We are excited to have Dr. Nabil Bitar part of Seceon family. He is one of the best professional in our industry, which is acknowledged by many of his architecture, which have become standard for industry around the globe. His continued drive for innovation in networking, analytics and security for last 20 years has made a huge impact on way we access information highway today. Seceon team members had opportunity to know and work with him over last two decades in various roles and always have been impressed by his drive to do what is right for industry and it’s future growth. His drive for delivery the best solutions for industry always have made a big impact and we are looking forward to his continued drive to delivering the “Comprehensive Cybersecurity to Digital-Era”.
Chandra Pandey, Seceon founder & CEO
Dr. Nabil Bitar holds BS, MS and PhD degrees in Electrical Engineering from Boston University, USA. He is the CTO for the Large Enterprise Segment at Nokia & Nuage Networks covering cloud networking, SDN, security, IoT, IP, optical networking, analytics & applications. Prior to joining Nokia in November 2015, Dr. Bitar was a Fellow and Director of Services and Network Architecture at Verizon. As a Director, he led the architecture for IoT, SDN, network and services orchestration, cloud-based services, and the evolution of IP and Broadband networks and services, and was the inventor for optimized Short Data Services over NAS for NB IoT applications. Prior to that, as a Verizon Fellow, Dr. Bitar led the end-to-end IP/MPLS services and network architecture encompassing cloud network services virtualization and connectivity, SDN, next generation broadband IPv4/v6 services and subscriber management, routing and signaling, VPN services, packet aggregation, and services routing. He also led or co-led various projects/initiatives that spanned Ethernet services, converged packet/TDM/Optical transport, co-pioneering packet-optical transport, MPLS traffic engineering, IPTV, IP video transport, CDN, LTE wireless-wireline convergence, and consumer data centers. Dr. Nabil has been driving force behind many industry first, highly scalable networks and services scaling to 100’s of millions of users.
Dr. Bitar is a regular contributor at the IETF, Broadband Forum, and has been a frequent presenter and panelist at the MPLS conference, and OFC/NOFC among other industry fora. He is currently a co-chair of the ONUG Monitoring & Analytics Working Group, served as a member of the N2 committee at OFC, and as a member of the IETF routing directorate. He also served as a co-chair of the L2VPN working group at IETF, and contributed to the development of EVPN. He (co-) authored several technical referred and invited IEEE papers, IETF RFCs and drafts. He holds several patents on LTE packet core evolution, traffic management, routing, signaling, and policy control, and has several additional patents filed on cloud network services orchestration, LTE packet core evolution for IoT, IoT device software architecture, and IoT services.