Walter FeatherstoneISG MEC (Multi-access Edge Computing) WG DECODE Chairman at ETSI
Walter Featherstone is a Principal Research Engineer at VIAVI Solutions, with over 20 years’ experience in the mobile telecommunications industry. Prior to joining VIAVI, he worked for Motorola Mobility during Google’s ownership, Nokia Networks and Motorola Solutions. He gained his PhD in Electronic and Electrical Engineering from the University of Leeds in 2000, specialising in Super Resolution Direction Finding. Walter is passionate about new fields of research, emerging technologies and innovation. He has 13 granted patents. Walter is an active participant in ETSI ISG MEC, where he’s been elected to lead the Deployment and Ecosystem Development working group (WG DECODE). The WG focuses on enabling implementation of systems that take advantage of MEC-defined frameworks and provide/consume services using MEC-standardized APIs. Walter is chartered member of the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET).