Android Software Development, Senior Project Manager @ Sony Mobile Communications Software Project Management of Android cutting edge projects From July 2009 to August 2012 (3 years 2 months) Program Manager @ Microsoft Program Manager in the wireless space with extensive experience with OEMs, ISVs, and Mobile Operators with major players. Shipped multi mobile devices with European and...
Android Software Development, Senior Project Manager @ Sony Mobile Communications Software Project Management of Android cutting edge projects From July 2009 to August 2012 (3 years 2 months) Program Manager @ Microsoft Program Manager in the wireless space with extensive experience with OEMs, ISVs, and Mobile Operators with major players. Shipped multi mobile devices with European and North American tier #1 mobile operators in both GSM and CDMA technologies.Responsibilities at Microsoft:Three-year project: Researched and determined that a major factor of Windows Mobile (WM) products slip is the quality of 3rd party applications. Therefore, developed a new In ROM ISV program for WM. The outcome of this initiative was to improve the stability and the quality of 3rd party applications on WM, to minimize 3rd party application issues during mobile operators technical acceptance, and to ensure that products are shipped on time. From April 2006 to March 2010 (4 years) Senior Systems Engineer @ Panasonic USA Appointed as Core Team Member (CTM) for a major UMTS project and provided technical guidance to systems Requirements and Software developers on new feature definitions and what to deliver at each phase of the project. 1) Defined with the mother company in Japan the work share and project responsibilities between both development centers to secure proper implementation. 2) Drove the technical liaison to major wireless customers in order to fill the gap between customer requirements’ updates and software developers during the implementation process to ensure product acceptance. From August 2003 to March 2006 (2 years 8 months) Senior Consuliting Engineer @ Sony Ericsson Developed Software Requirement Specifications (SRS) for different features for new CDMA products that enhanced product performance and gave Sony Ericsson products the edge over competitors1) Provided technical support to customers (Verizon wireless and Sprint PCS) and proactively resolved their potential issues which significantly impacted product acceptance 2) Provided contributions to CDG standard bodies by assessing differences and introducing solutions 3) Developed technical compliance metrics to CDMA carriers for the upcoming products as part of the Request for Purchase (RFP) packages which improved product functionalities From May 1997 to August 2003 (6 years 4 months) Principal Member Of Technical Staff @ AT&T From August 2017 to July 2020 (3 years) Redmond, Washington, United StatesPrincipal - Product Development Engineer - Product Realization @ AT&T Release Management Lead responsible of delivering APIs and Service Framework within the API Platform From July 2012 to August 2017 (5 years 2 months) Redmond, WAPrincipal Technical Program Lead @ AT&T Redmond, WA
Sony Mobile Communications
Android Software Development, Senior Project Manager
July 2009 to August 2012
April 2006 to March 2010
Senior Systems Engineer
August 2003 to March 2006
Senior Consuliting Engineer
May 1997 to August 2003
Principal Member Of Technical Staff
August 2017 to July 2020
Redmond, Washington, United States
Principal - Product Development Engineer - Product Realization
July 2012 to August 2017
Principal Technical Program Lead
What company does Wail Refai work for?
Wail Refai works for Sony Mobile Communications
What is Wail Refai's role at Sony Mobile Communications?
Wail Refai is Android Software Development, Senior Project Manager
What industry does Wail Refai work in?
Wail Refai works in the Telecommunications industry.
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