Alan L. Glasser
200 S Laurel Ave - Bldg A
Alan Glasser is a Distinguished Member of Technical Staff in the Platform and Services Incubation organization in AT&T Labs - Research. He joined AT&T (Bell Labs) in 1973 and transferred to Research in 2006. He leads a team of four software developers primarily focussed on moving research concepts to production software. His current personal efforts are on Big Data. Some of the projects he has worked on in his career include the 2007 BellSouth email migration, the IRSCP component supporting the APAC/EMEA URL/IP Blocking service, the Source Code Control System, and various enhancements to the Unix kernel. Alan holds five software patents (with four more pending). Alan received the AT&T CTO Award in 2011 for "recognizing the importance of software innovation and taking the initiative to organize and lead the 2011 AT&T Software Symposium, the first in a decade." He wrote a chapter in Guide to Reliable Internet Services and Applications, published by Springer in 2010. Alan received the AT&T Science and Technology Medal in 2002 for "innovation enabling self-provisioning of the broadband customers to the Project Redwood network." Alan received a BSEE and MSEE from Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn in 1974 and 1975, respectively. Alan is a member of ACM.