Listed below are our 2022 Speakers. We will be updating this page throughout the summer.

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Aashu Virmani

VP and Global Head C4E

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Aashu Virmani

VP and Global Head C4E

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Andrew Kau

Partner

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Andrew Kau

Partner

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Ankur Jain

VP - Engineering

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Ankur Jain

VP - Engineering

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Ann Johnson

CVP - Cybersecurity

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Ann Johnson

CVP - Cybersecurity

As Corporate Vice President of the Cybersecurity Solutions Group at Microsoft, Ann Johnson oversees the go-to-market strategies of cybersecurity and compliance solutions for one of the largest tech companies on our planet.

As a recognized thought leader on cybersecurity, Johnson is a sought-after global speaker and digital author specializing in cyber resilience, online fraud, cyberattacks, compliance and mobile security.

Prior to joining Microsoft, her executive leadership roles included CEO of Boundless Spatial, President and COO of vulnerability management pioneer Qualys, Inc. and Vice President of World Wide Identity and Fraud Sales at RSA Security, a subsidiary of EMC Corporation. She holds a Bachelor of Science from Weber State University with a dual major in political science and communication. She has completed the majority of the required coursework toward her MBA with a concentration in statistics.

Dedicated to giving back to her community, Johnson currently serves on the boards and as a board advisor of the Security Advisor Alliance, the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC), Executive Women’s Forum, HYPR (a biometric security firm) as well as the Executive Sponsor of the Microsoft Women in Security Group and co-executive sponsor of Microsoft GLEAM. In addition, Johnson dedicates her philanthropy – in terms of time and fundraising – to animal and youth causes.

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Anthony Batt

Cofounder, EVP - Production

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Anthony Batt

Cofounder, EVP - Production

Anthony Batt, Cofounder & EVP Products, WevrLabs at Wevr, is an expert in the software and culture driving the Metaverse. Batt brings all markets including game development, film, design and fashion to life using game engine and Web3 technologies.

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Brijesh Khanna

SVP & Innovation Leader

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Brijesh Khanna

SVP & Innovation Leader

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Caroline Chan

VP & GM - 5G Infrastructure

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Caroline Chan

VP & GM - 5G Infrastructure

Caroline Chan is General Manager of 5G Infrastructure Division within Intel’s Network Platform Group. Caroline has overall responsibility for Intel’s global network infrastructure strategy and solution development related to 5th-generation wireless technology. Chan and her team identify and develop use cases that incorporate the Internet of Things, innovation in wireless technologies and deployment models.   

Chan was previously VP and GM of Intel 5G Infrastructure Division and had overall responsibility for Intel’s global network infrastructure strategy and solution development related to 5th-generation wireless technology. Chan and her team identified and developed use cases that incorporate the Internet of Things, innovation in wireless technologies and deployment models, such as mobile edge computing and alternative spectrums that will enable new service providers and enterprise networks.

Since joining Intel in 2009, Chan has worked closely with telecommunications vendors, operators and application developers to advance strategy and marketing in virtual RAN, mini Cloud-RAN and mobile edge computing technologies. Before leading the 5G infrastructure division, she spent six years as director of wireless technology and strategy. In that position, Chan oversaw server CPU extension into Intel’s wireless infrastructure business, a role that encompassed investment strategy, CPU adoption and modification, marketing, and business development.

Before joining Intel, Chan had a 15-year career at Nortel Networks Corp., culminating in her role as director of 4G wireless product management.

She serves as an independent director on EnerSys Inc. (NYSE: ENS) board. In addition, Chan serves on the board of the Telecom Infrastructure Project (TIP) and CBRS Alliance. She is also an advisory board member for Advisory Council for Rural Edge Solutions (ACRES) and 5G Open Innovation (5GOI) Lab. Her contributions in the area of virtualized wireless radio access networks earned Chan an Intel Achievement Award in 2016. Chan was elected to be among the top 25 movers and shakers in the telecom industry 2018 by Fierce Telecom and among the top 5G 100 most influential individuals charting the course for the next generation of global communications in 2020 by Light Reading.

