Fawzi BehmannPresident at TelNet Management Consulting Inc.
Fawzi is visionary, innovative, thought leader, author, results driven with unique blend of business acumen, marketing and technology skills. Core technical skills is communications and networking specializes in disruptive technology positioning such as IoT, AI, 5G in developing smart ecosystem solutions in key markets such as health & and wellness, public safety, smart homes/building, smart energy and mobility.
Fawzi held variety of leadership positions with Tier 1 companies such as Teleglobe International carrier, Nortel Network systems, Motorola/Freescale semiconductor. He founded TelNet Management Consulting Inc. 2009 and Co-authored “Collaborative IoT” by Wiley.
Fawzi volunteered at IEEE and currently he is a member of IEEE Future Direction on security, applications and services, IEEE WCNC 2022 chair, ComSoc North America Regional Director (serving over 10,000 members) and BoG member. He chairs multiple joint chapters on Communications, signal processing, Computer, EMBS and Consumer technology. Prior, Fawzi was Region 5 conference committee chair and Central Texas chair.
Fawzi is passionate about use of technology in Health & wellness, public safety, smart cities and others. He is the Co-Chair of the Intelligent Health Association's "I o T in healthcare Consortium".
Fawzi was a keynote speaker at several international conferences. As a distinguished member of the IEEE.org organization, Fawzi, has toured and lectured in many parts of the world including Kenya, Uganda, Ghana, Togo, Singapore, Malaysia, Morocco, Tunisia, Abu Dhabi, India, Mexico, Croatia, Dublin, and many cities in US and Canada in the last few years.
Fawzi received multiple awards including IEEE MGA Section Leadership (2017-2018), IEEE USA professional leadership award for 2017, ComSoc Chapter of the year awards for 2017, 2015 and Regional outstanding Member for 2013, 2014 and 2015.
Fawzi has MBA, Masters in Computer Science, Bachelor in Science with honors in Mathematics with distinction.