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Telstra US Plans to Bridge the Gap Between East & West
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3/15/2019  |  Post a comment
Australian carrier Telstra appointed Nicholas Collins as its first US CEO in September 2018. His mission is laser-focused: help US companies succeed in the Asian market. With more than six years of experience in Hong Kong and Singapore, Collins is well-suited to bridge the gap between East and West.
Verizon Eyes Opportunities for Smart Cities to 'Move a Metric'
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3/11/2019  |  Post a comment
Mrinalini 'Lani' Ingram, VP of Verizon's Smart Communities, has helped form public-private partnerships between the telco and cities like Boston, San Jose, and Sacramento. She said the opportunity for Verizon comes when cities want to "move a metric." That's when projects go from small-time testing to building technology and operations at scale.
Cisco: We'll Partner With Service Providers on Collaboration
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11/30/2018  |  Post a comment
The energetic Amy Chang, head of collaboration technology at Cisco, talks with a less energetic Mitch Wagner of Light Reading about the vendor's strategy to partner with service providers to take the stress out of videoconferencing.
Vertical Systems: SD-WAN Not Profitable Yet
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11/29/2018  |  Post a comment
In this video interview, Vertical Systems' Erin Dunne dissects the emerging SD-WAN market and explains why service providers aren't making much money from it yet.
Sprint's Nolan Buzzes About Automation at the 'Hive'
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10/23/2018  |  Post a comment
DENVER -- Tracy Nolan, president of national sales, strategy and operations for Sprint, says companies need to support women in the shift to network automation to lessen the potential jobs impact.
The Telecoms.com Podcast: Innovation, OTTs & the Smart Home
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10/16/2018  |  Post a comment
This week Jamie and Scott are joined by Mary Clark or, as her friends like to call her, "Madame Syn."
Intelligence & Virtualization at the Edge With QOS Networks
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10/3/2018  |  Post a comment
QOS Networks works with enterprise organizations with the challenge of dispersed locations across the nation or the globe. With specialties around delivering and designing SD-WAN and network virtualization services, QOS helps companies have intelligence at their network edge.
The Telecoms.com Podcast: Scraping the Barrel
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8/14/2018  |  Post a comment
The crud on top has been skimmed off to reveal a heady brew, bubbling with insights into Ericsson, Cisco, Samsung, AI and more (it says here...)
Matrixx VP Outlines Her Career-Making, Changing Skills
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6/20/2018  |  Post a comment
Technology can be learned, but critical thinking, decision making and verbal communication are the career-making skills that are transferable and crucial in a digital transformation, says Jennifer Kyriakakis, Matrixx Software's co-founder and VP of marketing.
Parallel Wireless Founder Reflects on Tech
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6/13/2018  |  Post a comment
Parallel Wireless is focused on making networks more flexible under the guidance of Co-Founder and VP of Development Kaitki Agarwal, who shares her thoughts on the industry's most game-changing technologies – past, present and future – as well as offering advice for other female founders with a great idea.
Fujitsu's Sales Director: Be Your Own Champion
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6/6/2018  |  Post a comment
Heidi Westbrook, Fujitsu's director of ICP and North American Carrier Sales, shares the secrets to advancing in comms with a work/life balance in tact, including networking, self-advocacy, unapologetically pursuing the next step and more.
Infinera's Treseder: Be Seen, Be Heard, Be Decisive
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5/30/2018  |  Post a comment
Lori Treseder, director of mechanical engineering at Infinera, discusses everything from improving power in the data center to empowering young women to pursue technical careers in the comms industry.
Metaswitch VP Talks IMS & Career Refreshes
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5/23/2018  |  Post a comment
Service providers are refreshing their IMS and looking for real cloud native IMS functions, according to Micaela Giuhat, Metaswitch's VP of product management, Cloud Native Core, who shares her thoughts on everything from container-based approach to VNFs to her experiences and advice as a leading woman in comms.
