Faculty Director, Interdisciplinary Telecommunications Program at the University of Colorado at Boulder

Dr. David Reed leads the new Center for Broadband Engineering and Economics that specializes in the interdisciplinary research of the emerging broadband ecosystem, and is Senior Fellow, Silicon Flatirons Center for Law, Technology, and Entrepreneurship at the University of Colorado

Dr. Reed was the Chief Technology Officer and Chief Strategy Officer at Cable Television Laboratories where he led large R&D projects covering a wide range of technologies relevant to the cable industry such as application platforms, business services, voice-over-IP, and broadband delivery systems. Dr. Reed also has been a Telecommunications Policy Analyst in the Office of Plans and Policy at the Federal Communications Commission where he worked on cable-telco competition, personal communications services (PCS), and spectrum auction policies.

Dr. Reed has authored a book on residential fiber optic networks, and is a widely published author in telecommunications journals, books, and magazines. He received his PhD in Engineering and Public Policy and MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University, and his BS in Electrical Engineering from Colorado State University.