Stephen Miles
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Steve leads the Auto-ID Network Research Special Interest Group, a research consortium at Auto-ID Labs formed to addressindustry requirements for exchanging Electronic Product Code (EPC) Data between participants in collaborative supply chain. As the founder and Co-Chair of the RFID Academic Convocation, Steve is working to bring together industry, government and academic researchers to address RFID issues requiring cross organizational and cross continent collaboration. He interacts extensively with industry, including consulting in areas related to research in Shared Business Processes, Services Oriented Architecture and Netcentric Operations.

Steve is a 2003 graduate of the Management of Technology executive MBA program at MIT Sloan during which time he also served as a consultant in Value Added IP Services Strategy to leading service providers in the US and Europe including British Telecom and Orange pineab. Steve was co-founder and Vice President of Business Development at Wireless IP Networks, a wireless 3G softswitch start-up. Previously as Vice President of International Sales with IronBridge Networks, the terabit router OEM, Steve led a team that designed the first IP MPLS network trials with Deutsche Telekom, France Telecom, Telecom Italia and Energis in the UK. IronBridge parent Newbridge Networks was acquired by Alcatel in 2001.

During prior four years Steve served in a variety of executive roles with NMS Communications (NMSS), a supplier of Windows and UNIX based enabling technology to wire line and wireless OEM’s including Alcatel, Ericsson, Lucent, NTT, Siemens; NMS grew from $20M to $250M during this period. Steve supported the acquisition of a 50 person French company, expanded Asian operations in Hong Kong, Singapore, Beijing, and was General Manager of a team in Latin America, where he led NMS in a $40M partner project for Embratel consisting of a (2000) E1 trunk Enhanced Services Platform for (45) largest cities with SS7 switching and VoIP call centers.

Steve was Founder and President of Officenet Inc., a computer services company with customers including American Express and General Electric, which he sold to Decision One in 1996. Steve served as founding member of The National Computer Services Network IWSA Chapter and as executive committee member of the AFSM Minuteman Chapter. Steve participates in W3C and EPCglobal standards organizations and is a frequent speaker at RFID Conferences.

Steve has served as President and Board Member for non profits including Beacon Hill Friends House, Cambridge Early Music Society, the Ipswich Historical Society, Ramallah Friends School, the Latin America Business Council and chairs the MIT Enterprise Forum RFID SIG.


flag Business Networking Session
as author at  3rd European Conference on ICT for Transport Logistics (ECITL), Bremen 2010,
together with: Jens Schumacher (moderator), Paolo Paganelli, Hans Wortmann, Andreas Pichler,
flag RFID futures, connecting things to a shared context – example of web-based mobile "Tweet" Messaging System @ MIT
as author at  3rd European Conference on ICT for Transport Logistics (ECITL), Bremen 2010,
together with: Jens Schumacher (introducer),