Can Carriers Over-the-Top the OTT Players?

A session at CTIA 2013™

Tuesday 21st May, 2013

4:00pm to 5:00pm (PST)

How can mobile operators become more like an OTT internet-based application and achieve all the associated benefits? How does the network need to evolve in order for carriers to reinvent themselves as OTT peer-to-peer communication providers? Explore how wireline solutions applied to wireless can convert mobility into a layer 7 application—OTT the OTT.

About the speakers

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Steve Caniano

VP, Hosting, Managed Apps & Cloud Svcs, AT&T

Steve Caniano is responsible for developing the strategy and execution plan to scale AT&T’s hosting, managed applications and cloud solutions business. This includes defining and establishing alignment with key industry players to ensure AT&T’s services are embedded in their cloud platforms, providing the broadest enablement of cloud solutions for AT&T customers. Steve previously led AT&T’s global Hosting, Application and Cloud Services business, where he directed product and investment strategy, marketing and communications, and held accountability for customer satisfaction, and the financial health of the business. During his 20+ year career at AT&T, Steve has held positions in sales, operations, program management, product management, strategic planning, supplier management and systems development. Steve designed and launched the original Global Solution Center in support of business customers, and led the team having responsibility for engagement management, solution strategy and technical solution design for our largest enterprise and global customers. He has worked with and managed leading-edge technologies throughout his career, while always maintaining focus on the customer solution.

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Vish Nandlall

Head of Strategy, Marketing and CTO, Ericsson

Dr. Vish Nandlall is Head of Strategy, Marketing and Chief Technology Officer for Ericsson’s North American region. He is responsible for identifying Ericsson's long-term vision, defining the overall company strategy and driving business value creation for Ericsson’s customers in North America.

Nandlall joined Ericsson in 2010, most recently serving as Chief Technical Officer for the company’s AT&T Customer Unit. He previously served as CTO of Extreme Networks and CTO and distinguished member of technical staff for Nortel Carrier Networks. Nandlall has led architecture and standards direction for product portfolios ranging from GSM, CDMA, WiMAX, LTE, metro DWDM, carrier routing and switching and carrier VoIP portfolios.

His recent areas of research include M2M, augmented reality and mobile virtualization.

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  • Steve Caniano
  • Vish Nandlall

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Time 4:00pm5:00pm PST

Date Tue 21st May 2013

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