received M.E. and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from City University
York. Presently he is CTO of NETovations group. During 1998-2007 Alex
Chief Scientist of the Panasonic Princeton Research Laboratory,
managing research programs
in consumer communications and networking; during 1984-1998 worked at
most recently as Director-Internet Access Architectures Research. Alex
publications and several patents. He participated and managed research
projects that included standardization in industry consortia and
standards bodies: IETF, OMA, OSGi, IEEE,
ATSC, SDRF, DLNA, CE Linux Forum, Java Community Process.
is a cofounder the IEEE conference on Consumer Communications and
Networking (CCNC), helped to acquire for ComSoc The International
Symposium on Power Line Communications (ISPLC) and the IEEE Conference
on Peer-to-Peer Computing; served on the inaugural Steering Committee
for Transactions on Multimedia and the IEEE International Conference on
Multimedia and Expo (ICME); chaired the Technical Committee on
Multimedia Communications, served three
terms as ComSoc Vice President.
standardization projects and initiated the ComSoc Standards Board
(CSSB), served as ComSoc
Director of Standards. During his term SSSB received the IEEE Standards
Association (IEEE-SA) Entity Standards Sponsor award. Alex served on
and on Standards Board and its committees, e.g. representing TAB in
2010. In 2008 Alex chaired TAB’s Ad Hoc Committee on Standards.
on IEEE-SA Standards Board, on Standards Review Committee, as Vice
Chair of CSSB,
and as ComSoc CIO.
Alex is a recipient
Distinguished Service award and ComSoc Donald W. McLellan Meritorious