fiber and telecom network solutions specialist Draka Communications (now part of the Prysmian Group).
Albert worked for Draka in R&D and was subsequently International Product manager for Optical Fiber Cables. He has been Managing Director of NetShare Nederland BV (a daughter company of Draka).
Albert Grooten holds a MS degree in Materials Engineering from Delft Technical University. He has been a Board Member of the FTTH Council Europe until 2012.
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