Tech Visionary Siavash Alamouti Joins AWTG as Executive Advisor

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London, UK – AWTG proudly announces the appointment of Siavash Alamouti, a visionary in the fields of telecommunications and internet technology, as Executive Advisor.

AWTG recognises the importance of expanding its focus to cloud and AI technologies to stay at the forefront of the rapidly evolving telecom industry. With Siavash Alamouti’s extensive experience and expertise in telecommunications, internet technology, and cloud computing, he brings invaluable insights and strategic guidance to AWTG as it embarks on this journey of innovation and growth. Siavash’s proven track record in leading technological advancements and his visionary approach align perfectly with AWTG’s commitment to driving innovation and delivering cutting-edge solutions to its clients. His appointment reflects AWTG’s strategic intent to leverage emerging technologies such as cloud and AI to enhance its product portfolio and further solidify its position as a leader in the telecom deployment services industry.

Siavash Alamouti, renowned for his pivotal work, brings to AWTG a rich legacy of innovation in technologies such as Hybrid Edge Cloud, OFDM/MIMO, 4G, 5G, and Open RAN. His efforts have significantly contributed to the evolution of global telecommunications standards and spectrum reform. He has been the leading champion for ground-breaking and highly impactful technologies such as Hybrid Edge Cloud, OFDM/MIMO, 4G, 5G ,Open Ran cellular communications, WiFi and WiGig. He has contributed extensively to global telecommunication and internet standards, and has participated in lobbying for spectrum reform globally. Since 2014, he has been focused on edge cloud computing, cloud decentralisation and open internet. Siavash has a reputation for passionately pushing the industry to new limits of the technology for the benefit of mankind

He was awarded the prestigious 2022 Marconi Prize (equivalent of Nobel Prize in Communications) in recognition of his contributions. The outspoken innovator, who is most well known as the inventor of the Alamouti Code, adopted in almost all wireless standards globally and included in billions of wireless devices. He has dedicated his career to developing and promoting technologies that enhance people’s lives. He has received more than 20,000 citations for his scientific work and has received multiple industry awards. Siavash’s 1998 paper in IEEE JSAC Publication was selected by IEEE Communication Society for publication in, “The Best of the Best: Fifty Years of Communications and Networking Research.

He is the Executive Chairman of the Board at mimik. He was the EVP of R&D at Wells Fargo from March 2020 until December 2021. Prior to that, he was the President & CEO of mimik from January 2014 until January 2020. Prior to mimik he was the Group R&D Director for Vodafone in London, UK where he managed R&D, corporate venture and IPR for the entire group. Before Vodafone, he was an Intel Fellow and CTO of The Mobile Wireless Group in Santa Clara, California. Prior to Intel he was the CTO at the start-up company Vivato (the first smart antenna Wi-Fi company) and before Vivato, he worked in various capacities at Cadence Design Systems, AT&T Wireless, and MPR Teltech.