Dr. Osama Aboul-Magd has industry leadership in many standards forums, including IEEE 802, ITU-T,
MEF, and IETF. He holds leadership positions in IEEE 802.11 WLAN (IEEE 802.11ac TG chair) and
ITU-T (Q.16 SG 12 on voice-quality assessment).
A senior system architect in the data communications industry, Aboul-Magd has a successful career
in research and development that includes advanced product design, technical leadership, and
He has authored more than 20 patents, patent applications, and technical publications. He is a
recipient of Nortel Networks highest Technology Award of Excellence for leading work on
Ethernet Services and quality of service.
He is a self-starter and quick learner with proven ability in adapting new technologies to practical
• WLAN technologies including very-high throughput WLAN
• Ethernet including bridging, data centers, carrier Ethernet, and
• IP-related protocols in VPN, DiffServ, VPLS, Pseudo wires, etc.
• Performance analysis and queuing theory