Gabriel Charlet

Research Engineer, Alcatel-Lucent

Gabriel Charlet is a research engineer for Alcatel-Lucent, where his willingness to embrace a technique that the telecom industry had abandoned more than 20 years ago helped Charlet and his team break the record for high-speed data transmission along a fiber-optic cable by a factor of 10. In 2011, Charlet won the World Technology Network Award and became a World Technology Network fellow.