Blair Levin, a former executive with the Federal Communications Commission, will be one of the keynote speakers for the annual InfoTech show, the Council for Entrepreneurial Development said Thursday.

Levin, a former chief of staff for FCC Chairman Reed Hundt from 1993-97, is now managing director and telecom and media analyst for Legg Mason.

The InfoTech program is set for Oct. 8.

Levin once worked for RTP law firm Parker, Poe, Adams & Bernstein.

The CED also released its list of panel discussions for the tech event:

  • Acquisition Strategy: Effective Navigation of Expected Surging Activity

  • Buried Treasures: Uncovering University Technology

  • The Convergence of Cellular and Wireless LAN Technologies

  • Finding Today’s Funding Paths

  • Lessons Learned by Experienced IT Entrepreneurs

  • Outsourcing: A Threat to Western Civilization or the Savior of Mankind?

  • Sales & Marketing Success Stories and Strategies You Can Use
    Securing the Corporate Enterprise

  • Understanding the Venture Fundraising Process

  • Wireless Software: Capitalizing on the Market for Mobile Content and Applications
  • Twenty-seven companies have also been selected to make presentations.

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