IEEE SDN Initiative, USA
Eileen Healy is the CEO of Healy & Co, a leading-edge engineering services company. Working with U.S. telecom network operators, her company supports the implementation of capacity delivery, network migration and business planning services. She is also Co-Chair of IEEE Software Defined Networks (SDN), a worldwide initiative addressing the main Softwarization aspects of SDN, NFV and 5G. Previously, she founded and sold TeleCompetition Inc., a market research and data analytics company that passed data specific strategic insights into market adoption of a host of mobile services products. With a career focused on the network operator perspective, Eileen has held senior positions with both broadband and mobility service providers including Pacific Bell Mobile Services and AT&T. In addition, she has worked extensively with a number of different governmental organizations, such as the ITU, EU, ETSI and LA-RICS on policy, public safety and spectrum allocations. Eileen has honed a collaborative leadership style while facilitating key group contributions to strategic technology development. She holds a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from University of California at Berkeley.