VP & Managing Director, Internet Business Solutions Group, Cisco
Dick Cantwell has been at the forefront of the EPC movement for more than six years. In 2001, while a vice president at The Gillette Company, he became chairman of the board of overseers at the Auto-ID Center, which developed the original concept for the Electronic Product Code (EPC). He later served as chairman of the board of governors for EPCglobal. Cantwell led Gillette’s EPC efforts, and joined Procter & Gamble as part of the merger with The Gillette Company in 2005. He recently joined Cisco System, where he presently continues his EPC leadership role.