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IEEE Lunch & Learn Presents – Fireside Chat with Telus CTO
February 19, 2020 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
IEEE Lunch & Learn Presents “A Candid Conversation on 5G – A Fireside Chat with Telus CTO Dr. Ibrahim Gedeon”
Ibrahim Gedeon is one of the global telecommunications industry’s eminent thought leaders. He has carved out an international career by combining tremendous insight and skill as an applied scientist with a lighthearted and non-conventional 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 has been named five times to the Global Telecoms Business magazine’s GTB Power 100, a list of the 100 most powerful and influential people in the telecoms industry.
He has served in many IEEE executive and leadership posts on the Society, Region, Section, and Chapter level. He is currently the Senate Chair of IEEE Ottawa Section, the Industry Advisor of the IEEE Communications Society for the North America Region, and has received many awards including, Consumer Electronics Industry Leader Award in 2019, and the IEEE Canada’s Outstanding Canadian Engineer Award in 2001. For more details on his bio visit the website.
Date: February 19, 2020
Time: 11:30 am – 01:30 pm
Location: CENGN, 555 Legget Dr TowerA, Suite 600, Kanata, ON K2K 3B8
11:30 – 12:00 Lite Lunch, Networking, and Welcoming Remarks
12:00 – 12:20 Seminar
12:20 – 1:00 Wrap up and Networking
NOTE: Limited space (Parking) – Please do not register if you do not plan on attending! Parking first come first served, highly recommend walking/carpooling if possible