GSMA Thrive North America On-Demand: 5G Mobility Summit
With significant improvements to bandwidth, latency and reliability, 5G is crucial for the advancement of connected and automated driving and the transformation of the mobility ecosystem. Powered by 5G networks, connected vehicles and wider mobility solutions lead to reduced congestion and pollution, safer and more efficient driving, new business opportunities for mobile operators and automotive manufacturers, innovative value-added services for customers, and a more efficient travelling experience for citizens and commuters across all means of transport.
CEO & Chair, dotIoT LLC & MIT Connected Things Conference
Head of WW Business Development, Connected & Autonomous Vehicle, Amazon Web Services
Director, Global Business Development, Telecom, Amazon Web Services
Dr Shane Rooney
Executive Director IoT Networks, GSMA
Dr Shane Rooney
Shane Rooney is an Executive Director at the GSMA on the IoT Programme, bringing together strategies and synergies across the M2M verticals and the wider IoT ecosystems. Shane had previously led the GSMA’s initiative in developing mobile solutions in Smart Cities and collaborating with cities like Barcelona, Dubai and Shanghai. His team has developed a wider range of Smart City Indicators, Case Studies and Business Cases demonstrating the importance of mobile technology. His team also have developed enablers in IoT Security and embedded SIM. He has led the launch of the Cellular LPWA Networks Technology (LTE-M and NB-IoT) initiative globally and is now promoting Cellular V2X technology. Previously he has been a Group Vice President with Etisalat, developing solutions for Energy, Security and Transport IoT solutions for Middle East, Africa and Asia. Before that he has worked with other Mobile Operators, Vodafone, Hutchison and 3 UK as well as launching and divesting of his own M2M company. Shane pioneered early telematics and connected car solutions for Ford Motor Company in the USA and Europe. He has extensive Global experience. He holds a PhD in Communications Systems specialising in Location Based Services and studied Business Marketing at IMD Switzerland.