JSA’s Telecom Exchange Welcomes Mayor of Hoboken and Stevens Institute of Technology as Keynote Speakers for May 14-15 Event

 Ravi Bhalla, Mayor of the City of Hoboken and Dr. Kevin Ryan, of the Stevens Institute of Technology to Address Smart City Initiatives, and the Challenges and Opportunities Faced in Fostering Young Talent for Next-Gen Network Infrastructure 

MIDDLEBROOK, VA, May 6, 2019Jaymie Scotto & Associates (JSA), the preeminent provider of Public Relations, Marketing and Event Planning services for the tech and telecom industries, and founder and host of the C-Level networking event series the Telecom Exchange (TEX), announces today City of Hoboken Mayor Ravi Bhalla and Dr. Kevin Ryan of the Stevens Institute of Technology are the keynote speakers for the company’s upcoming TEX NYC event, taking place May 14-15 at the W Hoboken. The keynote presentation will occur on Wednesday, May 15 at 9:30 AM, following the event’s opening remarks from JSA Founder and CEO, Jaymie Scotto Cutaia.

Ravi S. Bhalla was elected Hoboken’s 39th Mayor on November 7, 2017. Born and raised in New Jersey, Mayor Bhalla is an 18-year resident of Hoboken and an 8-year member of the Hoboken City Council. As TEX NYC’s Keynote Speaker, Mayor Bhalla will address the latest in smart city developments, focusing on the Tri State Area, paying particular attention to the connectivity  gateway between New York and New Jersey.

Dr. Kevin Ryan, Teaching Professor and Program Director of the Network and Communications Management Services for Stevens Institute of Technology, will follow Mayor Bhalla to discuss in Q&A format the challenges and opportunities the tech and telecom industries face in raising and incubating young talent for next-generation network infrastructure, a key component for smart city development. Stevens Institute of Technology is an integral partner of the City of Hoboken, extending its expertise in areas of science, technology, business, and engineering to generate far-reaching impact in Hoboken. Through meaningful and sustained partnerships with local technology organizations, businesses, and government, Stevens shares research, knowledge capital, and resources to benefit economic growth, policy and innovation.

Hoboken is one of five communities statewide that was awarded $100,000 innovation grant by the state Economic Development Authority (NJEDA). The city, in partnership with Propelify, Stevens Institute of Technology and the Hoboken Library, is utilizing the funds to create a coworking innovation center.

“We are honored to welcome these esteemed gentlemen as our keynote speakers at our ninth consecutive Telecom Exchange New York event, right here in Hoboken, a city leading in the development of innovation and technology,” comments Scotto Cutaia. “Additionally, and as we have heard quarterly at Telecom Exchange events across North America this year, their keynote conversations will directly address our TEX manifesto items and the industry’s developing for incubating and recruiting a strong, diverse and younger workforce and the local government support needed for exponential network infrastructure growth.”

Telecom Exchange (TEX) is a decision maker networking community, that provides unparalleled collaboration, education, and one-on-one engagement with the industry’s top executives, CEO Roundtables, offering discussion and collaboration on the industry’s hottest topics from a stellar speaker line-up. To secure your company’s executive participation with a TEX 2019 Annual sponsorship or for registration information, subject to board approval, please visit

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About Jaymie Scotto & Associates (JSA)

Celebrating more than 14 years of success, Jaymie Scotto & Associates (JSA) is the preeminent provider of Public Relations, Marketing and Event Planning services to the tech and telecom industries. Awarded ‘Most Outstanding Telecoms PR Agency’ by LiveWire for two years in a row, 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. Our clients enjoy ‘insider access’ to the top journalists, bloggers, analysts and thought leaders shaping tech and telecom – as well as critical networking opportunities, including JSA’s own industry networking event series, the Telecom Exchange (TEX).

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