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Agenda and Bios


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Agenda and Bios

  1. 1. Technical Advisory Process Workshop on Broadband Network Management Agenda December 8th, 2009, 10:00 am FCC Commission Meeting Room 10:00-10:05 am Introduction of Workshop-Moderator, Julius Knapp, Chief, Office of Engineering and Technology 10:05-10:50 am Scott Jordan (UC Irvine), Traffic Management and the Open Internet 10:50-11:35 am KC Claffy (UC San Diego), Network Management in the Internet 11:35-12:20 pm Paul Sanchirico, Cisco, Routing and Network Operation 12:20-1:30 pm Lunch 1:30-2:15 pm Paul Liao (CableLabs), Cable Network Management 2:15-3:00 pm Bill Smith (AT&T), Wireline Network Management 3:00-3:45 pm Tom Sawanobori (Verizon), Wireless Network Management 3:45-4:30 pm Jonathan Rosenberg (Skype), Network Management for Applications and Services FCC Participants: Julius Knapp, Chief, Office of Engineering & Technology Ruth Milkman, Chief, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau Open Internet Workshops Page 1 of 7
  2. 2. Sharon Gillett, Chief, Wireline Competition Bureau Stagg Newman, Chief Technologist, National Broadband Taskforce Jon Peha, Chief Technologist, FCC Walter Johnston, Chief, Electromagnetic Compatibility Division/OET Open Internet Workshops Page 2 of 7
  3. 3. BIOS Scott Jordan Professor, UC Irvine Professor Scott Jordan is concerned with the interplay between networking technology, communications policy, and economics. His research interests currently include communications policy, pricing and differentiated services in the Internet, and resource allocation in wireless multimedia networks. He is developing moderate network neutrality policies founded on network architecture that encourage development of network management for multimedia applications while prohibiting anti-competitive behavior. Professor Jordan received the A.B. degree in Applied Mathematics and the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley. From 1990 until 1999, he served as a faculty member at Northwestern University. Since 1999, he has served as a faculty member at the University of California, Irvine, currently as a Professor in the Department of Computer Science. During 2006, he served as an IEEE Congressional Fellow, working in the United States Senate on Internet and telecommunications policy issues. KC Claffy Principal Investigator CAIDA/ Adjunct Professor UC San Diego kc claffy is founder and director of the Cooperative Association for Internet Data Analysis (CAIDA), based at the University of California's San Diego Supercomputer Center, and Adjunct Professor in the Computer Science and Engineering Department at UCSD. kc's research interests include measurement, analysis, and visualization of Internet workload, routing, topology, performance, and economic data. CAIDA seeks, through the collection and curation of strategic Internet data sets and freely available tools and analysis methodologies, to improve the scientific integrity of network research and to Open Internet Workshops Page 3 of 7
  4. 4. promote more informed engineering, business, and policy decisions regarding the Internet infrastructure. Paul Sanchirico Vice President, Engineering, Cisco Paul Sanchirico is Vice President of the Service Provider Systems Unit for Cisco. In this position, he leads the organization responsible for developing Cisco’s service provider solutions and architectures. The organization’s work spans IP NGN systems, managed services systems, mobility/WiMax systems, cable sys- tems and video/IPTV systems. A Cisco veteran, Mr. Sanchirico joined the company in 1996 and has held many key positions in his career. Previous Cisco positions included leading Cisco’s Video & IPTV Systems Test and Architecture Team, initiating Cisco’s Metro Eth- ernet solutions program and driving Cisco’s early service provider voice strate- gy. Before Cisco, Mr. Sanchirico spent many years with Bellcore, where he rose to the position of Managing Director of Bellcore’s Business Broadband Consulting and Engineering practice. Mr. Sanchirico holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Lehigh University and a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Princeton University. Paul Liao President, CableLabs Dr. Paul F. Liao is President and CEO of Cable Television Laboratories, Inc. In this capacity he heads the research and development organization responsible for charting the cable television industry’s course in technology. Prior to join- ing CableLabs, he held the positions of Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for the Panasonic Corporation of North America, and was the President of its Panasonic R&D Company of America. In these positions, Liao was re- Open Internet Workshops Page 4 of 7
  5. 5. sponsible for technology direction and R&D for Panasonic in North America. Before Panasonic, he held a number of positions at Bell Communications Re- search, Inc. (Bellcore) and Bell Laboratories including as the Vice President for Emerging Networks, Assistant Vice President of the Solid State Research Labo- ratory, the Network Systems Research Laboratory, and of the Network Architec- ture and Foundations Center. Liao is a recipient of the IEEE Millennium Medal and a past President of the IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society. He is a for- mer editor of the Journal of the Optical Society of America B: Optical Physics, and has been Co-Editor for the Academic Press Series entitled Quantum Elec- tronics. Liao has also served as a member of the Board of Trustees of Brook- dale Community College located in Lincroft, New Jersey. He is a fellow of the IEEE, the American Physical Society, and the Optical Society of America and was part of the Leadership New Jersey Class of 1989 Bill Smith, President, Local Network Services, AT&T Bill Smith is responsible for all network-related operations including over 75,000 employees across the company’s domestic footprint. This includes construction and engineering, installation and maintenance, U-verse field operations, and operations planning for wireline and wireless facilities. Prior to his current position, he was executive vice-president-shared services, in charge of mass market and enterprise operations, corporate real estate, procurement, regional wireline planning, and business planning and integration. Mr. Smith began his career with the former BellSouth Corp. in 1979, where he held a number of positions in technology, operations, marketing and public policy. He was involved in BellSouth’s advanced technology efforts, and was responsible for the company’s DSL, Internet and wholesale business units. Most recently, he served as chief technology officer for BellSouth, responsible for setting the overall technology direction for BellSouth’s core infrastructure. In that position, he was responsible for network and operations technology, Internet Protocol applications, next generation strategy, and BellSouth Open Internet Workshops Page 5 of 7
  6. 6. Entertainment, LLC. Tom Sawanobori, Vice President of Network and Technology Strategy, Verizon Thomas K. (Tom) Sawanobori serves as Vice President of Network and Technology Strategy for Verizon. He is responsible for technology strategy for all Verizon business units. His group leads technology strategy, wireless technology, strategy and planning, standards, and regulatory support. He provides wireless strategy and planning direction for network HQ and field support. Tom’s organization also leads capital budget allocation for the corporation and manages the intellectual property portfolio. In his previous role as Vice President, Network Planning for Verizon Wireless, he led technology direction, planning, and evolution of the radio and core network. His operational experience includes leading the Northern California team to expand coverage, improve performance, and deploy the EV-DO wireless broadband network. Previously he held increasingly responsible positions in planning, technology, and implementation for Verizon Wireless. Jonathan Rosenberg, Chief Technology Strategist, Skype As Chief Technology Strategist, Jonathan Rosenberg is responsible for Skype's overall architecture and technology strategy. He is most well known as the co- author of the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) and has authored many of the standards that are in wide use today within the telecommunications industry. Prior to joining Skype, Rosenberg was a Cisco Fellow at Cisco Systems, where he directed technology strategy for its enterprise voice product portfolio. Before that, he was CTO of dynamicsoft, one of the industry's first VoIP technology companies. In that role, he helped build products and networks for several of the earliest VoIP deployments. Rosenberg has received many industry accolades Open Internet Workshops Page 6 of 7
  7. 7. for his role as a pioneer and innovator in telephony. Open Internet Workshops Page 7 of 7