Dr Veena Mendiratta is the Practice Lead for Network Reliability and Analytics in the Bell Labs CTO organisation. She began her career at AT&T Bell Labs 29 years ago. Her work has focused on the reliability and performance analysis for telecommunications systems products, networks, and services to guide system architecture solutions, and on telecom data analytics. She represents Alcatel-Lucent at the ETSI NFV Industry Standards Group.
Dr Mendiratta received a BTech in engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, India and a PhD in operations research from Northwestern University, USA. She is a senior member of IEEE; a member of INFORMS; a member of the Alcatel-Lucent Technical Academy; a recipient of the Bell Labs President’s Award; and is an Adjunct Professor in the MS in Analytics program at Northwestern University.