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How Cisco Works With UK Startups
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9/21/2017  |  Post a comment
At Ovum's Digital Futures conference, Scot Gardner, CEO of Cisco UK & Ireland, explains how the networking giant is working with UK scale-ups.
Can a Government Fund the Next Silicon Valley?
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9/12/2017  |  Post a comment
They call New York Silicon Alley. Israel? Silicon Wadi. And in Santiago, it's Chilecon Valley. Light Reading traveled to Chile, where the government gives interest-free loans to startup companies, to learn more about that country's emergent tech scene. Part 1 of 3.
VMware VP Brings Women Up With Her
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8/16/2017  |  1 comment
It's an art and a science to make mentorship, inclusive leadership, diversity and promotion of high-potential women work, says Honore' LaBourdette, vice president of Global Market Development at VMware.
Fujitsu's Women Band Together to Help Girls Do STEM
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8/2/2017  |  1 comment
Supporting women both inside and outside of Fujitsu is a top priority of the telecom vendor. Yanbing Li, Fujitsu Network Communication's director of System Software Development & Delivery, shares why it's important, but why there's still a long road ahead.
AT&T's Tech President Preps Workforce for the Future
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7/26/2017  |  10 comments
AT&T is focused on the software-defined network of the future and is reskilling its workforce to get ready too, according to AT&T's President of Technology Development Melissa Arnoldi.
Cisco: Mentoring Critical to Attract & Retain Women
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7/19/2017  |  1 comment
Liz Centoni, senior vice president and general manager of Cisco's Computing System Product Group, shares why mentoring in all its forms is important for women and what Cisco is doing that's made a difference for women in tech.
Verizon VP Talks Network, Career Planning
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7/12/2017  |  Post a comment
Heidi Hemmer, vice president of Technology, Strategy & Planning at Verizon, shares how bold bets and the future of tech define her career.
Global Capacity: Bandwidth Demand Driving Ethernet Growth
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7/6/2017  |  Post a comment
Global Capacity's VP of Marketing Mary Stanhope talks about how the demand for bandwidth is changing the way service providers deliver broadband.
BT VP: Women Should Fill Security Talent Gap
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7/5/2017  |  2 comments
By 2020 there will be six security jobs for every qualified worker, and Kate Kuehn, vice president of Security for BT in the Americas, says BT wants to encourage women to fill the shortage in jobs.
Intel Ushers in the Revolutionary 5G Era
Women in Comms Introduction Videos  | 
6/28/2017  |  1 comment
5G will bring job opportunities for women in telco and IT, as well as a whole new era of communications for consumers and industries of all kinds, says Caroline Chan, vice president and general manager of the 5G Infrastructure Division at Intel.
Infinera's Sales Director Paints Tech's Big Picture
Women in Comms Introduction Videos  | 
6/21/2017  |  1 comment
Shannon Williams, Infinera's director of sales, shares how she achieves work's many balancing acts -- between her role and the broader company, today and tomorrow's tech and more.
Parallel Wireless Founder Takes the Non-Traditional Path
Women in Comms Introduction Videos  | 
6/14/2017  |  2 comments
And that's made all the difference for Kaitki Agaawal, who shares her story and advice, as well as her perspective on wireless network evolutions with WiC in Austin.
Ciena Takes a Broad View of Diversity
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6/7/2017  |  1 comment
Building the best team at Ciena and opening up new market opportunities means incorporating diversity of all kinds, according to its director of business development, Emmanuelle Cahane.
Boingo CMO: Why We Need More Female Leaders
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5/31/2017  |  1 comment
Companies make more money when there are women in leadership, Boingo CMO Dawn Callahan says. She shares why there can never be too many women in leadership roles in the tech industry and how to increase today's numbers.
Yvette Kanouff Shares Cisco's Automation Equation
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5/31/2017  |  1 comment
Yvette Kanouff, senior vice president and general manager of the service provider business at Cisco, tells BCE attendees how the vendor is helping operators and enterprises automate their networks to be simpler, faster, scalable and self-healing.
BCE 2017: Intel's Take on Network Transformation
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5/24/2017  |  Post a comment
In this BCE 2017 keynote, Lynn Comp discusses Intel's vision for areas such as analytics, automation and service assurance. For more videos and BCE coverage, see here.
How Diversity Helps Comcast Mirror Its Customer Base
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4/26/2017  |  Post a comment
Diversity brings innovation, creative ideas and a way to reflect the broad spectrum of your customer base, Comcast Director of Customer Experience Jenelle Champlin says.
Vodafone's Eubank on Sponsors, Mentors & Moving On Up
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4/19/2017  |  Post a comment
Vodafone America's Head of Operations Kimberly Eubank breaks down the difference between a sponsor and a mentor and shares why both made a big difference in her career.
Tech Maverick Shares Her Tips for Gender Inclusivity
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4/12/2017  |  Post a comment
Wendy Hall Bohling, a corporate escapee, author and gender exclusivity consultant, tells her story of sexism, bias and progress along the road to gender equality in the workforce.
Why Mentoring's a Must for Intel's Jeni Panhorst
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4/5/2017  |  1 comment
Jeni Panhorst from Intel's Network Platforms Group explains why you should embrace mentoring of all kinds.
Mastercard: 2 Billion Adults 'Trapped' in Cash Economy
