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PTC’18 provides ICT professionals the opportunity to start the year planning and networking, as well as listening to the industry’s brightest minds discuss what the future will bring. In this brief blog, we’ll discuss the Monday keynotes and what topics attendees can expect to hear about during these sessions.

The first presentation will be given by Tetsuya Shoji, NTT Communications President & CEO. His presentation, “Transform. Transcend. ~Digital Transformation for Connecting Worlds~,” will focus on the considerable challenges and opportunities facing telecom operators in this age of global digital transformation. How will business models, eco-systems, and markets at every level be impacted? Join us at 10.00 local time to find out.

The second keynote of the day will be delivered by Juliana Rotich, Tech Entrepreneur, Strategic Advisor, and Co-Founder, BRCK. In her Highlighter presentation, “Scratching The Surface: Platforms, Impact & Innovation,” she will discuss the massive impact that can be made when unconnected communities around the globe gain access to the Internet. If you aren’t familiar with her work and the capabilities of BRCK, you do not want to miss this presentation, beginning at 10.30.

In the final keynote of the day, kicking off at 11.20, Jonathan Atkin will moderate a panel of global CEOs–featuring Bill Barney, Chairman & CEO, Global Cloud Xchange, and CEO & Board Director, Reliance Communications, and PTC Board Director; Carl Grivner, Colt CEO; and Bevan Slattery, Founder & CEO, Superloop–as they discuss “Technology Drivers, Strategic Directions.” This panel will focus on key emerging technologies and how they will impact business strategies in the coming years.

For more details on the Monday keynotes, please click here. To see the PTC’18 program in its entirety, click here.