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Javan Erfanian DMTS at Bell Canada & 5G Initiative, NGMN


Javan Erfanian represents Bell Canada (and NGMN). In his role as Distinguished Member of Technology at Bell, he primes wireless technology strategic direction and industry initiatives. Javan has worked extensively with the global industry and various forums, and also the research community. In particular, he has been contributing to a variety of work programs at NGMN, most recently the 5G global initiative, for which he has been the Co-Lead and Chief Editor. Javan grew up in Iran, and completed his studies at the University of Calgary and the University of Toronto in Canada. He has taught many academic and industry courses. In his IEEE involvement, Javan has been a Distinguished Speaker for years and a recipient of the IEEE Millennium Medal (2000). He is currently Co-Lead of NGMN 5G Board Committee and a Board member at Wireless World Research Forum.