Henning Sanneck


Henning Sanneck heads the “Cognitive Network Management” department at Nokia Bell Labs, Research, in Munich, Germany.
He received his Dr.-Ing. (PhD) degree in Electrical Engineering from the Technical University of Berlin with a thesis on Voice over IP QoS in 2000. In 2001, Henning joined Siemens - Mobile Networks as a Senior Research Engineer. He became a Technology Innovation Project Manager in the area of 3G Network Management in 2003. In 2007, at the formation of Nokia Siemens Networks, Henning started to head the "Network Management Automation" team as a Research Manager driving Self Organizing Networks (SON) concepts, IPR and demos for LTE using analytics and policy-based management technologies. In 2013 / 2014 he acted as the coordinator of the SON research & standardization work in Nokia Networks which included the strategy development for the area.
His current research interests are in 5G Network Management and Orchestration, in particular configuration, healing and the operation of Cognitive Functions in virtualized radio networks. Henning
has published 75 papers in refereed conferences and journals and has 30 patents granted or published. He is co-editor and -author of the book "LTE Self-Organizing Networks (SON)".