AT&T's BCE Keynote: 5G & SDN Worlds Colliding
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5/17/2018  |  Post a comment
At the Big Communications Event (BCE) 2018 event in Austin, Melissa Arnoldi, president of Technology and Operations at AT&T, spoke about AT&T's path to 5G and the important role software plays.
Leading Lights 2018
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5/15/2018  |  Post a comment
A recap of the 14th annual Leading Lights Awards in Austin, TX. Congratulations to all the winners!
WiC Panel: Combatting Sexual Harassment in Denver
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5/2/2018  |  1 comment
Executive Producer Janet Leahy, President of Arrow Solutions Kathy Boelter, CEO of Women of Wall Street Karen Ashworth Macfarlane and the Founder and CEO of Corporate Cowgirl Up Wendy Bohling join WiC Director Sarah Thomas in Denver to discuss ways to combat sexual harassment in the workplace, help women advance and level the playing field.
Hollywood Producer Talks Cosby, Caution & Cable
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4/25/2018  |  Post a comment
Executive Producer Janet Leahy shares her story with WiC, offers advice for the cable industry to better support women and gives us a sneak preview of what she's working on next.
Verizon on Drag & Drop Automation
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4/23/2018  |  Post a comment
Verizon's Srilakshmi Valisammagari addresses the operators' efforts to deliver automation to enterprise customers via Verizon Service Designer.
Women of Wall Street CEO Offers Discrimination Solutions
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4/18/2018  |  Post a comment
Blind hiring, raising awareness, encouraging dialogue and ending binding arbitration agreements are a few ways the industry can thwart gender discrimination, says former Wall Street executive Karen MacFarlane.
Bohling: Have the Conversation to End Harassment
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4/11/2018  |  Post a comment
Gender consultant and author Wendy Bohling shares her thoughts on why we need to create an atmosphere of transparency, authenticity and accountability to make sure the #metoo movement doesn't ultimately backfire.
Why Telstra's COO Thinks Diversity of Thought Matters Most
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4/4/2018  |  Post a comment
Diversity of thought may be the most important in an industry that depends on innovation, according to Telstra COO Robyn Denholm.
New Orleans: Unique in Jazz, Coastline & Broadband
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4/3/2018  |  Post a comment
Light Reading's Mari Silbey interviews New Orleans CIO Kimberly LaGrue on broadband in the Big Easy.
Come to BCE 2018: It's a Smart Move
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4/2/2018  |  Post a comment
Among the many great reasons to join us at BCE 2018 in Austin, Texas, are the educational workshops and panels. To find out more about Light Reading's Big Communications Event (BCE), click here.
Small Cell Forum CEO: Women on Boards Set the Tone
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3/28/2018  |  Post a comment
Female representation on company boards can set the tone for company culture and help companies perform better, says Small Cell Forum CEO.
Why You Need to Join Me in Austin for BCE
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3/27/2018  |  Post a comment
Austin, Texas, is the place to be May 14-16 when Light Reading will host BCE 2018 and dig deep into automation, security, machine learning, the impact of open source, intent-based networking, 'the edge', SD-WAN, IoT and more... Join me at the Big Communications Event (BCE) -- for more information, click here.
EY Leader Talks Customer Centricity, Culture & Comfort
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3/21/2018  |  1 comment
Technology is the easy part of transformation, Ernst & Young Partner Janet Balis tells Light Reading. Coexistence, culture, diversity, inclusion and a sense of purpose also play a critical role.
The Telecoms.com Podcast: Virtually Interesting
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3/14/2018  |  Post a comment
In a post-MWC come-down special, the team talks NFV, the next version of Android, Women4Tech and more.
Matrixx Software Founder: Digital Transformation Lends Itself to Diversification
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3/14/2018  |  1 comment
Matrixx Software Founder and VP of Marketing, Jennifer Kyriakakis, explains why digital transformation goes hand-in-hand with diversity and inclusion in the workforce. Jennifer shares how Matrixx Software has made both a priority.
Susan Johnson & Her Career Acceleration in AT&T
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2/28/2018  |  Post a comment
Susan Johnson, SVP Global Supply Chain of AT&T, discusses her leadership strategy and how her background in investment banking prepared her for a career in the telecom industry. Susan also talks about lessons learned from the different roles she has held at AT&T over the course of her career.
