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

Wednesday 6 June, 2018

Time Zone: CEST/Madrid
9:00 AM
9:00 AM

Euskalduna Jauregia Conference Center - Sala Barria I

Workshop

Bilel Jamoussi, ITU - International Telecommunication Union (Participant)

Sébastien Ziegler, Mandat International (Moderator)

Martin Brynskov, Open & Agile Smart Cities (OASC) (Moderator)

Juan Mari Aburto Rique, City of Bilbao (Potential)

8:00 PM
8:00 PM

San Mamés Stadium - San Mames Stadium - VIP Area

Networking Events

Alex Bengoa, IK4-TEKNIKER (Other Participant)

Anatole Krattiger, Prisma Innovations LLC (Other Participant)

Tania Marcos Paramio, Spanish Association for Standardization (UNE) (Other Participant)

Iñigo Urkullu Renteria, Basque Country (Potential)

Jesús Cañadas, Spanish Government - Cabinet Secretary of State for the Information Society and Digital Agenda (Other Participant)

Peter Wintlev-Jensen, European Commission (Other Participant)

Damir Filipovic, Alliance for Internet of Things Innovation (AIOTI) (Other Participant)

Olavi Luotonen, European Commission (Other Participant)

Joël Bacquet, European Commission (Other Participant)

Franck Boissière, European Commission (Other Participant)

Javier Diéguez Barriocanal, Basque Cybersecurity Centre (Other Participant)

Karsten Dehler, It Forum (Other Participant)

Martin Brynskov, Open & Agile Smart Cities (OASC) (Other Participant)

Mikel Larrañaga Negro, IK4-TEKNIKER (Other Participant)

Sébastien Ziegler, Mandat International (Other Participant)

Peter Wittenburg, Max Planck Computing and Data Facility (Other Participant)

Ramy Fathy, ITU - International Telecommunication Union (Other Participant)

Roberto Cascella, ECSO-European CiberSecurity Organization (Other Participant)

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

Alexander Ntoko, ITU - International Telecommunication Union (Other Participant)

Srdjan Krco, DunavNET (Other Participant)

Thursday 7 June, 2018

Time Zone: CEST/Madrid
9:00 AM
9:00 AM

Euskalduna Jauregia Conference Center - Sala Barria II

Workshop

Anatole Krattiger, Prisma Innovations LLC (Participant)

Tania Marcos Paramio, Spanish Association for Standardization (UNE) (Participant)

Mika Rantakokko, Urban Agenda for the EU on Digital Transition, Business Oulo (Participant)

Sushil Kumar, Department of Telecommunications, MoC & IT, Government of India (Potential)

Bilel Jamoussi, ITU - International Telecommunication Union (Moderator)

Olavi Luotonen, European Commission (Potential)

David Hahm, WeGO | World Smart Sustainable Cities Organization (Potential)

Young-sook Nam, WeGO | World Smart Sustainable Cities Organization (Potential)

Sébastien Ziegler, Mandat International (Moderator)

Maimunah Mohd Sharif, UN Habitat (Potential)

Joan Clos, UNHabitat (Potential)

Martin Brynskov, Open & Agile Smart Cities (OASC) (Moderator)

Frans-Anton Vermast, Amsterdam Smart City (Potential)

Erik Solheim, UNEP (Potential)

Shiv Das Meena, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (Potential)

Aisha Bin Bishr, Smart Dubai Office (Potential)

Alessandra Calzola, Samsung (Potential)

Anil Menon, Cisco (Potential)

3:30 PM
3:30 PM
IoT Standards Trends & Convergence Plenary Session 1 hour 30 minutes, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Euskalduna Jauregia Conference Center - Sala A4

Keynote

Martin Brynskov, Open & Agile Smart Cities (OASC) (Participant)

Bilel Jamoussi, ITU - International Telecommunication Union (Moderator)

Juan Echevarria Cuenca, Santander City Council (Potential)

Jesús Cañadas, Spanish Government - Cabinet Secretary of State for the Information Society and Digital Agenda (Participant)

Marco Carugi, ITU-T SG20 and AIOTI WG03 (Participant)

Raul García Castro, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (Participant)

Patrick Guillemin, AIOTI - ETSI (European Telecommunications Standards Institute) (Participant)

Gilles Thonet, IEC - International Electrotechnical Commission (Participant)

Kees van der Klauw, Alliance for Internet of Things Innovation (AIOTI) (Participant)