Building a Network of the Future through 5G and Edge

Sponsored by: Infosys

Focused on:

  • Telco
  • Enterprise
  • Network
  • Innovation
  • Digital Transformation
  • IT
  • 5G
  • Manufacturing
  • Financial Services
  • Retail
  • Media/Entertainment
  • Health Care
  • Hospitality
  • Transportation

Date: 2 October


Time: 9AM AEST; 16:00 PDT/19:00 EDT/18:00 CDT (October 1)

The Next Wave of Network Innovation

As new and emerging technologies proliferate the industry, they must be supported by transformative network technologies that are resilient and provide a flexible foundation for innovations. 5G and Edge led network innovations are poised to cater to these evolving requirements. 5G will empower enterprises to create new experiences and services besides improving operational efficiency across organizations. This wireless technology will transform network capabilities, bringing in significant opportunities for network virtualization, AI and automation while considerably lowering associated costs and enhancing the delivery of network-based services, IT systems and applications. The telecom industry is driving digitalization and growth of various sectors creating new opportunities to build and extend their revenue streams.

System Integrators play a vital role in building and deploying this network ecosystem. Infosys, as an SI partner, has helped Telco’s and Enterprises to navigate this journey with cost-effective solutions powered by automation and supported with use cases. This webinar will be an excellent opportunity for you to hear from your peers and domain experts driving technology initiatives within their organizations.

Presented by

Nitesh Bansal,

Senior Vice President and Global Head Engineering Services, Infosys

Nitesh is Senior Vice President and Global Head of Engineering Services based in Plano, Texas. He is the lead Infosys executive responsible for global P&L management and client relationships across all verticals of Infosys. Previously Nitesh was the Industry Head for Manufacturing vertical, responsible for building the Infosys aerospace, high tech, and manufacturing business across the Globe. He is recognized as a pioneer in introducing service offerings integrating business processes, data analytics, PLM/ERP applications, and Artificial Intelligence (AI) programs in the manufacturing space. Nitesh passionately advocates the use of AI, Machine Learning, and Process Automation to amplify the value for business.

Nitesh has been a thought leader in IOT space, being in the DACH region working with manufacturing clients when this 4th Industrial revolution started, helping them understand how to bring this physical and digital world to operate together. With his deep understanding of supply chain, he evangelized practical usage of digital thread to significantly enhance value both on the shop floor as well as after markets supply chain.

Nitesh has been a keynote speaker at industry forums including GE Minds and Machines, Bosch IoT Conference, and The Conference on Data Monetization. He was recently also the keynote at Aerospace and Defense conference held by ASME. He is a regular speaker at recognized business schools such as ETH Zurich, Rotterdam School of Management, and St. Gallen University. Nitesh is a member of the Industry Advisory Board of the Tauber Institute of Global Operations, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, where he chairs the Leadership and Programming committees.

Dustin Kehoe,

Service Director, Asia Pacific, Global Data

Dustin is a Head of Research for GlobalData Asia Pacific bringing compelling market data and insight to enterprise buyers, service providers and the vendor community. Current topics include data center and hyper scale cloud services, SDN/NFV, next-gen security, analytics, 5G and IoT. He also covers enterprise buying behavior, future spending propensity and has broad understanding of ICT spending patterns across industry verticals. Other research is on the lines of business personas and buying behavior in tech-led transformation.

Prior to joining, Dustin ran IDC's telecommunications practice in Singapore with broad management and research responsibilities across Asia Pacific. He also worked at Current Analysis in Europe covering telecom and IT services as Principal Analyst. He worked for an international carrier in various marketing and communication roles and as a telecom management consultant in Eastern Europe. Dustin started his career out of university as a reporter for Forbes Magazine writing on start-up activity in Silicon Valley.

Dustin has a history of delivering global key-note speaking engagements, high-level industry and client presentations, and has regularly featured in leading business and technology press, national TV broadcasts and webinars.

Dustin holds an MSc. from the London School of Economics and a BA from University of California, Davis.

Domenico Convertino,

VP Product Strategy and Lifecycle Management, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Domenico is VP Product Strategy and Lifecycle Management at HPE Communication and Media Solutions. Prior to that he was WW Head of OSS and BSS solutions.

With a long career in the telco industry, Domenico has more than 20 years of experience in driving solutions for mobile and service providers from concept to market, with leadership roles that embrace consulting, system integration, strategy and product management.

His major focus is today on helping Communication Service Providers to accelerate their transformation into Digital Service Providers.

Domenico is passionate about innovation and new technologies that have the power to improve people's lives, he's based in Rome with his family and is a passionate supporter of FC Juventus.

Campbell Fraser ,

Head of IT & Networks, Spark New Zealand

Campbell is a senior executive at Spark NZ, the largest digital services company in NZ. Campbell is responsible for building the networks of the future including 5G/Edge while also creating an AI enabled IT eco-system to deliver reliable networks.

Anand Swaminathan,

EVP and Global Industry Leader - Communications, Media and Technology, Infosys

Anand Swaminathan is Executive Vice President, and Global Industry leader for the Communications, Media and Technology group at Infosys and is member of Board at WONGDOODY (a fully owned subsidiary of Infosys). He joined Infosys in 1999, and built his career working across Business Development, Package design & implementations, Technology Alliances & Partnerships and Data & Analytics practice. Anand has grown many large client relationships through large deal wins and building successful account teams through solid client strategy and relationships. Anand builds trust and loyalty with clients by building strategic and long term partnerships driven by client empathy. Anand previously worked in Manufacturing Industry. Anand holds a Masters in Information Technology from BITS, Pilani, India. He is a member of the Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of India and Institute of Company Secretaries of India.

Key Learning Objectives

  • How Edge and 5G ecosystems are evolving
  • How System Integrators are simplifying the process
  • Disruptive players driving innovation
  • Tapping into the 5G monetization opportunity


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