Samer Geissah

Director, Technology Strategy

Telus

As a member of TELUS's CTO office and as  Director, Technology Strategy, IoT and Emerging Technologies, Samer is leading a team of Principle Technology Architects and Business Development leaders to define the strategy, business model and technology options of TELUS's technology road map. Previously Samer was the Vice President of Innovation at du. Samer was responsible for all new product and service initiatives including new business products and services, digital partnerships, du video strategy du digital channels as well as entertainment and lifestyle products. With over 26 years of experience in the IT and telecommunications world, he was a telecom developer his early career in Vancouver and in Munich, as the Director of Technical Sales for Siemens, eventually becoming Director of Technical Sales in Dubai. Samer holds a Stanford LEAD: Corporate Innovation Certificate from Stanford University Graduate School of Business, a Bachelor's of Science in Computer Engineering and a Bachelor's of Science in Computer Science from North Carolina State University.