Mohamed El-Sayed is the consulting manager of the Network Strategy and Technology Evolution Practice of Bell Labs Consulting in Murray Hill, New Jersey. His current interests include architecture and design of 3G wireless networks, IP Multimedia Subsystems (IMS), intelligent optical networks, data/optical integration, and converged networks. His current group works with many customer teams in North America, Europe, and the Asia/Pacific and Caribbean/Latin American regions on projects related to network evolution and optimization. Dr. El-Sayed holds a Ph.D. in systems engineering from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, and a B.Sc. and M.Sc. in electrical engineering from Cairo University, Egypt.