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Dr David Probert

Biography

Since 1994, Dr David Probert has been responsible for the Internet Solutions MarketingProgrammes in Europe, Middle East and Africa. These solution sets span all aspects of theIntranet/Extranet, E-Commerce and ISP marketplaces, and their business applications tomajor Fortune 1000 accounts. These Internet solutions have been successfully installed inmore than 30 European Countries, including several more exotic marketing"firsts" : 1st Web-Site and Web-Cam in the Russian Arctic (KOLAnet),1st Live Internet Video-Link-Up between Russian Government (Moscow) & NASA(Washington DC), 1st UK CyberPub, 1st Web-Site in the Vatican City,1st ISP in Egypt, & Internet/E-Commerce Support for the World’s 1stSupersonic Car.

During his 11 years with DIGITAL, Dr Probert has been responsible for several otherEuropean marketing programmes including those for Value-Added Networks, and networkingwith Education & Government; the foundation of today’s Internet.

Prior to DIGITAL, Dr Probert spent 11 years with British Telecom where he developedBT’s computerised corporate strategic planning model that was used for business &investment planning throughout the period of BT Privatisation during the early tomid-1980s.

During 1981 to 1984 he was a member of the UK Government Committee on InformationTechnology with particular responsibility for Artificial Intelligence. And since 1991 hehas been DIGITAL’s representative on the General Assembly for TERENA (Trans-EuropeanResearch & Education Networks Association)

Dr Probert has a doctorate degree in Artificial Intelligence from Cambridge University,England, and a 1st Class Honours Degree in Mathematics. He is a Member of theIEEE, and a Fellow of the Royal Statisticial Society (UK)

 

Topics

The "Internet Journey" towards the Web-Enabled Enterprise

Developments in Electronic & Internet Commerce

MultiMedia Business Applications for the Internet

Internet Evolution in Eastern Europe & Russia/CIS

Value-Added Internet Services & Strategies for the 21st Century

 

Recent Engagements

Dr Probert is PR Media Trained and during the last 2 years has delivered speeches in20+ countries to audiences ranging from 30 to more than 400 participants.

Recent Customer/Partner/Alliances

Microsoft Europe(MCIS2 and Site Server)

Trintech (EC Payment Gateway)

Silverstream (Web-Enabled Solutions)

General Motors (European CIO & Team)
Intershop (Cybershopping Mall Solution)

Netscape (European Solutions Roll-Out)

Trinity Group (Internet & E-Commerce Partner)

Recent Conferences/Tradeshows

Joint European Networking Conference ’97 – Plenary Keynote Address

InternetWorld ’98 - London – Plenary Keynote Address

NetMedia ’97 – Plenary Keynote Address

Intranet Summit ’97 – Session Presentation

ISP Summit ’98 – Opening Presentation

InternetWorld Jerusalem ’97 – Session Presentation

DECUS – Portugal/Spain/Iceland – Keynote Presentations

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