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Sigurd Van Broeck

Antwerp, Belgium
Research Engineer


1983-1989: Alcatel-Lucent – Field Operations in Mexico and China


  • Principle Responsible for all Beijing Local Telephone Exchanges

1989-2002: Alcatel-Lucent – OSS/BSS Application Engineering



Principle Responsible for Customer Hand-over and Training

2002-2015: Alcatel-Lucent – Research (Bell Labs)

  • IWT Project Lead, ITEA Project Lead for Belgium, FP7 Project Work Group Lead
  • W3C Advisory Committee Representative


Professional Activities

I'm the Alcatel-Lucent Advisory Committee representative for the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). Within the Bell Labs' Networked Applications and Devices (NAD), I'm currently researching the impact of HTTP2, the OWP (Open Web Platform: HTML5/CSS/JS) and other Web technologies on future applications and cloud services.


32 Active Patents
42 Pending First Filed Applications
5 Ongoing Submissions