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Your unique opportunity to gain business-critical information and networking opportunities that fit around your schedule this fall

TMT M&A Forum USA 2020 will explore the current M&A and financing challenges faced by you and your company across seven specialist streams.
Insightful plenary panels with live Q&A take place on September 22-23 & 29 and engaging limited-capacity interactive breakout sessions run on September 30. We’re bringing together the strongest ever line-up of speakers to allow you to benchmark the rest of your 2020 strategy and beyond.

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September 23 09.00 – 09.50 EST

The 5G Leadership Panel – Establishing a New Generation of Infrastructure

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Chaired by Niklas Heuveldop, President & CEO Ericsson North America, Ericsson

Ronan Dunne, EVP & CEO Verizon Consumer Group, Verizon 
Mike Murphy, Chief Technology Officer - Americas, Nokia
Suruchi Ahuja, President and CFO, Tillman Infrastructure

Industry and investment leaders discuss the impact of 5G. How will the communications sector seize the opportunities presented and find profitable new investments?

  • Developing the road to full 5G commercialisation – from core networks to small cells and edge computing
  • Spectrum – how are valuation benchmarks developing, and what different approaches to allocation and pricing are regulators taking?
  • Funding and ROI – Will current models for financing wireless infrastructure and backhaul fiber work for 5G
  • Which enterprise uses look most promising in the short- and medium-term?
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    Niklas Heuveldop
    President & CEO of Ericsson North America
    Ericsson

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    Ronan Dunne
    EVP & CEO Verizon Consumer Group
    Verizon

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    Mike Murphy
    Chief Technology Officer - Americas
    Nokia

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    Suruchi Ahuja
    President & CFO
    Tillman Infrastructure

September 23 09.50 - 10.10 EST

Networking Break in the Foyer

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September 23 10.10 - 10.30 EST

Coffee Break

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September 23 10.30 - 11.20 EST

Enterprise Cloud and The Edge Panel - Where are Investments Taking Place in Datacenters, Edge Computing and Cloud Services?

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Chaired by Miles Loo, Jr., EVP & Global Lead, Valuation & Advisory, Data Center Consulting Group, Newmark Knight Frank

Joel Daly, President, zColo
Tony Rossabi, Chief Revenue Officer, TierPoint
Amber Caramella, Chief Revenue Officer, Netrality Data Centers

As the next phase of hyper growth continues, enterprise cloud and datacenter leaders, investors and financiers discuss how the role of hyperscalers are shifting market dynamics, where capital is available for investment, and which opportunities exist in areas such as edge computing, and enterprise software and cloud.

  • Who is buying, building, consolidating? And at what stage of the life cycle?
  • Future growth in services and infrastructure layers, and the increased segmentation of the cloud infrastructure marketplace
  • Moving to the edge – how can datacenter companies adapt to take advantage of edge computing, and who will capture the value?
  • Building partnerships with hyperscalers – assessing new opportunities, business models and risks of market concentration
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    Miles Loo, Jr.
    EVP & Global Lead, Valuation & Advisory, Data Center Consulting Group
    Newmark Knight Frank

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    Joel Daly
    President
    zColo

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    Tony Rossabi
    Chief Revenue Officer
    TierPoint

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    Amber Caramella
    Chief Revenue Officer
    Netrality Data Centers

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    Miles Loo, Jr.
    EVP & Global Lead, Valuation & Advisory, Data Center Consulting Group
    Newmark Knight Frank

September 23 11.20 - 11.40 EST

Networking Break in the Foyer

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