Scott Marcus


Director and Department Manager, WIK Consult GmbH

WIK Consult GmbH

Director and Head of Department « NGN and Internet Economics »

Until June 2005 J. Scott Marcus served as Senior Advisor for Internet Technology for the U.S. FCC. Prior to that, he was Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Genuity, Inc. (GTE Internetworking). In 2004, Scott was attached to the European Commission (DG INFSO) as a Transatlantic Fellow of the German Marshall Fund of the United States.

Scott holds a B.A. in Political Science (Public Administration) from the City College of New York, and an M.S. from the School of Engineering, Columbia University.

Mr. Marcus is also a member of the Scientific Committee of the new Communications and Media program at the Florence School of Regulation (FSR), a unit of the European University Institute (EUI) / Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies (RSCAS). He is a GLOCOM Fellow (Japan International University), and a Visiting Fellow of the University of Southern California ‘s Center for Communication Law and Policy (CCLP). He is a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). He has served as co-editor for public policy and regulation for IEEE Communications Magazine. He served on the board of the American Registry of Internet Numbers (ARIN) from 2000 to 2002, on the Meetings and Conference Board of the IEEE Communications Society from 2001 through 2005, and as Chair of IEEE Communications Network Operations and Management (CNOM). He is the author of numerous papers and of a book on data network design: Designing Wide Area Net-works and Internetworks: A Practical Guide, Addison Wesley, 1999.

Much of Scott’s published work is interdisciplinary, combining public policy, economic, and technological analysis.