Keynotes

Wednesday, November 29

Nicola Palmer

Chief Network Officer / Verizon
8:00AM

America's Most Important Infrastructure Project - 5G

Günther Ottendorfer

Chief Operating Officer, Technology / Sprint
9:00AM

The next generation of wireless networks are on the near horizon backed by billions of dollars of investment. Multiple carrier aggregation, Massive MIMO, High Band Spectrum and other advanced technologies are all playing a starring role in the evolution to 5G. And innovations in network infrastructure solutions are driving new levels of densification across the country. Sprint’s COO of Technology Günther Ottendorfer shares his unique perspective on the opportunities and challenges facing service providers in the transition to 5G.

Building a Network for the Future

Karri Kuoppamaki

Vice President, Network Technology Development and Strategy / T-Mobile
11:15AM

This keynote will discuss how T-Mobile has used technology and innovation to advance the customer experience, and plans to lead the way in rolling out 5G coverage. T-Mobile has architected and massively expanded its LTE network with speed and capacity in mind to deliver unlimited data for an ever-expanding customer base – a base that’s doubled in just four years.

Karri Kuoppamaki will discuss the following: How do you leverage technology to get ahead of consumer demand AND support more customers every day? How do you leverage the same technology to build toward 5G?

Durga Malladi

Senior Vice President, Engineering / Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
11:45AM

Melissa Arnoldi

Senior Executive Vice President, Technology and Operations / AT&T
1:30PM