Nirlay K.

Network strategy and planning

United States of America

Specialties: 5G, MEC, Network Slicing, 4GLTE EPC, NFV, Linux kernels, IT Cloud and Telco Cloud, Openstack, ECS / Cleversafe object storage, Networking protocols

  • Information Technology Data & Telecom


  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice


Member, Technology Leadership Council

Heavy Reading
5 years
Current position
Dec 2016 - Present
Heavy Reading, the research division of Light Reading, offers deep analysis of emerging telecom trends to network operators, technology suppliers and investors. Its product portfolio in...see more

Advisory Board Member

5 years
Current position
Dec 2016 - Present
Products and solution on deep learning, machine learning and big data, optimization, acceleration, and HPC at scale. In addition to developing latest neural network models, and business...see more

Member Telco Advisory Board

6 years
Current position
Dec 2015 - Present
Learn, network & grow your business. Access Unparalleled Knowledge, Insight and Highly Specialist Skills and Services for the Telecoms, Media & Technology Industries with KNect365 TMT

Distinguished Engineer

8 years
Current position
Mar 2014 - Present
Ideation to Design the Production of innovation projects in a matrix environment in the area of 5G, MEC, Private Network, NFV, 5G Network Strategy and Planning, Infrastructure & Datace...see more

Cloud Platform Architect

1 year
Oct 2012 - Mar 2014
• Designed and built federated datacenters from scratch, defining networking, compute, storage architecture • Integrated various Oracle technology and outside vendors to build a golden ...see more

Consulting at Philips(NL), Walmart(US), DHL(DE), Lloyds Bank(UK), Allstate Insurance(US)

1 year
Nov 2010 - Mar 2012
• Drove next generation technology opportunities in the area of Cloud IaaS/Datacenter Virtualization, Operating Systems, • Drove talented senior architects/engineers, standards represe...see more

Founding Engineer

RiverMeadow Software
2 years
Oct 2010 - Oct 2012
Solutions Architect, Verification & Validation, DevOps, Pre-sales customer support, New Venture Creation, Business Development, Managed Solution offering for Cloud Relocation, Cloud Tra...see more

Member of the Board of Directors, Chair, Technical Work Group ( ATCA)

Communications Platform - Trade Association
5 years
Jul 2005 - Nov 2010
• Represented Emerson on Board and made strategic decisions. Served as a liaison officer between CP-TA and SAF • Led all technical marketing including product positioning, industry eve...see more

Global Head, Software Verification

Motorola Embedded Computing
5 years
Jul 2005 - Oct 2010
Motorola exists to invent, build and deliver the best mobile devices on the planet, improving the lives of millions of people.


Lucent Technologies
6 years
Jan 1999 - Jan 2005
Lucent Technology, was an American multinational telecommunications equipment company headquartered in Murray Hill, New Jersey, in the United States

Software Verification Engineer

Digital Technologies
3 years
Dec 1995 - Dec 1998

Research Fellow

AMSET Centre
4 years
Dec 1991 - Dec 1995
Book publishing, other research and experimental development on natural sciences and engineering, and post-graduate level higher education.

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Information Technology Data & Telecom


  • Scrum
  • Agile Methodologies
  • Linux
  • Cross-functional Team Leadership
  • Solution Architecture
  • VMware
  • Virtualization
  • Pre-sales
  • Open Source Software