Mat Leaver

Product Manager, Engineering

Research & Development, Mobility

Mat has over 20 years within the telecoms industry with roles spanning both technical and management domains. During this period he has worked on solutions for both fixed and wireless networks while over successive generations of technology.

Having joined Cisco in late 2014, Mat led Product Management for Small Cells and then recently moved to the SON business unit within Mobility.

Prior to Cisco Mat has held a number of engineering, field support, project/program management and product management roles with GEC Marconi, Sema Group, Lucent Technologies and Alcatel-Lucent.


Proving it with Vodafone UK

Self-Optimizing Networks (SON) is not a new term and it has been thrown around for some time within the industry. Distributed SON (D-SON) is now active in many service providers’ radio networks having first been standardized in 3GPP release 8 (2008). Distributed SON, however, runs at the very edge of the network, and therefore has […]