I am an experienced 4G, 5G network architecture expert, contributed to RAN architecture evolution towards cloudification, disaggregation (Open RAN), optimization and integration of AI/ML. In the engineering domain, employed by the telecom vendors (e.g. Cisco) contributed to research, product definition and system design of multiple 4G and 5G products and related communication to all major network carriers.
Over 20 years of active participation in standard bodies: 3GPP, ETSI, O-RAN, IEEE representing such companies as Cisco and AT&T, with several hundred contributions to 4G and 5G standards, experience in leading work groups, projects, contributing to and leading development of NGMN and 5G Americas White Papers. Authored over 20 patents, co-authored the book on 5G RAN architecture, published in Wiley in 2020.