Marcus Weldon has global responsibility for defining the technology strategy for the company, and driving the implementation of that strategy with the Nokia Business Groups, and leveraging the game-changing innovations from Nokia Bell Labs.
Before the Nokia transaction Marcus had global responsibility for the technology strategy and Bell Labs within Alcatel-Lucent, and prior to that, the global responsibility for the technology strategy for a number of business units within Alcatel-Lucent and Lucent Technologies.
He joined AT&T Bell Labs in 1995, working as a postdoctoral researcher in the Physics Division, before becoming a member of technical staff and working on novel optical fiber and photonic technologies at Bell Labs in Lucent Technologies in 1997.
Marcus holds a Ph.D (Physical Chemistry) degree from Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, and a Bachelor of Science (Computer Science and Chemistry) joint degree from King’s College in London, UK. Marcus has a physics, chemistry and computer science and networks background, but is broadly interested in a wide variety of topics that concern the future of human existence.
- Corporate Chief Technology Officer and President of Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent
(then Nokia) 2013-2016
- Corporate Chief Technology Officer, Alcatel-Lucent 2009-2013
- Chief Technology Officer, Broadband Networks & Solutions, Alcatel-Lucent 2006-2009
- Member of Technical Staff, Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies 1997-2006
- Postdoctoral Member of Technical Staff, AT&T Bell Labs 1995-1997