FORA.tv Speaker - John Roese

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Biography

John Roese, senior vice-president of Huawei North American Research Center, oversees the company's overall research and development activities. He assists in establishing the product/device direction for R&D and impacts each unit's business, process and procedures.

Prior to joining Huawei, he was the global chief technology officer for Nortel based in Ottawa Canada, responsible for the leadership of the 12,000 R&D staff of the company. Additionally his responsibilities included leading the advanced research groups, common R&D, R&D strategy, the Nortel Intellectual Property Law group, standards activities, and broad externally facing evangelism and customer interaction on a global level. Prior to Nortel, he was CTO for Networking Technologies at Broadcom, CTO at Enterasys (now part of Siemens Enterprise Networks) and CTO of Cabletron Systems. His career has spanned the broad Information and Communications Technology market with experience in enterprise and carrier markets and technologies ranging from silicon development to higher level IT applications. He have been a member of the boards of numerous companies including Blade Network Technologies, Pingtel, Smartshare systems, and Bering Media and represented his companies in various initiatives within the industry including the board of One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) and board of the Alliance for Telecom Industry Solutions (ATIS).

2 Programs

The Great Disruption: Will Big Data Disrupt Big Business?

06.08.11 | 00:29:16 min | 0 comments

The Decline and Fall of Western Innovation

03.23.11 | 00:35:27 min | 0 comments