Telecom Infra Project 2017 Summit

Santa Clara, California
November 8 & 9

Over 1,000 attendees from 39 countries came together at the second annual TIP Summit to learn, connect, and collaborate.

During the two-day event, the TIP community discussed progress on project groups, heard from TIP board members and industry voices, and shared new ideas to shape the future of the telecom industry.

Day 2


Yael Maguire, Vice President, Connectivity, Facebook

Open Optical Packet Transport: Driving Openness into the Optical Network

Hans-Juergen Schmidtke, Director of Engineering, Facebook

Open Optical Packet Transport Update – Panel Discussion

Hans-Juergen Schmidtke, Facebook (Moderator)
Philippe Lucas, Orange
Joao Gabriel Alexio, TIM Brasil
Gabriel Jaime Vivares, InterNexa S.A
George Tchaparian, Accton Group
Josh Leslie, Cumulus Networks


Richard Kramer, Managing Director & Owner, Arete Research
Brett Simpson, Partner & Analyst, Arete Research

A “Digital Operator” in the course of 5G

Mustafa Aykut, Principal, Advisor to BoD and CEO,Turkcell

People and Process Considerations Across a Service Lifecycle

Kent Beck, Facebook

Update on OCP Telco, Call for Participation

Tom Anschutz, Distinguished Member, Technical Staff, AT&T

Future Telco SW Stack

Brian Bronson, President & CEO, Radisys

TIP Community Lab: Accelerate to Trials – Panel Discussion

Patrick Parodi, Wireless Registry (Moderator),
Ike Elliott, CableLabs
Catarina Reuter, TIM Brasil
Andreas Gladisch, Deutsche Telekom Innovation Labs
Gianluca Verin, Athonet
Manish Singh, Tech Mahindra

The Promise of Edge Compute – Panel Discussion

Andy Jones, TIP Foundation (Moderator),
Caroline Chan, Intel
Carlos Ralli Ucendo, Telefónica I+D
Marko Hokkanen, Nokia
Arunmozhi Balasubramanian, Tech Mahindra
Michael Archer, Akamai Technologies

Urban Densification: Solving for Scale

Vijay Natarajan, Facebook (Moderator),
Dolan Beckel, City of San Jose
Fahad Kananeh, Tech Mahindra

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