Wupen Yuen

Wupen Yuen, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Telecom Transmission

Wupen Yuen joined Lumentum in August 2022.  

Yuen is a deep technologist and established leader with over 25 years of experience in the photonics space. He is currently the General Manager of Lumentum’s Telecom Transmission business unit.

Prior to this role, Yuen also served as Senior Vice President and General Manager for Lumentum’s Datacom business unit. 

Yuen joined the company through Lumentum’s acquisition of NeoPhotonics, where he had been Chief Product Officer since 2018, and Senior Vice President and General Manager since August 2014. From January 2005 to August 2014, Yuen held numerous leadership roles within NeoPhotonics, including Senior Vice President of Product and Technology Development, Vice President of Product Development and Engineering, and Director of Business Development. From August 2002 until December 2004, Yuen served as Chief Technology Officer of Bandwidth9, a telecommunications tunable laser company. 

Yuen holds a PhD and a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from National Taiwan University. He has completed various executive education programs at Harvard Business School and the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business in innovation, general management, finance, and leadership.