Meet the Players

We are delighted and excited that these disruptors, innovators, questioners, investigators, thinkers and YOU will be speaking together during the Jam. Contributors include leaders from AT&T, CenturyLink, Disney, Fox, Imagine, Microsoft, Nest, ONEMedia, Panasonic, SAP, Verizon, Viacom and Vonage.

A - E

Ghassan Abdo

Research Vice President

IDC

 

Matt Anderson

Head, Network Virtualization & Innovation

Accenture

Stephanie atkinson

Founder & CEO

Compass Intelligence

Bob Azzi

Managing Partner

TAP Growth Group

Bret Bailey

Client Advocate, Industrial Market

IBM

Sanjay Bhatia

Vice President, Solutions Marketing & Strategy

Genband

chuck Black

Senior SDN Instructor

SDN Essentials

brenda Boehm

Chief Strategy Officer & EVP, Technology and Products

TIA

 

Trey Bowles

Co-Founder & CEO

Dallas Entrepreneur Center

Steve Brumer

Partner

151 Advisors

Sean cai

Vice President, General Manager of CTO Group

ZTE

hugh carspecken

CEO

DartPoints

andres carvallo

Founder & CEO

CMG

mary beth chrissis

Sr. Cybersecurity Engineer

CERT

Tanis cornell

Owner

EWF International

Mike Courtney

Founder

Aperio Insights

mark cudak

Department Head, Small Cells Research Group

Nokia Bell Labs

Bob daniels

Co-Founder & Vice President, Technology

Phazr

pete denagy

Managing Principal & President

Acommence Advisors

Chakra DeValla

CEO

tekVizion

chris drake

Chief Technology Officer

iconectiv

Adam Drobot

Chairman

OpenTechWorks

Dr. Sudhir Dixit

Fellow and Evangelist, Basic Internet Foundation & Board Member, WWRF

CGC

tim Doolittle

Director, IP Network and Systems

CenturyLink

ASHUTOSH DUTTA

Lead Member, Technical Staff

AT&T,
IEEE 5G Initiative
Co-Chair

 
 

F - K

Richard Finn

Lead Product Marketing Manager

AT&T

Richard Friedel

EVP & General Manager

FOX Networks Engineering & Operations

Kevin Gage

EVP, Strategic Development & Chief Technology Officer

ONE Media

kate garman

Innovation Analyst

City of Kansas City, MO

Nuray gokalp

Founder

Global Tech City

Monisha Ghosh

Research Professor

University of Chicago

Nancy Green

Global Practice Lead, Healthcare & Life Sciences

Verizon

jason hallstrom

Director, Sensing and Embedded Network Systems Engineering

Florida Atlantic University

tina hampton

Founder & CEO

Tina Hampton Consulting Group

Lisa hanlon

Co-Founder & CEO

TelTech Communications

tim harden

(Retired) President, Supply Chain and Fleet Management

AT&T

BRUCE HIGH

Chief Information Officer

Harris County, TX

michael hites

Senior AVP, Information Technology Services & Chief Information Officer

University of Illinois

andrew hopkins

Managing Director, IoT

Accenture

Paul Hughes

Director, Strategy

Netcracker Technology

REBECCA HUNTER

External Affairs, Corporate Development & Strategy

Crown Castle

Christoph inauen

Vice President, Strategic Partnership and Solution Portfolio, IoT

SAP

Wayne Irwin

Director, IoT Group

Intel

John Jackson

Research Vice President, Mobile & Connected Platforms

IDC

john jacobs

Vice President, Market Intelligence & Research

TIA

susan johnson

Senior Vice President, Global Supply Chain

AT&T

farooq khan

CEO

PHAZR

mobeen khan

AVP, Product Marketing Management

AT&T

Kevin koppenhaver

Program Director

Kemtah, a Belcan Company

Hakan Kostepen

Executive Director - Product Planning Strategy & Innovation

Panasonic Automotive Systems of America

 

L - R

kevin ly

Direcor, Workforce Development

National Urban League

Carrie MacGillivray

Vice President,
Mobility & IoT

IDC

Matt Mackie

Cybersecurity Engineer

CERT

Hodgen Mainda

Vice President, Community Development

Electric Power Board

CHRISTIAN MAKAYA

Researcher

IBM

betty manetta

CEO

Argent Associates

nadine manjaro

Founder

Beyond Machine to Machine Communications

Tom Milavec

Digital Experience Strategy Leader

Gensler

sumit mittal

Business Development

Nest Labs/Google Alphabet

Doug Moore

COO & EVP

Fujitsu Network Communications

chris nicoll

President & Principal Analyst

Nicoll Associates

eko onggosanusi

Director, Standards & Standardization and Multimedia Innovation (SMI) Lab

Samsung

Fraser Pajak

CEO

QuEST Forum

chuck parker

Global Lead

Beyond Limits

tom Parzych

Division Manager

Workbridge Associates Dallas

Ketan Patel

Managing Director

NexStar Partners

pete peng

Founder & President

WavCatcher

Mike poth

CEO

FirstNet

mark Pyatt

Sr. Director, Operational Integrity, Global O&G

SAP

Kanchana Raman

Founder & President

Avion Networks

Rod Randall

Executive Partner

Siris Capital

Christine Rapala

Vice President, Integrated Command & Control Solutions

Motorola Solutions

nancy ridge

EVP

Telecom Brokers

cinnamon rogers

Senior Vice President, Government Affairs

TIA

 

S - Z

Aaron Salinas

Head of InfoSec & Compliance 

Aviall

BRIAN SANDERS

Network Intrusion Response Agent

United States Secret Service

paul scardino

SVP, Sales Engineering/ Operations & Marketing

Globecomm

jeff schilling

Chief Security Officer

Armor

maria schneider

Co-Founder & CEO

Dynofit

susan schramm

CMO & SVP, Membership

TIA

jeff shaffer

Director

PricewaterhouseCoopers

juliet shavit

CEO

SmartMark Communications

Dr. tassu shervani

Professor, Cox School of Business

Southern Methodist University

Jennifer sims

CEO

Power & Telephone Supply

chris smith

Vice President, Global Technology Office

AT&T Business Solutions

dileep srihari

Director, Legislative & Government Affairs

TIA

DAVID STEHLIN

General Manager, Lifecycle Service Assurance (LSA)

Spirent

rangam subramanian

Lead Technology and Spectrum Policy Strategist

NTIA

don szczepaniak

EVP, Sensory Solutions Group

Panasonic Enterprise Solutions Company

marcus tewksbury

Founder & CTO

UTU.ai

Rikin Thakker

Vice President, Telecommunications & Spectrum Policy

MMTC

tim trottier

Senior Director, Architecture & Automation

Vonage

charlie vogt

Chief Executive Officer

Imagine Communications

Brad wall

SVP, Network Operations

Disney/ABC Television Group

deb ward

Founder & CEO

Televergence Solutions Inc. (TSI)

charles wallen

Senor Member, Technical Staff

CERT/SEI

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ian wong

Senior Manager, Advanced Wireless Research Group

National Instruments

nisar yakoob

VP & Chief Transformation Strategist

Nokia

 

Yongxing zhou

Vice President, Wireless Radio Access Technology

Huawei

gabriella Zielke

Co-Founder & CEO

Tech Wildcatters