Rob Parkes

Global Marketing Director Internet of Things Growth Programme, Alcatel Lucent
As Director of the Internet of Things (IoT) market growth programme, Rob is responsible for defining and articulating Alcatel-Lucent’s vision and position in this market, covering both Service Provider and Strategic Industry viewpoints. An integral part of this role is to animate the discussion within the ecosystem of players in the IoT and M2M space around collaboration models and how Alcatel-Lucent’s customers can best take advantage of this new dawn of opportunity.

Rob has nineteen years of experience in the International Telecommunications industry, joining Alcatel-Lucent’s Mobile business in 2000 in portfolio management. Soon after joining he was asked to take up an assignment in Malaysia as a senior customer-facing mobile specialist. Upon his return Rob led the Product Marketing team for a subset of Alcatel-Lucent’s Radio Access portfolio.

After 4 years in the mobile business, Rob moved to the Alcatel-Lucent Services organisation in 2004 where he firstly managed Portfolio Strategy, and following a second overseas assignment in Abu Dhabi running the EMEA Professional Services business, held senior Business Development roles in EMEA.

Rob currently lives and works in the UK.

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Recent Articles

Tuya Smart kicks off inaugural AI+IoT Business Conference Virtual Conference, bringing together key industry leaders in the SEA IoT scene

Posted on: September 25, 2020

Sponsored News: In the time of social distancing and pandemic restrictions, technology has become more important than ever to maintain our working productivity and social bonds. In a virtual first, the annual AI+IoT Business Conference (ABC) hosted by the AI+IoT Intelligent Business Alliance will focus on the impact of IoT for the Southeast Asian region.

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Equinix data centres to connect Nokia to mobile, IoT and cloud ecosystems

Posted on: September 24, 2020

Digital infrastructure company, Equinix, Inc., has been selected as a strategic supplier for Nokia’s Worldwide IoT Network Grid (WING) managed service, in a collaboration to bring next-generation edge architectures and services to market. WING allows operators without an Internet of Things (IoT) footprint to gain fast entry to the IoT market or to help operators expand an existing

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