Hypervoice Consortium, UK
Martin Geddes is a scholar of emerging telecoms business models and network technologies, and an entrepreneur advancing the practical use of innovative communications technology. He is a network performance scientist, and works with business partners on the commercial application of state-of-the-art techniques in network measurement, modelling and management. He is also co-founder and Executive Director of the Hypervoice Consortium, an industry association that promotes the development of value-added voice services. Geddes is formerly Strategy Director at BT's network division, and Chief Analyst and co-founder at Telco 2.0. He previously worked on a pioneering mobile web project at Sprint, where he was a named inventor on 9 patents, and at Oracle as a specialist in high-scalability database systems. He is currently writing two books, one on the future of personal communications, and the other on the future of the Internet and distributed computing. He holds an MA in Mathematics & Computation from the University of Oxford.