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Network X Americas
May 21-23, 2024
Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas, Texas

Tracy Van Brakle
Principal Member of Technical Staff at AT&T Labs


Tracy Van Brakle is a Principal Member of Technical Staff with AT&T Labs - Wireless Technologies. She is a co-chair and/or contributor within several open-source projects and standards development organizations (SDOs) as well as Principal Investigator (PI) for INDIGO (Intelligent 5G Networks Designed and Integrated for Globalized Operations), a recent awardee of the NSF Convergence Accelerator program. INDIGO involves integrating and automating open RAN technologies using model-driven interface specifications from O-RAN, 3GPP, and other SDOs, to address the security and resilience requirements of both military and civilian search-and-rescue teams. Tracy is also Co-PI or Industry Affiliate for NSF SII-NRDZ (Spectrum Innovation Initiative – National Radio Dynamic Zones) and NSF Regional Innovation Engines. Before joining AT&T, Tracy was a Senior Technologist with Goldman Sachs. She holds 17 active US patents in Wireless Technologies.

Agenda Sessions

  • IEEE Testbed leveraging Open Source for 5G and 6G Innovations

  • IEEE Future Networks Roadmap towards 6G