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April 5

9:10 Keynote: How SD-WAN and SDN/NFV are Changing the Network

Jeffrey Cohen, Partner Group Program Manager, Azure Networking, Microsoft

10:15 Enterprise Case Study: Designing and Transitioning to Intuit’s Hybrid WAN

Manish K. Gupta, Principal Architect - Workforce Technology Infrastructure, Intuit

11:10 TeleGeography Presentation: How to Know What Enterprises Should Pay Across the World and Across the Network

Michael Bisaha, Research Analyst, TeleGeography

14:20 Enterprise Case Study: Connecting Shell's Remote Sites With A Reliable High-Capacity Network

Andrew Forward, Capital Projects Portfolio Manager, Shell

Rob Barlow, CTO, WireIE

15:55 Enterprise Case Study: Designing BorgWarner’s Hybrid Network for Business Applications, Growth, Cost Control, and Security

Mark Williams, Senior Manager, Global Networks & Telecommunications, BorgWarner

April 6

9:05 Enterprise Case Study: Rebuilding Kaiser Permanente's WAN for the Cloud

Kristan Kline, Principal, Network Strategy, Office of the CTO, Kaiser Permanente

10:05 Enterprise Case Study: Transforming Gate Gourmet’s Global Network 

Garth Gray, VP Infrastructure Services, Gate Gourmet

11:50 Enterprise Case Study: Adopting SD-WAN to Support Unified Communications in Sensata’s WAN

Mark DeLorenzo, Senior Director, Global Technology Services, Sensata Technologies

 

WAN Summit New York 2015

April 27-28, 2015
Helen Mills Event Space and Theater 

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List of participating companies (PDF) 

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Opening Remarks from the Chair, Day 1

Stephan Beckert, VP, Strategy — TeleGeography

 

Competing on Connectivity

Shawn Hakl, VP, Enterprise Network & Managed Services — Verizon Enterprise Solutions

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Traffic Detours: Offloading Network Traffic to the Internet

Jeff Gray, Senior Director, Infrastructure Services — Warner Music Group
Ciaran Roche, Co-Founder & CTO — Coevolve
Steve Masters, VP, Customer Innovation & Solution Design — BT
Robert Schult, Research Director — TeleGeography (moderator)

 

Offloading Traffic to the Internet to Reduce Costs and Improve Performance

Lakshmi Eleswarpu, Director, Network Engineering — The Coca-Cola Company

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International Enterprise Service Availability

Robert Schult, Research Director — TeleGeography

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The Enterprise Cloud: How the Cloud is Changing the Network

Anand Narasimhan, Director, Program Architects — Salesforce.com
Ben Edmond, Chief Revenue Officer — Global Capacity
Alastair Johnson, Principal Solution Architect — Nuage Networks
Erik Kreifeldt, Senior Analyst — TeleGeography (moderator)

 

Hands On vs. Hands-Off: The Evolution of Managed Network Services

Braham Singh, VP & Senior Advisor — Hutchison Global Communications
Gina Nomellini, CMO — One Source Networks
George Kaichis, CTO — WireIE
Rohit Kumar, Principal Solutions Architect, Network Applications — Level 3 Communications
Robert Schult, Research Director — TeleGeography (moderator)

 

Enterprise Network Price Benchmarks

Greg Bryan, Senior Analyst — TeleGeography

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WAN Security Threat Landscape and Best Mitigation Practices

Rex Stover, VP, Enterprise Business, Americas — PCCW Global

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Making the Most of the Networks Contracting Process

Rob Bush, COO & Co-Founder — SourceConnect
Mark Sheard, Managing Director — TechCaliber Consulting
Taki Remtulla, CTO & Partner — Abilita
Greg Bryan, Senior Analyst — TeleGeography (moderator)

 

Closing Remarks from the Chair, Day 1

Stephan Beckert, VP, Strategy — TeleGeography

 

Opening Remarks from the Chair, Day 2

Stephan Beckert, VP, Strategy — TeleGeography

 

