Lillian Goleniewski is Founder and President of the LIDO Organization, Inc. Founded in 1984, LIDO is an internationally acclaimed provider of education, information, and advisory services in the area of telecommunications technologies, services and networks
Ms. Goleniewski lectures extensively on telecommunications technology and management topics throughout the world. She is the author and creator of LIDO Telecommunications Essentials www.telecomwebcentral.com. Ms. Goleniewski’s seminars have been conducted on an international basis and are offered throughout Asia, Australia/New Zealand, Africa, Europe, the Middle East, North America and South America. The eLearning series was first introduced in 1999, and the current 3rd edition contains over 33 hours of multimedia content providing a flexible, multi-dimensional, on-demand learning experience. Ms. Goleniewski is also the author of Telecommunications Essentials: 2nd Edition - The Complete Global Source for Communications Fundamentals, Data Networking and the Internet, Next-Generation Networks and Wireless Communications. (Published by Addison Wesley, October 2006, ISBN: 0321427610).
Ms. Goleniewski’s diverse industry participation has included serving as an Industry Advisory Board Member for numerous conferences and awards programs, including Comdex, ComNet, and EJ Krause Expocomm. She has served as a judge for the Global Information Infrastructure Awards (GII Awards) and the Baltic Challenge, as well as being a Founding Member for the Standard for Internet Commerce. Ms. Goleniewski has served as a member of the MIN (Michigan Information Network) technical committee, as well as a reviewer for the CommerceNet/State of California Next Generation Internet grant program. She has also served as an instructor for the San Francisco State University College of Extended Learning. She is currently serving as an advisory board member for the CompTIA Convergence+ certification.
Prior to forming the LIDO Organization, Ms. Goleniewski held the position of Telecommunications Operations Manager at the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), the research and development arm of the U.S. utility industry. Before joining EPRI, Ms. Goleniewski was Vice-President of Operations of a San Francisco-based telecommunications consulting firm.
Ms. Goleniewski graduated Phi Beta Kappa and Summa Cum Laude from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. She holds a B.A. in Psychology and has completed numerous post-graduate studies in information technologies as well as psychology. Ms. Goleniewski was the recipient of a NSF Award to conduct research in the area of human perception and information processing.
Ms. Goleniewski is fluent in Polish and has conversational skills in both Russian and French.