MarketsandMarkets 5G Virtual Summit- UK/US [Time Zone - CEST]

29th - 30th April 2021
CONFERENCE SPEAKERS
Speakers
Arindam Chaudhary
Arindam Chaudhary
Sr. Technical product manager,
GE Healthcare


I have been working in the healthcare IT industry from last 11 years . During this journey, I’ve worked in many segments & products of this industry such as Provider market, Payer market, Electronic medical records, Healthcare data warehouse, Interoperability solutions, Revenue cycle management, Radiology solutions, Natural languages processing in healthcare, Health Informatics & System integration.  

I have enjoyed many roles throughout my career in Software Engineering, Product Management. Currently I'm working as a Technical Product manager for one of the modalities under GE healthcare digital. In this present role I’m helping my team to solve some of the Radiology workflow related problems using latest technologies such as AI, ML, NLP, 5G. 

Professional Skills:  

Product Management, Product Roadmap, Agile Software Development, Health Informatics, FHIR, System Integration.   

Education: 

M.Sc. - Electronics, University of Gauhati. 


Anand Shanker
Anand Shanker
Team Lead, Semiconductor & Electronics,
MarketsandMarkets


Anand is a team lead at MarketsandMarkets in the Semiconductor & Electronics research/consulting practise. He tracks emerging technologies such as 5G, AI, blockchain, and cellular IoT. He has worked in projects related to industry analysis for emerging technologies, Go-to-market strategy, Growth       strategy, Competitive landscape, Risk Assessment of Merger & Acquisition. His primary role is to work on research engagements, proposals, value chain analysis, designing customization models for the clients and ensuring delivery.


Krishnamurthy Vaidyanathan
Krishnamurthy Vaidyanathan
Director Engineering- Connected Vehicle Mobility,
MindaCorporation


Krishnamurthy Vaidyanathan (Krishna) has an overall experience of 34 years in research, technology development and new product development and its management. In his capacity as Engineering Director at Spark Minda, Krishna is responsible for new product development in Intelligent Transportation Systems, Telematics, IOT and Display systems. Prior to his role in Spark Minda, he founded and managed EI LABS INDIA, an entrepreneurial enterprise in the field of connected cars and IOT, for 14+ years. Before founding EI LABS, Krishna was Innovation Center Head for Philips Semiconductors Digital Television team in Bangalore. Krishna started his career as a Scientist in the Defense Research and Development Organization working on Sonar signal processing. He has a rich experience in the areas of digital communication, cellular and GNSS technologies, signal processing, frugal engineering, technology forecasting and devising strategies to compete based on innovation. In his career of three decades, he has managed cross country, cross company, cross cultural, cross domain project teams in India and the USA. He is an alumnus of BITS Pilani, IIT Kanpur and NYU-Poly. He lives and works out of Bangalore, India.


Paresh Rath
Paresh Rath
Senior Principal Consultant,
T- Moblie


Highly accomplished telecommunications professional, with in-depth program and project management experience, and, 15+ years in the wireless industry. Key skills include developing technology strategy, planning and managing program budget, and managing resource allocation. Result oriented, motivated, and decisive leader with proven success in rolling out multiple projects while effectively managing cross functional teams. Handled multi-vendor environments including but not limited to Ericsson, Samsung, Nokia, and Motorola. Highly experienced in network management attributes like system and RF Planning, Design, Optimization, Performance and Project Management with in-depth understanding of 5G, CBRS, IoT, LTE and VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Microwave, P25, CDMA, UMTS and GSM Network.


Alexander Ziegler
Alexander Ziegler
Technology and Innovation Manager,
Siemens


Alexander Ziegler is technology and innovation manager at Siemens in Karlsruhe. He is responsible for innovation and standardization activities for Siemens industrial networks and communication systems. He received his electrical engineering diploma from the Georg-Simon-Ohm University in Nuremberg. In the beginning of his career he worked as a system architect for embedded industrial communication devices. His major areas of expertise are real-time communication systems and industrial networks with a focus on TSN, 5G and DetNet.

