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Samer Geissah
Director, Technology Strategy and Architecture at TELUS

Profile

As a member of TELUS's CTO office and as Director, Technology Strategy and Architecture, Samer is inspiring a team of Principle Technology Architects, Product Managers and Business Development leaders to define the strategy, business model and technology options of TELUS's 5G, IoT, Edge Compute and Smart Cities technology road-maps.

Previously Samer was the Vice President of Innovation at du. Samer was responsible for new product and service initiatives including new enterprise products and services, partnerships, video strategy, digital channels as well as home security, entertainment and lifestyle products. Prior to that Samer lead Siemens Mobile Networks Technical Consulting (Munich and Dubai) and started his career in telecom as a software development manager at TELOS Technologies (Richmond BC).

Samer holds a Stanford LEAD: Corporate Innovation Certificate from Stanford University Graduate School of Business, a Bachelor's of Science in Computer Engineering and a Bachelor's of Science in Computer Science from North Carolina State University.


Agenda Sessions

  • Panel Discussion – As North American operators move towards 5G standalone, what are the key technical and operational requirements for 5G Core success?

    2:00pm
  • Panel Discussion – How is edge computing helping to innovate and redefine established telco business models?

    12:30pm