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5G Ecosystem Digital Symposium
October 19 & 21, 2020
Digital Symposium

Brian Daly
AVP of Standards & Industry Alliances at AT&T


Brian K. Daly – Director, Core Network & Government/Regulatory Standards, is a thought leader on emerging technologies and regulatory standards, focusing on 5G next generation networks and softwarization, Earthquake Early Warning through Cellular Systems, Wireless Emergency Alerts, and Mobile Device Theft Prevention. 

Within AT&T, Brian manages the strategic standards engineering team focusing on the evolution of the packet core and IP multimedia subsystem, virtualization, cybersecurity, small cells, and the Internet of Things. Over the years he has contributed to standards in global fora such as 3GPP, ATIS, GSMA, 4G Americas, IEEE, NGMN, NENA, and oneM2M. He is a leading contributor to ATIS Board, TOPS Council and Standards Committee initiatives, resulting in the implementation of a number of standards including Wireless Emergency Alerts, SMS to 9-1-1, and mobile device theft prevention solutions. Brian is a Board member of the IEEE Communications Society Standards Development Board, and has provided leadership on a number of federal advisory committees, including the Commercial Mobile Service Alert Advisory Committee (CMSAAC), the Emergency Access Advisory Committee (EAAC), and the Communications Reliability, Security, and Interoperability Committee (CSRIC). Brian is a member of the FCC’s Technological Advisory Council, where he co-leads the Mobile Device Theft Prevention working group and the Future Game Changing Technologies 5G sub working group. Brian is leading AT&T’s research into 5G use cases, requirements, and technologies, and led the 4G Americas project developing an America’s view on 5G. Brian is Chair of the North American Fraud Forum and Security Group under the GSM Association’s North American Regional Interest Group, and is a member of CTIA’s Cybersecurity Working Group.

Brian holds a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Arizona State University with an emphasis in electromagnetic engineering (antennas and microwaves) and communication systems. Brian holds over 130 patents in the telecommunications field.

Agenda Sessions

  • Service Provider Keynote: AT&T

  • Session Two - The Next Wave of 5G