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Bilel Jamoussi

Chief of the Study Groups Department
International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
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 18 June, 2019

Time Zone: (GMT+01:00) Copenhagen
10:00 AM
10:00 AM

Musikhuset Aarhus - Store Sal


Nikos Isaris, European Commission (Participant)

Eric Badiqué, European Commission (Potential)

Joann O´Brien, TM Forum (Participant)

Alicia Asín Pérez, Libelium (Participant)

Laure Le Bars, SAP (Participant)

Sébastien Ziegler, Mandat International / ECCP (Moderator)

Mette Walsted Vestergaard, TV Avisen - DR1 Channel (Moderator)

Bilel Jamoussi, International Telecommunication Union (ITU) (Participant)

Industries are crossing today a crucial transition in terms of technologies and sustainability is a key driver for...
2:30 PM
2:30 PM
5G, IoT and End-to-End Security
1 hour, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Musikhuset Aarhus - Bag Scenen


Juan de la Cruz Berlanga, Telefónica Business Solutions (Participant)

Bilel Jamoussi, International Telecommunication Union (ITU) (Moderator)

Jürgen Großmann, Fraunhofer FOKUS (Participant)

Ilkka Lakaniemi, Aalto University School of Business and Combient Oy (Participant)

Danah Boyd, Data&Society (Potential)

Federico Ruiz, Spanish 5G National Observatory (Potential)

Ari Pouttu, University of Oulu (Potential)

Nemanja Ognjanovic, IoT Forum (Potential)

Eva Fogelström, Ericsson (Participant)

5G will transform the way how millions of individuals, organizations and devices connect to each other. It will al...
4:00 PM
4:00 PM
Security in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
1 hour 30 minutes, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Musikhuset Aarhus - Bag Scenen


Jean-Christophe Pazzaglia, SAP (Participant)

Bipin Pradeep Kumar, Gaia Smart Cities (Participant)

Ludovic Courcelas, ConsenSys (Potential)

Stanley Wang, Institute for Information Industry (Potential)

Stefano Bianchi, Softeco Sismat (Potential)

Natalie Bertels, KU Leuven Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP) - imec (Participant)

Bilel Jamoussi, International Telecommunication Union (ITU) (Moderator)

Lauren Joseph, World Economic Forum (Potential)

Threats for Artificial Intelligence IoT & Data

Wednesday 19 June, 2019

Time Zone: (GMT+01:00) Copenhagen
11:15 AM
11:15 AM

Musikhuset Aarhus - Room 224


Ramy Fathy, ITU - International Telecommunication Union (Participant)

Bilel Jamoussi, International Telecommunication Union (ITU) (Moderator)

Martin Brynskov, Aarhus University (Participant)

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU), one the oldest UN agencies, serves a dual role in the international arena. Not only does is it ...