NSR & BCG Innovation Conference: 5G and Beyond. Cloud. Convergence.

Virtual Conference, Small Group Meetings, and Cocktail Hour

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Join us on Monday, November 14th for the fourth edition of NSR & BCG Innovation Conference: 5G and Beyond. Cloud. Convergence.





Monday, November 14, 2022

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Conference Agenda-All Times EST

TimeTrack 1Track 2Track 3Track 4
8:30-8:45Opening Remarks - Jonathan Chaplin, New Street Research and Heinz Bernold, BCG
08:45-9:15"Open RAN, V-RAN, and mmWave Strategies" - Woojune Kim, EVP & Head of Global Sales & Marketing, Network Business, Samsung Electronics“What Does Technology Convergence Mean for an Integrated Operator” - Walter Goldenits, CTO Germany, Deutsche Telekom"Spectrum Policy at a Crossroads: A View from the FCC " - Nathan Simington, Commissioner, FCC"The Race for Space: Leading The Way to Direct-to-Device" - Jay Monroe, Chairman, Globalstar
9:20 - 9:50"What is the Role for Alternative RAN providers?" - Eric Stonestrom, CEO, Airspan"How Does Fixed and Mobile Infrastructure Need to Evolve to Meet Future Demands" - Howard Watson, Chief Security and Networks Officer, British Telecom"Innovators & Disruptors: Fiber over The Air" - Chet Kanojia, CEO, Starry"Enterprise 5G & Cloud in an EM Context" - Tanapong Ittiakulchai, Chief Enterprise Business Officer, AIS
9:55-10:25"The Next Leg of the 5G Cycle" - Peter Linder, Head of 5G Marketing, Ericsson"Behind Every Good 5G Network Is a World Class Fiber Network" - John Harrobin, EVP Consumer, Frontier "Towards the Augmented TowerCo" - Oscar Pallarols, Chief Commercial Officer, Cellnex"5G Network, Cloud and Convergence with KPN" - Babak Fouladi, Head CTO, KPN
10:30-11:10"Creating The Enterprise Mobile Opportunity" - Sampath Sowmyanarayan, Executive Vice President and CEO, Verizon Business
11:15-11:45"Life After a Turnaround?" - Mark Atkinson, Head of RAN products, Nokia"3 Telco Challenges We Need to Fix (Before We Can Get to the Really Good Stuff)" - Chris Wright, SVP and CTO, Red Hat"The Race for Space: Closing the Link to the Unserved Globally" - Charles Miller, CEO, Lynk "Network of the Future, Mobile Cloud and Convergence at LG" - Madalina Suceveanu, Managing Director, Mobile & Cloud Technology, Liberty Global
11:50-12:20"Reinventing Communications, Together" - Sameer Vuyyuru, Head of Worldwide Telecommunications Business Development, AWS "Innovators & Disruptors: Shifting Power Back to Mobile Consumers" - Peter Adderton, Director of Boost Mobile, MobileX "mmWave Silicon Innovation" - Anders Storm, CEO, Sivers Semiconductors"The Transformative Impact of the Metaverse" - Tibor Merey, Managing Director & Partner and Rony Abovitz, Senior Advisor, BCG
12:25-13:05"Winning the Battle and The War: What Comes Next For the Uncarrier" - Neville Ray, President of Technology, T-Mobile
13:10-13:40"Next-generation Telecom & Cloud Silicon" - Nick McKeown, SVP/GM and Senior Fellow, Network and Edge Group, Nick McKeown, SVP/GM and Senior Fellow, Network and Edge Group, Intel"The Race for Space: Everything Still Comes Down to Spectrum" - Doug Smith, CEO, Ligado"The Metaverse Is Not a Hype" - Cathy Hackl, Metaverse / Web 3 Strategist and Tech Futurist
13:45-14:15"Secular Growth in Mobile Radio Content" - Carlos Bori, SVP of Sales and Marketing, Skyworks"X Marks the Spot - A Growth Engine for 5G B2B" - Marc Overton, Managing Director, BT Division X "China Telecom: Riding the Enterprise S-Curve; Cloud, DC, 5G" - Nick Fung Yuk Hon, Investor Relations, China Telecom
14:20-15:00"5G in Action" - Igal Elbaz, SVP, Network CTO, AT&T
15:05-15:35"Open RAN and V-RAN Momentum" - Bejoy Pankajakshan, EVP, Chief Technology and Strategy Officer, MavenirSpectrum Policy at a Crossroads: A View from the NTIA" - Scott Blake Harris, Senior Spectrum Advisor,NTIA"InfraTech: The Orchestration Layer" - Alexandre Villela, SVP, Head of Ventures, Digital Bridge and Rajeev Shah, Founder and CEO of Celona"Alternate Perspectives on the Metaverse" - Bruce Dines, Senior Partner, Liberty Global Ventures
15:40-16:10"Future of Mobile Networks and Cloud Computing" - Shawn Hakl, VP of 5G Strategy, Microsoft"Enabling the Metaverse with 5G" - Manish Tripathi, Vice President of Corporate Engineering,Qualcomm"Innovators & Disruptors: Creating Enterprise Demand" - Jim Brisimitzis, Founder, 5G Open Innovation Panel; Sandeep Pandya, CEO Everguard; Michael Anderson, CEO, Expeto"The Metaverse is Now" - Artur Sychov, CEO and Founder, Somnium Space
16:15-16:55"Taking the Next Step - Conquering Brownfield" - Tareq Amin, CEO, Rakuten Mobile and Rakuten Symphony
17:00-17:40"The Ultimate Disruptor" - Charlie Ergen, Chairman, Dish
17:45-17:50Closing Remarks - Pierre Ferragu, New Street Research and Heinz Bernold, BCG
17:55-19:30Cocktail Party at the BCG Hudson Yards campus in office in Manhattan. Please register below to attend.


