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Wayne Hopkinson

Wayne Hopkinson is an engineering fellow for CommScope. As a member of the Connectivity Solutions team for the enterprise market, he was named a CommScope Fellow, the highest level of professional achievement for the company’s engineering and technical employees. A senior principal electrical/RF engineer on the Enterprise Cable team, Wayne has been with the company since 1999.  He was instrumental in the design of GigaSPEED XL, X10D and Uniprise products in the Cat6 and 6A categories. Wayne has been involved in the development of products that have resulted in the smallest Cat6A UTP cable in the industry and led to significant cost reductions in manufacturing.