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Next Generation Networks: The Advent of Open Operating Systems

June 27 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT


On June 27th, Bob Quinn, Senior Executive Vice President, AT&T External and Legislative Affairs, hosted a conversation with technology and industry experts regarding the Global Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP), an open source network initiative that will enable software, network, IT and cloud providers and developers to rapidly create next-generation services. The program featured in-depth panel discussions on the Internet of Things (IoT) and how that will benefit from ONAP. Andre Fuetsch, President, AT&T Labs and Chief Technology Officer and Glenn Lurie, President and CEO of AT&T Mobility and Consumer Operations, joined the discussions.


Event Program

Historical Overview on the Evolution of Software-defined Networking, ECOMP, ONAP and Indigo 

  • Andre Fuetsch, President, AT&T Labs and Chief Technology Officer 

Panel 1: ONAP:  What is it and why?

  • Moderator:  Peter Rysavy, President, Rysavy Research


  • Eyal Felstaine, Chief Technology Officer, AMDOCS
  • Arpit Joshipura, General Manager, Networking & Orchestration, Linux Foundation
  • Sandra Rivera, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Network Platforms Group, Intel

The Connected Lifestyle

  • Glenn Lurie, President and CEO of AT&T Mobility and Consumer Operations

 Panel 2: What new services, products and applications does the IoT enable and how it will impact consumers & businesses?

  • Moderator:  Lydia Beyoud, Tech, Media & Telecom Reporter, Event Driven News 


  • Austin Ashe, Global Product Manager, Intelligent Cities, GE
  • Meredith Attwell Baker, President & CEO, CTIA
  • Manu Namboodiri, Senior Director Business Development Smart Cities, Delphi
  • Michael Zeto, General Manager Smart Cities, AT&T

Panelist biographies are available for download here.


June 27
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Event Category:

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