Thierry Van Landegem is Vice President, Global Operations Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent. Heading all Bell Labs research locations worldwide, his responsibilities include innovation culture, open innovation eco-system and operations. Thierry is currently Chairman of the Board of GreenTouch™, a consortium of leading ICT industry stakeholders dedicated to transforming communication to significantly reduce the carbon footprint, and is an official member of the World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council for Sustainability. Prior, Thierry joined Alcatel’s Chief Technology Office as VP, Research and Innovation. He was also responsible for managing ventures (internal start-ups) within Alcatel. Previously Thierry managed the Broadband Remote Access product line as VP, Internet Access Business Division.
Thierry has written over 50 publications. He was twice an IEEE journal guest editor, participated as an expert in the Visionary Research group initiated by the European Commission, and has been a member of the European Commission’s Information Society Technologies Advisory Group.