Jeong H Kim

Jeong H Kim

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Mr. Jeong H. Kim is president of Alcatel Lucent Bell Labs, overseeing the communication industry's most heralded R&D organization. His team, which spans four continents, is responsible for designing the products and services that are at the forefront of communications technology as well as conducting fundamental research in a wide variety of fields such as optical networking/photonics, nanotechnology, wireless/mobility, advanced services/applications, physical sciences, computing and information sciences, and network software.

Dr. Kim originally joined Lucent Technologies in May 1998 when Lucent acquired Yurie Systems, Inc., a high-tech communications equipment company, which he founded in 1992 and served as its Chairman and CEO.

During his tenure at Lucent, Dr. Kim initially served as the president of Lucent's former Broadband Carrier Networks, where he was responsible for Lucent's data networking products and offerings to service providers worldwide. In 1999 Dr. Kim was named chief operating officer and later president of Lucent's Optical Network Group (ONG) where he oversaw the development, marketing and manufacturing of Lucent's next-generation optical networking systems.

Dr. Kim left Lucent in 2001 to join the University of Maryland faculty, with joint appointments in both the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Department of Mechanical Engineering. Kim rejoined the Company in April of 2005 as president of Bell Labs.

Dr. Kim's early career encompassed computer design, satellite systems design and data communications, and included seven years as a Nuclear Submarine Officer in the U.S. Navy.

Dr. Kim holds a Ph.D. in Reliability Engineering from the University of Maryland, a master's degree in Technical Management and bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Kim is a member of the NAE (National Academy of Engineering).
Dr. Kim currently sits on the boards of Global Internet Ventures (GIV), MTI Micro Fuel Cells Inc., and the NASDAQ Listing and Hearing Review Council, an advisory board for the NASDAQ market. Dr. Kim is also a member of a number of academic boards including Johns Hopkins University, University of Maryland College Park Foundation, and Stanford University's Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies. Dr. Kim was also named one of the ten most influential Asian Americans in business for 2005 by the US Pan Asian American Chamber.

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