With increased digitization of network operations to support growth of 5G & Edge computing, network vendors and service providers are increasingly looking to leverage artificial intelligence to drive operational efficiently, to achieve TCO savings, and to create new revenue growth opportunities.
This panel session will discuss the industry trends that are driving the demand for increased automation, describe the emerging AI use cases in the network and their requirements, as well as outline the implementation challenges and how they can be met by leveraging the right hardware and software technologies for the network needs. Join Intel and industry experts to learn how you can be part of the revolution.
Robin is a Strategic Product Manager in Intel’s Network Platforms Group, where he focuses on defining next generation platforms, technologies and software for network deployments and applications. He holds a PhD in photonics from the Tyndall National Institute and an MSc in Artificial Intelligence from the University of Limerick, Ireland.
Walter joined Intel in 2017 as an AI TSS (Technical Solution Specialist) covering EMEA and he’s now playing an active role on most of the AI project engagements within the Data Centers business in Europe. He is responsible for increasing Technical and business awareness regarding the Intel AI Offer, enabling and provide technical support to end user customers, ISVs, OEMs, Partners in implementing HPC and/or Clouds solutions for AI based on Intel’s products and technologies.
Before joining Intel Walter has collected research experiences working on adopting ML techniques to enhance images retrieval algorithms for robotic applications, conducting sensitive data analysis in a start-up environment and developing software for Text To Speech applications.
Business development of Network AI in business strategy development, strategic customer management, and key ecosystem enablement.
Don is a Senior Analyst in the Telco Digitization practice at ABI Research where he provides research and analysis on service provider adoption of cloud technologies and their application in fixed and mobile networks. Pertinent research topics include Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning technologies, SDN, NFV, telco software, and cloud computing. Don holds an MSc with Distinction in Computing, IT Law and Management from King’s College London, and a first-class honours BSc degree in Business Computing Systems from City, University of London.
Chris is a network transformation specialist. He has worked with leading service providers for more than 28 years.