Chris MurphyRegional CTO, EMEA at VIAVI Solutions
Chris has 20 years of commercial experience in telecommunications covering network performance measurement, optimization and SON, particularly in cellular RAN including LTE, UMTS, CDMA and 5G. His focus has been on the modelling, simulation and optimization of next generation technologies to build a revenue stream early in the life cycle of each new generation of telecommunication systems. He has contributed to various industry and standardisation bodies including 3GPP, NGMN, ATIS and the WiMAX Forum.
Chris joined VIAVI through their acquisition of Arieso. Prior to that he worked for Motorola and Nokia developing new technical capabilities for the service portfolio. Chris holds a degree in Mathematics and Computing and a Ph.D. in the calibration of oceanic remote sensing satellites for improved models of climate change. He has authored various journal articles, conference papers and book chapters, most recently in "Understanding 5G: A Practical Guide to Deploying and Operating 5G Networks." Chris has filed 20 patent applications.