Mukaddim PathanPrincipal, End-to-End Architecture & Technology Practices at Telstra
Dr. Mukaddim Pathan heads up the End-to-End Architecture & Technology Practices group for Networks & IT within Telstra, the largest Telecommunications company in Australia. At Telstra, his key responsibility is to deliver architecture and technical solutions towards Telstra 2022 (T22) outcomes, specifically focusing on network abstraction, edge computing, automation, and 5G usecases. His core and extended teams develop Networks & IT transformation strategy, best practices, and foundational capabilities, e.g. Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD), Test Automation framework, Self-Service Provisioning, Apps/VNF Architecture for Telco Edge Computing, Virtual Network Function (VNF) On-boarding, and ONAP Orchestration, in line with industry trends and customer expectations. He is a regular speaker in international events on next-gen technologies and network transformation. He holds a PhD in Computer Science, and MBA in Strategy and Operations from the University of Melbourne, Australia.