Why Attend – Edge Ecosystem

Why Attend?

  • Size the market at the only event to bring together the whole edge computing ecosystem, from network to cloud & application to infrastructure
  • Clarify use cases by hearing direct from the end use company, whether gaming (Niantic, Haste) Autonomous (Gatik, Uber Elevate), VR (HTC), Robotics (BoxBot), video (Avigilon, City of San Leandro) or AI (Chick fil-A, Amazon Alexa)
  • Discuss implementation challenges and best practice with customers and the ecosystem
  • Network with the leading minds in edge computing, with a program packed with senior executives, meet new customers and create new partnerships


Service Provider Strategies

Clarify how edge will come to market and analyze the strategies of the different services providers:

Iyad Tarazi, President and CEO, Federated Wireless
Vishy Gopalakrishnan, Vice President, Ecosystem & Innovation, AT&T
Adrian Cockcroft, VP Cloud Strategy, Amazon Web Services
Paul Savill, SVP, Core Network and Technology Solutions, CenturyLink
Mark Bridges, Vice President, Future Infrastructure Group, Office of the CTO, CableLabs

User Stories



Understand the requirements for edge computing from users across the spectrum, including gaming, VR, enterprise, industrial, & autonomous:

Phil Keslin, CTO, Niantic (Pokemon Go)
Lynn Perry, CEO, Haste
Nigel Newby-House, Vice President, Wireless Product Planning, HTC
Alan Boehme, CTO & IT Innovation Officer, Procter & Gamble
Shashi Sastry, Director of Product Management, ABB
Arjun Narang, CTO, Gatik
Greg Belaus, Network Infrastructure, Uber Elevate
Mark Godwin, Co-Founder & CTO, Boxbot



Edge Economics

Learn from one of Silicon Valley’s leading investors – and an early stage investor in Tesla & Space-X – about why he believes edge computing is the future:

Understand why Edge Computing is believed to be a $4.1Trillion Market from the author of that report,

Clarify how investors see the edge opportunity in our panel:
Michael Dolbec, Senior Managing Director, GE Ventures
Todd H Poole, Associate Director, HPE Pathfinder
Maryanna Saenko – Co-Founder, Future Ventures
Andile Ngcaba – Chairman & Founder, Convergence Partners

Edge Implementations

Clarify some of the latest technology advances and discover new market partners through edge implementation sessions, including:

Edge Computing & in the Middle Mile
Joe Zhu, Founder & CEO, Zenlayer

Mesh Networking for the Edge
Todd Papaioannou – COO, Edgeworx

Serverless for the Edge
Chetan Venkatesh, Founder & CEO, Marcometa, Recognized as a Gartner 2019 Cool Vendor in Edge Computing

Key Speakers


Future Ventures (& Board Member of Tesla & Space-X)

President and CEO
Federated Wireless

Chetan Sharma Consulting (leading Edge Computing Analyst)

Phil Keslin

Niantic (Pokemon Go)

Paul Savill

Senior Vice President, Core Network & Technology Solutions


Network Infrastucture
Uber Elevate