Research Director, Pacific ICT Regulatory Resource Centre (PiRRC)
Marc Lipton spent more than 30 years at AT&T, supervising legal teams that advised on regulatory, marketing, pricing, and corporate strategy issues.
Mr. Lipton then went to Baghdad to support the Iraqi Ministry of Communications, the Communications and Media Commission, and the ICT advisor to the Prime Minister. He next worked for the Afghanistan Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies. During his two years in Kabul, Mr. Lipton provided advice to His Excellency, the Minister, the E-government Department of the Ministry, and the Afghan Telecommunications Regulatory Authority. He then worked in the Caribbean, advising a World Bank contractor on legal and regulatory issues involving broadband and submarine cable investment, and has been the Research Director at the Pacific ICT Regulatory Resource Centre in Fiji since 2015.
Mr. Lipton has lectured on telecom issues at Northwestern, DePaul, Seton Hall, SMU, and Case Western Reserve University Law Schools.
Topical Session 10: Open Access with the Pacific Island Countries
Tuesday, 23 January 2018