Samer GeissahDirector, Technology Strategy, IoT and Emerging Technologies at TELUS
As a member of TELUS's CTO office and as Director, Technology Strategy, IoT and Emerging Technologies, Samer is leading a team of Principle Technology Architects to define the strategy, business model and technology options of TELUS's technology road map.
Previously Samer was the Vice President of Innovation at du. Samer was responsible for all new product and service initiatives including digital products and services, digital partnerships, du video strategy du digital channels as well as entertainment and lifestyle products.
With over 23 years of experience in the IT and telecommunications world, he was a telecom developer his early career in Vancouver and in Munich, as the Director of Technical Sales for Siemens, eventually becoming Director of Technical Sales in Dubai.
Samer holds a double major, a Bachelors of Science in Computer Engineering and in Computer Science (Telecom) from North Carolina State University.