Sharon E. Gillett

Sharon Eisner Gillett
Principal Research Associate
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Sharon Eisner Gillett is a Principal Research Associate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).   She leads the Broadband Working Group of MIT's Communications Futures Program, where her research focuses on the interactions of emerging technologies, public policies, and business imperatives for access network infrastructure, both wired and wireless.   Recent collaborations include publications on municipal FTTH and wireless broadband as well as development of a Cambridge (UK) - MIT course on communications policy. Sharon's previous experience includes software development and project management in computer networking at Bolt, Beranek & Newman, Inc. and Thinking Machines Corporation.   She received her MBA and MS in Technology and Policy from MIT, and her AB in Physics from Harvard.