Puneet Jain is a Sr. Principal Engineer and Sr. Director of Technical Standards in the Next Generation and Standards (NGS) Group at Intel Corporation.
He is head of the Network Standards team at Intel and is responsible for driving research and standardization on end-to-end network architecture for mobile broadband technologies such as 5G, 5G-Adv, and 6G. He has actively participated in various global standardization bodies that include 3GPP, Next G Alliance (US 6G), ATIS, TSDSI, ETSI TC M2M, oneM2M, GSMA, WiMAX Forum, IEEE 802.16j, and NPF. Puneet is Chair of 3GPP SA WG2 since 2019. He has also served as 3GPP SA WG2 Vice-Chair (2015 – 2019) and Rapporteur of several study/work items on Machine Type Communication (MTC)/Cellular Internet of Things (CIoT) in 3GPP SA WG2.
Puneet has also served as oneM2M Steering Committee Vice-Chair (2014–2016). In his previous roles at Intel, he was Chair of the WiMAX-3GPP interworking sub-team at WiMAX Forum, involved in design and development of ATM RAN reference implementation for Intel Network Processors.