FORA.tv Speaker - Norman Lewis

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Biography

Dr. Norman Lewis is the Chief Strategy Officer, Wireless Grids Corporation, USA where he is responsible for business strategy and building key-industry partnerships to bring this technology to market.

Prior to joining WGC, he was the Director of Technology Research for Orange UK, formerly the Home Division of France Telecom, where he focused on the integrated Telco approach to the emerging Web2.0 ecosphere. His research team were subsequently recognised as internet thought-leaders across the world.

Until recently he was an Executive Board member of the MIT Communications Futures Programme - a global research partnership between industry and six laboratories at MIT, Cambridge Mass. He has acted as a consultant to the World Intellectual Property Organisation on issues related to the Digital Divide. He is currently the Chairman of the International Telecommunications Union's TELECOM Forum Programme Committee.

His current focus remains on the subject of digital children and their encounter with innovation in a risk-averse culture. Allied to this he is researching new disruptive business models around Next Generation voice and messaging services.

3 Programs

Rethinking Privacy in an Age of Disclosure and Sharing

10.31.09 | 01:29:14 min | 2 comments

Are Emerging Economies the New Innovators?

11.02.08 | 01:24:36 min | 0 comments

Battle of Ideas: MySpace Generation

10.27.07 | 01:29:09 min | 0 comments