As the Global Director of Telecom Solutions at Aerospike, Shahed is in charge of driving new business and fulfilling the needs of existing customers from the telco and IoT/connected devices verticals. His role also includes exploring and leading strategic partnership discussions within the broader telco ecosystem. As a telecom Subject Matter Expert (SME), Shahed works with Aerospike customer and partner teams globally. In the past Shahed has worked in a variety of roles for the likes of CableLabs, Cartesian, Nokia Siemens Networks, Alcatel-Lucent and NTT Communications. Shahed has a BS in Electrical Engineering and a MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management.