SOURCE: Jaymie Scotto & Associates (JSA)

Jaymie Scotto & Associates (JSA)

Jaymie Scotto & Associates (JSA)

October 06, 2016 14:08 ET

JSA's Telecom Exchange (TEX) Announces Distinguished Line-Up of Industry Experts for CEO Roundtables at Upcoming LA Event

MIDDLEBROOK, VA--(Marketwired - Oct 6, 2016) - Jaymie Scotto & Associates (JSA), founder and host of Telecom Exchange (TEX), the premier industry networking event where communications and technology meet, announces its CEO Roundtable participants and topics for its upcoming TEX LA event, November 14-15, 2016 at Montage, Beverly Hills. TEX LA features five CEO Roundtables, providing an opportunity for industry captains to share predictions for tech and telecom's future and participate in casual Q&A discussion moderated by industry analysts and journalists.

CEO Roundtable 1, "Virtual Reality & The Communications Ecosystem," moderated by Robert Powell, Editor & Creator, Telecom Ramblings, explores the buzz around Virtual Reality, including impact, risks and opportunities on the communications ecosystem. Participants include Brian Lillie, Chief Information Officer, Equinix; Najam Ahmad, Vice President of Network Engineering, Facebook; Tony Wanger, President and Founder, IO.

CEO Roundtable 2, "IoT & the Data Center: Talking Cloud, Power & Performance," is moderated by Rich Miller, Founder & Editor, Data Center Frontier. This panel discussion explores how today's data center operators are enabling IoT and cloud; keys to managing technology advancements; effects on the networks colocated within; and what the new game rules are or should be moving forward to ensure highest quality performance. Panelists include Peter Gross, Vice President of Mission Critical Systems, Bloom Energy; Simon Lee, Director, Centeris and Managing Director, Sapience Capital Partners; Tony Lin, Director, GI Partners; Zeev Draer, Vice President of Strategic Marketing, MRV Communications; Rob Barlow, Chief Executive Officer, WireIE.

CEO Roundtable 3, "Smart Machines: Connected Cars, Robots & the Necessary Infrastructure," is moderated by Jeremy Kaplan, Editor in Chief, Digital Trends. This session explores the necessary infrastructure needed to ensure our sci-fi world of tomorrow becomes a reality and what the market opportunities, risks and challenges will be in this Brave New World. The panel includes seasoned technologists Doug Junkins, Chief Technology Officer, NTT Innovation Institute and Frank Tobe, Owner & Publisher, The Robot Report and Co-Founder, ROBO Global.

CEO Roundtable 4, "Silicon Valley and its Telecom Partners: Innovation; Timelines and Transparencies," is moderated by Liz Kerton, President, The Telecom Council of Silicon Valley, and welcomes panelists David Meredith, SVP and Global GM Data Center Hosting, CenturyLink; Kumar Ramachandran, Chief Executive Officer, CloudGenix; David Walsh, Chief Executive Officer, GENBAND; and Craig Farrell, Chief Technology Officer, IBM Global Telecom Industry. These panelists will explore partnership expectations, including predictable processes for performance evaluations, reasonable timelines and tracking and support transparencies.

The final CEO Roundtable, "IoT & Cybersecurity: Risks in the Supply Chain, Privacy & Defense," is moderated by Ronald Gruia, Director of Emerging Telecoms, Frost & Sullivan. This panel discusses risks inherent to IoT, need for security standards, and how we can better defend our privacy and our countries in the ever-looming threat of cyber attacks. Renowned panelists include Matthew Pley, Vice President, Carrier & Service Provider Group, Fortinet; Amitava Mukherjee, President, CEO & Co-Founder, RedShift Networks; and Leon Kuperman, Chief Technology Officer, ZENEDGE.

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Celebrating more than a decade of success, Jaymie Scotto & Associates (JSA) is the preeminent provider of Public Relations, Marketing and Event Planning services for the tech and telecom industries. Awarded 'Most Outstanding Telecoms PR Agency' by LiveWire for 2015 & 2016, our success is attributed to our skilled JSA team, innovative tools, and established media and industry relationships, allowing us to deliver the finest outreach and brand awareness services available -- with measurable return on investment.

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