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Chief Technology Officer at TELUS

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 Ibrahim Gedeon Biography

Dr. Ibrahim Gedeon is one of the global telecommunications industry’s most colorful and respected executives, Dr. Gedeon has carved out an international career by combining tremendous insight and skill as an applied scientist with a lighthearted and thoroughly non-conventional approach to leadership. As Chief Technology Officer for TELUS, a leading national telecommunications company in Canada, his energy and engaging manner as a speaker and presenter are legendary within industry circles.

Dr. Gedeon began his career in telecommunications engineering and research in 1990 when he joined Bell Northern Research, designing signal-processing software in the Cryptographic Systems division. He moved to Nortel Networks in 1994 as a network design engineer.

Dr. Gedeon was named Vice President and Director of Data Network Engineering at Nortel in 1996; Vice President of Internet Brand Management in 1999, and Senior Vice President of Wireless Engineering in 2000. He joined TELUS in 2003 and is responsible for technology strategy, service and network architecture, service delivery and operational support systems for the company’s wire line and wireless divisions, as well as service and network convergence, enterprise applications and network infrastructure strategies and evolution.

Dr. Gedeon has held numerous leadership roles in the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and has also received numerous professional awards and various forms of industry recognition, including being named four times to the Global Telecoms Business magazine’s “GTB Power 100,” a list of the 100 most powerful and influential people in the telecoms industry.

He is currently the General Chair, IEEE International Conference on Communications 2021 (ICC 2021), Montreal. He was the Honorary Co-Chair, IFIP/IEEE International Symposium on Integrated Network Management (IM 2015) in Ottawa, Canada, the Co-Chair of the IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference 2014 (VTC 2014) in Vancouver, and was the General Chair for the 2012 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2012) in Ottawa, Canada. He also serves on the board of a number of industry associations, including the Centre of Excellence in Next Generation Networks (CENGN)/Centres of Excellence for Commercialization and Research (CECR), Canada, the Next Generation Mobile Networks (NGMN) Alliance, the Washington, DC based Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (ATIS), and the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business based Institute for Communication Technology Management (CTM).

A native of Lebanon, he has a Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from the American University of Beirut and a Masters' in Electronics Engineering from Carleton University. In 2010, he received a Honourary Doctor of Laws degree from the University of British Columbia.

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Ibrahim Gedeon Biography

Dr. Ibrahim Gedeon is one of the global telecommunications industry’s most colorful and respected executives, Dr. Gedeon has carved out an international career by combining tremendous insight and skill as an applied scientist with a lighthearted and thoroughly non-conventional approach to leadership. As Chief Technology Officer for TELUS, a leading national telecommunications company in Canada, his energy and engaging manner as a speaker and presenter are legendary within industry circles.

Dr. Gedeon began his career in telecommunications engineering and research in 1990 when he joined Bell Northern Research, designing signal-processing software in the Cryptographic Systems division. He moved to Nortel Networks in 1994 as a network design engineer.

Dr. Gedeon was named Vice President and Director of Data Network Engineering at Nortel in 1996; Vice President of Internet Brand Management in 1999, and Senior Vice President of Wireless Engineering in 2000. He joined TELUS in 2003 and is responsible for technology strategy, service and network architecture, service delivery and operational support systems for the company’s wire line and wireless divisions, as well as service and network convergence, enterprise applications and network infrastructure strategies and evolution.

Dr. Gedeon has held numerous leadership roles in the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and has also received numerous professional awards and various forms of industry recognition, including being named four times to the Global Telecoms Business magazine’s “GTB Power 100,” a list of the 100 most powerful and influential people in the telecoms industry.

He is currently the General Chair, IEEE International Conference on Communications 2021 (ICC 2021), Montreal. He was the Honorary Co-Chair, IFIP/IEEE International Symposium on Integrated Network Management (IM 2015) in Ottawa, Canada, the Co-Chair of the IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference 2014 (VTC 2014) in Vancouver, and was the General Chair for the 2012 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2012) in Ottawa, Canada. He also serves on the board of a number of industry associations, including the Centre of Excellence in Next Generation Networks (CENGN)/Centres of Excellence for Commercialization and Research (CECR), Canada, the Next Generation Mobile Networks (NGMN) Alliance, the Washington, DC based Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (ATIS), and the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business based Institute for Communication Technology Management (CTM).

A native of Lebanon, he has a Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from the American University of Beirut and a Masters' in Electronics Engineering from Carleton University. In 2010, he received a Honourary Doctor of Laws degree from the University of British Columbia.

Ibrahim Gedeon Videos

  • Meet the Mentor: Ibrahim Gedeon
    WAAAUB Montreal Chapter: Building Synergy Mentorship for a Better Community - 10 February 2018 McCord Museum - Montreal, QC.
  • CENGN Summit - Ibrahim Gedeon: Building Canada's Future With ...
    Listen to the video recording of Ibrahim Gedeon, Chief Technology Officer of TELUS, presenting at the CENGN Summit 2016. On December 7th ...
  • Ibrahim Gedeon, Chief Technology Officer - Telus, brought to us by ...
    GTB TV, brought to you by NETSCOUT- Ibrahim Gedeon,Chief Technology Officer talks about adoption of new technology and reliablity, NFV ...

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    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Ibrahim Gedeon for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Ibrahim Gedeon, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Ibrahim Gedeon or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Ibrahim Gedeon?

    Booking fees for Ibrahim Gedeon, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Ibrahim Gedeon, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Ibrahim Gedeon?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Ibrahim Gedeon for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Ibrahim Gedeon for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Ibrahim Gedeon or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Ibrahim Gedeon or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Ibrahim Gedeon is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Ibrahim Gedeon for your event is available upon request. Ibrahim Gedeon generally travels from EdmontonCanada and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Tom Anschutz, Chris Pearson, John Baker, Ulf Ewaldsson and Nicki Palmer. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Ibrahim Gedeon for an upcoming event.

Ibrahim Gedeon Speaker Videos

  • Meet the Mentor: Ibrahim Gedeon
    WAAAUB Montreal Chapter: Building Synergy Mentorship for a Better Community - 10 February 2018 McCord Museum - Montreal, QC.
    CENGN Summit - Ibrahim Gedeon: Building Canada's Future With ...
    Listen to the video recording of Ibrahim Gedeon, Chief Technology Officer of TELUS, presenting at the CENGN Summit 2016. On December 7th ...
  • Ibrahim Gedeon, Chief Technology Officer - Telus, brought to us by ...
    GTB TV, brought to you by NETSCOUT- Ibrahim Gedeon,Chief Technology Officer talks about adoption of new technology and reliablity, NFV ...

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