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Heidi Adams

Executive Director, Network Infrastructure Research

Country Canada

Experience 5+ years

Heidi Adams
Heidi Adams oversees a team of analysts focused on fixed access, mobile infrastructure, 5G/mobile transport, network virtualization, carrier SDN, automation, and IoT connectivity. She is also the lead analyst for IP and optical transport networks.

An experienced leader in the telecommunications industry, Heidi brings over 20 years of product management and go-to-market strategy expertise to the team. A speaker at numerous industry events, she is also regularly cited in the trade and business press, including Light Reading, FierceTelecom, SDxCentral, and Lightwave Online. 

Prior to joining the company, Heidi held senior management roles in product marketing at Nokia (Alcatel-Lucent) and enjoyed tenure at Nortel Networks, Bell Northern Research, and IBM. 

Heidi holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada, and she has an MBA from the University of Ottawa, Canada.

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  • Cisco announces its next-gen routing portfolio

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    Cisco announces its next-gen routing portfolio

    On December 11, 2019, Cisco unveiled its strategy for helping service providers to build the networks that will meet the coming challenges and opportunities associated with mass adoption of 5G, IoT and unrelenting growth in bandwidth demand.