Bilel Jamoussi

Study Groups Department,
ITU Telecommunication
Standardization Bureau

Dr. Bilel Jamoussi is Chief of the Study Groups Department at the ITU Telecommunication Standardization Bureau in Geneva where he is responsible for the organization and management of the ITU-T Study Groups, Global Standardization Initiatives, Joint Coordination Activities, Focus Groups, and the secretariat comprising Counsellors and Assistants. For the past 15 years he has been with Nortel where he has held several leadership roles including Strategic Standards, Advanced Technology, Software Development for routing/switching platforms, and Data Network Engineering of major international customer networks. As Director of the Strategic Standards organization within the office of the Chief Technical Officer (CTO), Bilel provided strategic technology direction and leadership for Nortel’s involvement in more than 90 standards development organizations, forums and consortia. He led Nortel's Green ICT standards game plan and has been a member of the Scientific Committee of the Green Telco World Congress 2009.

An experienced standards professional, Bilel was an elected member of the IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) Board of Governors and the IEEE-SA Corporate Advisory Group (CAG). He served on the IEEE Standards Education Committee, the IEEE-SA Nominations and Appointments Committee, the IEEE-SA BOG International ad hoc, and the Technical Liaison from IEEE-SA to ITU-T and ITU-D.

Bilel contributes to the innovation and advancement of technology in the ICT Field. He has 22 granted and filed US patents in diverse areas: packet, optical, wireless, and quality of service.

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