Mark Goldberg

Mark Goldberg has more than 35 years of international experience in strategic planning, managing, designing and implementing telecommunications carrier networks. His background includes heading the Network Services organization for one of Canada's largest long distance companies, developing the network architecture for competition in Canada, design of the US Government Voice Network, creating the business plan for Canada's Information Highway initiative, and helping international entrepreneurs launch traditional and enhanced telecommunications services. He holds a Masters degree in Mathematical statistics from Carleton University and a Bachelor's in Mathematics from the University of Western Ontario

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No one does a better job of exploring, interpreting or criticizing telecommunications policy in Canada. Period. - itWorld Canada

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Ranked one of Canada's top 10 technology bloggers in April 2008- itWorld Canada

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Understanding engineering economics

One of the most important books in my telecom library is entitled Engineering Economy, A Manager’s Guide to Economic Decision Making, by AT&T – the original, pre-divestiture, full Bell System, AT&T. Mine is a copy of the third edition, dating b...

A key to recovery? Communications leadership

An article in the weekend Toronto Star credits Canada’s strong telecommunications infrastructure with helping the country manage through the COVID-19 crisis so far. I would add that we need strong leadership to guide development of smart telecommu...

Archival papers in a digital age

Last week, I wrote about one of the most useful books in my personal library (Engineering Economy), a book I received when I was a Member of Technical Staff at Bell Labs in the mid 1980s. I have some other printed books that I go to regularly, such ...

Policy-based evidence making

If you believe a recent survey, 1 in 6 Canadians sent a fax last year to a government department because that agency would not accept scanned documents by email. Perhaps no other data point in the CIRA survey demonstrates that something smells wrong...

Hey buddy, can you spare a computer?

Do you have any spare computers collecting dust? Does your company regularly upgrade computers for your economics, engineering or graphics departments? There is no better way to dispose of those machines than by donating them to Canada’s Computers...