Hilton Dallas/Plano Granite Park
Hilton Dallas/Plano Granite Park, 5805 Granite Pkwy, Plano, TX 75024, USA

What is Qwoted?

Qwoted is a free expert network: we help reporters connect with experts & we help those same experts build relationships with top reporters.

Event Date Mon Sep 23 EDT - Fri Sep 27 EDT (about 2 years ago)
Location Hilton Dallas/Plano Granite Park
5805 Granite Pkwy, Plano, TX 75024, USA
Region Americas

This event, co-located with Action Week, brings together change-makers from the telecoms ecosystem to focus on the ‘how’ of digital enablement in a genuine environment of collaboration. It will share the latest leaps forward, hot of the press use cases and success stories, market developments and announcements and learnings from leading operators to inspire and influence our audience.

The two tracks will touch on:
• Agile network and IT infrastructure for 5G Ecosystems
• AI-powered intelligence and insights for a connected market

Why attend?
• 300+ telecoms executives are gathering at Digital Transformation North America co-located with Action Week, to explore and discuss intelligent operations for new 5G ecosystems.


2019 Speakers

Ramanathan "Ram" Sankaran
Executive Director, Network, Verizon

Arun Balasubramanian
SVP & Head of Global Sale, Business Development & Strategy, Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd

Charles Beltran
Senior Manager, Technology, Verizon

Andres Vazquez Del Mercado Benshimol
Chief Digital Innovation, America Movil

Aaron Boasman-Patel
VP, Al, Customer Experience & Data, TM Forum

Sharmila Bose
Director-Product Marketing Management, AT&T

Michel Boudrias​
General Manager of Architecture and Planning - Vidéotron

Peter Briscoe
VP of Software - Blue Planet, a division of Ciena

Samita Chakrabarti
Technology Architect - Verizon

Shoma Chakravarty
VP IT, Enterprise Architecture - Verizon

Aps Chikhalikar
Chief Innovation Officer, APJ - ServiceNow

Rob Claxton
Co-lead, AI Management Standards Workstream - TM Forum, Chief Researcher - BT

Domenico Convertino
Head of Product Management, Communications and Media Solutions ​ - HPE

Don Anton Roshan Dehipitiarachchi
Distinguished Member Of Technical Staff, Verizon Wireless

Mazin Gilbert
Vice President – Advanced Technology and Systems, AT&T Labs - AT&T

John Gillam
CTO, TM Forum

Vivek Gurumurthy
SVP & CIO, Verizon Consumer Group​​

Elaine Haher
Distinguished Fellow - TM Forum, Principal Software Executive, Network Automation, Fujitsu Network Communications

Robin Harwani
Global Telecom Partner Solution Architecture Lead , Amazon Web Services

Joshua Henderson
CTO, zColo and Cloud - Zayo Group

Archana Jain
Vice President, Verizon Consumer Group

Hema Kadia
VP & Head of SDN/NFV, Strategy and Practice - Prodapt

Manah Khalil
Executive Director, Systems Engineering - Verizon

“AK” Karriem Khan
CTO, Bridgit

Leonard Lee
Managing Director and Founding Member - neXt Curve

David Lu
Vice President, SDN Platform & Systems, AT&T Labs - AT&T

Utpal Mangla
Vice President & Partner – Global Leader: Watson AI & Blockchain; Telecom, Media & Entertainment Industry - IBM

Asad Nabi
Sr. Director, System Engineering & Software Architecture, CenturyLink

Ramesh Nagarajan
Chief Innovation Director, Network Virtualization & Analytics - Accenture

Andrea Reichstein
Head of Research, Galileo Software

John Reynolds
CEO, Agile Fractal Grid

Avai S
Senior Director, NextGen Practice (AI/ML, Big Data, 5G, & IoT ) - Prodapt

Nancy Shemwell
Chief Operating Officer, IoT Community

Gadi Solotorevsky
Ambassador and Chair of Revenue Team, TM Forum, CTO - Amdocs

Dr. Lester Thomas
Chief Systems Architect, Vodafone Group

Andy Tiller
EVP, Collaboration and Innovation, TM Forum

Dr. Mohammad Zoualfaghari
IoT Research Manager, Applied Research - BT

Sponsors & Partners

2019 Sponsors and Exhibitors

• AT&T
• Verizon

• Prodapt

• Blueplanet
• Fujitsu
• Hewlett Packard Enterprise
• Servicenow

• Fujitsu

• Blueprism
• Blueplanet
• Comviva
• Diksha
• Hewlett Packard Enterprise
• Prodapt
• Servicenow

• Altran
• Blueprism
• Calvi
• Comviva
• Cross Network Intelligence
• Diksha
• Fujitsu
• Hewlett Packard Enterprise
• Kentik
• Macellan
• Netcracker
• Servicenow
• Sparx Services