Ali Khayrallah has been with Ericsson since 1995 in various research positions, now in Santa Clara, CA, where he is engineering director, and earlier in Research Triangle Park, NC. His team is shaping future wireless technology, including 5G, IoT connectivity, unlicensed access, and spectrum sharing. Previously, he was on the faculty of the University of Delaware. He received a Ph.D. and an M.S. from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and a B.Eng. from the American University of Beirut. He holds more than 100 patents and has received the Ericsson inventor of the year award.