Tom TofighPrincipal Solution Architect at QCT
Tom has been responsible for planning and implementation of large-scale telecommunications equipment He has extensive experience that spans across many disciplines including emerging 5G mobility networks, switches, cross layer design, smart devices, and chip designs. Products introduced include innovative SDN solutions for the mobile network devices, RAN, and access platforms,
Tom recently joint QCT and in the past he worked for AT&T as Principal member of Technical Staff for over 16 years, his responsibilities spanned from Technical Program Management functions to detailed technical design and development of Mobile-CORD, 5G disaggregation, SDN/NFV edge cloud strategy that required to keep the big picture in focus while being able to dive into the unique engineering challenges we face daily. As a Technical representative of at ONF, Tom helped with complex, multi-disciplinary integration projects. He planned requirements with internal stake holders such as M-CORD, Packet Optical and lead Proof of concepts (POCs) through the entire development lifecycle. Tom has about 80 patents awarded and many more are pending.