Keynote Title: Role of Telcos in the Era of IOT
DR. MAZLAN ABBAS
Dr Mazlan is ranked No. 20th Thought Leader in IOT by 2014 Onalytics Report – “The Internet of Things – Top 100 Thought Leaders” and ranked Top 100 in Smart Cities Top Experts by Agilience Authority Index May 2016. He has 30 years of experience and accomplishments in a senior management capacity primarily accountable for R&D, Product Development Innovation & Solutions, Technology Management, Network Operations and Academia.
Before joining REDtone, he spent 8 years in MIMOS Berhad as Senior Director Wireless Communications Cluster where he is responsible to lead, strategize and manage the Applied R&D activities in Wireless Communications technology.
He also spent 13 years in CELCOM (mobile operator), handling many senior management positions (including R&D, Billing Operations, Technology & Technical Management, Network Administration & Management, Mobile Data, Integrated Business Solutions and Mobility Solutions). Prior to Celcom, he spent 10 years as an academician at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia.
Dr.Mazlan is a frequent speaker in many major & established IT and telco conferences locally and globally. He has served as MOSTI’s Innofund, Technofund and Science Fund (ICT Cluster) Technical & Commercial Evaluation Committee and sits in Industry Advisory Panel (IAP) for several local universities.
Dr. Mazlan graduated from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia with a BEE (1984), University of Essex (UK) with MSc. in Telematics (1986) and Universiti Teknologi Malaysia with a PhD in Telecommunications (1993).