Mahbubul Alam is an international entrepreneur, technology and business executive with broad management experience. He is a frequent author, speaker and multiple patent holder. Alam has a history of fearless transformation informed by groundbreaking technologies to improve business outcomes by maintaining a startup culture with rapid organization growth and focus on the corporate goals and objectives. He is currently driving the evolution of tomorrow’s vehicles as the Chief Technology and Marketing Officer (CTO/CMO) of Movimento Group. Alam was brought to the company in early 2015 to reinvent technology and strategy, leading a transformative era in which Movimento will help shepherd the auto industry through the biggest changes since Henry Ford’s days. In January 2017, Movimento got acquired by Delphi Automotive PLC and will continue to work as an independent entity. Before joining Movimento, he was an insightful leader and internal start-up creator at network leader Cisco. He is the recipient of the ‘2016 Bay Area CIO of the Year’ award finalist honored by Silicon Valley Business Journal and the San Francisco Business Times.
He started working as a research student in mobile 3G technology with Nokia in Finland in 1997-1998 way back before we all had mobile phones. He led a team that architected the Pan-European ATM network and packet core networks for GSM for Railways (GSM-R). Alam has spent 14 productive years as a groundbreaking technologist and strategist at Cisco on two continents. Later, he started working in a variety of business development and market intelligence capacities in Cisco’s Netherlands operations. Having developed a solid name in the company for far-sighted, winning strategies, he was brought to Silicon Valley in 2006 building up a product line with multimillion-dollar yearly revenue. From 2012 to 2015 he headed Cisco’s Internet-of-Things (IoT) and Machine to Machine (M2M) platforms.
Alam was born in Dhaka, Bangladesh, lived in Dubai, UAE but moved to the Netherlands after receiving a scholarship to attend a prestigious boarding high school. Later, he was awarded degree in electrical & electronic engineering from the Netherlands renowned Delft University of Technology, with a focus on personal mobile and radar communications.
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