Alexandros Kaloxylos

Executive Director The 5G Infrastructure Association

Alexandros Kaloxylos (B.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.) received his Ph.D. degree in Informatics and Telecommunications from the University of Athens in 1999. Since 1994, he has participated, as a researcher, in more than 20 projects realized in the context of EU Programmes and national initiatives. In 2002 he joined the faculty of the University of Peloponnese, where he is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Informatics and Telecommunications.

From 2014 until 2017, Alexandros worked as a Principal Researcher in Huawei’s European Research Center in Munich, where he led the Radio Access Network team to design 5G networks. During 2016, he was the Vice-Chair of the 5G PPP Architecture Working Group.

Since October 2019, Alexandros has been the Executive Director of the 5G IA, and during this period, he acted as the chairman of the Technology Board of 5G PPP. He has published over 140 papers in international journals, conferences, and book chapters and received 2.500 citations.

Interesting fact:

Alexandros is an inventor of more than 20 filed patents for topics related to 5G networks, eight of which are fully granted.