AREAS OF EXPERTISE: Telecommunications Industry, Technology Policy
Robert B. Cohen, is a senior fellow at the Economic Strategy Institute where he heads a new study, “The economics and business impacts of the “New IP,” cloud computing, SDN, NFV, big data and the Internet of Things. His interest is to evaluate productivity gains and employment and output benefits linked to the “New IP.” Dr. Cohen has been the Director of the Enterprise Cloud Leadership Council of the TM Forum. He has worked for the European Commission’s Directorate General XIII and served as chair of New York’s High Tech Council. He holds an MA and Ph.D. in economics from the New School for Social Research and a BA from Swarthmore. He is the author, co-author or co-editor of five books.