Gérard POGOREL is Professor of Economics and Management-Emeritus, Telecom ParisTech Graduate School of Engineering, France, and an independent international expert in telecommunications and the digital economy. He has recently published widely circulated and influential position papers: in 2017 Spectrum 5.0
Improving assignment procedures to meet economic and social policy goals, and in 2018 Spectrum 5.0 Re-thinking Spectrum Awards for Optimal 5G Deployment. He co-authored in 2014 a report to the Prime Minister of Italy assessing the investments by operators in Broadband networks in the European Digital Agenda perspective. He was previously Chair of the European Union Framework Research & Technology Development Programme Monitoring Panel, and Chair of the Monitoring Committee of the EU Information Society and Technologies Research Programme.