|Bruce L. Egan|
|Senior Affiliated Research Fellow|
Bruce L. Egan is an economist and Senior Affiliated Research Fellow, Columbia Institute for Tele-Information (CITI), Columbia University, New York. He was appointed by the Governor of Wyoming to the Wyoming Telecommunications Council (2003-2007). The Council objective is to implement a statewide universal broadband access policy. He was a founding Director (1999-2001) and Chairman of the Board of Election.com, an election services company, and co-founder and Director of Everest Communications, a broadband wireless start-up. He was adjunct professor in the Executive MBA Program at Columbia University Graduate School of Business (1996) and from 1996-1998 was Executive Vice President of INDETEC International, a business consulting firm specializing in media and telecommunications. Mr. Egan has over 25 years of experience in economic and policy analysis of telecommunications in both industry and academia. Before joining CITI in 1988, he was an economist at Bellcore since 1983, and at Southwestern Bell Telephone Company from 1976 to 1983. Mr. Egan has published numerous articles in books and journals on telecommunications costing, pricing and public policy. He has been a consultant to several Fortune 500 companies, the U.S. Congress, European Community, United Nations, OECD and others. His research concentration is public policy and economics of technology adoption in telecommunications and he has written two books on the subject titled, Information Superhighways Revisited: The Economics of Multimedia (Artech House, Norwood MA 1997) and Information Superhighways: The Economics of Advanced Communication Networks (1990).