Bookham Reviews

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Bookham President, CEO, and Director Alain Couder
Alain Couder
6 Ratings

    Great place to learn and grow in your career

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    Former Employee - Senior Design Engineer in Kanata, ON
    Former Employee - Senior Design Engineer in Kanata, ON

    I worked at Bookham


    Excellent experienced and intelligent people. Great product portfolio and design contribution opportunities


    Working with multiple design sites can be a challenge

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    Improve the connection between sales and design

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Headquarters San Jose, CA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Public (OCLR)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $500 million to $1 billion (CAD) per year
Competitors Unknown

And you thought splitting hairs was tedious. Oclaro (formerly Bookham) integrates the light-processing functions of optical networking components onto silicon chips, which it then puts into communications products such as transceivers, transponders, transmitters, receivers, and modulators. Typical devices for dividing wavelengths of light combine several components, such as tunable lasers, lenses, and filters. The global company gets around 80% of sales from outside the US. In early 2009 Bookham merged with rival Avanex in a stock-swap transaction and changed its name to... More

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