BBE 2008 Speakers
Executive Director, Intelligent Community Forum
Robert Bell is Executive Director of the Intelligent Community Forum, a nonprofit think tank that that focuses on the use of broadband and information technology for economic development in communities around the world. During his tenure, Mr. Bell has led economic development missions to cities in Asia and the US; authored articles in The Municipal Journal of Telecommunications Policy, Telecommunications, Asia-Pacific Satellite, Satellite News and Asian Communications; and appeared in segments of ABC World News and The Discovery Channel. He is a frequent speaker and moderator at municipal and telecommunications industry conferences. He is also the author of a pioneering study titled Benchmarking the Intelligent Community, and of B2B Without the BS, a guide to sales and marketing in the unique business-to-business sector, available from Amazon.com.