UMBC ebiquity

The Future of the Telecommunications Industry

Speaker: Frederick R. Chang

Start: Monday, January 26, 2004, 03:00PM

End: Monday, January 26, 2004, 04:00PM

Location: 456 ITE

Abstract: Event postposed due to snow.

Dr. Chang will speak on the current state and future trends of the telecommunications industry, the internet and wireless communication technologies.

Frederick R. Chang is President and CEO of SBC Technology Resources, Inc., ( SBC Communications Inc.'s research and development subsidiary. As head of TRI, Chang will be responsible for the development of long-term technology strategies and the assessment, planning and delivery of key applications. Chang was appointed to this position in August 2000. He previously served as vice president over network engineering and planning for SBC Advanced Solutions, Inc. (ASI), a subsidiary of SBC Communications Inc. that delivers high quality data products. Services supported by ASI include ATM, frame relay, SMDS, DSL and network access point. Chang was appointed to this position in October 1999.

A cognitive scientist by background, Chang received his bachelor's degree from the University of California, San Diego, and his master's and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Oregon. He has also completed the Program for Senior Executives at the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Host: John Pinkston