Tuesday 21st May, 2013
11:45am to 12:45pm
AVP, New Technology Product Development, AT&T Mobility
Gordon Mansfield was appointed as the AVP – Small Cell Solutions at AT&T in November 2012. In this role, Gordon leads AT&Ts efforts to develop and deploy small cell solutions used in AT&Ts network. These include femto cell products (marketed as the AT&T 3G microcell) for the home and small business, indoor metrocells for use in enterprise and public access locations like shopping malls, outdoor pico/metrocells for use in hot spot and cold spot locations to provide coverage and capacity, and Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS) for use in high capacity/neutral host environments like public sporting venues. Gordon also leads the development of SON algorithms to ensure that the AT&T small cell solutions are “Smart” solutions that automatically adapt to the surrounding conditions between the macro and small cell layers.
Gordon is currently the Chairman of the Small Cell Forum. In this role, he oversees the continued evolution of the Forum following its name change from the Femto Forum in February 2012 which has led to growth in both membership and workload. Gordon is driving broad engagement within the operator community to reach consensus on operator’s technical needs which can then be crisply communicated to the broad small cell ecosystem which make up the small cell forum membership.
Gordon has over 23 years of experience in the communications industry and has served in a number of leadership roles at AT&T, Siemens Communications and the United States Air Force.
CEO, Connectem Inc.
Nishi Kant is a technology visionary, inventor and innovator with multiple patents. He has over 20 years in Wireless system design, IP networking, product development and commercial deployment of 2G/3G/4G products. Nishi in his executive capacity has taken products from inception to commercial deployment. Nishi has management experience in large companies (Hughes Networks, Nortel Networks) & early stage startups (Azaire Networks, Stoke Inc.) with extensive knowledge of mobile networks and relationship with Technology & Operations executives at many tier 1 operators.
Senior Vice President and Head of Engagement Practices , Ericsson North America
Timothy (Tim) Moss is Head of Engagement Practices for Ericsson North America. In this role, he is responsible for driving Ericsson’s business growth, solution development, sales engagements, business intelligence and partnerships in North America.
Before joining Ericsson in 2010, Moss had more than 21 years experience as an entrepreneur and 15 years as chief executive in the telecommunications, consulting, financial services, health care, retail and technology industries.
Most recently, Moss led Integrity Management Group, which he founded in 2001. As president and chief executive officer, he worked with enterprises in the areas of technology, business processes, management consulting and capitalization. IMG’s clients included CNN, Turner, ESPN, T-Mobile, Qualcomm, Instawares, ITC Holding Company, Atlanta Braves, Industriaplex, FSV Payment Systems, InComm, Haxan Films, Cox Communications, and a variety of successful businesses in the health care, entertainment, financial services, telecommunications and technology industries.
Before founding his own firm, Moss held executive positions with several successful businesses. As chief operating officer for PRE Holdings, he was responsible for the company’s growth from a $14 million to $500 million business focused on delivering prepaid wireless, gift card and financial products to retail merchants.
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