Alexander is chairman and editor of the OPC UA TSN sub-group which is specifying the QoS/TSN information model for OPC devices in cooperation with the OPC Field Level Communication (FLC) initiative. As a liaison officer at 5G ACIA for collaborating with the OPC Foundation he is supporting the integration of both technologies OPC UA and 5G for future mobile industrial applications.


Devendra Kamtekar
Devendra Kamtekar
Chief Cyber Security Architect,
Microfocus


Devendra Kamtekar is the Chief Cyber Security Architect with Microfocus handling Zero Trust & 5G Initiatives Globally having more than 25 years experience in Cyber Security , Networking & Telecom Domain having previously worked with PaloAlto Networks , Cisco & Alcatel Lucent and has several Industry Certifications to his credit like CISA , CISSP , CSA , etc


Kun Yang
Kun Yang
Board chair of the MAMIME project,
Super Radio AS


Kun Yang has 10+ years’ project experience on land-based maritime communications. He received his Ph.D from Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway. Since 2014, he founded a Norwegian high-tech telecommunication startup, Super Radio AS, which is maritime 5G pioneer for ocean digitalization and autonomous ship. Since 2016, he is leading the world’s first maritime 5G project, MAMIME, funded by Norwegian Research council. His team invented a dedicated maritime 5G solution promoted in a top 5G blog, and provided 5G test solution for small-version yara-birkeland autonomous boat, which is regarded as the world’s first electric autonomous container ship. He was invited as a speaker by 5G world submit, Asia pacific maritime, Autonomous Ship Technology Symposium to give speeches on maritime 5G for the related vertical.


Yogaratnam Rahulan
Yogaratnam Rahulan
chief Architect at 5G Innovation Centre,
University of Surrey


Yogaratnam Rahulan is the Chief Architect at the Home of 5G & 6G Innovation Centre, Institute of communications Systems, (ICS), University of Surrey.  Rahulan leads the 5GIC & 6GIC Research and development team in the Centre, and designs 5G systems, satellite 5G Systems and manages the systems and software development activities, particularly the 5G core network and O-RAN software development and network Automation management centre activities. he works as a solution architect with many industrial mobile partners to integrate OTS software from Vodafone, EE, Telefonica, Huawei, Samsung, Fujitsu and other European universities etc. His career spans the cellular GPRS, UMTS and LTE generations where he has worked in R&D at Nokia, Accenture, Telefónica O2 and PPF.   

 


Zohar Singer
Zohar Singer
Head of Telemedicine Department,
Clalit Health Services


Head of Telemedicine Department, Clalit Health Services, Israel Graduated from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, and worked in Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem from 2007 until 2010. Joined Clalit Health Services in 2010, and for the last 4 years has been the head of the Telemedicine department which is in charge of a variety of services such as Pediatrics, Family Doctors, Dermatologists, Child Development Therapists, Nutritionists, Rehabilitation and more. Zohar has an international PMP (Project Management Professional) Certification from 2017. She has a lot of experience in HMO and hospital digital services.


Pramod Misra
Pramod Misra
Lead data Scientist ,
Vodafone


Pramod Misra is a leading AI/ML practitioner & is currently working as Lead Data scientist with Vodafone His key responsibilities include developing  deploying AI/ML models in digital transformation, customer engagement & in network automation . He is actively working in the area of building open source ML models for 4G /5G RAN (Radio Access Network) deployment & Open RAN. He has more than 18 years of work experience in analytics & machine learning models development. He. He had earlier worked with Novartis, Alghanim Group & Nuclear Power Corporation.


Simon watts
Simon watts
Principal consultant 5G and satcom,
Avanti communications


Simon M Watts has worked in the telecommunications industry since graduation from Manchester University 1981, with the majority of his experience gained from within the satellite communications industry. Simon has extensive experience of satellite communications and network design having overseen deployment of major satellite networks for BT International and Hughes Network Systems.

Simon has worked with Avanti as a Principle Consultant from 2012 on multiple ESA, UK, and EC projects looking at the integration of satcom in to 5G. He has brought wide experience in the telecommunications and broadband network industries at a technical and commercial level to ensure technical and commercial direction.  These projects have covered areas including the integration of satellite and terrestrial networks, 5G future satellite networks, modem/antenna design, cellular and Wi-Fi backhaul, and mobility.  He was Hughes Network Systems Europe – Chief Engineer between 2001 and 2011.  His career started at BT International initially helping to design and implement ground station systems before providing various VSAT systems.


