Other keynotes include Ericsson CEO Niklas Heuveldop, Ligado President and CEO Doug Smith, and more
ARLINGTON, VA – The Wireless Infrastructure Association (WIA) announced Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai as a keynote speaker at Connect (X): All Access – a free, global, virtual conference launching May 19 that is taking the place of WIA’s in-person, annual Connectivity Expo, or Connect (X).
“I am grateful for the opportunity to join this event and speak to some of the tower technicians and others who are working tirelessly to maintain and upgrade networks to keep Americans connected during this pandemic. These past months have shown the strength of America’s wireless networks, and I look forward to discussing ways to continue promoting infrastructure deployment and connectivity for the benefit of American consumers,” said Chairman Pai.
“WIA is honored that Chairman Pai will join us at the virtual Connect (X): All Access to share his vision for wireless infrastructure. This is an opportunity for the event attendees to hear from a major champion for connectivity at a time when there is unprecedented focus on wireless broadband and 5G,” said Jonathan Adelstein, President and Chief Executive Officer, WIA. “Chairman Pai’s leadership on 5G is unparalleled, and we expect a strong message that will help our industry plan ahead.”
Tom Bartlett, President and Chief Executive Officer, American Tower
Brendan Carr, Commissioner, Federal Communications Commission
Marc Ganzi, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Digital Bridge
Bala Ganesh, Vice President, Advanced Technology Group, UPS
Heidi Hemmer, Vice President, Network Engineering, Verizon
Niklas Heuveldop, President and Chief Executive Officer North America, Ericsson
Mike O’Rielly, Commissioner, Federal Communications Commission
Ajit Pai, Chairman, Federal Communications Commission
Edward Parkinson, Chief Executive Officer, FirstNet
Neville Ray, President of Technology, T-Mobile
Doug Smith, Chief Executive Officer, Ligado Networks
View from the Top: Tower Executive Roundtable
Moderator: Jonathan Adelstein, President and Chief Executive Officer, WIA
David Weisman, Chief Executive Officer, InSite Wireless; Chairman of WIA Board
Jeff Stoops, President and Chief Executive Officer, SBA Communications; Vice-Chairman of WIA Board
Jay Brown, President & Chief Executive Officer, Crown Castle International; Secretary of WIA Board
Alex Gellman, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, Vertical Bridge Holdings, LLC; Treasurer of WIA Board
Steve Vondran, Executive Vice President and President, U.S. Tower Division, American Tower; Member of WIA Board
Register here: https://connectxallaccess.vfairs.com/en/registration
Learn more here: https://connectxallaccess.vfairs.com/
For more information on Connect (X): All Access, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
About Connect (X): All Access:
Connect (X): All Access is a free, global, virtual conference launching May 19 that is taking the place of WIA’s in-person, annual Connectivity Expo, or Connect (X). Connect (X): All Access will also convene the Small and Diverse Business Summit, which brings together small and diversely owned businesses to engage with top-level procurement officers.
Amy-Gabrielle Bartolac | Public Affairs Manager
Amy-Gabrielle.Bartolac@wia.org | 703-621-0527
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