Thierry Maupilé has a unique mix of experience in start-ups and in large scale technology companies. He speaks often at industry events and in the business press on the topics of innovation in mobile networks and the of importance of Open RAN. Prior to joining Altiostar, he held leadership positions at Tech Mahindra and Cisco, where he was head of Strategy Service Providers and Global Vice President, Strategic Ecosystem Group. Prior to Cisco, he held leadership roles at two start-up companies, Starent Networks and IPWireless, which he led to successful exits. He is a visiting faculty at IMD business school in Switzerland.