Speaker profile

Andy Reid

Chief Network Services Architect
BT,
Vice Chair, OSM ISG
ETSI

Andy Reid is a Vice-Chairman of OSM and Chairs the OSM End User Advisory Group (EUAG). He coordinated the drafting and publication of the recent OSM EUAG White Paper which discusses operators’ experience using ETSI NFV orchestration and management interfaces for the automation of NFV processes including some of issues arising from different vendor interpretations of NFV standards. He has been at the forefront of NFV development from its very inception, in particular, introducing the idea of virtualisation as a means of automating the deployment of functions. He is responsible for leading BT’s research into protocols and interfaces and has been involved with defining suitable abstractions of the network for the purposes of automation for 30 years.

Agenda sessions

Day 2

March 27, 2019

COLLABORATION AND ECOSYSTEM: FINDING THE RIGHT PARTNERS
3:45 pm
PANEL Discussion: Developing strategic partnerships for AI network success