Chan holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and the University of Massachusetts Amherst, respectively.

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Chetan Sharma is CEO and founder of Chetan Sharma Consulting and is one of the leading strategists in the mobile industry. Executives from wireless companies around the world seek his accurate predictions, independent insights, and actionable recommendations. He has served as an advisor to senior executives of several Fortune 100 companies in the wireless space and is probably the only industry strategist who has advised each of the top 9 global mobile data operators. Chetan is the author or co-author or editor of 15 best-selling books on mobile and over 200 articles related to mobile. He has been served on the advisory boards of Telefonica, Ericsson, Kymeta and other stealth startups.

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Chris Sambar

President

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Chris Sambar

President

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Dr. Dan Bregman

General Partner

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Dr. Dan Bregman

General Partner

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Dan O’Brien

GM - Americas

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Dan O’Brien

GM - Americas

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Daniel Lawson

VP - Solutions Architecture

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Daniel Lawson

VP - Solutions Architecture

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Ed Chan

EVP & CTO

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Ed Chan

EVP & CTO

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Hari Govind

SVP - Infrastructure and Operations

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Hari Govind

SVP - Infrastructure and Operations

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Igal Elbaz

Chief Network Officer

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Igal Elbaz

Chief Network Officer

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James Hendrickson

President & GM

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James Hendrickson

President & GM

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Jennifer Bisceglie

CEO & Founder

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Jennifer Bisceglie

CEO & Founder

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Kristi Martindale

Chief Product and Marketing Officer

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Kristi Martindale

Chief Product and Marketing Officer

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Matt Kapko

Reporter

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Matt Kapko

Reporter

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Neville Ray

President - Technology

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Neville Ray

President - Technology

Neville R. Ray is the Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of T-Mobile USA. Mr. Ray joined T-Mobile USA (then VoiceStream) in April 2000 and since December 2010 has served as its Chief Technology Officer, responsible for the national management and development of the T-Mobile USA wireless network and the company’s information technology services and operations. Prior to joining T-Mobile USA, Mr. Ray served as Network Vice President for Pacific Bell Mobile Services. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Next Generation Mobile Networks Alliance. Mr. Ray is an honors graduate of City, University of London and a member of the Institution of Electrical and Electronic Engineers and the Institution of Civil Engineers.

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Pardeep Kohli

President & CEO

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Pardeep Kohli

President & CEO

Pardeep is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Mavenir, where he is leading the transformation of network economics for 4G/5G with the evolution to 100% software networks for CSPs. He is a serial entrepreneur bringing innovation and industry-leading solutions to the Wireless and Telecom market. Prior to Mavenir, Pardeep was CEO of Xura, which he joined after Xura acquired Ranzure Networks, an early stage 5G and Cloud RAN solutions company that Pardeep founded in 2016.

Before leading Ranzure, Pardeep was President and CEO of Mavenir Systems, guiding the company growth through multiple rounds of venture funding and a successful IPO (NYSE: MVNR) in November 2013, as well as the acquisition by Mitel in 2015. Mavenir was the first to bring virtualization and software-defined networking to mobile core networks, and the company brought significant innovation to 4G LTE networks.

Prior to Mavenir Systems, Pardeep was Co-Founder, President and CEO of Spatial Wireless, which was acquired by Alcatel in 2004. Spatial Wireless was the leading vendor of wireless Softswitch, and brought significant innovation to the circuit switched mobile core. Pardeep has been quoted in major national publications including CNBC, the Economist, Forbes and Fast Company as well as wireless publications including Mobile World Live, RCR Wireless, SDX Central and Wireless Week.

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Rick Welday

President

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Rick Welday

President

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Rohit Sharma

Partner

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Rohit Sharma

Partner

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Scott Wagner

President - Connected Living Products

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Scott Wagner

President - Connected Living Products

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Timothy Youngblood

SVP and Chief Security Officer

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Timothy Youngblood

SVP and Chief Security Officer

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Yossi Cohen

COO & EVP - Strategy

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Yossi Cohen

COO & EVP - Strategy

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