Tiago Teles - Telecom Engineer

TIAGO TELES :: Telecom Engineer

Radio Network Planning and Optimization

Senior telecom engineer with a solid background in planning, parameterization, performance and optimization of cellular networks GSM, UMTS and LTE.

He is a permanent member of the Engineers Association as well as a partner and co-founder of ORTHODROME.



Having a solid engineering career of 15 years, the last 11 years were dedicated to an international experience, working one year for Ericsson, in Mexico as a telecom consultant, and 10 years for Alcatel-Lucent, in France, as a senior expert on mobile telecommunications.

As a network optimization engineer, he participated in network optimizations in several countries, including Mexico, Portugal, France, Italy, Austria, New Zealand, United Stated, China, Senegal, Ivory Coast, Mali, Mozambique and Cameroun. The main tasks included the management of a team of engineers, as well as the involvement in the exhaustive analysis and assessment of the actual needs of the installed network, such as the analysis of indicators, parameter optimization, and the optimization of cellular planning and frequencies. As part of the Wireless Features Engineering Team (2G/3G/4G) of Alcatel-Lucent, he worked on the technical documents for each software release UMTS and LTE: UTRAN Parameters User Guide (UPUG) and LTE Parameters User Guide (LPUG). He also took an active role in the introduction of new features on operational networks, assessing the performance and gain from each algorithm, and providing recommendations to research and development teams on Alcatel-Lucent’s future releases. He made key contributions to successful projects concerning the networks of operators such as TMN, Orange France, Orange Ivory Coast, Orange Mali, Telecom New Zealand, AT&T, A1 Telecom Austria, Vodafone, Mcel Mozambique e Telcel México.


Graduate in Electrical and Computer Engineering; Specialization in Telecommunications at Instituto Superior Técnico (Lisbon, Portugal). Final Project on the digital wireless laser system at ENSEEIHT (Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Electrotechnique, d'Electronique, d'Informatique, d'Hydraulique et des Télécommunications) in Toulouse, France.

Personal skills include strong organization, fast learning, analytical thinking and good people skills.