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Donald W. McLellan Meritorious Service Award 2004 - Harvey A. Freeman

"For outstanding long-term service to the Communications Society as Founder of IEEE INFOCOM and IEEE SECON Conferences, Founder of IEEE Network Magazine, Treasurer, and Vice President Technical Activities."

Harvey Freeman is currently an Associate with Booz Allen Hamilton, a global leader in strategy and technology consulting. With over thirty years of experience in the communications field, he specializes in designing/managing innovative technology-based solutions.  Harvey was founder/President of HAF Consulting, Inc., founder/President of LANWORKS, Inc., Vice President of Architecture Technology Corporation, Manager at Sperry Univac, and an engineer at RCA's Communications Systems Division.
He received his B.S.E.E. degree from University of Pennsylvania (1966) and Ph.D. in EE from the University of Illinois (1970).
Harvey served on ComSoc’s Board of Governors (a total of three terms) and the Computer Society's Governing Board.  He was ComSoc Treasurer for the previous four years.  Harvey was founder/first Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Network and founder/first General Chair and current Standing Committee Chair of IEEE INFOCOM.  He served on ComSoc’s Meetings & Conferences Board, Strategic Planning Committee, Awards Committee, Staff & Facilities Committee, and Nominations & Elections Committee.  In 2001, he was honored with the IEEE Communications Society’s Meetings & Conferences Exemplary Service Award.  Harvey is currently ComSoc’s Vice President – Technical Activities and founder of IEEE SECON.