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COMPANY

Founded on 4 April 1996 as a spinoff of AT&T. It is a manufacturer of network equipment and hardware, and includes the former Bell Laboratories. Lucent acquired Livingston Enterprises in 1997, and Ascend Communications in June 1999 for $24B. Merged in 2006 with Alcatel to form Alcatel-Lucent.

Official Website:
http://www.lucent.com/

Industry:
Computer

Ticker:
NYSE:LU (defunct)

Corporate headquarters:
Murray Hill, NJ

Sales:
$8.4B (2003)

Employees:
34,500 (2003)

EXECUTIVES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Ruth E. Bruch
Business
27-Jun-1953   CIO, Kellogg Company
Curtis J. Crawford
Business
c. 1947   President of XCEO
Frank A. D'Amelio
Business
c. 1958   CFO of Pfizer
John T. Dickson
Business
c. 1946   CEO of Agere Systems, 2000-05
Carly Fiorina
Business
6-Sep-1954   CEO of Hewlett Packard, 1999-2005
Jeong H. Kim
Business
c. 1961   President of Bell Laboratories
William B. Marx, Jr.
Business
c. 1939   Former AT&T/Lucent EVP
Richard A. McGinn
Business
c. 1947   CEO of Lucent, 1996-2000
Arun Netravali
Business
26-May-1946   Chief Scientist at Lucent, 2002-03
Arno Penzias
Astronomer
26-Apr-1933   Detected primordial radiation
Patricia F. Russo
Business
1953   CEO of Alcatel-Lucent, 2006-08
Henry B. Schacht
Business
16-Oct-1934   Former CEO of Cummins, Lucent
William R. Spivey
Business
c. 1947   Retired AT&T executive
Daniel C. Stanzione
Business
c. 1945   COO of Lucent, 1997-2000
Ben Verwaayen
Business
11-Feb-1952   CEO of Alcatel-Lucent

PAST BOARD MEMBERS OR DIRECTORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Paul Allaire
Business
21-Jul-1938   Twice CEO of Xerox
Betsy S. Atkins
Business
c. 1955   Venture capitalist
Linnet F. Deily
Business
1945   Deputy US Trade Representative, 2001-05
Robert E. Denham
Attorney
27-Aug-1945   Partner, Munger, Tolles & Olson
Edward E. Hagenlocker
Business
c. 1940   Vice Chairman of Ford, 1996-99
Carla Hills
Diplomat
3-Jan-1934   US Trade Representative, 1989-93
Karl J. Krapek
Business
1948   COO of United Technologies, 1999-2002
Drew Lewis
Government
3-Nov-1931   US Secretary of Transportation, 1981-83
Richard A. McGinn
Business
c. 1947   CEO of Lucent, 1996-2000
Patricia F. Russo
Business
1953   CEO of Alcatel-Lucent, 2006-08
Henry B. Schacht
Business
16-Oct-1934   Former CEO of Cummins, Lucent
Franklin A. Thomas
Attorney
27-May-1934   President of the Ford Foundation, 1979-96
Ronald A. Williams
Business
c. 1950   CEO of Aetna, 2006-10
John A. Young
Business
24-Apr-1932   CEO of Hewlett Packard, 1978-92

NOTABLE EMPLOYEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Dennis Ritchie
Computer Programmer
9-Sep-1941 12-Oct-2011 Co-Creator of UNIX

EXTRANEOUS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Tim Bray
Computer Programmer
21-Jun-1955   Co-Inventor of XML
Neelie Kroes
Government
19-Jul-1941   EU Commissioner of Competition


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