Luxtera is a fabless semiconductor company that designs and builds front panels and embedded optical modules based on its silicon photonics technology for use in network, server, and mobile infrastructure markets. Its products are used in cloud data interconnect, local area networks, high-performance computing, and generic applications.

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Parent CompanyCisco
HQCarlsbad, CA, US
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Luxtera was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Carlsbad, CA, US

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Key People/Management at Luxtera

Greg Young

Greg Young

President & CEO
Seamus Daly

Seamus Daly

Vice President of Operations
Peter De Dobbelaere

Peter De Dobbelaere

Vice President of Engineering
Joseph Balardeta

Joseph Balardeta

Vice President of Engineering
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Luxtera Office Locations

Luxtera has an office in Carlsbad
Carlsbad, CA, US (HQ)
2320 Camino Vida Roble
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Luxtera Financials and Metrics

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$210.9 m


In total, Luxtera had raised $210.9 m. Luxtera is a subsidiary of Cisco

Luxtera Operating Metrics

Apr, 2018



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Luxtera News and Updates

Cisco Completes Acquisition of Luxtera

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) today announced it has completed the acquisition of privately-held Luxtera, Inc, a semiconductor company that uses silicon photonics to build integrated optics capabilities for webscale and enterprise data centers,...

Cisco acquires photonics leader Luxtera for $660mn

Global networking major Cisco on Tuesday announced the acquisition of California-based semiconductor company Luxtera for $660 million.

Cisco to buy semiconductor company Luxtera in a $660 million deal

The companies expect to close the acquisition in the third quarter of Cisco's fiscal year 2019.

Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire Silicon Photonics Leader, Luxtera

SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) today announced the intent to acquire privately-held Luxtera, Inc, a semiconductor company based in Carlsbad, California that uses silicon photonics to build integrated optics capabilities for webscale and enterprise data cen…

Cisco Is in Talks to Buy Optical Chip Maker Luxtera

Cisco Is in Talks to Buy Optical Chip Maker Luxtera

Photonic Integrated Circuits (PIC) Market will be grow in the imminent year with players: Infinera, Mellanox Technologies, Luxtera

A new research study from HTF MI with title Global Photonic Integrated Circuits (PIC) Industry Market Analysis & Forecast 2018-2023 provides an in-depth assessment of the Photonic Integrated Circuits (PIC) including key market trends, upcoming technologies, industry drivers, challenges, regulato…
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Luxtera Blogs

Greg Young, President & CEO of Luxtera, to Present on 5G Networks & Next Generation Optically Enabled Ethernet Switches for Cloud Computing at ECOC 2018

ROME, (September 20, 2018) – ECOC 2018 – Greg Young, President and CEO of Luxtera, Inc. (“Luxtera”), will present in two sessions at the 44th European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC) in Rome. On Sunday, Sept. 23, during the 5G workshop, Young’s presentation entitled “Photonics Transport S…

Luxtera Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Luxtera founded?

    Luxtera was founded in 2001.

  • Who are Luxtera key executives?

    Luxtera's key executives are Greg Young, Seamus Daly and Peter De Dobbelaere.

  • How many employees does Luxtera have?

    Luxtera has 92 employees.

  • Who are Luxtera competitors?

    Competitors of Luxtera include SiFive, Ranovus and NeoPhotonics.

  • Where is Luxtera headquarters?

    Luxtera headquarters is located at 2320 Camino Vida Roble, Carlsbad.

  • Where are Luxtera offices?

    Luxtera has an office in Carlsbad.

  • How many offices does Luxtera have?

    Luxtera has 1 office.