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  • Mr Bruno Dewaelheyns
    Head Asic at Network Infrastructure group


Bruno Dewaelheyns is leading the chip development activities in the Fixed Networks division of the Network Infrastructure group of Nokia, managing a team of more than 50 engineers driving innovations such as Nokia’s Quillion chipset.

Bruno joined Alcatel in Antwerp in 1997 after completing a Master Degree Civil Engineering Mirco-Electronics at KU Leuven. He held various positions in R&D development projects in which chip design, hardware and software design were critical to achieve business success in Alcatel’s broadband access and IP router market. After 2007 he drove an expansion of System on Chip (SoC) activities in Antwerp for the Fixed Networks Broadband Access development team.

Since the acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent by Nokia in 2016, Bruno continued to lead the chip development activities in the Fixed Networks division.

His team led the development of the Nokia’s Quillion chipset family, designed for best-in-class performance next-generation fiber and copper solutions