Salim Patel

Director, Technology Architecture & Planning
FirstNet Program at AT&T
Salim Patel directs the technology architecture team developing the FirstNet network. He leads the end-to-end architecture and design, testing, and delivery of FirstNet core and services. He also leads the roadmap development for the evolution of the National Public Safety Broadband Network (NPSBN) to 5G and beyond. In prior roles, Salim served as a Lead Architect in AT&T Labs and an Enterprise Architect in AT&T's Enterprise Mobility Solutions organization. He holds an MBA and MSEE from the University of Southern California.