SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwire - February 22, 2011) - Dr. David F. Welch, co-founder, executive vice president, and chief strategy officer at Infinera (NASDAQ: INFN), will participate in the Optical Panel Discussion being held at the Pacific Crest 6th Annual Emerging Technology Summit on March 2, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. The conference is being held in San Francisco, California at the Westin Hotel, March 1 - 2, 2011.

About Infinera
Infinera provides Digital Optical Networking systems to telecommunications carriers worldwide. Infinera's systems are unique in their use of a breakthrough semiconductor technology: the photonic integrated circuit (PIC). Infinera's systems and PIC technology are designed to provide customers with simpler and more flexible engineering and operations, faster time-to-service, and the ability to rapidly deliver differentiated services without reengineering their optical infrastructure. For more information, please visit http://www.infinera.com/.

Contact Information:

For media and analysts:
Media:
Jeff Ferry
Tel. (408) 572-5213
jferry@infinera.com

Investors:
Bob Blair
Tel. (408) 716-4879
bblair@infinera.com