ORG Carnegie Mellon University - Qatar Title BIO Dan Hague is an accomplished electrical engineer and experienced manager/mentor with a long history of staying the course to complete large corporate and university projects . He has shown consistent leadership skills from early project planning phases including discovery, design, engineering to product procurement and finished system operations including certification, testing, service descriptions, process and policy. Most recently, as the Senior Engineer for Carnegie Mellon University since 2004, he gathered faculty and staff teaching, learning and meeting requirements to design AV technologies for a new 500,000 square foot branch campus building located in Doha, Qatar. Construction of the new middle east facility is almost complete; plans are to open for fall classes in 2008. Twenty classrooms, 20 meeting rooms, labs as well as public spaces and specialized rooms will connect Carnegie Mellon - Qatar Campus to the Pittsburgh home campus and the rest of the world. Dan was also the Senior Engineer at the University of Michigan serving in the role of project and product team leader for campus video infrastructure convergence initiatives. This role included leadership in: developing a shared campus Multipoint Concentrator Unit (MCU), building a high speed video editing backbone over fiber optics between studios throughout the campus, integrating campus video signals to the satellite uplink, integrating live streaming video and H.323 video conferencing into the existing data networks, designing video convergence solutions to further merge standard CATV, ISDN video conferencing, IP video conferencing and IP video broadcasting across three UM campuses in addition to the UM Health System and UM Athletics. General individual responsibilities included: Operational Standards, Design Criteria, Understanding Technical Developments, Network Management, Database Development and Long Range Planning. Large amounts of time were used to coordinate technology decisions among University departments, colleges and schools.