MWC19 Los Angeles – Telco Cloud Summit

Start: Wednesday 23 October 2019 11:00 am

End: Wednesday 23 October 2019 5:00 pm

Venue: 545 S Figueroa St

Location: Los Angeles, CA 90071, USA

Venue: Los Angeles Convention Center

Room: 409 (Concourse Level 2)

In partnership with Dell Technologies, Intel and VMware.

About MWC19 Los Angeles

Attendees will explore Intelligent Connectivity – the powerful combination of high-speed 5G networks, the Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI) and big data. Nearly 22,000 industry influencers and business professionals will be inspired by next level innovation and thought-leadership that will impact our digital experiences, society and the world.

For more information about MWC19 Los Angeles, please visit MWCLosAngeles.com.

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Agenda
11:00

Panel Discussion – Getting to Common NFV Infrastructure

Henry Calvert
of Future Networks
GSMA

Arpit Joshipura
SVP & GM, Networking Edge and IoT
Linux Foundation

Oguz Sunay
Chief Architect for Mobile Networking
Open Networking Foundation

Allwyn Sequeira
SVP & GM, Hybrid Cloud Services Business Unit
VMware

11:25

Panel – Opportunities in Network Slicing

Carlos Bosch
Head of Technology, North America
GSMA

Oguz Oktay
Vice President, Wireless Solutions
Netsia

Andrew Coward
CEO
Lumina Networks

Karim El Malki
CEO
Athonet

11:50

Fireside Chat – Open Networking and the Operator

Liz Kerton
President
Telecom Council

Paul Perez
Chief Technology Officer, Infrastructure Solutions Group
Dell

12:20

Panel – The Disaggregation of Wireless

Oguz Sunay
Chief Architect
Open Network Foundation

Ihab Tarazi
SVP and CTO
Dell Technologies

Eran Tal
Infrastructure Technologies
Facebook

Cheryl Hung
Director of Ecosystem
Cloud Native Computing Foundation

12:50

Panel – Private Cloud for Edge Customer

Greg Kahn
President
Internet of Things Consortium

Ohad Zeira
Vice President, Fleet Ventures
AvisBudget

Sharelynn Moore
SVP, Networked Solutions
ITRON

Jason Hoffman
CEO
MobiledgeX

13:20

O-RAN Alliance: Enabling Cloud Connectivity

Gabriel Brown
Principal Analyst
Heavy Reading

Dr. Sachin Katti
Professor
Stanford University

Ofir Zemer
CEO
Cellwize

Gilad Garon
CEO
Asocs

14:05

Fireside Chat – Strategic Planning for Multi-Cloud Environments

Laxmi Akkaraju
Chief Strategy Officer
GSMA

Shekar Ayyar
EVP & GM, Telco and Edge Cloud
VMware

14:25

Panel – CTO View: Getting to 5G Success with a Multi Cloud Strategy

Alex Sinclair
Chief Technology Officer
GSMA

Hakan Eriksson
Executive and Group CTO
Telstra

Juan Carlos Garcia Lopez
Director of Planning, Group CTO
Telefonica

Jeon Hong-Beom
SVP and CTO
KT

Arash Ashouriha
SVP, Technology and Innovation
Deutsch Telekom

15:00

Panel – End-to-End Cloud Native Network for$5T Market Opportunity

Chetan Sharma
CEO
Chetan Sharma Consulting

Rajesh Gadiyar
VP and CTO, Network and Customs Logic Group
Intel

Thierry Maupile
EVP, Chief of Strategy
Altiostar

Ido Susan
CEO
DriveNets

15:30

Fireside Chat – The Future of Telecommunications

Chetan Sharma
CEO
Chetan Sharma Consulting

Roy Chestnutt
Partner
Delta Partners Group

Glen Lurie
CEO
Synchronoss

16:00 - 17:00

Network Reception

Speakers

Alex Sinclair

GSMA,

Alex Sinclair

Alex Sinclair is the Chief Strategy and Technology Officer at the GSMA. With more than 25 years in telecommunications in general and mobile in particular, Alex has worked for a number of companies in the UK, Germany and the US. In the early 1990’s, Alex was part of the project team that launched the T-Mobile D1 network in Germany. In 1995, Alex helped Syniverse to launch their GSM clearinghouse business. Prior to joining the GSMA, Alex was Director of Network Engineering at ICO (a Global Satellite venture). Alex has served as Chief Technology Officer of the GSMA since 2005.

Henry Calvert

Head of Future Networks, GSMA

Henry Calvert

Henry joined the GSMA in December 2013, and will be responsible for the delivery of the Future Networks programme. A key programme of the GSMA’s strategic focus, to deliver industry scale for IP Communications and 5G, whilst considering Network Economic challenges for the Mobile industry as it transitions to a 5G Era.

 

Previously he worked for the SingTel Group and has over 20 years’ experience in the telecommunications sector, both in Networks and IT portfolios and has been involved in the deployment of mobile networks in over 10 operations across 10 different countries. Henry designed and built Optus’ 3G + LTE mobile network, all IP network and managed the product development transformation.  He was the creator and board member of the network sharing Joint Venture between SingTel Optus and Vodafone Networks Pty Ltd (Australia).

 

Henry has been a board member and Chair of the Australian Mobile Telecommunications Association (AMTA) and previously held an Executive Management Committee position in the GSMA./

Laxmi Akkaraju

Chief Strategy Officer, GSMA

Laxmi Akkaraju

Carlos Bosch

Head of Technology, North America, GSMA

Carlos Bosch

Cheryl Hung

Director of Ecosystem, Cloud Native Computing Foundation

Cheryl Hung

Ihab Tarazi

SVP and CTO, Dell Technologies

Ihab Tarazi

Roy Chestnutt

Delta Partners Group, Partner

Roy Chestnutt

Arash Ashouriha

SVP, Technology and Innovation, Deutsch Telekom

Arash Ashouriha

Arpit Joshipura

SVP & GM, Networking Edge and IoT, Linux Foundation

Arpit Joshipura

Andrew Coward

CEO, Lumina Networks

Andrew Coward

Dr. Sachin Katti

Professor, Stanford University

Dr. Sachin Katti

Allwyn Sequeira

SVP & GM, Hybrid Cloud Services Business Unit, VMware

Allwyn Sequeira

Shekar Ayyar

EVP & GM, Telco and Edge Cloud, VMware

Shekar Ayyar