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Nortel Networks Executive to Speak on Internet Revolution on Oct. 19 at UCR

Nortel Networks Executive to Speak on Internet Revolution on Oct. 19 at UCR

(October 1, 1999)

Daniel Pitt, vice president of Nortel Networks' Enterprise Solutions Technology Center, will discuss how the Internet has become a worldwide network of interconnected computers used by millions of people in a presentation scheduled for 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 19, at the University of California, Riverside.

"An Insider's View of the Internet Revolution" is open to the public free of charge. Because seating is limited, reservations are required. Reservations can be made by calling (909) 787-6374.

The presentation is the first of the Nortel Networks/Bourns College of Engineering Speaker Series, established to provide a forum for discussion on issues in all fields of engineering and computer science. Presentations by leading industry and academic authorities will be scheduled periodically throughout the academic year.

Pitt's team at Nortel Networks develops advanced Internet protocols and networking technologies. Prior to joining Nortel Networks, Pitt held management positions at Hewlett-Packard Laboratories and IBM.

Nortel Networks, with more than 40 business units, develops and markets data and telephony technologies for customers in public and private institutions, including Internet service providers, local, long-distance, cellular and PCS communications companies, cable television carriers and utilities.

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