SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwire - January 6, 2010) - Finisar Corporation (NASDAQ: FNSR), a technology leader in gigabit fiber optic solutions for high-speed data networks, today announced that Eitan Gertel, Finisar's Chief Executive Officer, and Steve Workman, Finisar's CFO, will speak at the 12th Annual Needham Growth Stock Conference in New York:

Event:       12th Annual Needham Growth Stock Conference
Presenters:  Eitan Gertel and Steve Workman
Date:        Thursday, January 14, 2010
Time:        3:10pm Eastern Time/12:10pm Pacific Time
Location:    New York Palace Hotel
Webcast:     See investor events at (an archive of the
             presentation will be available for replay following
             the webcast)


Finisar Corporation (NASDAQ: FNSR) is a global technology leader for fiber optic subsystems that enable high-speed voice, video and data communications for networking, storage, wireless, and cable TV applications. For more than 20 years, Finisar has provided critical optics technologies to system manufacturers to meet the increasing demands for network bandwidth and storage. Finisar is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, USA with R&D, manufacturing sites, and sales offices worldwide. For additional information, visit

Contact Information: Contact: Steve Workman Sr. VP Finance, Chief Financial Officer Finisar Corporation 408-548-1000 Investor Relations Finisar Corporation 408-542-5050