The Cable Show 2012

Walter Johnston

Chief, Electromagnetic Compatibility Division
Federal Communications Commission

Walter Johnston is currently Chief, Electromagnetic Compatibility Division for the FCC where he is responsible for the evaluation of new technologies and services. Prior to the FCC, he served as CTO for several companies focused on data and VoIP services. He has held senior positions in Telcordia and was Vice President at BellAtlantic/NYNEX, now Verizon, where he was responsible for the development of new broadband data services including the company’s first Internet service offering. While at Verizon he also directed the trial of one of the nation’s first high speed regional Internet networks as part of the National Science Foundation’s Internet program and also established one of the nation’s largest experimental broadband networks, a statewide facility connecting research organizations throughout New York State. Mr. Johnston served as program manager for the introduction of optical technology to the Bell System while he was at AT&T. He began his career with Bell Laboratories where he was responsible for design and development of a number of computer systems automating processes within the telephone network. He has a B.S./EE and an M.S./CS both from Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn.


Keeping Tabs: Measurement and Benchmarking IPv6
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
4:45 PM - 5:30 PM
Room 157AB East