2017 Speakers

The following is a partial list of speakers who will share their insights at the 5G & Beyond forum. 

Onur Altintas, Fellow, Network Division, Toyota Information Technology Center

Peter Asbeck, Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, UC San Diego

John Brassil, Program Director, National Science Foundation

Eugene Chi, General Manager - Western Region, Microsoft Corporation

Gene Dantsker, Director of Business Development and Licensing, Qualcomm LIFE Inc. 

Sujit Dey, Director, Center for Wireless Communications

Kameshwar Eranki, Founder and CEO, VajraSoft Inc.

Alex Gao, Head of Digital Health Lab, Samsung Research America

Ian Galton, Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, UC San Diego

Drew Hall, Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, UC San Diego

Waguih Ishak, Vice President and Chief Technologist, Corning Research and Development

Kristi Jaska, Vice President of Engineering, ViaSat Inc.

Benjamin Kanter, MD, FCCP, Chief Medical Information Officer, Vocera

​Young-Han Kim, Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, UC San Diego

Durga Malladi, Senior Vice President, Engineering Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

Simon Nazarian, Executive Director - Care Delivery Technology Services, Chief Architect and National Pharmacy Technology Leader, Kaiser Permanente

Truong Nguyen, Chair, Electrical and Compter Engineering, UC San Diego

Jim Petranovich, Senior Director of Technology, ViaSat Inc.

Mark Pierpoint, Vice President and General Manager, Internet Infrastructure Solutions, Keysight Technologies

Albert Pisano, Dean, Jacobs School of Engineering, UC San Diego

Bhaskar Rao, Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, UC San Diego

Gabriel Rebeiz, Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, UC San Diego

Theodore (Tod) Sizer, Vice President and Leader of Mobile Radio Research, Nokia Bell Labs

Prakash Suthar, Principal Architect, Cisco Systems Inc. 

Timothy Talty, Technical Fellow, General Motors

Giampaolo Tardioli, General Manager, Vice President, Keysight Technologies

Aleksandar Tasić, Principal Design Manager, Qualcomm

Maged Zaki, Director, Technical Marketing, Qualcomm

Charlie Zhang, Vice President of Standard and Mobility Innovation Lab, Samsung Research America