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Eli Flournoy has field produced for CNN in Indonesia, Malaysia, HongKong, Israel and the Palestinian Territories, Jordan, Angola and Great Britain. He lives in Atlanta with his beautiful wife, and ice cream mogul, Jill, 11 year old daughter Dakota and 9 year old son Cole.
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Upon the signing of procurement contracts for the Palapa Domestic Satellite System, Gunawan was assigned as representative in Los Angeles, CA, during development and factory acceptance of spacecraft, launch vehicles and ground stations.
In the 1980s, Gunawan was responsible for planning the entire Telkom network. It was during his tenure that electronic digital switching was introduced, and he helped to create PT Satellite Palapa Indonesia (Satelino). Established in 1993, Satelindo was the first new private telecommunications operator, being granted domestic satellite, international and cellular licenses. Gunawan was a member of the Board of Directors and subsequently the President of Satelindo.
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Hartshorn leads the Forum's efforts to facilitate the provision of VSAT-based communications solutions throughout all nations of the world. He works to support national-, regional- and global-level policy makers as they formulate state-of-the-art satellite regulatory frameworks. He is responsible for creating greater awareness of the commercial, economic, political and technological advantages that VSAT-based communications provide.
Mr. Hartshorn also currently serves as Rapporteur for an ITU programme on satellite regulation in developing countries; is a Member of the Satellite Action Plan-Regulatory Working Group, the Brussels-based satellite-industry group that provides inputs to the European Commission.
David Hartshorn has worked in the satellite communications industry for 14 years, serving in sales, business development, publishing, and association offices based in North and Southeast Asia, North America and Western Europe. He has been published in hundreds of editions of magazines and newsletters, and has spoken and chaired at conferences and seminars in every major region of the world. Hartshorn is on the Board of Directors of the Society of Satellite Professionals International, and is President of its UK Chapter.
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Today, she runs the Sakushin Gakuin School along with her husband, Hajime Funada, while she pursues a PhD in Human Environment Science (Biopolitics) at Ochanomize University Graduate School.
Kei Hata's detailed bio is available on her website: http://www.k-hata.jp/profile/pro_e.html.
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5322 Endo, Fujisawa-shi, Kanagawa 252-8520
Tel: +81 466 49 1100
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As an engineer, she worked in the Mobile and Wireless Systems Division in the Overseas Technology Development Department. The range of her job responsibilities included developing telecommunication channels as well as technical support for overseas marketing and sales of Fujitsu wireless systems in the Pacific-rim regions and Europe. It also included designing and preparing professional conferences, seminars and product exhibitions to attract potential business partners and customers from around the world. At the present time, her study is focused on telecommunications and development in the Asia/Pacific region.
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His involvement in satellite communications began at PT Telkom when he was assigned to the Palapa B4 project, and then joined Satelindo in 1993 for the development of Palapa C. Between 1997 and 1998 he was Satellite Engineering and Frequency Coordination Senior Manager, the position he held until his current responsibility.
Phillip Spector received his undergraduate education at the University of California, Santa Barbara in political science in 1972. At Harvard University he attended the John F. Kennedy School of Government, and was awarded a Master's degree in Public Policy and J.D. degree in 1976.
From 1976-1977, Spector served as law clerk to Judge James L. Oakes of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and later as law clerk to Justice Thurgood Marshall of the U.S. Supreme Court.
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Des Moines IA 50321
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Jun Takei received the B.E. and the M.E. degrees in communication engineering from the University of Electro Communications, Tokyo, Japan, in 1991 and 1993, and the Ph.D. degree from Keio University, Tokyo, Japan, in 2003. In 1993 he joined Japan Communication Satellite Company, Inc.(Now JSAT Co. http://www.sptvjsat.com/), where he is senior system engineer for satellite payload and satellite internet. He has been a research member of WIDE Project (http://www.wide.ad.jp/) since 1992. His contributions at WIDE have been in satellite internet deployment, including standardization activity in IETF UDLR-WG. Since 2002 he has been a visiting researcher at Keio University.
PCP Marunouchi 17F
1-11-1 Marunouchi,Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-6218 JAPAN
Tel: +81 3 5219 7638
Fax: +81 3 5219 7871
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