Title: How can 5G drive the healthcare sector to thrive post COVID?

Time: On demand

Duration: 60 minutes

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The healthcare sector has been under enormous strain due to the pandemic and as we emerge the other side we are seeing real opportunities for intelligent and connected healthcare using digital technologies. 

You are invited to join our panellists to hear the benefits and the 5G use cases this technology enables in the healthcare sector. 

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Muhammad Imran
Professor of Communication Systems
University of Glasgow

Muhammad Ali Imran is Fellow IET, Senior Member IEEE, Senior Fellow HEA. He is Dean University of Glasgow UESTC and a Professor of Wireless Communication Systems leading a group of 100+ researchers working in wide ranging technologies in devices and systems for communications. He has over 20 years of combined academic and industry experience with several leading roles in multi-million pounds funded projects. He has filed 15 patents; has authored/co-authored over 400 journal and conference publications; has authored 2 books, edited 8 books and authored more than 30 book chapters; has successfully supervised over 40 students at Doctoral level. He has been a consultant to international projects and local companies in the area of self-organised networks.

Paul Thomas
Head of Portfolio Development

Paul Thomas is Head of Portfolio Development at leading IoT, Networking and Connectivity solutions provider at North. He is responsible for the development of North’s value-driven technology propositions and strategic partner collaborations. Paul’s a seasoned industry professional with a wealth of experience working in various senior consultant positions with some of the UK’s leading technology providers. With a passion for blending innovation, creativity and systematic thinking, Paul creates unique and compelling customer-oriented end-to-end smart integrated propositions that deliver real benefits and long-term value - transforming the way people, places and organisations work.

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Suparno Banerjee
Vice President of Government and Cities

Suparno Banerjee is Vice President of Government and Cities for Nokia Global Enterprise. In this role he leads a global team that shapes Nokia’s vertical segment strategy as well as business development efforts. Suparno and his team drive Nokia’s solutions and thought leadership in products, services and new business models related to connectivity, IoT, and analytics to enable digital transformation of cities and public sector agencies. The team also develops initiatives that extend Nokia’s value proposition to emerging areas, create new partnership models and for Nokia, expand its markets and drive long-term revenue growth.

Prior to joining Nokia, Suparno was Vice President of Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s (HPE) Public Sector Industry and was responsible for HPE’s Public Sector business