IEEE Consumer Communications & Networking Conference




Kari Pulli
Nokia Fellow
Nokia Research Center

Monday, 10 January
9:00 - 10:00
Celebrity Ballroom 3

Kari Pulli is a Nokia Fellow at Nokia Research Center in Palo Alto, CA, USA, where he heads a research team working on mobile imaging. He is also a Member of Nokia CEO's Technology Council. He joined Nokia in 1999, headed Nokia's graphics technology, research, and standardization, visited MIT 2004-06, then helped found NRC Palo Alto in 2006.  He received the Khronos Outstanding Services award in 2006 for his contributions to several Khronos standards, including OpenGL ES and OpenVG.

Kari has a Ph.D. from University of Washington and an MBA from University of Oulu.  Before Nokia Kari worked on graphics at Stanford University (on Digital Michelangelo Project), Alias|Wavefront, SGI, and Microsoft.  He is in the editorial boards of "Computers and Graphics" and "IEEE Computer Graphics & Applications," wrote a book on Mobile 3D Graphics, and has been an adjunct faculty member at University of Oulu since 2000.

Kiho Kim, IEEE Fellow
Executive Vice President
Samsung Electronics

Tuesday 11 January
9:00 - 10:00
Celebrity Ballroom 3

Dr. Kiho Kim (Senior VP) who is the director of "Future IT Research Center" at Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology (SAIT) of Samsung Electronics.

KiHo Kim received a B.S. degree from HanYang University, Korea, in 1980, an M.S. degree from KAIST in 1982, all in electrical engineering. From 1982 to 1987, he was with the Korean Broadcasting System (KBS), where he developed the Korean Teletext (Data Broadcasting) system. In 1991, he received his Ph.D. degree from the University of Texas at Austin in ECE (Electrical and Computer Engineering). In 1991, he joined SAIT in Samsung Electronics Co.(SEC), where he had been engaged in R&D of HDTV transmission (OFDM), ADSL modem (DMT) and WLAN modem (OFDM). Since 2000, he has been leading the R&D of 4G mobile and nomadic systems based on OFDM and MIMO technologies in SEC. His group demonstrated indoor 1Gbps transmission and outdoor 100Mbps handover in Samsung 4G Forum 2006 and Mobile WiMAX wave-2 system based on MIMO/BF in 3GSM World Congress 2007. Currently he is Senior VP and the leader of “4G R&D Team” of Telecomm. R&D Center of SEC. He served as Vice-Chair of Wireless World Research Forum (WWRF) in 2006. He is a senior member of IEEE, KICS and KIEE.

Monica Lam
Professor, Computer Science Department
Stanford University

Tuesday, 11 January
18:45 - 19:30
Celebrity Ballroom 3

Monica Lam is a Professor in the Computer Science Department at Stanford University since 1988. She received a B.Sc. from University of British Columbia in 1980 and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University in 1987. She is a co-PI in the POMI (Programmable Open Mobile Internet) 2020 project, which is an NSF Expedition started in 2008. Her current research interests are in building a decentralized, open, and trustworthy (DOT) social net. She has worked in the areas of compiler optimization, software analysis to improve security, and simplifying computing with virtualization.

She is a co-author of the book Compilers, Principles, Techniques, and Tools (2nd Edition), also known as the Dragon book. She helped found Tensilica in 1998, which specializes in automatic generation of configurable processor cores and compilers from a high-level description. She is the founding CEO of moka5, a desktop virtualization start up that spun out of Stanford in 2005.

Monica is an ACM Fellow. She received an NSF Young Investigator award in 1992, the ACM Most Influential Programming Language Design and Implementation Paper Award in 2001, an ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Paper Award in 2002, and the ACM Programming Language Design and Implementation Best Paper Award in 2004. She was the author of two of the papers in "20 Years of PLDI--a Selection (1979-1999)", and one paper in the "25 Years of the International Symposia on Computer Architecture".

Jean-Philippe Faure
CEO, Progilon
Chairman of IEEE P1901, affiliated to Panasonic

Tuesday, 11 January
19:30 - 20:15
Celebrity Ballroom 3

Representing Panasonic Corporation, Jean-Philippe Faure serves as Chairman of the IEEE P1901 working group that developed the IEEE 1901 standard for Medium Access Control (MAC) and Physical protocol layers for Broadband over Power Lines (BPL) networks. He is also member of the IEEE-SA Standards Board, member of the IEEE Communication Society Standards Board and a representative of the IEEE-SA at the NIST Smart Grid Interoperability Panel.

Since 1994 Jean-Philippe Faure is CEO of Progilon a leading consultancy company providing strategic consultancy in technology, standardization and worldwide regulation in the area of Power Line Telecommunications. Before Progilon he worked on home network technologies at Landis & Gyr and on computers at Hewlett Packard. He received his master degree in electrical engineering from the Ecole Centrale Marseille in 1987 in France.

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