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Join GF at Mobile World Congress Barcelona

Learn more about how GLOBALFOUNDRIES is working with companies like yours to create a better future by enabling connected intelligence.

Discover how innovations in our semiconductor portfolio can help you differentiate your products with highly optimized chips—chips designed to help bring new levels of real-time connectivity and onboard intelligence to everything, from automobiles to satellites, from homes to hyperscale data centers.

Visit us at Mobile World Congress (Fira Gran Via Hall 2, stand 2D18MR) to explore ways we can collaborate. To meet our experts, complete the meeting request form.

You are also invited to join us for a "Creating a Better Future Through 5G Connected Intelligence" presentation from senior GF executives, followed by panel discussion hosted by Mike Cadigan (SVP, GF Global Sales and Business Development) and featuring industry experts.

Title: Creating a Better Future Through 5G Connected Intelligence
Abstract: With the emergence of 5G as a catalyst for creating a better future, our presentation will explore key market opportunities and challenges. The panel discussion following the presentation will offer further discussion about silicon hardware and IP solutions to propel 5G application adoption, from edge to core networking.
When: Monday, February 26, 10-11 am
Where: NEXTech Labs Theatre, Hall 8.0
Guest speakers:

Michael Reiha

Michael Reiha

Head of RFIC R&D, Nokia Mobile Networks

Michael Reiha received the B.A.Sc. degree from the University of Waterloo, Canada, in 2002, the M.Sc. degree from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor in 2003 and the Ph.D degree from the Delft University of Technology in The Netherlands in 2010. Dr. Reiha was the recipient of the Best Paper Award from the 2006 IEEE RFIC Symposium. In 2012, he joined Nokia Research Center and later led the Tunable RF Business Line in Nokia Technologies in 2014. Currently, he is Head of RFIC R&D for Nokia Mobile Networks, where his R&D focus includes chipset development intended for 5G and mMIMO.

Joe Madden

Joe Madden

Principal Analyst, Mobile Experts LLC.

Joe Madden is Principal Analyst at Mobile Experts LLC. Mr. Madden provides most of the business analysis behind our forecasts, as well as primary research in semiconductor areas.

Over 26 years in mobile communications, he accurately predicted the rise of Digital Predistortion, Remote Radio Heads, Small Cells, and the Mobile IT market. He validates ideas with mobile and cable operators, as well as hardware suppliers to find the match between business models and technology.

Mr. Madden holds a Physics degree from UCLA. Despite learning about economics at Stanford, he still obeys the laws of physics.

Frank H. P. Fitzek

Frank H. P. Fitzek

Professor and Head of Deutsche Telekom Chair of Communication Networks, TU Dresden

Frank Fitzek received his diploma (Dipl.-Ing.) degree in electrical engineering from the University of Technology – Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule (RWTH) – Aachen, Germany, in 1997 and his Ph.D. (Dr.-Ing.) in Electrical Engineering from the Technical University Berlin, Germany in 2002 and became Adjunct Professor at the University of Ferrara, Italy in the same year. In 2003 he joined Aalborg University as Associate Professor and later became Professor.

He co-founded several start-up companies starting with acticom GmbH in Berlin in 1999. He has visited various research institutes including Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), VTT, and Arizona State University. In 2005 he won the YRP award for the work on MIMO MDC and received the Young Elite Researcher Award of Denmark. He was selected to receive the NOKIA Champion Award several times in a row from 2007 to 2011. In 2008 he was awarded the Nokia Achievement Award for his work on cooperative networks. In 2011 he received the SAPERE AUDE research grant from the Danish government and in 2012 he received the Vodafone Innovation prize. In 2015 he was awarded the honorary degree “Doctor Honoris Causa” from Budapest University of Technology and Economy (BUTE).

His current research interests are in the areas of wireless and 5G communication networks, network coding, cloud computing, compressed sensing, cross layer as well as energy efficient protocol design and cooperative networking.

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