Background

March 2014 through present, Alfred Consulting LLC

Joe Alfred
Founder & General Manager
Location: WORLD HEADQUARTERS Fredericksburg, Virginia, USA
Developing and licensing mobile patents, providing consulting services to the telecom industry

January 2009 through December 2013, AT&T Intellectual Property

Director - Patent Licensing & Sales
Locations: Bedminster, Florham Park, Murray Hill, Liberty Corner in NJ
17 years of negotiating corporate and research licenses, 24 years in intellectual property licensing patents and software to US, European and Asian businesses and universities. Developed and recruited telecom corporations for LTE, WiFi, WCDMA, and WiMAX patent pools. Extensive experience with creating policies and programs for the new services only AT&T starting in 1996. Innovative in structuring agreements, a skilled negotiator with strong management, sales, and marketing background.

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July 1996 through December 2008, AT&T Intellectual Property District Manager - Patent & Software Licensing

Location: Florham Park, NJ

Managed projects for US, European and Asian businesses and universities. Extensive experience with large and small spin-offs from AT&T that have occurred since 1990:

  • 2003 AT&T Broadband
  • 2001 AT&T Wireless Services
  • 1997 Submarine Systems
  • 1996 Lucent Technologies, NCR
  • 1993 UNIX Systems Laboratories

January 1990 through July 1996, Network Services Division, AT&T Corp 

Network Operations Manager

Location: Bedminster, NJ
Manager of Standards, International Telecommunications Union - routing, traffic engineering

1. Telephone Network and ISDN Numbering, Routing and Mobile Service, volume II, Blue Book, Geneva, 1996

  • a. E.170 Traffic routing, 1990-1992
  • b. E.172 Call routing in the ISDN era, 1992-1996
  • c. E.700 ISDN Traffic engineering, 1992-1996

Manager of Standards, US Committee T1

1T1S1 - Signalling System No. 7 (SS7) - Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN), 1990-1992

2T1M1 - Operations, Administration, Maintenance, and Provisioning Security Requirements for the Public Telecommunications Network, 1992-1996

3. T1M1 – Technical Report on Security Management Guidelines to Support Personal Communication Service, 1994-1995

Manager of Standards, American National Standards Institute

  • ANSI Intellectual Property Board, 1994 Manager of Standards, AT&T Network Services Division
  • Manager of the budget for the standards process for US and international standards, 1990-1996  Manager of Intellectual Property
  • Network Services Division representative to the AT&T Intellectual Property Board, 1990-1996  

Education & Military

  • Captain Air Force Reserve 1972 – 1982
  • MS in Mathematics – University of Florida 1972
  • BS in Mathematics – Florida State University 1970