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Liam Fallon

Ericsson Software Technology
Principal Engineer
Athlone, Ireland
Dr. Liam Fallon is a Principal Engineer at Ericsson Softare Technology, Ericsson's centre of excellence for open source development.

Liam is a network management practitioner and researcher with over 30 years of industrial experience in crafting software systems in that domain. He has specified, designed, and led the development of many of Ericsson's management solutions and has wide experience in the software technologies required to deliver such systems. His primary interest is in the automation of the management of highly dynamic networks to optimise the delivery of telecommunication services. Most recently, he is contributing to the Policy Framework and Control Loop initiatives in ONAP. Liam designed the architecture of the APEX adaptive policy engine and lead the development of its engine. He also contributed heavily to the architecture anbd development of the ONAP Policy Framework.

Liam is the author of many publications in thefield of network management and has presented papers at numerous network management conferences such as the IEEE NOMS/IM and CNSM conferences over the years and serves on the TPC of these conferences. He has also served as a guest editor and reviewer for publications in the etwork management space such as the IEEE Communications magazine and the IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management (TNSM). Liam holds a BE from University College, Dublin and PhD in Computer Science from Trinity College, Dublin.