Panels and Presentations

Panel 1: 5G Policies, Trials and Use Cases - Review of 2018, Expectations in 2019

Tracy Ford

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Moderator, Executive Director of Member Services, WIA

Jennifer Fritzsche

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Managing Director at Wells Fargo

Douglas Dimitroff

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Partner, Phillips Lytle LLP; BDAC Chair of Model Code for Municipalities Working Group

Lakshmin Thiagarajan

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Director of the Certification and RF Design group at SOLiD

David Young

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Vice President, Verizon Public Policy

 

Panel 2: Smart Cities and Smart Communities

Ryan Elm

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Moderator, Managing Director at Wireless Connect

Danielle Garrity

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Director, Mid-Atlantic at Network Building + Consulting

Ray LaChance

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Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer at ZenFi Networks, Inc.

Todd Landry

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Corporate Vice President, Product and Market Strategy at JMA Wireless

Shawn Thompson

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Telecommunications Engineer and Consultant to the Public Sector

Lisa Youngers

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President and CEO, Fiber Broadband Association

Panel 3: Future of Wireless: Overcoming Key Inhibitors

David Yacoub

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Moderator, President & CEO at Site Link Wireless & Site Link Construction

Kimberly Curley

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Director of Workforce Development at Wireless Infrastructure Association (WIA)

Tom Ellefson

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Senior Vice President, Engineering and Operations. Northeast Region at T-Mobile

Alexander L.  Gellman

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CEO and Co-Founder at Vertical Bridge

Nicholas Nilan

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Director of Product Development for Public Sector at Verizon

Special Presentation: Wireless Workforce Skills Gap: An Analysis of the Risks and Strategies for Bridging the Gap

Carrie Charles

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CEO, BroadStaff

Kimberly Curley

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Director of Workforce Development at Wireless Infrastructure Association (WIA)

Panel 4: Connecting the Dots: CBRS, Edge Computing, Private LTE, In-building Wireless

Dr. Rikin Thakker

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Moderator, VP of Telecommunications and Spectrum Policy, MMTC & Faculty Member, University of Maryland

Andrew Clegg

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Spectrum Engineering Lead for Google

Slavko Djukic

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CTO at Zinwave

Bhupinderjit Mann

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Senior VP Engineering and Technology at TeleWorld Solutions

Patrick Parodi

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PwC Connected Solutions

Kurt Schaubach

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CTO, Federated Wireless