Carlos Urrutia-Valdés is a modeling expert in Alcatel-Lucent’s Bell Labs Consulting organization. He is involved in the design, analysis, and modeling of telecommunication networks focusing on wireless technologies. His work involves performing techno-economic analysis to evaluate different wireless network strategies in support of customers worldwide. He is also interested in creating network modeling tools recently leading the development of a small cell deployment cost optimization tool. Carlos has been awarded 4 patents and has published several articles in the areas of HetNet, IMS, and application modeling. Carlos holds a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Florida International University and an M.S. degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Southern California.