Keynotes & Plenaries

Keynotes & Plenaries


10:00 am - 10:30 am

Opening Keynote

  • Moderator: Tim Horan, Managing Director, Communication & Cloud Services Research, Oppenheimer Co., Inc.
  • Mark Lipford, Director, Global Standards & Ecosystem Development, Sprint
  • Jonathan King, VP of Cloud Strategy & Business Development, Savvis/CenturyLink
  • Dr. John Mattison, MD, Chief Medical Information Officer, Kaiser Permanente

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Luncheon Keynote: Internet of Things


9:30 am - 11:45 am

Plenary Session - State of the Industry

  • The Emerging ICT Value Chain: Grant Seiffert, President, TIA
  • Dr. Tassu Shervani, Marilyn & Leo Professor, Cox School of Business, Southern Methodist University
  • State of Energy and ICT: Thierry Klein, PhD, Head, Green Research, Bell Labs
  • Speed to Market Carrier Panel:

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Be inspired by leaders in the industry as they outline their vision for the Network of the Future

5:00 pm - 6:30 pm


6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Annual VIP Dinner

Join us at the Annual VIP Dinner - an event to enjoy the camaraderie and shared interests of others in the broad ICT ecosystem.

  • Guy Kawasaki - Author, Entrepreneur, Tech Evangelist
  • Greg Manganello, SVP of Services, Fujitsu Network Communications
  • Disruptors Competition Awards

NOTE: The VIP Dinner is not included in your Full Conference Pass. To attend, please add it to your registration choices. Cost for TIA Members: $125 per person; non-members: $175 per person.