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Expert in Telecom, Mobile VAS, BSS, OSS, ERP, Business Intelligence, Cloud, Security, and Application Development

Expert ID: 732196 Massachusetts, USA

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Expert is a Director of Information Systems at iBASIS, international voice carrier and provider of value-added services for mobile operators and IoT. iBASIS is privately owned by Tofane Global.

Expert is responsible for managing the corporate program portfolio and strategic programs including M&A, outsourcing development and services, network engineering and operations, information systems, retail systems, project management operations, IT governance and business service management, enterprise risk management.

Expert specializes in BSS and OSS for wireless, wireline and OTT operators. He was responsible for managing product development and implementation of billing and rating, CRM, OSS, and business intelligence applications.

He has worked as an Engagement Manager, Account and Program Director for Tier 1 and Tier 2 accounts including ATT, Verizon, Sprint, US Cellular, Bell Canada, Vodafone, Rogers, Telus, T-Mobile, CenturyLink and consulted for mobile operators in Europe, LATAM and Asia.

In his current role, Expert oversees strategic programs, vendor evaluation, selection and management, RFP and bid process.

Areas of interest and expertise include
- Mobile value-added services (MVAS): LTE, VoLTE, IPX, LSX, GRX, Internet of Things (IoT)
- Global mobile signaling (GMS), network interoperability, IP telephony, SIP, number portability, network and service quality and monitoring, retail calling cards, messaging SMS/MMS, wholesale voice
- OSS and BSS solutions, Pricing, Rating, Billing, Big Data, Data Warehousing, Cloud, Physical appliances, Business Intelligence (BI), Business Analytics
- Unified Communications (UC), Managed Mobile Services (MMS), Mobile Device Management (MDM), Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM), Application Development Platforms, Agile Development Platforms
- Data Center, server and storage virtualization, software-defines networks (SDN), IP architecture, network security, intrusion detection systems, DDOS prevention, and end-point security
- Corporate systems: ERP, CRM, Order management, supply chain, HRIS and Recruiting, Payroll systems, Telecom Expense Management (TEM), Project Portfolio Management (PPM)

Expert hold PhD in Mathematics and Computer Science form Bar Ilan University.
Expert is PMP (project management professional) certified, and is contributing member of Project Management Institute (PMI). 

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Boston, Massachusetts - Worcester, Massachusetts - Springfield, Massachusetts - Lowell, Massachusetts - Cambridge, Massachusetts - Brockton, Massachusetts - New Bedford, Massachusetts - Hartford, Connecticut - Manchester, New Hampshire - Providence, Rhode Island

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1997 Degree: Ph.D Subject: Mathematics and Computer Science Institution: Bar-Ilan University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2006 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Director, Information Systems Department: Responsibilities: Expert is responsible for PMO, project management, portfolio management, strategic projects, vendor evaluation, selection and management, IT strategy, IT governance, and network security.
Years: 1994 to 2006 Employer: Amdocs Title: Director, Account Manager, Client Executive Department: Responsibilities: Expert conducted client account management, program and project management for Verizon Wireless account. He also developed management for Billing and Customer care systems. Expert managed IT and business system implementation, migration and conversion for major telecommunication companies including Verizon, Sprint, CenturyTel, US Cellular, Cingular, SBC, Vodafone and others.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Expert is PMP (project management professional) certified, and is contributing member of Project Management Institute (PMI).
Licenses / Certifications
PMP certification 2003

Additional Experience

Vendor Selection
In his current role, Expert oversees strategic programs, vendor evaluation, selection and management, RFP and bid process.

Product Expertise
Mobile value-added services (MVAS)
LTE, VoLTE, IPX, GRX, Internet of Things (IoT),
Global mobile signaling (GMS), network interoperability, IP telephony, SIP, number portability, network and service quality and monitoring, retail calling cards, messaging SMS/MMS
OSS and BSS solutions, Pricing, Rating, Billing, Big Data, Data Warehousing, Cloud, Physical appliances, Business Intelligence (BI), Business Analytics, Predictive Analytics
Unified Communications (UC), Managed Mobile Services (MMS), Mobile Device Management (MDM), Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM), Application Development Platforms, Agile Development Platforms
Data Center, server and storage virtualization, software-defines networks (SDN), IP architecture, network security, intrusion detection systems, DDOS prevention, and end-point security
Corporate systems: ERP, CRM, Order management, supply chain, HRIS and Recruiting, Payroll systems, Telecom Expense Management (TEM), Project Portfolio Management (PPM)

Company expertise:
Amazon, Accenture, ADP, Amdocs, ATT, BICS, BMC, Cablevision, Cap Gemini, CenturyLink, Cisco, Comcast, Comverse, Concur, Convergys, CSC, CSG, CSMG, Deloitte Consulting, EY, EMC, Epicor, Ericson, HPE, IBM, Infosys, Movius, NetCracker, Netscout, NeuStar, Oracle, Rogers, SAP, Sonus, Sprint, Starhome, Sun, Success Factors, Syniverse, T-Mobile, Taleo, Tangoe, Tata, TDC, Techmahindra, Tekelec, Telcordia, Telus, Teradata, US Cellular, Verizon, VMWare, Vodafone, Wipro, Workday

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