Principal System Architect
Greg Armstrong has been working in the Telecommunications industry for 23 years as a System Architect, Application Engineer & Systems Design Engineer. He is currently a Principal System Architect within the Timing Products Division at Integrated Device Technology (IDT), where he is responsible for the technical definition of new timing products (both hardware and software) and the development of product roadmaps. He also represents IDT in the IEEE 1588 working group and is an active participant on the CableLabs DOCSIS Mobile Back-Haul committee. With over 12 years of synchronization experience, Greg’s expertise is in technologies that enable the transfer of frequency, phase and time synchronization over packet networks (SyncE, IEEE 1588, NTP, ToP, RTP and CESoPSN). He also has a background in Ethernet/IP switching and 10G SDH/SONET/ETH Framers/Mappers. Greg has been advising System Architects and Design Engineers at industry-leading companies for many years. Greg Armstrong graduated in Electronic Systems Engineering from University of Regina, Canada in 1995. Greg started his career at Bell Northern Research (Nortel Networks) in Ottawa, Canada. He previously held the position of Senior Application Engineer at Microsemi (formerly Zarlink Semiconductor).