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 .