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Sameer Sharma

Crawford Hill, NJ, USA
Head of Autonomic Networks & Mobile Services



Sameer SHARMA  is the Head of Autonomic Networks and Mobile Services research in Bell Labs. In this role Sameer leads a global team spearheading breakthrough technologies and innovations for next-gen: networks, applications & services.


Sameer has 20+ years of global experience in IP/Mobile Networking and Systems/Applications Software, working across Asia, Europe and USA. He has held various leadership positions in Research, Innovations, Technologies, Products and Internal Ventures. His expertise and experience spans multiple domains including End2End 5G/4G Networks, Mobile Apps/ Services, Cloud, SDN, NFV, Analytics, Security, Mobile Video, IP/MPLS Networking, Management & Orchestration Platforms, IP Multimedia Systems, Distributed & Embedded Software Systems. He relishes combining cross-domain expertise & knowledge to drive disruptive innovations, breakthrough technologies and novel products.




Sameer has won many awards and distinctions including the prestigious Bell Labs President's Award as Head of 4G WiMAX Technologies & Innovations. He has pioneered multiple new product and business concepts, some of them winning entrepreneurial contests. He has multiple patents and publications.


Honors and Awards

Sameer has won the prestigious Bell Labs President's Award as Head of the "WiMAX - Technologies and Innovations" program.
Venture ideas and projects led by Sameer were selected as the top finalists in the Alcatel-Lucent Entrepreneurial Bootcamp, in consecutive years. 
Sameer has been inducted as member of Alcatel-Lucent Technical Academy.

Selected Articles and Publications


Sameer has multiple patents awarded and filed.