IIC Chair of the Technology Working Group, IIC Steering Committee Member and Senior Director at Huawei
Wael is a business and technology strategist with more than 875 patents to his name in the fields of networking and ICT. Skilled in strategy for breakout technology products at large companies, Wael has architected strategies, driven industry standards and led associated company technology roadmaps for green networking, ICT sustainability, Ethernet, cloud, mist/fog/edge networking, Industrial IoT, IT/OT convergence, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Big Data, blockchain, automotive networking, intelligent transportation systems (ITS), audio video bridging, time sensitive and deterministic networking, open compute / source amongst others. Wael is currently a Senior Director at Huawei. Prior to Huawei, Wael held senior leadership roles at Fortune 500 companies, including Cisco and Broadcom. Wael has BS and MS degrees in EE and BA in Economics from Stanford, and an MBA with honors from Wharton. He is a published author, having authored the book Ethernet in the First Mile: Access for Everyone. In 2011, Wael was recognized by the David Packard Medal of Achievement and Innovator Award for his leadership in Green Technology. Within IIC, Wael co-chairs the Liaison Working Group, co-chairs the Technology Working Group, co-chairs the Industrial Analytics Task Group, is a member of the Steering Committee and co-author of the Industrial Analytics: The Engine Driving the IIoT Revolution whitepaper and the Industrial IoT Analytics Framework (IIAF).