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Nivi Thadasina
Vice President of Engineering, Samsung Networks at Samsung Electronics America


Nivi has over 20-years of wireless telecommunications experience leading various projects in R&D and Systems Engineering. At Samsung, Nivi is in the Networks division, and responsible for radio access network solutions, including 5G/4G Macro, Micro and Small Cells technologies. He is currently working on an evaluation of 5G technologies in live market field trials with the goal of commercialization of 5G products. Previously, Nivi delivered the first commercial launch of 4G LTE service in the U.S., specific to Las Vegas, Nevada. Prior to this achievement, Nivi filed several key technical patents to provide solutions for critical RF/Wireless challenges faced to commercialize Small Cells technologies. This work led to the commercial launch of World’s first femtocell by Samsung Electronics.

Nivi graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering with Honors from University of North Carolina, Charlotte, and a Masters in Electrical Engineering from University of Texas, Dallas


Agenda Sessions

  • Keynote panel discussion: A technical survival guide to the 5G rollout


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