Annabel Z. Dodd is the author of The Essential Guide to Telecommunications (July 1999, Prentice Hall), a best-selling nontechnical guide to the industry. She is an adjunct professor at both Northeastern University's state-of-the-art program and State University of New York's Master of Science in the Technology Management Program. The Massachusetts Telecommunications Council recently awarded her the Telecom Professor of the year for 2000.
Formerly in marketing at Bell Atlantic and Telecommunications Manager at Dennison Manufacturing Company (Avery Dennison), she has consulted with major corporations and institutions in the greater Boston area for more than a decade. She is a popular speaker on telecommunications issues and technology, and a frequent contributor to telecommunications journals. Annabel can be visited on the Web at www.doddontheline.com/.