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3/21/2017  |  1 comment
Despite advances made in the last several years, two billion adults around the world are trapped in a cash economy and lack what we take for granted -- a safe way to receive, save and use money.
Mastercard: Payment From Every Device
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3/21/2017  |  Post a comment
Kiki Del Valle, senior vice president of commerce for every device program at MasterCard, shares how Mastercard is bringing the future forward and delivering unique connected moments to consumers' daily lives.
NetNumber's CMO Shares Her Diversity Do's
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3/21/2017  |  2 comments
NetNumber CMO Kim Gibbons shares why diversity and being authentic is a do amidst all the don'ts women in comms often hear.
OrbTV: Tele2 CEO on Industry 4.0
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3/10/2017  |  Post a comment
Allison Kirkby, president and group CEO of Tele2, spoke with Ray Le Maistre, editor-in-chief of Light Reading, about the fourth Industrial Revolution, the impact it will have on businesses and society in general and the challenges it will bring for service providers.
Name That Acronym
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3/1/2017  |  6 comments
From AT&T to ZTE, we hit the show floor at MWC to see how well attendees know their industry acronyms.
Twilight Star Authors AI Paper
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1/24/2017  |  Post a comment
Actress Kristen Stewart, best known for starring in the Twilight movies, has co-authored an academic paper on the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in a short film she has directed.
Heavy Reading: The Changing Data Center Landscape
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1/12/2017  |  1 comment
Heavy Reading's Roz Roseboro talks about how virtualization is impacting data center evolution.
Intel Manager: Develop a Career Game Plan
Women in Comms Introduction Videos  | 
12/14/2016  |  2 comments
Don't leave your career to chance -- make a plan, find an advocate and build a support network, advises Intel Engineering Manager Lorna Keane.
No Stopping Cable's Ethernet Gains
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12/9/2016  |  Post a comment
Vertical Systems' Erin Dunne explains why US cable operators, which now command a record-high 26% of the Ethernet market, will keep boosting their share.
Can Cable Climb Upmarket?
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12/7/2016  |  Post a comment
Carol Wilson and Alan Breznick assess cable's prospects for winning more enterprises in a landscape rocked by corporate M&A activity.
TalkTalk Exec: Find Your North Star at Work
Women in Comms Introduction Videos  | 
12/7/2016  |  1 comment
Women need to find their purpose, a professional North Star, and create a personal board for themselves, according to Alex Tempest, director of partners at TalkTalk Business.
Korn Ferry Consultant: How to Find, Cultivate & Be the Best Talent
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11/30/2016  |  2 comments
Erin Callaghan, a managing consultant for Korn Ferry Futurestep, shares strategies for companies to improve how they recruit and for women to ensure they don't get lost in the pipeline.
Meet the Future Workforce: New Faces, Expectations & Motivations
Women in Comms Introduction Videos  | 
10/19/2016  |  2 comments
Millennials and their younger peers, Gen Z, expect more out of their network and more out of their work. Intel's Lynn Comp shares how the industry can prepare for this new generation of workers.
Windstream Puts the Person in Company Personality
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10/12/2016  |  2 comments
When it comes to company culture, Windstream focuses on the network and the people behind it, with an emphasis on the latter, its SVP of Carrier Operations Beth Lackey says.
How to See Clearly Through the Workplace Gender Lens
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10/5/2016  |  1 comment
There are differences in how men and women experience culture in the workplace, and Vodafone America's Megan Doberneck explains how to create one that benefits everyone.
Verizon Takes Next Step on Biz Virtualization Journey
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9/26/2016  |  2 comments
Victoria Lonker, director of Product and New Business Innovation at Verizon, talks about where Verizon is with delivering virtualized services to business customers.
CEO Chat: Intel's Alexis Black Bjorlin
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8/17/2016  |  Post a comment
Join us for an in-depth interview between Steve Saunders of Light Reading and Alexis Black Bjorlin of Intel as they discuss the release of the company's Silicon Photonics platform, its performance, long-term prospects, customer expectations and much more.
Fujitsu Sales Leader Shares Lessons Learned
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7/27/2016  |  1 comment
As Fujitsu's only female sales leader, Annie Bogue knows the importance of asking for what you want, being flexible and keeping a meticulous calendar.
Ciena's VP Offers a Career Crash Course
Women in Comms Introduction Videos  | 
7/20/2016  |  4 comments
How did Ciena's Vice President of Sales, Angela Finn, carve out her career path? Simple, she tells WiC. She stayed true to her company, customers and principles.
NFV in 2016: Part 2 Climbing the Virtualization Maturity Curve
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7/19/2016  |  Post a comment
The industry is still climbing the virtualization maturity curve, needing further clarity and stability in the NFV infrastructure (NFVi) and greater availability and choice of virtualized network functions (VNFs).
Dell's Mullen: Leverage Mentors, Find Your Value
Women in Comms Introduction Videos  | 
7/13/2016  |  2 comments
Mentors have made a difference in Joyce Mullen's career, which is why she's brought mentorship and sponsorship programs to Dell.
AT&T: Aiming for Better Customer Care
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7/12/2016  |  Post a comment
AT&T SVP Vicki Jones explains how the company tracks and measures customer service and is seeking to turn customer care into a service differentiator.

