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Gianluca Verin is the chief executive officer and co-founder of Athonet. He wrote Athonet’s first mobile core network code in 2005 which evolved into the full, professional-grade mobile core network available today. Gianluca has overall responsibility for Athonet’s global business including strategy and growth in new markets. Prior to Athonet, Gianluca was a solution engineer and technical support engineer at Ericsson. He holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from Universitá degli Studi di Padova and an MSc in Decision Support Systems from University of Sunderland.go to profile
Karim El Malki is the chief strategy officer and co-founder of Athonet.
He is a veteran of Ericsson where he was a systems expert for Mobile Data and a senior researcher.
Karim was a lecturer and assistant for Mobile Communications at The University of Sheffield and has a degree in Electrical Engineering/Microelectronics/Communications from Brunel University in London and a Ph.D. in Telecommunications/Computer Science from The University of Sheffield.