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Danish Rafique

Danish Rafique

Danish Rafique

Senior innovation manager

Danish focuses on the strategic evolution of telecom networks, marrying extensive domain knowledge with a focus on cutting-edge software-based service opportunities. He has been with the company since 2016 and has 10 years of experience in telecom and cloud networks, including product development, strategic programs and artificial intelligence initiates. He is a machine-learning enthusiast, eager to promote and engage in discourse about design, architecture and cognitive management of cloud infrastructure. During his career, Danish has written more than 100 scientific publications and has over 1,000 citations as well as filed multiple patents.


Prior to joining ADVA, Danish worked as a senior lead manager at Coriant. He has a PhD in electrical engineering from University College Cork. He also has an MSc in Electrical Engineering from KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm.

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