Javan Erfanian

Javan Erfanian

 

Distinguished Member of Technical Staff, Bell Canada

In his role within Wireless Network at Bell Canada, Javan primes the wireless technology strategic direction, while working with the global industry, various forums, and the research community. In particular, he has been contributing to the work programs through NGMN, most recently the 5G initiative, for which he has been the Co-Lead, and the 5G White Paper Chief Editor. He also led the work on NGMN Verticals requirements, and is currently Vice Chair of the NGMN 5G Board Committee. Javan has taught many academic programs, particularly at University of Toronto, with research publications and many citations. He has been an IEEE Communications Society Distinguished Speaker for many years, and a recipient of the IEEE Millennium Medal. Javan is a Steering Board member of the Wireless World Research Forum (WWRF).