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Individual Speaker Profile

Sana Tariq (PhD) Back to Speakers Bureau

Date Joined: November 06, 2017
Country: Canada
Home Town: Burnaby
Zip Code: V7N 2E5
Registered for Upcoming Summit: No
  • TELUS Communications Inc - From 2017-03-27 (Current)
Statement of Interest

I am lead architect for TELUS E2E Service Orchestration Strategy (PhD Computer Science) and worked in multiple Service Provider networks including T-Mobile USA, I want to be involve with open-stack summits, partner with industry leaders and other service providers to address some of the common challenges met in this space. I am also looking forward to speak in open-stack summits to share our challenges and lessons learned during E2E Service Orchestration Evaluation, Deployment and Operations!

Areas Of Expertise
  • NFV Private Telco Cloud
  • E2E Sevice Orchestration ONAP
  • Orchestration Templates TOSCA
  • JSON
  • HEAT


Sana Tariq is a member of TELUS team acting as senior architectect for E2E Service Orchestration. Sana earned her doctoral degree in Computer Science specializing in optical communications, cloud computing, and software defined networking from University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL in 2014. She was awarded US Fulbright scholarship and CREOL fellowship.  

Before joining TELUS, Sana has worked in multiple service provider networks including Telenor and T-Mobile USA for over 7 years. Sana has been among the leading team for T-Mobile NFV/SDN initiative and worked on launching numerous IMS services. 

At TELUS communications Inc, Sana is currently leading architecture and long term roadmap of E2E Service Orchestration platform. She is also leading initiative to optimize cloud resources through AI driven closed loop orchestration and evaluating multiple AI and machine learning alogrithms and approcahes.

Sana has been a frequent speaker in organization's internal and external events. A short list of previous presentations/events below

"Closed Loop dynamic Policy in ONAP" (Speaker) Opensource Networking Summit ONS-2018, March 26-29, Los Angeles, CA 

"QAMO-SDN: QoS aware Multipath TCP for software defined optical networks" (Speaker) Consumer Communications and Networking Conference (CCNC), 2015, Las Vegas, NV, USA

"Performance evaluation of MPTCP over optical burst switching in data centers" (Speaker) Telecommunications Symposium (ITS), 2014, Sao Paulo, Brazil 

"QAMO:QoS Aware Multipath-TCP Over Optical Burst Switching in Data Centers" (Speaker) International Conference on Optical Communication Systems (OPTICS 2014) Vienna, Austria 

"Improving Fairness of OBS Routing Protocols in Multimode Fiber Networks" (Speaker) Computing, Networking and Communications (ICNC), 2013 International Conference San Diego, CA, USA




Presentations from previous OpenStack Summits:
Additional presentations:

Willing to present via video conference: Yes
Willing to travel to any country: Yes
Fluent in
  • English

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