Dr. Marcus Weldon has been appointed President of Bell Labs, replacing Gee Rittenhouse, who has has decided to retire from Alcatel-Lucent in order to focus on other business interests.
Weldon has served as Corporate CTO of Alcatel-Lucent since 2009. He joined Bell Labs in 1995, and has held a variety of leadership roles in both research and technology development functions. Dr. Weldon was one of the primary architects behind the evolution of the company's Triple-Play Service Delivery Architecture to the High Leverage Network. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and Computer Science from King’s College, London, and a Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from Harvard University.