John du Pre Gauntt
Summary of Qualifications
September 1999-present: Independent Consultant
Clients: Fujitsu Software Corporation and LM Ericsson
Fujitsu- Engaged to research, interview and produce a strategic whitepaper on the Applications Services Provision (ASP) space for presentation to top Japanese management in November 1999. Contact: Masaaki Isomura, Executive Director of Strategy and Planning, Fujitsu Software Corporation, San Jose. +1-408-456-7896, email@example.com
LM Ericsson- Engaged to plan and present seminars on Internet Business Models for Ericssons Enterprise Wireless Internet Solutions (EWIS) and Mobile Internet Solutions by Ericsson (MISE) groups. Presentations conducted in New York and Stockholm, October 1999. Contact: Tapio Anttila, Chief Evangelist for Internet and New Media, Ericsson, San Francisco. +1-650-787-2893, Tapio.Anttila@lme.ericsson.se
October 1998-September 1999: PricewaterhouseCoopers Global Technology Centre
Planned, commissioned, wrote and edited the 1999 PwC Electronic Business Technology Forecast. http://www.e-business.pwcglobal.com/hot_topics/ebtf.html
Wrote white paper on Disruptive Technology for the year 2000 World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting in Davos, Switzerland. Engaged as a subject matter expert for an international wireless telecommunications strategy project. Advised PwC Securities on telecommunications/e-commerce infrastructure technology.
June 1995-August 1998: The Economist Group, London, United Kingdom
Business Editor: Public Network Europe http://www.pnewire.com
Contributing Editor: Information Strategy, Business Central Europe
Edited and contributed to specialist business magazines that covered European telecommunications and information technology, industry, markets, and public policy. Researched and wrote original copy on wireline and wireless European telecommunications trends for professional readership each month. Subjects included intelligent networks, billing and customer care (BACC) systems, Third Generation (3G) mobile telecommunications, global satellite systems, telecommunications globalization and electronic commerce. Worked on two Economist Group web site launches for data and telecommunications professionals.
Profiled telecommunications/Internet market environments in 10 European countries for fixed-line (1996, 1997, and 1998) and wireless (1997, 1998) yearbooks. Planned, commissioned and edited a special publication to commemorate the 1998 opening of Western Europes public telecommunications markets. Contributors included Renato Ruggerio, Secretary-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO); Karel van Miert, Competition Commissioner for Europe; Sir Iain Vallance, Chairman, British Telecommunications; Michel Bon, Chairman, France Telecom; Donald Heath, CEO, The Internet Society; and Dr Pekka Tarjanne, Secretary-General of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU).
August 1991-June 1994: Matsushita Electric Industrial Corporation, Osaka, Japan
Employed at the Matsushita Overseas Training Center (OTC) as well as various Matsushita facilities around the Osaka area. Taught professional English within the General Overseas Language Development (GOLD) program. Qualified as a Language Proficiency Interviewer (LPI) for the Matsushita overseas placement program. Designed courseware targeting North American business practice for Matsushita Overseas Trainees.
August 1989-July 1991: Board of Education, Osaka, Japan
Responsible for preparation and instruction of over 150 students. Developed electronic language lab courseware for student and teacher training.
Presentations and Articles
July 1999: Making sense of the Internet: XML
March 25, 1999: Wireless Internet Commerce
September 3, 1998: Electronic Commerce on the Move
21-24 July 1998: The Network is the Market: Financing Internet Bandwidth
INET 98, Geneva, Switzerland
Sponsored by the Internet Society
May 27, 1998: Bandwidth and Convergence
December 5, 1997: The Internet and International Trade Policy
January 24, 1997: Auditing Internet Publications: Truth or Dare?
November 19, 1996: Digital Currency and Public Networks: who cares if
it is secure, is it money? 2nd USENIX Workshop on Electronic Commerce,
October 23, 1995: Perceptions of Wealth in Information Networks: Some Issues for the Banking Sector. "The Future of Electronic Banking", New York. Sponsored by the Columbia Institute for Tele-Information (CITI) in conjunction with the Fujitsu Institute for Advanced Economics. Working Paper 781 http://www.citi.columbia.edu/index.htm
Date of Birth: November 22, 1963