Shah Rahman


Shah is the Engineering Lead at Facebook Connectivity. He manages the Cellular Technology team to bring more people online by enabling operators and service providers with open, flexible, and extensible carrier-grade cellular systems, esp. packet core, and backhaul. His team is developing the distributed packet core technology, called Magma that Facebook open-sourced at Mobile World Congress’19 and is currently in live trials around the globe.

Prior to Facebook, Shah was an Engineering Director at Ericsson and led the NFV platform team for EPC gateways (vEPG, vBNG, vWMG, and vSecGW). Previously, he managed teams at Redback Networks as well as Cisco Systems spanning a leadership and engineering career over 19 years. He has authored 18 patents and has another 7 pending at USPTO.

Shah holds a masters from Stanford University and a bachelor’s from the University of Queensland, Australia — both in Electrical Engineering.