Jochen Maes joined Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs in 2006 where he has been continuously shifting the limits of copper. He heads the Bell Labs team that researches transceiver and system design for copper access. The team is currently focused on G.fast that delivers 1 Gb/s over the telephony network. His previous work includes vectoring and phantom mode transmission, which received the Broadband Infovision Award in 2010 and the Bell Labs President’s Award in 2011. Jochen contributes to ITU G.vector and G.fast projects, is senior member of the IEEE, and holds a Masters degree in Physics and a Ph.D. in Science.