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Data Scientist

Cherry Hill, NJ
March 25, 2020

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Cas Majd, PhD.

** **** *** *** *****, Holmdel, NJ 07733 732-***-****,

Key Skills

● Data Science ● ML/AI/Analytics ● Data Architecture

● VoIP, UC, IP/MPLS, WebRTC ● Software Development ● Cloud Orchestration

● Project & Program Mgmt.


Highly innovative and hands-on data scientist and data architect with over 25 years of experience in Software Development, Data Architecture, Analytics, ML/AI, and Cloud. Proven track record in extracting business value from data by developing analytics systems, time series forecasting, cloud-native app frameworks, data marts and neural network apps.


oBuilt descriptive Analytics System that led to $900K annual savings (reducing trouble tickets).

oBuilt cloud-native ML / AI Apps Framework that became market leader in “telco-cloud orchestration.”

oDeveloped Big-Data backend infrastructure for support of new products launch.

oBuilt predictive and prescriptive analytics for improved time-series forecasting and contingency planning.

oDeveloped model-driven orchestration system for transaction management in sharing economies.

oBuilt three large software systems that generated $9M of annual revenue.


oEngaged with 40 large customers, led 6 tier-one deployments, and managed 3 major transformation programs over a period of 10 years.

oLed the design organization that provided technology expertise in client engagements and acted as the technical liaison to the products and practice leads.


oCo-founded an analytics software startup and grew it to $15M of annual sales in products & services.

oLed the software product BU for 9 years with an organization size of 90 engineers.


oExpert in DL / ML / AI, predictive analytics, data models, statistics.

oSoftware R&D experience: Java, Python, NodeJS, Shell Scripting, SQL, and VBA.

oNetwork R&D experience: VoIP, IP/MPLS, optical networks, virtualization, and cloud.

Education & Innovation:

oPhD, MS, and BS in Electrical & Computer Engineering from “Technische Universität Berlin”, Germany

oSoftware R&D experience: Java, Python, NodeJS, Shell Scripting, SQL, and VBA.

oNetwork R&D experience: VoIP, IP/MPLS, Mobile, UC, WebRTC, optical, virtual networks.

oMulti-lingual (German, English) with international business experience and 13 published impactful patents and numerous international publications in cutting edge technologies.

Professional Experience


Director (5G Product line) 2015 – Present

Acted as the lead researcher for introducing cutting edge technologies in the company’s flagship product:

Deployed latest technologies in DL/ML/AI, RPA, BPMN, and Microservice in company’s flagship product for “intelligent cloud orchestration”.

Developed an “ML/AI app framework” for “cloud orchestrator” product, resulting in market leadership.

Developed seq2seq neural network apps for network-traffic and SLA analytics.

Provided technology expertise in strategic client engagements that resulted in successful PoC.

Developed model-driven orchestration system for management of transactions in sharing economies.

Founding member of the open-source SDN and NFV orchestrator (Open-O, later called ONAP).


Sr. Manger NTI 2013 – 2015

Acted as the lead researcher for introducing cutting edge technologies for use in company’s cloud datacenters and service offerings:

Introduced network configuration automation solution.

Deployed latest SDN, NFV, and SD-WAN technologies in Tata’s service offerings.

Evaluated main SD-WAN vendor solutions and designed Tata’s SD-WAN service offering.

Designed “Cloud Exchange” solution for brokerage and arbitrage of cloud services.


Sr. Data Architect 2010 – 2013 Acted as the lead data architect for building the Big Data backend and the KPI-driven network analytics:

Developed a KPI-driven network analytics system for monitoring, troubleshooting, and reporting, which saved Vonage 900K in annual cost.

Designed over 50 new KPIs in predictive analytics that increased forecast accuracy by 300%, led to savings in network capacity, and supported carrier Contingency Planning.

Filed 8 patents on cutting edge techniques in Data Science and Analytics in a period of two years.

Architected data backend for the new VoIP network that reduced gateway congestion.


Vice President (PLM & SA), 2001-2010

Founding member of the analytics software startup:

Co-founded an OSS and analytics software startup and grew it to $15M of annual sales in products and services.

Led the Products BU with 90 engineers that developed “network resource planning” OSS.

Deployed OSS at BT 21c, Bell Canada NIM project, and Telstra NGOSS transformation (IP/MPLS, FTTx,, Opt.).

Led the technical support organization that provided technology expertise in client engagements, and owned solution design, RFP responses, and customer training.

Developed and deployed mobile “service modeling” and “least cost routing” analytics software systems.


Sr. Member of Scientific Staff 1997-2001

Acted as lead scientist for introducing cutting edge technologies in undersea network:

Deployed latest optical cross-connect technology in company’s first global undersea network.

Designed the first undersea network that used IP, WDM, and optical cross-connects with mesh restoration.

Patented a “wavelength reconfigurable ADM” suitable for undersea networks, utilizing an innovative “wavelength routing and assignment” technique.

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