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Enterprise Network Security and Celona 5G LANs

This Tech Field Day Showcase is sponsored by Celona and presented by Srinivasan Balasubramanian, Distinguished Member of Technical Staff at Celona.

Key Insights: Private cellular connectivity offers an opportunity to enable high levels of network security for critical infrastructure, as brand new digital initiatives become commonplace in the enterprise. In this Tech Field Day Showcase, Srinivasan Balasubramanian, Distinguished Member of Technical Staff at Celona, reviews how a Celona 5G LAN can be used to adapt zero trust network security principles, enable “radio level” network segmentation and offer data privacy with always-on centralized encryption for critical use cases. To catch a custom demo of the Celona 5G LAN solution, visit


Srinivasan Balasubramanian, Distinguished Member of Technical Staff at Celona


Srini Balasubramanian an industry expert in telecommunications, networking, and enterprise systems, defining end-to-end wireless systems designs involving network and radio layers across multiple generations of cellular including 4G, 5G, and Wi-Fi technologies. He has established relationships across major stakeholders of wireless standards forums, macro and enterprise network operators, and device/network-OEMs. He authored a chapter ‘WLAN Interworking with 2G/3G Systems’ in a book titled “Emerging Technologies in Wireless LANs: Theory, Design, and Deployment” and has published papers in Commag and IEEE. Proven innovation with over 200 issued patents and over 50 pending patents, he represents Celona in standards forums and newer technology concepts evangelization in the industry.


Keith Parsons | @KeithRParsons

Keith Parsons is Managing Director of the Wireless LAN Professionals, Inc. A gifted presenter, Keith is known for his wit and broad technical experience. He holds 68 technical certifications (9 Wireless) and has earned an MBA from the Marriott School of Management. He is author (or editor) of a 30+ technical publications and has developed seven technical industry and vendor certifications.

Keith has been on the CWNP and CWNE Advisory Boards – and is CWNE #3. He is currently on the Wireless LAN Association Executive Committee. For the past 18 years Mr. Parsons has focused on Wireless LANs, both in providing high-quality customized training as well as WLAN design and consulting services with a variety of global corporations.

Jennifer Huber | @JenniferLucille

Jennifer Huber has over 19 years of experience in the networking and wireless engineering industry. She is technically proficient in performing indoor and outdoor wireless surveys for data, voice, or location tracking. She has a solid background in supporting/designing/deploying/troubleshooting Enterprise wireless installations, as well as the ability to take complex information and explain problems/solutions in terms that are easily understood.

Dr. Avril Salter | @AvrilSalterUSA

Dr. Avril Salter is an expert in wireless communications. She has held executive and technical positions at small startups and major corporations including IBM, Intel, Microsoft, Motorola, and Sprint. She has worked extensively in Europe, North America, Asia, and the South Pacific.

Today, Dr. Salter provides content development and in-depth lab based technical training on emerging wireless networks. Dr. Salter received her Ph.D. in engineering from the University of Reading, UK. She holds several industry certifications including CCNP-Wireless, CCNA-Security, and CWNE.

Samuel Clements | @Samuel_Clements

Samuel Clements is CCIE #40629 (Wireless) and CWNE #101. He has spent numerous years working in the wireless industry doing design, implementation, and troubleshooting enterprise Wireless LAN supporting mission critical wireless applications such as Voice and Health Care products. Sam works for a large VAR and is regularly exposed to the latest wireless technologies and contributes to the wireless communities in a variety of fashions, including the Tech Field Day events.

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