Thierry Van de Velde is Consulting Technology Specialist in Alcatel-Lucent’s IP Routing & Transport business line. He is supporting the IP Mobile Core and Carrier Wi-Fi portfolio in the EMEA region. His track record of 21 years in telecoms lead him from Operators to Vendors, and from Voice to Mobile Data.
His current focus is on the evolution of the IP Mobile Core to accommodate IP Multimedia Services (VoLTE and Wi-Fi calling), Network Function Virtualization, native bridged services and 5G. He’s representing Alcatel-Lucent at the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA). He holds a Masters in engineering from Brussels University, a degree in business administration from Solvay Business School and a number of patents in the Mobile Internet space.