Riding the data tsunami

Iris Barcia is an innovative technologist and experienced telecommunications professional, we are delighted to welcome her this week. Iris explains how technological curiosity and innovation drove her career, and set her on the road to becoming a leading telecommunications professional. Iris entertains us with her start-up journey and her creative role at Keima.

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Iris Barcia is Chief Operating Officer and co-owner of Keima, an innovative software company delivering disruptive wireless design solutions worldwide. Iris is an innovator and forward-looking technologist working with the executive teams and engineers of international telecommunication operators, vendors and services companies. She has been involved in the proposal and assessment of novel HetNet strategies for nation-wide 4G, 5G, IoT and public-safety networks, with a focus on future capacity provision and multi-technology evolution. She is also a member of the 5G Wales Advisory Board and the Data Innovation Accelerator Advisory Board. Prior to Keima, Iris has worked on RAN design, optimization and deployment projects at Telefonica and European rural broadband wireless initiatives. She has a BSc and MSc in Telecommunication Engineering from the University of Vigo (Spain) and an MBA from Cardiff Metropolitan University (UK).

Produced by Mark Cotton, Twitter.

Podcast links:

Iris Barcia - LinkedIn

Keima - HetNet design and optimisation specialists

Cambridge Wireless - Connecting the digital world