TitleCompany:Standards Advisor, Ericsson
Bio:Bruce Gracie worked in a variety of capacities in the Canadian federal government responsible for telecommunications and ICT matters, including a two-year exchange programme with the Australian Department of Communications. His duties were, to a considerable extent, ITU-focused, and included the chairmanship of the Finance and Administration Committee at the 2002 Plenipotentiary Conference, Chairman of the 2006 Council, Chairman of the Radiocommunication Advisory Group from 2000 to 2007, Chairman of the 2007 Radiocommunication Assembly, Chairman of the Administration and Management Committee at the 2010 Plenipotentiary Conference, Chairman of the Council Working Group on Financial and Human Resources from 2000 to 2015, and his current chairmanship of the Telecommunication Standardization Advisory Group (TSAG) since 2010.
He retired from his government duties at the end of 2014, and since then has been engaged in contractor activities with various entities including Ericsson Canada.
He is the recipient of several awards including the ITU Silver Medal for his chairmanship of the 2006 ITU Council, the ITU Gold Medal for his chairmanship of the 2007 Radiocommunication Assembly, and the International Telecom Career Service Award from the Canadian Telecom Hall of Fame in 2010.