Oct 4th 2018 Registration Opens. Breakfast and Networking
Morning Sessions

Welcome. Connected Intelligence: Exponential Ecosystems.


Chetan Sharma, CEO, Chetan Sharma Consulting


5G: Enterprise Transformation


Thaddeus Arroyo, CEO, AT&T Business

Chetan Sharma, CEO, Chetan Sharma Consulting (moderator)



Connected Intelligence: Digital Transformation

Mohamed Kande, Vice Chairman and Advisory Leader, PwC US

Chetan Sharma, CEO, Chetan Sharma Consulting (moderator)


10:00am Break and Networking

5G: Reshaping Global Economy and Technology Landscape

Liren Chen, SVP - Engineering, Qualcomm Technology Licensing

Chetan Sharma, CEO, Chetan Sharma Consulting (moderator)



5G: Platform for Innovation and Disruption


Neville Ray, CTO, T-Mobile USA

Erik Ekudden, CTO, Ericsson

Ina Fried, Chief Technology Correspondent, Axios (moderator)

12:00pm Lunch & Networking
Afternoon Sessions  

Connected Intelligence: Future of Autonomous, Transportation, and Society


Dr. Shahin Farshchi, Partner, Lux Capital

Pratik Soni, CEO and Founder, Omnichains Solutions

Bert Kaufman, Head of Corporate & Regulatory Comm, Zoox

Allison Clift-Jennings, CEO and Founder, Filament

Wilson Rothman, Senior Editor, WSJ (moderator)



5G: Charting out the Roadmap


Helen Ojha, Cofounder and EVP, Collinear Networks

Seizo Onoe, Chief Technology Architect, NTT DoCoMo

Dr. Jim Thompson, CTO, Qualcomm

Geoff Brim, Former VP, 5G Innovation, Deutsche Telekom

Chetan Sharma, CEO, Chetan Sharma Consulting (moderator)




Edge Computing: Are we really in a computing paradigm shift?


Rob Topol, General Manager, 5G Business & Technology, Intel Corporation

Dr. Jason Hoffman, CEO and Founder, MobiledgeX

Ben Marcus, Cofounder and Chairman, AirMap

Doug Suriano, SVP and GM, Oracle Communications

Ina Fried, Chief Technology Correspondent, Axios (moderator)



Robotics: Harmonizing Humans and Machines


Karl Rauscher, Chairman, Cloudminds

Dr. Sarjoun Skaff, Cofounder and CTO, Bossa Nova

Rob Coneybeer, Partner, Shasta Ventures

Dr. Cory Kidd, CEO and Founder, Catalia Health

Erin Rapacki, Founder, Machine Inbound (moderator)


3:25pm Break

Cybersecurity: Dispatches from the Frontlines


Barmak Meftah, President – Cybersecurity, AT&T

Christy Wyatt, CEO, DTex Systems

Duncan Greatwood, CEO, Xage

Jane Rhodes, GVP – Corporate Security, Charter Communications

John Aisien, CEO, Bluecedar

Vishal Gupta, CTO, Unisys (moderator)



Connected Intelligence: Unlocking the value of data in Healthcare


Dr. Scott Saponas, Director - Medical Devices, Microsoft

Warren Ratliff, CEO and President, MDmetrix

Stacey Kinkead, Chief Product Officer, Multiscale Networks

Dr. Jennifer Hadlock, Institute of Systems Biology

Mike McSherry, CEO and Founder, Xealth

Dr. Sailesh Chutani, Senior Director, Amazon (moderator)




Democratizing AI

Lo Toney, Partner, Google Ventures, Plexo Capital

Samir Kumar, Managing Director, Microsoft Venture Funds

Chuck Davis, CTO and Founder, Element Data

Dr. Alain Briançon, CTO,

Ankit Jain, Partner and Founder, Gradient Ventures

Karen Weise, Tech Correspondent, New York Times (moderator)

6 - 8pm

Cocktail Reception


Chill, Network, and form partnerships for Life






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