Ericsson, Director of North American Standards
Stephen Hayes is the Director of Standards for Ericsson in North America. He has worked on various cellular issues over the last 20 years and been heavily involved in the evolution of the 3GPP family of technologies. His current focus includes the ATIS committees and 3GPP. He is also involved in several US advisory groups such as the FCC TAC (Technical Advisory Committee).
Stephen is currently the Vice-Chair of 3GPP TSG-RAN. Stephen was chairman of the 3GPP systems group (3GPP-SA) from 2006- 2011. Before that, Stephen was the chair of the Core Network group in 3GPP. Stephen is also the chair of the 3GPP group on working procedures. Within ITU-T Stephen is chair of the Rapporteur group on Standardization Strategy.