Roberto Gavazzi
Roberto Gavazzi
TIM,
Area Manager specialist


After completing his Electronical engineering studies at Politecnico in Turin, Roberto worked for three years in the aerospatial area where he spent one year in Toulouse designing and developing SW for manned shuttles and satellites. Since then, Roberto has spent more than 25 years in Telecom Italia Laboratories focusing first on Network Management and then on Telco Services. In this last period Roberto was managing Programs on 5G Services and Technologies, Smart City, Industrial Internet (Industry 4.0) and Internet of Things. Roberto, in the TIM Innovation Department, was also the PM of a Telecom Italia IoT and smart city environment and platform called Smart City Control Room and Open Air Lab in Torino


Rituraj Shrivastava
Rituraj Shrivastava
Associate VP, Automotive New Technologies, ,
TechMahindra


 

21+ years experience in Systems Engineering/Enterprise Engineering across Automotive/Aerospace/IOT domains with unique blend of Technologies, Management & Business acumen

Known for Strategic & Thought leadership - Established new practices (people ,competency, offerings) from scratch and taking them to much bigger scale of business

Built & managed highly technical competent global team for big accounts and grown in order of 3X-5X


Stefan Gudmundsson
Stefan Gudmundsson
Chief Innovation Officer,
Karma Automotive


Karma’s Chief Innovation Officer, is an accomplished executive from the connected automotive space. At Karma, Gudmundsson’s extensive international experience in connected car, infotainment and telematics plays a vital role in developing the company’s competitive roadmap; identifying strategic partners, innovative approaches and new product breakthroughs to help maximize Karma’s market potential.

Prior to joining Karma, Gudmundsson served as Senior Principal/Director, Global Automotive Market Development and Product Strategy at u-blox, a creator of wireless semiconductors and modules, where he brought strategic innovation to its product lines, Director of Technology & Operations at Hyundai AutoEver Telematics America, Project Management at Volvo’s WirelessCar, and Vice President, Technology at DRI Corporation.

Gudmundsson earned a Master of Science in Computer Science & Engineering from Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden. He is also a frequent connected car, telematics and M2M global speaker and writer, and holds multiple international patents in telematics.


Neeraj Pandey
Neeraj Pandey
VP network Engineering and delivery,
Vodafone


Technical veteran with 20+ years of experience into planning, roll-out, optimization and operation of cellular network covering RAN, Transport, circuit-core and packet core. Extensive experience in building up long haul optical networks. In current role, working as VP (Network Engineering and Delivery), Vodafone Shared Services based out of India responsible for delivering solutions with a team of certified Solution Architects ,around SDN, NFV, Orchestration, building up Telco over Cloud and Programmable network, working towards Cloud Native Network Functions , Microservice and Service Oriented Architecture with REST API interfaces for building service layer to offer NaaS . Special interest towards Automation, Analytics, and 5G Core, 5G Transport and 5G NR. Recent interest towards API economy.

Jeff Gowan
Jeff Gowan
Product Line Marketing Manager,
Windriver


Jeff Gowan is the Product Line Marketing Manager at Wind River. In this role he is responsible for the global marketing activities for Wind River’s telecommunications business.

With 20 years in the field of technology Jeff has played roles in support, product management, and product marketing while bringing products to market in sectors including Financial Services, Industrial, Aerospace and Defense, and Telecommunications.

Jeff holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from the University of Oregon.


Maxime Flament
Maxime Flament
Chief Technology Officer,
5G Automotive Association


Dr. Flament is Chief Technology Officer of the 5G Automotive Association, the global cross-industry association for the development of end-to-end vehicular connectivity solutions. Maxime has almost 25 years of experience in both automotive and telecommunications research and innovation. He holds a PhD and MSc in Mobile Communication from Chalmers Technical University, Sweden as well as a second MSc in Electronics from the Universite Libre de Bruxelles. In 2001, he was visiting researcher at Stanford University, CA, USA.