So, needless to say, Bye is an interesting guy to keep tabs on in the wireless industry. Light Reading recently had the chance to attend a roundtable discussion Sprint hosted in Chicago where Bye spoke about the evolving Sprint network, the mobile apps and services causing him fear and/or excitement, and the future of LTE. Check out our profile of Bye, including some highlights from the talk, in the Prime Reading section of the site, here. (See Stephen Bye: Sprint's Network Visionary.)
Bye will also be a keynote speaker at The Big Telecom Event in June where he'll elaborate on Sprint's Network Vision and delve into important industry topics like mobile backhaul, small cells, and 4G LTE. You can find more details on BTE below, as well as register to see Bye's famous juggling act in person in Chicago this summer.
kq4ym, User Rank: Light Sabre 3/23/2014 | 2:00:16 PM
Re: Big Telecom Event Sprint's PR blurb shows Bye with lots of experience so the juggling act is probably right for the new projects. Sprint say "more than 22 years of engineering, operations, product development, business planning and marketing experience with telecom, cable and wireless service providers. Prior to joining Sprint, Bye was vice president of Wireless at Cox Communications.
"...a Chartered Engineer, a Senior Member of the IEEE and a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology. He holds a bachelor's degree with honors in electrical engineering from the University of Tasmania, Australia, and a bachelor's degree with honors in banking and finance from the London School of Economics, University of London.
SarahReedy, User Rank: Blogger 3/20/2014 | 6:19:23 PM
Re: Big Telecom Event I wouldn't rule out actual juggling at BTE. At our last Light Reading Leading Lights, there were hulu hoop contortionists, ribbon dancers, and a lot of other crazy acts that would make juggling look tame.
SarahReedy, User Rank: Blogger 3/20/2014 | 12:46:42 PM
Bill & Stephen Bill Nye, the Science Guy, and Stephen Bye, the Network Guy, do have a lot in common when you think about. Both are engineers and have to put disparate things together to create something new. Stephen Bye doesn't have his own catchy theme song though, at least not yet.
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