This blog, sponsored by AT&T, is the fifth part of a ten-part series examining next-generation broadband technologies titled "Behind the Speeds."
Flex Shapes the Fourth Industrial Revolution
Women in Comms Introduction Videos  | 
7/6/2016  |  1 comment
Flex's Caroline Dowling shares how the fourth industrial revolution can improve the lives of women, which -- in turn -- improves the world for everyone.
Enterprise Market Fuels Small Cell Growth
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7/5/2016  |  Post a comment
Small Cell Forum's Sue Monahan explains how the enterprise and urban markets are particularly powering small cell growth now.
Nokia's Advancement Plan: Bring Old Skills to New Roles
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6/29/2016  |  1 comment
Nokia's Sandy Motley advises women to change their mindset; get aggressive about advancing their careers; and develop strong, diverse support networks.
CEO Chat: Cisco's Yvette Kanouff
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6/28/2016  |  Post a comment
In Silicon Valley, Steve Saunders sits down with Cisco's Yvette Kanouff for an exclusive in-depth interview.
OPNFV Summit: Key Takeaways
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6/22/2016  |  Post a comment
MANO shortfalls, an increasingly bloated open source ecosystem and the cultural challenges for network operators were among the key takeaways from the OPNFV Summit in Berlin.
Infinera: The Glass Ceiling's Been Broken
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6/22/2016  |  Post a comment
Shannon Williams, an engineer by trade and now the director of sales for Infinera's major accounts, draws confidence from being a female in a male-dominated industry.
Sprint VP Breaks Down Gender Stereotypes
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6/15/2016  |  2 comments
Sprint's Nelly Pitocco explains how gender roles get ingrained in us from a young age and how women can break down these subtle biases in the industry.
BCE 2016: Intel's Telco Cloud Journey
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6/14/2016  |  Post a comment
Intel's Lynn Comp offers insights into the telco cloud transformation journey, which takes in the Trough of Disillusionment but thankfully the Slope of Enlightenment too.
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How Cisco Works With UK Startups

