Javan ErfanianDMTS at Bell Canada & NGMN 5G Initiative
In his role within Wireless Network at Bell Canada, Javan Erfanian primes the wireless technology strategic direction, while working with the global industry, various forums, and the research community. In particular, he has been contributing to the work programs through Next Generation Mobile Network (NGMN) Alliance, with focus on 5G in the last few years. Javan was the initial NGMN 5G Co-Lead and the 5G White Paper Chief Editor. He also led the work on NGMN Verticals requirements, and has been an active member of the NGMN 5G Board Committee. He has taught many academic programs, particularly at University of Toronto, with research publications and many citations. Javan has also been an IEEE Communications Society Distinguished Speaker for many years, and a Steering Board member of the Wireless World Research Forum (WWRF).