Mazin Gilbert

Mazin Gilbert of ICSI's Board of Trustees

Dr. Mazin Gilbert is the Vice President of Advanced Technology and Systems at AT&T Labs. He leads AT&T’s Research and Advanced Development of its network and access transformations. In this role, Mazin oversees advancements in artificial intelligence, software defined networking and access, digital transformation, cloud technologies, open source software platforms and big data. He has more than 25 years of experience working in industry at AT&T Labs, Bell Labs, BBC, and British Telecom, and in academia at Rutgers University, Princeton University, and Liverpool University.

Work Experience

  • Vice President, AT&T Labs, 2016-Present
  • Assistant Vice President, AT&T Labs, 2012-2016
  • Executive Director, AT&T Labs, 1999-2012
  • Member of Technical Staff, AT&T Labs, 1993-1999
  • Research Professor, CAIP Center, Rutgers University, 1991-1992


  • MBA, Wharton Business School, 2009
  • PhD, Liverpool University, 1991
  • BEng, Liverpool University, 1987

Awards, Honors, and Significant Achievements

  • More than 100+ technical publications
  • Holds 176 U.S. patents in communication and multimedia processing
  • Evangelized AT&T’s Watson speech product and Speech Cloud Enabler
  • AT&T Science and Technology Award
  • Chair, IEEE Signal Processing Society Industrial Relations Committee
  • Member, Advisory Board for the Lifeboat Foundation
  • Co-founder of QVoice, Bridgepointe Family Dentistry, Bridgepointe Dental, Bridgewater Professional Group, and M&S Property Enterprises
  • Author of the book, 'Artificial Neural Networks for Speech Analysis/Synthesis", 1992.
  • Editor of the book "Artificial Intelligence for Autonomous Networks," 2018.
  • Fellow, IEEE