A Special Address on Data Economy
Come and hear Aamir Hussain talk about the new face of Data Economy with a special address for entrepreneurs looking to make their mark in this exciting field. Aamir will cover the topic of data-driven economy and the basic pillars that it is built on: Broadband providers, mobile phone operators, and other communications companies that are investing almost $100 billion annually to vastly improve their networks. Learn more about the impact of makers of smartphones, routers, sensors, wireless medical gear, and the like that are upgrading and extending the capabilities of their equipment. Aamir will talk about what is out there already and what we can expect in the future.
Aamir Hussain leads the Product Development and Technology organization. Hussain is an experienced senior technology executive with more than 23 years of proven success in the implementation of global technology operations, operationalization of complex technology, infrastructures, and business solutions while driving capital cost efficiencies in the business.
Hussain and his team are responsible for design and delivery of next generation products, services and technologies critical to achieving CenturyLink’s strategic growth priorities.
Hussain has a diverse background in data, security, voice, video and wireless technologies. Prior to joining CenturyLink, he held senior leadership roles at Liberty Global, Covad, TELUS and Qwest. Hussain sits on several startup and non-profit boards, is technical advisor to technology companies and holds 11 patents in Telecommunications. In addition, he has completed leadership, innovation and strategy training from Harvard, the INSEAD institute in France and the International School of Business Management in Switzerland.
Aamir holds BSEE from University of South Florida and MSEE from Georgia Institute of Technology.