Virtual CEO Roundtables

Virtual CEO Roundtables 2018-02-01T12:30:16+00:00

Virginia Beach Use Case: The Importance of Interconnectivity in Today’s Digital World

October 19, 2018 - 11:30 am EST

Virginia Beach Use Case: The Importance of Interconnectivity in Today’s Digital World

Over the past year, Virginia Beach is quickly becoming the new hub for high speed, global communications. With the construction of the next-generation MAREA and BRUSA cable systems linking Virginia Beach to Europe, South America and beyond, this innovative architecture is providing more connectivity solutions than ever. Companies like Equinix, Globalinx, Microsoft, and more are all jumping on board to extend capacity and help meet the growing customer demand for high-speed, reliable connections for cloud and online services. This month’s JSA Virtual CEO Roundtable will explore this ecosystem, the importance of developing this interconnectivity as well as new technologies coming to the Virginia shores, new subsea cables, a new carrier neutral colo hotel and more.

Speakers:

  • Greg Twitt - Founder and President of Globalinx Data Centers
  • Vinay Nagpal - President of InterGlobix LLC.
  • Gary Tarpley - President of Metro Fiber Networks, Inc.
  • Warren Harris - Director of Economic Development of Virginia Beach Department of Economic Development

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    Women in Tech: Trends in Tech and Telecom Across Canada

    November 16, 2018 - 11:30 am EST

    Women in Tech: Trends in Tech and Telecom Across Canada

    Join us as we talk to some top leaders in the Canadian tech and telecom industry about the latest trends that they see developing across the country. In particular, we will discuss how influential women are actively shaping the wider landscape around them.  From trends in education including STEM programs, to broad initiatives such as the BLAST (Business Leadership, Acceleration Strategies and Technology) program and Women in Tech, Canadian women are changing the way they approach advancement and career progression. Truly, Canada is at the forefront of paving the way for some of the greatest minds in the industry to rise to the top and hold a very important seat at the table.

    Speakers:

    • Angela Adam - Marketing Director of eStruxture Data Centers

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      CEO Exchange Member-Only – Lessons Learned from Top Industry CEOs

      December 22, 2018 - 11:30 am EST

      CEO Exchange Member-Only – Lessons Learned from Top Industry CEOs

      Running a company is no easy feat. There are hurdles C-levels and decision makers face every day to ensure their company stays on the right track. The telecom industry is further complicated as we’re always striving to stay ahead of the technology curve and continue to develop the ‘next big thing’. This Virtual Roundtable, comprised of the decision makers who are also members of the CEO Exchange, will take a look back at 2018 and provide their tips, insights, challenges and opportunities as we look forward to 2019.

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          CEO Predictions for 2019 Technology & Its Impact on the Ecosystem

          January 18, 2019 - 11:30 am EST

          CEO Predictions for 2019 Technology & Its Impact on the Ecosystem

          The growth of the tech and telecom industry continues to drive forward at an exponential rate. The demand for a better, brighter, safer future is always on the horizon and as members of this ecosystem, we are continuing to come up with innovative solutions that will take us into a better tomorrow. As we reflect on 2018, we have to ask: What are the technology drivers for 2019? How will 2018 developments affect the progression of technology in the future? How is the increase in traffic going to affect our network, infrastructure, security and more? This JSA CEO Virtual Roundtable will explore these questions, as well as provide an analysis and predictions for the year ahead.

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              ROI in IoT: The Changing IoT Marketplace and the Path to Revenue for the Telecom Ecosystem

              February 15, 2019 - 11:30 am EST

              ROI in IoT:  The Changing IoT Marketplace and the Path to Revenue for the Telecom Ecosystem

              As IoT constantly evolves, there are more contributing elements, such as: a never-ending onslaught of online devices and applications; security safeguards and potential breaches; and smart network access and automation.   With these additional elements also comes potential new business models for revenue growth for network providers, data center operators and the companies driving the applications and services over the top. So as we look out to the horizon of IoT,  what role does telecom infrastructure play in this IoT developmental framework to ensure revenue growth? This JSA Virtual CEO Roundtable will explore the multiple paths to these revenue possibilities while discussing the challenges, trends and solutions for securing ROI in IoT.

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                  TransPacific Connectivity Challenges & Opportunities

                  March 16, 2019 - 11:30 am EST

                  TransPacific Connectivity Challenges & Opportunities

                  A shared (and largely untapped) opportunity exists between American technology companies and their Asian counterparts. As tech companies pursue new business opportunities across the Pacific, high-speed interconnection and datacenter access between the continents is critical. And while Asia-PAC has bolstered its bandwidth resources with the completion of the Asia Pacific Gateway (APG) submarine cable, and the Southeast Asia-Japan Cable (SJC), there remains significant opportunities for growth. This roundtable will explore the burgeoning opportunities and challenges for TransPacific cable builders, datacenter operators, OTTs and more.

                  Speakers:

                  • Marc Gittleman - CEO of 5x5 Telecom

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