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 Expert  727783

Expert in Telecommunications, Program Management and Product Development


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Expert is a results-driven telecommunications professional with 8+ years of international experience in the industry and a deep understanding of technology and business processes. Since November 2009, he is a Senior International Partnership Development Manager, identifying and executing strategic partnerships and international projects that create new growth segments for T-Mobile and Deutsche Telekom. He worked in the telecommunications industry since 2001 at manufacturers and mobile operators in different European countries.

Expert has worked in the Corporate Research at Motorola from Sept 2001 to April 2006. He did the following: - Managed collaborative research project (16.9 M€, 55 PY/Y) funded by the European Commission, interfacing on a daily basis with its consortium formed by 28 partners across 10 European countries. - Defined business opportunities based on research results, and actively contributed to the strategy identification for reconfigurability, by the development of interactions within Motorola and the implementation of standardization and regulation plans. - Led the multi-site and multi-partner development of the Monasidre (European research project) telecommunications platform, and contributed to the conception and UML-based design of the platform. - Defined and developed a service architectural framework in Beyond 3G (B3G) environment and implemented new concepts related to service management on Motorola B3G demonstration testbed (GPRS, WLAN, DVB-T).

Expert has worked in the product development area for more than 3 years at T-Mobile International. He did the following: - Planned, coordinated and controlled Top20 Product Development projects/programs in strong collaboration with marketing, external vendors and the technology organizations of T-Mobile in Europe. - Responsible for project scope and budget (over 3 M€), requirement gathering, gap analysis, end-to-end design, development, testing and deployment of Mobile IM product in Germany, Czech Republic and the United Kingdom. - Managed service implementation projects related to the Mobile Instant Messaging/Super SMS business across Germany, Austria and the United Kingdom. - Led the mobile messaging design team located in Germany, Austria and Czech Republic in a cross-functional initiative related to a Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) opportunity in Europe. - Maintained a solid understanding of the entire technology landscape, identifying relevant trends, especially in the field of mobile messaging (SMS, Mobile IM, MMS, Email, and Voice Messaging).

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mobile telecommunication

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3G mobile phone

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telecommunication

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research and development management

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new product development

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new product development management

Expert has worked in the project and program management area for more than 2 years at Motorola than 3 years at T-Mobile International. He did the following: - Managed on behalf of Motorola a collaborative project (16.9 M€, 55 PY/Y) funded by the European Commission, interfacing on a daily basis with its consortium formed by 28 partners across 10 European countries. - Planned, coordinated and controlled Top20 Product Development projects/programs in strong collaboration with marketing, external vendors and the technology organizations of T-Mobile in Europe. - Responsible for project scope and budget (over 3 M€), requirement gathering, gap analysis, end-to-end design, development, testing and deployment of Mobile IM product in Germany, Czech Republic and the United Kingdom. - Managed service implementation projects related to the Mobile Instant Messaging/Super SMS business across Germany, Austria and the United Kingdom. - Managed cross-functional project/program teams of 30+ managers, designers, developers and technicians located in Germany, Austria, Czech Republic, Slovakia, the United Kingdom and the Netherlands. - Supported the management of the Community 1.0 project part of the Connected Life & Work (CLW) program, and managed the technical deliveries of Austria, Czech Republic and the United Kingdom.

Expert started his own website in 1998 and since this time very familiar with Internet technologies, trends and tools. He also created several websites, including a tourist guide to Lebanon.

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project management

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project planning

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project review

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project scheduling

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software project management

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Internet


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Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
2010   Executive MBA   General Management   Kellogg School of Management / WHU  
2001   Master of Science   Electrical & Computer Engineering   Georgia Institute of Technology  
2000   Graduate French Engineering Degree   Networks and Telecoms   Ecole Nationale Supérieure de l'Electronique et de ses Applications  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title   Responsibilities

2009 to

 

(Undisclosed)

 

Senior International Partnership Development Manager

 

- Identifying and executing strategic partnerships and international projects that create new growth segments for T-Mobile and Deutsche Telekom.

2007 to 2009

 

T-Mobile International (Bonn, Germany)

 

International Program Manager

 

- Managed cross-functional project/program teams of 30+ managers, designers, developers and technicians located in Germany, Austria, Czech Republic, Slovakia, the United Kingdom and the Netherlands. - Planned, coordinated and controlled Top20 Product Development projects/programs in strong collaboration with marketing, external vendors and the technology organizations of T-Mobile in Europe. - Supported the management of the Community 1.0 project part of the Connected Life & Work (CLW) program, and managed the technical deliveries of Austria, Czech Republic and the United Kingdom. - Responsible for project scope and budget (over 3 M€), requirement gathering, gap analysis, end-to-end design, development, testing and deployment of Mobile IM product in Germany, Czech Republic and the United Kingdom.

2006 to 2007

 

T-Mobile International (Vienna, Austria)

 

International Project Manager

 

- Managed service implementation projects related to the Mobile Instant Messaging/Super SMS business across Germany, Austria and the United Kingdom. - Supported the program management of different projects related to the Mobile Instant Messaging, and managed the technical inter-working activities between T-Mobile International and Vodafone Group. - Led the mobile messaging design team located in Germany, Austria and Czech Republic in a cross-functional initiative related to a Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) opportunity in Europe. - Maintained a solid understanding of the entire technology landscape, identifying relevant trends, especially in the field of mobile messaging (SMS, Mobile IM, MMS, Email, and Voice Messaging).

2001 to 2006

 

Motorola (Paris, France)

 

Technical Manager

 

- Managed collaborative project (16.9 M€, 55 PY/Y) funded by the European Commission, interfacing on a daily basis with its consortium formed by 28 partners across 10 European countries. - Defined business opportunities and actively contributed to the strategy identification for reconfigurability, by the development of interactions within Motorola and the implementation of standardization and regulation plans. - Led the multi-site and multi-partner development of the Monasidre (European project) telecommunications platform, and contributed to the conception and UML-based design of the platform. - Defined and developed a service architectural framework in Beyond 3G (B3G) environment and implemented new concepts related to service management on Motorola B3G demonstration testbed (GPRS, WLAN, DVB-T).


Career Accomplishments:
Awards/Recognition

T-Mobile International's CTO Award (November 2008).


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

More than 50 papers published in international conferences and journals in the field of mobile communications (including IEEE Wireless Communications Magazine, IEEE Communications Magazine).


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Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
French   French is his mother tongue.
Arabic   Arabic is his mother tongue.
English   He is fluent in English.
German   He is learning German.

 

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