IEEE ComSoc International Communications Quality and Reliability Workshop
14-17 May 2018 – Austin, Texas, USA

Thursday Speakers


Emerging Technologies Panel – 
Carol Davids (Chair)
Illinois Institute of Technology
Professor & Lab Director
Jose de Francisco Lopez
Nokia Software Group
Senior Design Director
Hank Preston
Cisco Systems
Network, Data Center and Cloud Evangelist
Mike Pepe
Assistant Vice President – Systems
Monica Paolini
Senza Fili Consulting
Founder and President

Virtualization Segment Chair
Jerry Nichols
Vice President – Sales
Virtualization Session 6 – NFV Microservices & Service Assurance
Ross Cassan (Chair)
Spirent Communications PLC
Director of Product Marketing – Mobility Infrastructure
Sachin Rathee
Red Hat
Telco Cloud Solutions Architect
Dehan Li
Huawei Technologies
Technical Expert of RAS Design
Kelly Krick
Solution Manager III – MANA Packet Core and Communication Services
Thierno Diallo
Product Manager – Service Assurance

Virtualization Session 7 – Intelligent Virtualized Operations
Ian Hood (Chair)
Red Hat
Chief Technologist – Global Service Provider
Amit Tiwari
Affirmed Networks
VP – Strategic Alliances & Systems Engineering
Anzar Hasan
JC Penney
Audit Senior Specialist
Narendra Narang
Red Hat
Principal Specialist Solutions Architect – Cloud Storage