Speaker: Arpit Joshipura
Bio: Arpit Joshipura is the Vice-President, Strategy & Market Development, at Ericsson Silicon Valley. Arpit is Ericsson’s driver of Convergence Vision and Transformation Strategy to Operators and outbound audience worldwide including Silicon Valley Ecosystem partners. Focus areas include All-IP End to End Convergence across Fixed and Mobile architectures (eg 4G/SAE/EPC, IPTV, Backhaul, Edge, Metro, Applications). Arpit moved to Ericsson from Redback where he was the VP of Product Management, Marketing, Standards and Solutions (CTO/CMO Role), responsible for the strategic success of Redback ’s flagship SmartEdge router family and its acquisition through Ericsson. Prior to Redback , Mr. Joshipura was the Vice President of Portfolio Management CIENA/ONI focusing on Metro Ethernet and Optical Architectures. He has also held senior leadership positions in Engineering at Caspian Networks and Nortel Networks.
Title: Mobile Broadband driven by Convergence of IP and LTE technologies
Speaker: Ali Khayrallah
Bio: Ali Khayrallah is Director of Research at Ericsson in North America. His group works on projects in current and future cellular systems. He has been with Ericsson since 1995, in various research positions. Previously, he was Assistant Professor in the Electrical Engineering Department at the University of Delaware. His interests are in research and technology for wireless communications. He holds a Ph.D. and M.S. from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and a B.Eng. from the American University of Beirut. He holds more than 50 US patents and has published more than 50 technical papers, and received the Ericsson Inventor of the Year award