Fall 2009 Internet2 Member Meeting

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Larry Flournoy

ORG Texas A&M University Title BIO Mr. Flournoy has been the Associate Director of the Academy for Advanced Telecommunications and Learning Technology at Texas A&M University since 2000. The Academy, among other activities, is charged by the Board of Regents of The Texas A&M University System with developing consortia and collaborative opportunities for Texas A&M and the people of Texas in areas of distance learning, tele-medicine, advanced telecommunications, and supercomputing. Mr. Flournoy spent 25 years in R, D&E in the oil industry in various parts of the world focusing on communications, ruggedization, and sensor/equipment development. He has spent almost 16 years in Academia doing similar research as well as extensive k20 and rural telecommunications and healthcare projects in Texas. Mr. Flournoy participated in the founding of and served as Interim Chief Information Officer of the Texas A&M University System Health Science Center from 2000 through 2003. Mr. Flournoy was a co-founder of the Texas Gigapop consortium in 1996 and later The Texas Gigapop 501c3 and served on the Board from 2001 to 2003. The Texas Gigapop became Lonestar Education and Research Network (LEARN) which now serves as the very high speed education backbone of Texas. He continues to participate in the LEARN Technical Advisory Group. In 2000, he was one of the co-founders of Quilt, a national

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