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Marcus Weldon

President, Bell Labs and Corporate Chief Technology Officer, Nokia

Marcus Weldon

As President of Bell Labs and Corporate Chief Technology Officer, Marcus Weldon is responsible for coordinating the technical strategy across the company and driving technological and architectural innovations.

Mr Weldon combines his vision with the power of Bell Labs to create a unique innovation engine whose goal is to ‘invent the future’ of the networking and communications industry.

He was selected as one of the Global Telecoms Business Power 100 of the most influential people in ICT in 2014 and one of their ‘Top CTOs to watch in 2015’. He was a member of the Executive Board of ATIS (Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions) and a member of the former FCC Open Internet Advisory Committee. He is on the Board of Trustees of the Liberty Science Center in New Jersey and an advisor to select Venture Funds. He is also the editor of the recent book “The Future X Network: A Bell Labs Perspective” (Taylor and Francis, 2015).

Mr Weldon holds a BS in Chemistry and Computer Science from King’s College, London, and a PhD degree in Physical Chemistry from Harvard University. In 1995, he joined the Physics Division at AT&T Bell Labs as a post-doctoral researcher, before becoming a Member of Technical Staff in the Optical Materials Division. He has won a series of scientific and engineering society awards for his work on electronic and optical materials.

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