Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering
Mr. Gedeon will be speaking to the conference during the April 23rd lunch.
The topic of his talk will be announced at a later date.
Ibrahim Gedeon, as the Chief Technology Officer, is responsible for technology
strategy, network and services architecture and network support systems for
TELUS Communications Inc. In his role as CTO he is responsible for the
Wireless-Wireline service and network convergence, enterprise applications and
network infrastructure strategies and evolution.
Mr. Gedeon began his career in telecommunications engineering and research in
1990 when he joined Bell Northern Research designing signal-processing software
in the cryptographic systems division. He moved to Nortel Networks in 1994 as a
network design engineer, where he provided technical network design expertise
to Nortel Networks' customer base globally. He was named vice president and
director of Data Network Engineering at Nortel in 1996, and vice president of
Internet Brand Management in 1999, where he was responsible for IP/MPLS/ATM
standards, engineering, and market development. He was appointed senior vice
president of Wireless Engineering in 2000 and led the global engineering team
responsible for operations, sales support, and systems engineering.
Mr. Gedeon has held numerous leadership roles in the Institute of Electrical
and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and has received several professional awards,
including IEEE Canada's Outstanding Canadian Engineer Award. Ibrahim has a
bachelor's in electrical engineering from the American University of Beirut and
a Masters' in Electronics Engineering from Carleton University.
The 2007 McNaughton Award Recepient will be speaking to the conference during
the April 24th lunch.