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John Raw

BSC MIET CEng OSS and BSS Expert

John is a senior consultant, chartered engineer and has recently performed in technical design authority roles. He has worked for both manufacturers and operators, understanding all generations of deployed mobile network technology in depth, helping customers define requirements fully, procure solutions and deliver outstanding service to their customers.

John has worked on OSS & BSS solutions especially in shared RAN networks, performing tool consolidations and filling gaps. He has worked in senior technical roles for both MBNL (Three & EE) and CTIL (O2 & Vodafone) in the UK effectively forming OSS strategic roadmaps, moving them towards eTOM and ITIL structures.

John has recently worked on transitioning emergency services to 4G based network technology, enabling the end customer emergency service organisations to bring detailed refinements to their requirements.

John works with standards and structures to deliver COTS (commercial off the shelf) technology to the best advantages of network operators. He uses technical definitions and use cases, to procure appropriate solutions to meet customer needs in a structured manner. John enjoys bridging the gap between technological or practical difficulties and customer needs, to enable delivery of winning solutions for customers.