Walid Mathlouthi

Walid Mathlouthi

Head of Future Network and Spectrum Management Division, International Telecommunication Union

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Biography

Dr. Walid Mathlouthi received a PhD in Optics, Photonics and Lasers. He spent his early career at Optical Research Laboratories in France, Italy, Canada and the US with Intel Corp where he worked, among other things, on the first Raman silicon laser. In 2010, he joined AT&T Labs in California as a Senior Member of Technical Staff. He worked mainly on data mining for complex Analysis/problem solving, Laboratory and field experimentation, 3G, 4G and LTE service quality and optimization, RF optimizations, Self-organizing Networks, Large scale UE data collection and analysis for actionable analytics and IP migrations such as VOLTE services.
In 2015, Dr. Walid joined Google Headquarters in Mountain View as Networks Architect. He worked on building high quality networks to provide broadband connectivity in emergent markets and connect the under-connected. During the past few years, he focused on Google Global network transport and Google Global Data centre design to support cloud services deployments (compute, storage, ML Pods etc...).

Dr. Walid Mathlouthi freshly joined the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) as Head of Future Network & Spectrum Management (FNS) Division.