Telecom Review continued its dedication and commitment to the ICT industry and exceeded all expectations by holding the best and largest high-level executive ICT gathering. The award for 'Industry CTO (chief technology officer) of the Year' went to Ibrahim Gedeon, CTO of Canadian telecommunications company TELUS.
Ibrahim Gedeon is one of the global telecommunications industry's most colorful and respected executives. He has carved out an international career by combining tremendous insight and skill as an applied scientist with a lighthearted and thoroughly non-conventional approach to leadership.
As Chief Technology Officer for TELUS, a leading national telecommunications company in Canada, he is responsible for technology strategy, service and network architecture, service delivery and operational support systems, as well as service and network convergence, and network infrastructure strategies and evolution. Under his leadership the TELUS wireless broadband network has become one of the best in the world.
The Telecom Review Excellence Awards, held on Dec. 6, recognized industry leaders for their efficient and hard work in 2017, and are a special way for Telecom Review to help celebrate the winner's success.
This year there were 302 nominations for the Telecom Review Excellence Awards. Telecom Review wants to thank all of the judges who worked tirelessly on reviewing and judging the nominees. Winners were chosen based on recognized and demonstrated capabilities in their specific sector by an independent panel of 15 experienced industry veterans.
"This year's award winners represent the absolute best in our industry and we are very proud to honor these winners with such a distinguished award," said Toni Eid, CEO of Trace Media International and founder of Telecom Review.
Commenting on the gathering of Industry Leaders, Jeff Seal, Managing Partner of Telecom Review North America noted, "Once again Telecom Review has brought together the leaders of the ICT/telecom industry."