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At Ovum's Digital Futures conference, Scot Gardner, CEO of Cisco UK & Ireland, explains how the networking giant is working with UK scale-ups.
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Can a Government Fund the Next Silicon Valley?

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New York is Silicon Alley. Israel? Silicon Wadi. And in Santiago, it's Chilecon Valley. Thirty years after the end of Pinochet's dictatorship, Chile has become one of South America's most vibrant economies. For the past six years, the government has given interest-free loans of up to $40,000 to entice startups to move to Santiago. Light Reading traveled to Chile ...
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VMware VP Brings Women Up With Her

8|16|17   |   6:49   |   (1) comment


It's an art and a science to make mentorship, inclusive leadership, diversity and promotion of high-potential women work, says Honore' LaBourdette, vice president of Global Market Development at VMware.
Women in Comms Introduction Videos
Fujitsu's Women Band Together to Help Girls Do STEM

8|2|17   |   9:35   |   (1) comment


Supporting women both inside and outside of Fujitsu is a top priority of the telecom vendor. Yanbing Li, Fujitsu Network Communication's director of System Software Development & Delivery, shares why it's important, but why there's still a long road ahead.
Women in Comms Introduction Videos
AT&T's Tech President Preps Workforce for the Future

7|26|17   |   5:47   |   (10) comments


AT&T is focused on the software-defined network of the future and is reskilling its workforce to get ready too, according to AT&T's President of Technology Development Melissa Arnoldi.
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Cisco: Mentoring Critical to Attract & Retain Women

7|19|17   |   6:40   |   (1) comment


Liz Centoni, senior vice president and general manager of Cisco's Computing System Product Group, shares why mentoring in all its forms is important for women and what Cisco is doing that's made a difference for women in tech.
Women in Comms Introduction Videos
Verizon VP Talks Network, Career Planning

7|12|17   |   4:49   |   (0) comments


Heidi Hemmer, vice president of Technology, Strategy & Planning at Verizon, shares how bold bets and the future of tech define her career.
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Global Capacity: Bandwidth Demand Driving Ethernet Growth

7|6|17   |   6:37   |   (0) comments


At Light Reading's Big Communications Event in Austin, Texas, Global Capacity's VP of Marketing Mary Stanhope talks about how the demand for bandwidth is changing the way service providers deliver broadband services.
Women in Comms Introduction Videos
BT VP: Women Should Fill Security Talent Gap

7|5|17   |   6:00   |   (2) comments


By 2020 there will be six security jobs for every qualified worker, and Kate Kuehn, vice president of Security for BT in the Americas, says BT wants to encourage women to fill the shortage in jobs.
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Intel Ushers in the Revolutionary 5G Era

6|28|17   |   5:00   |   (1) comment


5G will bring job opportunities for women in telco and IT, as well as a whole new era of communications for consumers and industries of all kinds, says Caroline Chan, vice president and general manager of the 5G Infrastructure Division at Intel.
Women in Comms Introduction Videos
Infinera's Sales Director Paints Tech's Big Picture

6|21|17   |   4:14   |   (1) comment


Shannon Williams, Infinera's director of sales, shares how she achieves work's many balancing acts -- between her role and the broader company, today and tomorrow's tech and more.
Women in Comms Introduction Videos
Parallel Wireless Founder Takes the Non-Traditional Path

6|14|17   |   3:34   |   (2) comments


And that's made all the difference for Kaitki Agarwal, who shares her story and advice, as well as her perspective on wireless network evolutions with WiC in Austin.