Short Bio

Pierre de Vries is an Executive Fellow of the Silicon Flatirons Center at the University of Colorado, Boulder, and Co-Director of its Spectrum Policy Initiative. He is a Visiting Senior Scientist at the Institute for Networked Systems of RWTH Aachen University, and serves on the FCC Technology Advisory Council. His current work focuses on maximizing the value of radio operation by modeling and managing inter-system interference.

He has been a Technology Advisor to Harris Wiltshire & Grannis LLP, Washington DC (2007–2010), and Senior Fellow at the Annenberg Center for Communication of the University of Southern California (2006–2007). Prior to this he held various positions at Microsoft Corp. in Redmond, WA, including Chief of Incubation, Senior Director of Advanced Technology and Policy, and Director of User Experience Design (1993–2005). He started his career at Korda & Co, a London-based seed capital company and technology consultancy (1987–1993). De Vries holds a B.Sc. (Honours) from Stellenbosch University, and a D.Phil. in theoretical physics from the University of Oxford.

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Updated April 2018