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Make Data Work
September 11, 2018: Training & Tutorials
September 12–13, 2018: Keynotes & Sessions
New York, NY

Use of modern data environments in telecom (sponsored by Microstrategy)

Sara Alavi (Bell Canada)
2:55pm–3:35pm Wednesday, 09/12/2018
Location: 1A 01/02

What you'll learn

  • Explore the role that modern data environments and a startup mindset play in transforming Bell Canada's traditional networks into insight-driven intelligent networks


Bell Canada, Canada’s largest communications company, leads the industry in providing world-class broadband communications services to consumers and business customers. Join Sara Alavi to learn how the network big data and AI team within Bell is using modern data environments and applying a startup mindset to transform traditional networks into insight-driven intelligent networks.

This session is sponsored by Microstrategy.

Sara Alavi

Bell Canada

Sara Alavi is a senior manager of data science on the network big data and AI team at Bell Canada, where she leads the network-analytics-as-a-service team with a primary focus on wireless. The team is championing the use of big data, advanced analytics, artificial intelligence, and machine learning to transform traditional networks to self-operating and self-healing intelligent networks. Sara has more than 11 years of experience in telecommunication industry with a record of accomplishments in data use for network analytics, strategic planning, engineering, and operations. Previously, she held technical positions at Ericsson and Nortel. Sara holds a BASc in electrical engineering from the University of Ottawa.