Rizwan Ghaffar is the technical lead at Intel for 5G Wireless development. He has been in the cellular industry for more than a decade and has contributed in the development of 3G (HSDPA), 4G (LTE) and 5G (NR) systems. His research has focused on multi-antenna systems that is the key enabling technology for higher data rates wireless systems. In his current role, he has achieved the distinction of designing 5G systems that achieved the maximum data rate and made the first ever call on stand alone 5G systems. He is presently leading a team of system engineers and is working on the advanced features of 5G including uRLLC (ultra reliability low latency communication) and V2X (vehicular communication).