Day one saw more than 1,500 attendees -- 60% of which were from service providers -- come to Chicago from across the globe to geek out on the network. Click on the image below for a brief look at the sites and scenes of day one.
Photos are by Light Reading art director Sasha Babarina, but the captions are not her fault.
A CSP's digital transformation involves so much more than technology. Crucial – and often most challenging – is the cultural transformation that goes along with it. As Sigma's Chief Technology Officer, Catherine Michel has extensive experience with technology as she leads the company's entire product portfolio and strategy. But she's also no stranger to merging technology and culture, having taken a company — Tribold — from inception to acquisition (by Sigma in 2013), and she continues to advise service providers on how to drive their own transformations. This impressive female leader and vocal advocate for other women in the industry will join Women in Comms for a live radio show to discuss all things digital transformation, including the cultural transformation that goes along with it.