Samina Husain

Technology Adviser | Independent

Samina Husain

Technology Adviser | Independent


Husain brings 25+ years of industry experience in various technology domains including: standards development, satellite systems, software products, telecom infrastructure, broadcast solutions, and consumer electronics. Her extensive consultative experience and industry roles range from strategic business development and customer operations to project and program management in the Americas and Europe.

In her role at Reycom AG, in Switzerland, her areas of responsibilities were within IPTV/OTT solutions business development.  In her previous role, she focused on IPTV and Hybrid STB business development and headed corporate marketing, at Albis Technologies Ltd. (a spin-off from Siemens Switzerland Ltd.).  Before this, her responsibilities were within solution management for the Nokia Siemens Networks end-to-end IPTV solution.  From 2005 to 2006, she was responsible for business development in the China market for the Siemens Home Entertainment IPTV solution.  She has over 25 years of experience in the satellite and telecommunications industry and has held various roles from customer operations, product management to project management in North and South America, and Europe.

Samina is an IEEE Senior member; elected Adcom member for the Broadcast Technology Society (BTS); an appointed committee member for the Future Directions Committee (FDC); and a BTS liaison to the Women in Engineering Committee. She joined IEEE as a university student and later became a professional member active both in WIE and BTS.  At the 2009 BTS symposium, she presented a joint paper on the Business Case and Technical Requirements for IPTV STB.

Samina Husain received her Bachelor of Electrical Engineering in 1987 from Concordia University, Montreal, and her executive M.B.A in “Management of Technology” in 2008 from the University of Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland.


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