5G Roll-out at TELUS

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Description: Attendees will learn about the TELUS 5G rollout and the assumed use cases. Ibrahim will also share his thoughts on where 5G standards need to go in order to deliver on the customer-centric view of 5G. He will also speak to the roles that MEC and ORAN play – two critical elements that must be considered by an operator moving from 5G coverage to true 5G services.



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  • Date: 22 Apr 2021
  • Time: 06:00 PM to 07:30 PM
  • All times are America/Los_Angeles
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  • Bellevue, Washington
  • United States 98005

  • Starts 31 March 2021 05:42 PM
  • Ends 22 April 2021 05:59 PM
  • All times are America/Los_Angeles
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Dr. Ibrahim Gedeon, CTO

Dr. Ibrahim Gedeon, CTO of TELUS

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Title: 5G Roll-out at TELUS

Description: Attendees will learn about the TELUS 5G rollout and the assumed use cases. Ibrahim will also share his thoughts on where 5G standards need to go in order to deliver on the customer-centric view of 5G. He will also speak to the roles that MEC and ORAN play – two critical elements that must be considered by an operator moving from 5G coverage to true 5G services.

Biography:

Ibrahim Gedeon is one of the global telecommunications industry’s eminent thought leaders. He has carved out an international career by combining insight and skill as an applied scientist with a lighthearted approach to leadership. As Chief Technology Officer for TELUS, a leading national telecommunications company in Canada, he is responsible for all technology development and strategy, security, service and network architecture, service delivery and operational support systems, as well as service and network convergence, and network infrastructure strategies and evolution. Under his leadership the TELUS wireless broadband network has become one of the best in the world.

Ibrahim serves on the board of the Next Generation Mobile Networks Alliance, the Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions and the Institute for Communication Technology Management. In addition to his industry leadership roles, he has been awarded with IEEE Communications Society’s prestigious Distinguished Industry Leader Award and elected a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE) for his significant contributions to the field of engineering. Ibrahim has also been named one of the 100 most powerful and influential people in the telecoms industry in Global Telecoms Business magazine’s GTB Power 100.

Ibrahim holds a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from the American University of Beirut, a Master’s in Electronics Engineering from Carleton University and an Honourary Doctor of Laws degree from the University of British Columbia and is passionate about supporting engaged, high-performing teams.

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Description: Attendees will learn about the TELUS 5G rollout and the assumed use cases. Ibrahim will also share his thoughts on where 5G standards need to go in order to deliver on the customer-centric view of 5G. He will also speak to the roles that MEC and ORAN play – two critical elements that must be considered by an operator moving from 5G coverage to true 5G services.