The Changing Role of the WAN: Matching Networks to Shifting Business Needs

Chalan Aras, VP & General Manager, CloudBridge Networking — Citrix
Khalid Raza, CTO — Viptela
Michael Thornton, IT Sr. Manager, Telecom Management Services, IT Global Infrastructure Services — Cisco Systems
Greg Bryan, Senior Analyst — TeleGeography (moderator)

 

Deploying New WAN Architectures to Address Evolving Business Requirements

Kristan Kline, Director, Global Network Operations — Avaya
Brianna Boudreau, Senior Analyst — TeleGeography (moderator)

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Bringing SDN and NFV from Concept to Reality

Sam Koetter, Senior Product Manager — XO Communications
Philip Olivero, CTO — Lightower Fiber Networks
Jeff Shafer, Executive Director, Network on Demand — AT&T
Erik Kreifeldt, Senior Analyst — TeleGeography (moderator)

 

2020 Foresight: The Future of Enterprise Networks

Justin Castillo, Head of Legal — BT Americas
David Alan Hughes, VP, IP Engineering — PCCW Global
Jim Poole, VP, Global Service Providers — Equinix
Robert Schult, Research Director — TeleGeography (moderator)

 

Closing Remarks from the Chair, Day 2

Stephan Beckert, VP, Strategy — TeleGeography

 

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Networks in the Age of the Cloud

Victoria Lonker, Director, Product & Partner Strategy, Verizon

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Connecting to the Cloud

Gary White, CEO & Principal Consultant, Global Telecom Consulting 
Mark Payne, Head of Engineering, BT Americas
Don Schuett, VP, Business Development & Strategy, Telx
Adam Janota, Director, Global Networks, Equinix
Rob Schult, Research Director, TeleGeography (Moderator)

 

Moving to the Cloud

Benjamin Greenberg, Strategic Manager, Data Center & Cloud EcoSystem, TW Telecom

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International Enterprise Service Availability: Expectations vs. Reality 

Rob Schult, Research Director, TeleGeography

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Sourcing the WAN: One or Many?

Taki Remtulla, CTO & Partner, Abilita

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One or Many? Global versus Regional WAN Procurement Strategies 

Jeff Beer, Vice President, Strategic Accounts, GTT 
Kenneth Ma, General Manager, China Telecom Canada
Braham Singh, Vice President & Senior Advisor, Hutchison Global Communications
Gary White, CEO & Principal Consultant, Global Telecom Consulting
Erik Kreifeldt, Senior Analyst, TeleGeography (Moderator)

 

Enterprise Networks in a Time of Abundance

Dave Schaeffer, CEO, Cogent Communications 
Erik Kreifeldt, Senior Analyst, TeleGeography (Moderator)

 

Managing the Networks Contracting Process

Justin Castillo, Head of Legal, BT Americas
Stephen Cook, Group Manager, Global Solutions, Verizon
Mark Johnston, Partner, Levine, Blaszak, Block & Boothby, LLP (LB3)
Taki Remtulla, CTO & Partner, Abilita
Stephan Beckert, VP, Strategy, TeleGeography (Moderator)

 

Enterprise Network Price Benchmarks

Greg Bryan, Senior Analyst, TeleGeography

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The Weakest Link: Overcoming the Limitations of Local Access

Colleen Boothby, Partner, Levine, Blaszak, Block & Boothby, LLP (LB3)
Ben Edmond, Chief Revenue Officer, Global Capacity
Gina Nomellini, Chief Marketing Officer, One Source Networks
Magesh Srinivasan, Group Vice President, Commercial Engineering, Time Warner Cable 
Greg Bryan, Senior Analyst, TeleGeography (Moderator)


Foreign Entanglements: Procuring Network Services in Emerging Markets

Glenn Maule, General Manager, Internet Solutions
Dave Ryan, Executive Vice President & Americas Regional Head, Tata Communications
Brianna Boudreau, Senior Analyst, TeleGeography (Moderator)

 

The Future of Networks

Will Warner, VP, Solutions Engineering & Business Development, Global Cloud Xchange
Ray Patalano, Director, Solutions Marketing, Cyan
Larry McIntosh, Senior Manager, Business Development, Tata Communications
Rob Schult, Research Director, TeleGeography (Moderator)