Dr. Venkatesh Ramaswamy

Chief Technologist for NextG, MITRE Labs

Dr. Venkatesh Ramaswamy is Chief Technologist for NextG at MITRE Labs in Bedford, Massachusetts, where he currently leads technical innovation and R&D activities in 5G/6G technologies. He has more than 22 years of experience in the telecommunications industry and has held technical leadership positions at top technology companies, startups, and research labs. Currently he serves as one of the active industry members of the ATIS/Next G Alliance Research Council (Next G Alliance Research Council – Next G Alliance), working on the development of a comprehensive North American 6G strategy. He is also an industry researcher at the NSF Edge AI Institute (Organization and Key Personnel | NSF AI Institute for Future Edge Networks and Distributed Intelligence (osu.edu)), where he explores synergies between networking and AI. He has published more than 50 peer-reviewed publications and holds numerous patents, served as a Technical Program Committee (TPC) member for various conferences, and participated in several technical panels. He received his PhD in Electrical Engineering in 2007.