Speaker profile

Saad Sheikh

Telecom Principal Consultant
Dell Technologies

Saad is the Telecom Principal consultant responsible for APJ Telecom market development ,where he is responsible to support Telecom customers  realize both the business and technology value of  transformation through unique capabilities ,products and services offering of Dell Technologies

During his 20 years  of Experience he has worked all around the globe with leading vendors , Telecom operators ,SI partners and consulting business where he contributed in many transformation eras starting  from early 2G/3G ,R4 , NGN, MPLS evolution to  Cloud ready and NFV/SDN era and finally towards today’s Open 5G , Cloud , Edge ,Orchestration and Automation , AIOPS and NG-OSS .

Prior to joining Dell Technologies ,he was the VP/Chief Architect with Southtel (leading SI in South Africa) , Principal Architect for Automation/AI platforms (Willow Consulting UK) ,Chief Architect Cloud and Automation Platforms (STC-Saudi Telecom group) . Prior  to this , Saad developed extensive experience and leadership in the analysis, design and construction of large-scale, telecom distributed software systems including EMS , Automations , BSS with  leading vendors and Telecom operators including Telco operators Telekom S.A , Warid , ZAIN and with Telco vendors .

Saad is an  active contributor in industry  where he represent Dell Technologies in bodies like  Tmforum ODA , GSMA Edge Cloud , LFN ONAP and Anuket , TIP  Open RAN  , DU/CU , Sonic , ETSI NFV , ZSM , Kubernetes , OIF ,IEEE etc .

Agenda sessions

Virtual Conference (SGT/UTC+8)

October 27, 2021

1:50 pm
Panel Discussion: Intelligent operations for new 5G and Edge ecosystems: A game changer?