Hillol Roy is Managing Director–Cloud First Networks, Technology and Innovation Lead for Accenture. Accenture is a 674,000-person global professional services company with specialized skills across more than 40 industries, offering Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operational services – all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations center. Hillol is an accomplished wireless industry executive with extensive technology and business strategy formulation experience for Tier-1 wireless carriers, MSOs, wireless vendors and investors. Hillol has led design deployment and optimization of carrier wireless networks in the U.S. and internationally. He has supported wireless carriers with formulation of business and network technology strategy, launch of new services, trial of new technologies, and ecosystem analysis related to spectrum auctions. His key wireless focus areas include: 5G / 4G Radio and Core networks, 5G Services, dense multimode micro networks, WiFi, MVNO platforms, spectrum strategy development and auction support. Additionally, Hillol has actively contributed to various wireless industry standards associations.
5G widens the aperture of the wireless networks to serve new groups of users and a wider variety of use cases with innovative business models. This is a large opportunity with new complexities to manage. Hillol believes success in this journey will be underpinned by the ability to tightly integrate end-user needs with network capabilities – powered by analytics, lessons learned from Cloud and IT revolution, and extrapolating years of network knowledge to the new. Hillol helps his clients succeed by working to make these nuanced connections between technology and business, as well as developing visions grounded in reality.