We are excited and honored to announce the four committee chairs for our Telecom Exchange (TEX) NYC 2018 manifestos: Scott Gilbert of FirstLight; Brian Barnell of Q Advisors; Cris Kimbrough of CBRE; Amy Marks of XSite Modular; and Michael Levy of Rackspace.

Based on our CEO Roundtable discussions from TEX NYC, these manifestos are the top 3-5 actionable items that we can do together, to move the needle forward, in the next 12 months. With having the chairs and committees in place, we are already one step closer to making a change.

Are you interested in joining a subcommittee and/or including your logo behind one or more manifestos to help drive the industry forward? Let us know.

If It Can Be Hacked… Network Security & The New Reality

  • Identify Actual Threats
  • Collaboration and Communication
  • Clock – Back to the Basics… (What to trust)
  • Risk Committee
  • Network’s Role – Physical layer, dark fiber, critical vs. non-critical, private network
  • No trust capability – network, clock, data
  • View full whiteboard here.
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Committee Chair: Scott Gilbert – EVP & CIO of FirstLight

 

The Investment in Network Infrastructure: Who’s Responsible & Where’s the Profit

  • Youth Council and guest speakers at universities
  • Women’s Council, diversity partnerships
  • Business Model – return on capital, reduce risk, rethink based on value
  • “Make it sexy!”
  • View full whiteboard here.
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Committee Chair: Brian Barnell – Managing Director of Q Advisors

 

 

Next Generation Wireless: 5G, DAS, Small Cells & the Necessary Infrastructure

  • Partnership with other industries
  • Simplification of productification
  • Innovate on business models – motivate monetization
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Committee Co-Chair:  Cris Kimbrough – SVP, Building Technology Consultancy of CBRE

Committee Co-Chair: Amy Marks – CEO & Co-Founder of XSite Modular

 

 

Humans Vs. Machines: AI, Skynet & Network Safeguards

  • Define the digital skills of the future: AI and automation
  • Code of Ethics
  • Define aspects of the self-driving network
  • Change management – education, training
  • View full whiteboard here.
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Committee Chair: Michael Levy – Director of Product of Rackspace

 

Interested in participating as a sponsor and/or an attendee at TEX LA on November 6-7, 2018 or TEX NYC in Spring 2019? Email [email protected] or visit www.TheTelecomExchange.com for more information.