Mehdi Sif has more than 20+ Years of experience working for the leading global service provider companies. Previously, as Vice President of the Global Solutions Team at Huawei USA, Mehdi led the company’s CSP solutions strategy offering worldwide. Mehdi pioneered the company’s Mobile Innovation Lab in Silicon Valley, with a focus on NFV and Mobility. He has also had senior positions at Juniper Networks, Nokia and Nortel. Mehdi is the recipient of the 2004 U.S. Presidential Gold Medal Award for his work with the International Executive Service Corps (IESC). He holds an MBA in Management of Technology and is the author of various patents in the areas of (4G) Mobility and Network Function Virtualization (NFV).