Nabil Bitar

Bloomberg LP, CTO – Head of Network Architecture
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Nabil Bitar holds BS, MS and PhD degrees in Electrical Engineering from Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He is the CTO – Head of Network Architecture at Bloomberg LP working on WAN, enterprise, private and public cloud networking. Prior to his current position he was the CTO for the Large Enterprise & Webscale Segment at Nokia. and a fellow and director of Services and Network Architecture at Verizon. Nabil was also a principal engineer and architect at Ascend Communication (acquired by Lucent) working on routing and routing system control and data plane architecture, and a principal member of technical staff at GTE Laboratories working on IP, QoS, VoIP and wireless data and AIN.  Nabil has been a frequent contributor to IETF in the areas of MPLS and Layer2 and Layer3 VPNs (21 FFCs, including EVPN) and a frequent contributor to the Broadband Forum. He held working group positions in the IETF, ONUG and OFC, and has been a frequent speaker at various fora. He has several refereed publications and conference presentations, and holds 30 patents in the various areas he worked on.