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Charlie Ergen
Co-Founder and Chairman
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Sameer Vuyyuru
Head of Worldwide Telecommunications Business Development
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Shawn Hakl
VP of 5G Strategy
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Tareq Amin
Rakuten Mobile and Rakuten Symphony
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Sowmyanarayan Sampath (Sampath)
Verizon Business
Executive Vice President and CEO
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Neville Ray
President of Technology
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Chris Wright
Red Hat
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Nick McKeown
SVP/GM and Senior Fellow, Network and Edge Group
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Madalina Suceveanu
Liberty Global
Managing Director, Mobile & Cloud Technology
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Howard Watson
British Telecom
Chief Security and Networks Officer (CSNO)
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Eric Stonestrom
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Carlos Bori
SVP of Sales and Marketing
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Peter Linder
Head of 5G Marketing
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Jim Brisimitzis
5G Open Innovation Lab Panel
Founder and General Partner
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Peter Adderton
Director of Boost Mobile
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John Harrobin
EVP Consumer
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Chet Kanojia
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Igal Elbaz
SVP, Network CTO
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Nick Fung Yuk Hon
China Telecom
Investor Relations
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Babak Fouladi
Head CTO
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Bejoy Pankajakshan
EVP, Chief Technology and Strategy Officer
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Mark Atkinson
Head of RAN products
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Nathan Simington
Federal Communications Commission
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Woojune Kim
EVP & Head of Global Sales & Marketing, Network Business
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Charles Miller
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Anders Storm
Sivers Semiconductors
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Marc Overton
BT Division X
Managing Director
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Jay Monroe
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Oscar Pallarols
Chief Commercial Officer
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Artur Sychov
Somnium Space
Founder & CEO
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Cathy Hackl
Cathy Hackl, Metaverse / Web 3 strategist and tech futurist
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Walter Goldenits
Deutsche Telekom
CTO Germany
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Scott Blake Harris
Senior Spectrum Advisor, Office of the Assistant Secretary
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Tanapong Ittiakulchai
Chief Enterprise Business Officer
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Tibor Merey
Boston Consulting Group
Managing Director & Partner
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Rony Abovitz
Boston Consulting Group
Senior Advisor
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Bruce Dines
Liberty Global Ventures
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Manish Tripathi
VP of Corporate Engineering
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Michael Anderson
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Sandeep Pandya

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