Panel: Expanding the Mobile Ecosystem with Open RAN
November 17, 2020 at 9:00am (UK)
Telecom TV: Open RAN Summit 2020
Expanding the Mobile Ecosystem with Open RAN
The Open RAN model will only work if there are sufficient vendors and technology companies, all adhering to interoperable standards and specifications, to provide mobile operators with the necessary choices. How do we encourage diversity in the ecosystem, and support equally large vendors, small companies and innovative start-ups?
- Fernando Cerioni, VP Product Management & Marketing, Robin.io
- Olivier Simon, Director of Radio Innovation, Orange
- Colin Bryce, Director, Mobile Network Engineering, CommScope
- Oğuz Sunay, Vice President R&D, Mobility, Open Networking Foundation (ONF)
From the Robin Team
VP Product Management & Marketing
Fernando has more than 20 years of experience in IT & Telecom with market leading companies, including Cisco Systems, Starent Networks, Motorola, Affirmed Networks and Parallel Wireless, being exposed to both VC-backed startups as well as established big companies. He joins Robin from Parallel Wireless where he led the Product Management team for the company’s virtualized RAN solutions. Throughout his career, Fernando held Product Strategy, Product Management, Business Development and Marketing roles for Cable Access, Voice over IP, Mobile Networks Packet Core and RAN / OpenRAN. He worked with global Tier 1 carriers on their network strategies and deployments. Fernando has an MBA from Babson College and MSEE from ITBA Buenos Aires, Argentina.