Richard Kluge is Service Line Director of the Network Infrastructure Solutions division of Ericsson Inc. The Network Infrastructure Solutions team provides consulting services, representation in national standards bodies, development of equipment requirements, special reports on electrical and physical protection issues, industry seminars, and guidance to carriers on the evolution of the telecommunications network infrastructure.
Richard has managed technical updates to major industry GR documents and has lengthy involvement with the Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (ATIS). He also sits on the UL Standards Technical Panel for 9540A, Test Method for Evaluating Thermal Runaway Fire Propagation in Battery Energy Storage Systems. Richard holds a Master of Mechanical Engineering degree and a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Stevens Institute of Technology. He is a licensed professional engineer in New Jersey.