Rana is an IoT Ecosystem Architecture Solution Manager at BT. She is the vice chair of Working Party 1 in the International Telecommunications Union Union Standardisation Sector ITU-T SG 20 (IoT and Smart Cities and Communities (SC&C). Before moving to the Architecture and Technology strategy area, Rana spent several years working as a Security consultant providing consultancy across BT’s Customer Units. Before that, she worked in Academia, teaching and researching Mobile Networks after a degree in Electronics and Telecommunications engineering and post-graduate studies in Mobile and Wireless Networks.

Rana currently owns BT’s IoT roadmap and works on setting the direction for BT’s strategy for IoT. Rana represents BT in various standards like ETSI, oneM2M, 3GPP and the ITU-T. Rana has over a decade of experience in Research Academia and the Telecommunications industry and a strong passion for IoT, Cyber Security and developing technical standards.