Alistair URIE is currently Architecture Strategy Director and lead for 5G Strategy in the Alcatel-Lucent Wireless Product Division and Bell Labs Fellow. His main interests include 5G mobile systems, LTE/EPC networking, legacy and IMS interworking, small cell systems, cellular/WLAN interworking and spectrum management. He has previously worked in Alcatel-Lucent on end-to-end network solutions, network strategy, hybrid terrestrial-satellite broadcast networks, standardisation management, mobile systems product strategy and international research programmes (European RACE Programme) for GSM and UMTS systems.
Prior to joining Alcatel in 1991 he had been involved in both line and radio transmission system research at the Telecom Australia Research Laboratories and had also worked at the Dept. of Science Antarctic Division in Australia.
Mr. URIE was Vice-Chair of the ETSI Board and Chair of ETSI OCG. He has published numerous papers in conferences, IEEE magazines, Alcatel Telecommunications Review (ATR) and Bell Labs Technical Journal (BLTJ) and was guest editor for special editions of both ATR and BLTJ.