Speaker profile

Anil Rao

Principal Analyst
Analysys Mason

Anil Rao (Principal Analyst) is the lead analyst on network and service automation research that includes the Network Automation and Orchestration, Automated Assurance and Service Design and Orchestration research programmes, covering a broad range of topics on the existing and new-age operational systems that will power operators’ digital transformations. His main areas of focus include service creation, provisioning and service operations in NFV/SDN-based networks, 5G, IoT and edge clouds; the use of analytics, ML and AI to increase operations efficiency and agility; and the broader imperatives around operations automation and zero touch networks. Anil also works with clients on a range of consulting engagements such as strategy assessment and advisory, market sizing, competitive analysis and market positioning, and marketing support through thought leadership collateral.

Agenda sessions

Day One (BST)

April 20, 2021

3:00 pm
PANEL DISCUSSION: Network & Service Automation – Making the promise of 5G a reality?