MWC 2018: Ovum IDs the IoT Hotspots
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2/13/2018  |  Post a comment
Ovum's Head of IoT, Alexandra Rehak, uncovers the hot IoT topics for MWC, including LPWAN commercialization, use cases for 5G, the use of artificial intelligence in IoT deployments and more.
It's Time to Enter the Leading Lights
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2/9/2018  |  Post a comment
If your company excelled during the past year, you need to be submitting your entry for this year's Leading Lights awards. Get the full details by clicking on this link.
MWC 2018: Facing the Millennial Challenge
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2/7/2018  |  Post a comment
Ovum analyst Camille Mendler explains why the tech and mobile industries need to focus on delivering enterprise solutions that can be understood and used by anyone as the millennial generation begins to comprise the majority of the workforce.
What They Should Be Talking About at Davos
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1/25/2018  |  Post a comment
World leaders, billionaire business execs and tech industry leaders are at Davos for the World Economic Forum. Unfortunately for them, we couldn't make it, but, as Dan Allen contends, two important news stories from Spain this week demonstrated the growing tech-jobs disconnect now common the world over and highlighted what those at the forum should be discussing.
Cisco at CES: Creating the Self-Managing Network
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1/16/2018  |  Post a comment
At CES, Cisco SVP and GM of the service provider business Yvette Kanouff talks about how operators can transition toward more automated operations.
What Cable's Ethernet Gains Mean
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12/21/2017  |  Post a comment
NEW YORK, 11/30/2017 – Vertical Systems Research Director Erin Dunne examines the impact of cable's continuing share gains in the Ethernet services market and entrance into the SD-WAN market.
Boingo & Sprint: Take Challenges Head-On
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12/20/2017  |  Post a comment
PRAGUE -- Lauren de la Fuente, vice president of marketing and communications at Boingo Wireless, and Terri Reintjes, director of architecture strategy at Sprint, reflect on how their experience as women in the telecom industry has changed over the last 30 years and where there's still room for improvement.
Skilled Women Can Fuel Tech Growth
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12/4/2017  |  1 comment
LONDON, 12/4/2017 – There are skill shortages in many emerging technology areas, making it more important to attract and train women, notes Carolyn Dawson.
Sigma's Michel: Digital Economy Demands Inclusion
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11/28/2017  |  Post a comment
Companies need to include women and minorities in product/service creation or miss out on huge audience segments in the digital economy.
Equinix CMO: Embrace the Edge of Your Comfort Zone
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11/22/2017  |  1 comment
Equinix's Sara Baack hopes the increased visibility of recent tech scandals will be the impetus for lasting change.
Sprint's McClendon – Building for the Future, Learning From the Past
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11/16/2017  |  Post a comment
Sprint's Ginger McClendon talks about how the future of network design will evolve with the advent of 5G.
Sprint's McClendon – Trust Your Inner Voice
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11/14/2017  |  1 comment
NEW YORK -- Sprint's McClendon explains why listening to your inner voice makes all the difference in navigating the tech and comms industries.
Pace of Change Is the Biggest Challenge – Sigma CTO Michel
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11/2/2017  |  Post a comment
LONDON -- Sigma Systems works to help CSPs become digital service providers, and that means tracking not just technology but many other trends and expectations.
Sprint's Stark on Stepping Out of the Comfort Zone
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10/5/2017  |  1 comment
DENVER, 10/5/2017 – Sprint's Jill Stark explains her approach to leading a diverse team, and encourages women to take risks in furthering their careers.
Ovum's Rehak on IoT Business Cases
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9/26/2017  |  Post a comment
LONDON, 9/26/2017 – At the recent Digital Futures event in London, Alexandra Rehak, IoT practice head at research house Ovum, talks about the ways in which network operators could generate new revenues from IoT.
How Cisco Works With UK Startups
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9/21/2017  |  Post a comment
LONDON, 9/21/2017 – 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.
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