John Holobinko

Director of Strategy

Access Networks

John Holobinko has over 30 years’ leadership experience as a VP and Director of Strategy/Product Management in large corporations and CEO of emerging software and hardware companies.

Prior to joining Cisco as the lead of strategy for Access Networks, he was VP Strategy of the $1B Network Infrastructure business for Motorola Home (now Arris Group), where he was responsible for driving product innovation and business transformation in areas such as next generation IP video, optical, access networks and cloud-based services.

Earlier in his career, he was CEO of VPIsystems, a big data analytics firm for optimizing large communications networks and CEO of Aplion Networks, which created one of the first layer 4-7 IP switching and routing systems. He also cofounded American Lightwave Systems, Inc. a pioneering company of long-haul optical digital video transport, PON and HFC optical network products.

John holds six patents in optics, smart devices, and signal processing.


October 22, 2018


Preparing for FDX in Your Access Network Now

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We've announced the industry's first FDX-ready node, the GS7000 FDXi, and invite you to come by our Cable-Tec booth #1603 to learn how you can prepare for Full Duplex DOCSIS in your cable access network now.

October 25, 2018


Celebrating Success of the OpenRPD Initiative

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The results of the OpenRPD initiative – a collaborative open/community source project to develop software that can be used by the industry to build a Remote PHY Device – have been stellar.