GSMA announces first keynote speakers at MWC19 Los Angeles

GSMA announces first keynote speakers at MWC19 Los Angeles
Attendees can expect to hear from senior executives from CTIA, Ericsson, GSMA and Verizon

Elly Yates-Roberts |

GSMA has announced the first keynote speakers at MWC19 Los Angeles, which will take place on 22-24 October at the Los Angeles Convention Center in California, US. 

During the three-day conference programme on intelligent connectivity, attendees can expect to hear from:

Tess Posner, CEO of AI4ALL
Meredith Attwell Baker, president and CEO of CTIA
Niklas Heuveldop, senior vice president of Ericsson
Mats Granryd, director general of GSMA, the event organiser
Kenneth R. Meyers, president and CEO of CTIA
Tami Erwin, group CEO of Verizon Business
Robert Bakish, president and CEO of Viacom

In addition to the keynote programme, the conference will also feature 27 track sessions on its four main themes: 5G, IoT, Disruptive Innovation, and Immersive Content. AT&T’s CTO Andre Feutsch, Vubiquity’s CEO Darcy Antonellis and Citi Ventures’ CEO and co-founder Dave O’Flanagan are among those speaking at these conference sessions. 

GSMA has also announced the speakers for the event’s Women4Tech Summit, which aims to address and reduce the mobile industry’s gender gap. Those confirmed to speak include Shelley Zalis, CEO and founder of The Female Quotient; Shruti Jain, head of Google’s North American business development; and Namrata Sharma, director of sales at HCL Technologies. 

“The mobile industry touches the lives of billions of people around the world and with the arrival of 5G, it is once again changing consumer behaviour and business models across the globe,” said John Hoffman, CEO of GSMA. “MWC19 Los Angeles will showcase a range of transformative use cases of the latest mobile technology across the industry’s vast ecosystem and adjacent sectors, exploring today’s new possibilities.”

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