Next week’s keynote starting lineup for Connect (X): All Access outlined

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The Wireless Infrastructure Association (WIA) announced its keynote lineup and its annual View from the Top: Tower Executive Roundtable for 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).

Connect.X.2020“We are excited for Connect (X): All Access to offer a top-notch lineup of engaging keynote speakers so that attendees can gather valuable takeaways from this don’t-miss event. Attendees will hear about the state of the industry and how it can emerge from the global pandemic even stronger,” said David Weisman, Chief Executive Officer, InSite Wireless Group, LLC. “Connectivity continues to power the world, especially during this unprecedented time, and this event could not come together at a timelier moment.”

“We will hear from top leaders among infrastructure owners, carriers, OEMs and the federal government about the future of connectivity. The View from the Top is one of the most highly anticipated sessions, which I look forward to moderating, and we will explore the most pressing issues facing the wireless infrastructure industry,” said Jonathan Adelstein, Chief Executive Officer, WIA. “This event will provide more insight in one virtual place than you can find anywhere on the major developments in wireless, including the impact of the current crisis. WIA wants to give back by providing a free event that will help participants plan ahead for their businesses in our growing industry at a challenging time.” 

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
Michael 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, President and 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

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