Amol PhadkeGlobal Network Services Lead at Accenture
Amol Phadke is a Global Managing Director at Accenture leading their Network Services practice in the Communications, Media & Technology Group, driving the Network Services portfolio and helping CXO clients in all areas of digital network transformation, network economics and strategy, 5G, SDN/NFV, cloud, new OSS systems, next-generation operations and connected home solutions. He also sits on the Governing Board of Linux Foundation Networking (LFN).
Based in London, Amol is a recognized industry leader with more than 20 years of international industry experience providing technology and business leadership in networked IT, internet and telecoms, including strategy definition, driving large scale engineering development and delivery units and leading global multi-discipline teams. He has authored several whitepapers and articles around network transformation including 5G, software-defined networking and AI-powered operations, and has recently authored a book on the Future Home in the 5G era. Prior to joining Accenture, Amol served as Senior Director for Alcatel-Lucent’s Asia-Pacific network professional services business, and also worked at BT (British Telecom) as Chief Architect for their IP & Data global 21CN network platforms.