Furquan Ansari is a Bell Labs Consulting Director providing advisory services to priority customers, both service providers and large enterprises, around the world. He has over 18 years experience in telecommunications and networking. He started his career in research working for NEC Research labs and later Bell Labs Research. Prior to joining Bell Labs Consulting, he led multiple product teams within Alcatel-Lucent with diverse roles including internal incubation of ventures, product/solution management and technical management.
Farquan's expertise include IP Networking, NFV/SDN/Cloud – Solutions and Services, Enterprise Services, Data Center Networks, Wireless Networks, Application On-Boarding and Lifecycle Management in the context of NFV. His role involves advising customers on their strategic needs as they undergo transformation to the next generation technologies such as SDN/NFV/Cloud – especially in the context of launching new services in the B2B market segment.
Farquan is well published and holds many patents.
M.S. Computer Engineering, University of Kansas