Behmann, Fawzi

Panelist - Smart Networks - Cities and Homes

Fawzi is the president of Telnet Management Consulting, Inc. Fawzi is a visionary, thought leader, author, entrepreneur, and evangelist in advancing the adoption of technology in serving humanity. Fawzi spent over 35 years in the industry and held various executive and leadership positions with Tier 1 companies in the areas of communications and networks spanning service provider, equipment vendor, and semiconductor in US and Canada.  Core competencies include strategic planning, product management, solution development and GOTO market.

Fawzi is passionate about technology automation and has founded TelNet Management Consulting Inc. in 2009 offering education and professional services in the areas of technology trends, and IoT/AI/5G technology positioning, smart networking solutions development in key markets such as healthcare, mobility, energy, public safety and smart cities.

Fawzi has been a keynote & distinguished speaker, and presenter at several domestic and international conferences. He organized the most recent GreenTech international conference of Smart City and other outreach events. Fawzi has several publications and a new book on the subject of future IoT “Collaborative Internet of Things for Future Smart Connected Life and Business “ published by Wiley.

Fawzi is a senior member of IEEE and is currently a Distinguished Lecturer for IEEE Computer Society and  vice chair for IEEE ComSoc North America, and board member of Austin CityUp. He is also the chair of IEEE Central Texas Section and Region 5 Committee chair of conferences. Fawzi organized Fawzi was a recipient of several awards from Industry and IEEE.  Most recently is 2017 IEEE Communications Society Chapter of the Year award and IEEE USA Regional Leadership Award.

Fawzi holds a Bachelor of Science with honors and distinction from Concordia University, Montreal; Masters in Computer Science from the University of Waterloo, Ontario and Executive MBA from Queen’s University, Ontario Canada.


Panel: IOT – Smart Networks and Social Innovations
MGB 8 & 9
10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM