The Rock Star Keynote Lineup!
Tune in to our exciting keynote speakers - they're orchestrating innovation and revolutionizing business!
- Brad Wall, SVP of Network Operations at Disney/ABC Television Group
- Mike Poth, CEO of FirstNet
- Richard Friedel, EVP & General Manager of FOX Networks Engineering & Operations
- Charlie Vogt, CEO of Imagine Communications
- Kevin Gage, Chief Technology Officer & EVP of Strategic Development at ONE Media
- Don Szczepaniak, EVP of the Sensory Solutions Group at Panasonic
- Dr. Tassu Shervani, Cox School of Business, Southern Methodist University
- Tim Harden, (Retired) President of Supply Chain and Fleet Management, AT&T
- Doug Moore, EVP & COO, Fujitsu Network Communications
- Kanchana Raman, Founder & President, Avion Networks
- Juliet Shavit, CEO, SmartMark Communications
Encore - Analyst Panel
- Ghassan Abdo, Research Vice President at IDC
- John Jackson, Research Vice President, Mobile & Connected Platforms at IDC
- Carrie MacGillivray, Vice President, Mobility & IoT at IDC
- John Jacobs, Vice President, Market Intelligence & Research at TIA
- Susan Schramm, CMO & SVP of Membership at TIA
Tuesday, June 6, AM keynote
Future of TV Keynote Panel
The rapidly shifting arena of streamed video for entertainment, business and learning demands speedy and aggressive collaboration among previously disparate industries – the producers of content and those that enable its streamlined delivery to intended customer targets.
Learn from a star lineup of media executives their outlook on how business models, technology innovation, infrastructure, government policy, and operations are developing, and what challenges must be resolved.
Tuesday, June 6, am keynotes
Demographics and Technology: The Future of Work, Firms and Networks
The keynote will address how demographic and technology drivers are converging to reshape the work, workers, firms, marketplaces and networks. The five major elements of information networks will evolve rapidly in the coming years, requiring us to respond as individuals, firms, universities, markets and governments to take advantage of the opportunities and meet the challenges of the information age.
Professor, Cox School of Business
Southern Methodist University
tuesday, june 6, luncheon keynote
FirstNet’s Wireless Broadband Network - The Dramatic Evolution of Public Safety Technology in America
Learn from FirstNet CEO Mike Poth the expectations and opportunities created through the new public-private partnership with AT&T to deliver the first nationwide broadband network dedicated to America’s police, firefighters and emergency medical services. This groundbreaking initiative launches new investment in critically needed communications infrastructure through a dedicated, interoperable network and ecosystem enabling first responders to better communicate and collaborate across agencies, jurisdictions and geographies.
wednesday, june 7, am keynotes
State of Policy in the Current Administration
Director, Legislative & Government Affairs
The Customer Experience of the Internet of Things
At the end of the day the success of the Internet of Things will not be about the “things” at all, but the customer experience it enables. The entertainment and sports industry is setting the pace using the Internet of Things to enable a personalized sensory experience for every fan. See the demands for IoT and the connectivity industry from the view of the “raving fans” of the future.
EVP, Sensory Solutions Group
Panasonic Enterprise Solutions
Leadership Lessons to Thrive in a Transforming Marketplace
The connectivity industry is transforming at a breathless pace. Leaders are looking for entirely new ways to navigate the land mines of change in technology, market models and politics. But this change demands new ways to make decisions and lead people. Whether staking out a new positions in the market, readying a digital workforce, creating new routes to market, or re-defining new partners and supply chains, your leadership approach must adapt. These leaders have successfully led organizations through theopportunities and storms of transformation, and look forward to sharing lessons learned to position you for success.
wednesday, june 7, 10:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Jamming with the Analysts
On Day 1 of the Jam, the analysts drove you hard to express yourselves as you grappled with the challenges to be overcome and the opportunities to be grasped. What important new nuggets did each stream discussion reveal? Now it’s time to draw things to a close, as you learn key takeaways and then go through one more round of roundtable exercises to reach the grand finale. Your voice counts for the final Outcomes Report that you’ll receive after the Jam!
wednesday, june 7, 2:15 PM - 2:30 PM
Music, IoT and Connectivity
Are you ready for the next generation concert experience? This session will give you a sneak peek into a new concert VR experience being released to the public this Thursday by an A-list music publisher.
With the music industry ripe for disruption, learn how today’s telecom service providers can leverage the most versatile and engaging of all contents. How can music unlock new IoT opportunities and help operators better understand the needs of current and future customers? How can music change the way we think about the future of customer experience? And how can operators reap new financial and other returns on investment?