Bilel Jamoussi

Chief of the Study Groups Department at the Standardization Bureau
ITU - International Telecommunication Union
Participates in 4 items

A distinguished engineer, leader, and diplomat; multilingual standardization expert and holder of 22 patents, Tunisian born Dr. Bilel Jamoussi has been Chief of the Study Groups Department of ITU Standardization Bureau (TSB) in Geneva Switzerland since 2010.

He has led the coordination of the bureau’s standards moving activities into a new era characterized by digital transformation that needs an increased collaboration with vertical sectors such as healthcare, transportation, utility, and banking.

His innovative approach has served as a catalyst to launch new standards initiatives related to emerging technologies such as IoT, Blockchain, AI and Quantum, attracting a new wave of memberships from non-traditional players. 

He has also been credited with bringing the telco and financial sectors together to develop digital payments guidelines and standards with the aim of advancing financial inclusion globally.

Bilel is recognized as a key figure in the ICT industry.

Key achievements under his tenure have been important new standards while effectively managing staff by recruiting new talent, improving gender balance, delivering new work methods, and staying within budget.

Prior to2010, he worked in the private sector for 15 years and held senior executive positions such as Director of Standards for Nortel. In this role he participated in over 90 standards making bodies worldwide. In the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), he authored a number of Internet standards.

As an IEEE Senior Member, he was elected to the IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) Board of Governors and the IEEE-SA Corporate Advisory Group.

He holds a BSc, MSc and PhD degrees in Computer Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University, USA.

Bilel has lived in Tunisia, Canada, USA, and Switzerland, giving him a unique global viewpoint.He is fluent in Arabic, French, and English and speaks some Spanish and German.

Sessions in which Bilel Jamoussi participates

Tuesday June 18, 2019 Time Zone: CEST/Copenhagen

10:00 AM
10:00 AM
Bilel Jamoussi
ITU - International Tele...
Chief of the Study Group...
Alicia Asín Pérez
Nikos Isaris
Directorate-General Comm...
Head of Unit (acting), I...
Sébastien Ziegler
Mandat International
Director at Mandat Inter...
Laure Le Bars
Joann O´Brien
TM Forum
Vice President, Ecosyste...
Mette Walsted Vestergaard
TV Avisen - DR1 Channel
Eric Badiqué
European Commission
Adviser for Artificial I...
2:30 PM
2:30 PM
4:00 PM
4:00 PM

Wednesday June 19, 2019 Time Zone: CEST/Copenhagen

11:15 AM
11:15 AM