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Name:Robert Pepper
TitleCompany:Head of Global Connectivity Policy and Planning, Facebook
Country:USA
Bio:Dr. Robert Pepper helps lead Facebook’s connectivity and technology policy activities focusing on new technology development, deployment, and adoption. Pepper previously was Cisco’s Vice President for Global Technology Policy for more than a decade working with governments globally helping them develop digital strategies including ICT and development, broadband plans, wireless and spectrum policy, the Internet of Things, security, privacy, and Internet governance. Pepper was Chief of the Office of Plans and Policy and Chief of Policy Development at the FCC for 16 years beginning in 1989 where he led teams designing and implementing the first U.S. spectrum auctions, developing policies promoting the development of the Internet, implementing telecommunications legislation, and planning for the transition to digital television. His academic appointments included faculty positions at the Universities of Iowa, Indiana, and Pennsylvania, and as a research affiliate at Harvard University. He currently is a Board Trustee of the Internet Society. Pepper received his B.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
 
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Monday, 21 January 201914:25–14:50AI, IoT, and 5G for Innovative Industry Development and the Future of the Digital SocietyTapa 2PTC19PROGKN_AI_IOT_5G
Wednesday, 23 January 201911:15–12:00Data to the Masses! An Exploration of Networks and TransformationTapa 2PTC19PROGKN_REP

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