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PTC Academy: Navigating Change

20-21 September 2018
Bangkok, Thailand

Sponsored by
Loxley Broadband

In collaboration with

PTC Academy Thailand: Navigating Change provides exceptional management training to rising industry leaders. Course topics examine the global telecom industry, strategies to identify and solve issues in your business, and more. Expert instructors with senior executive experience lead each course, which includes a mix of presentations, in-depth case studies, and interactive exercises. For more information, contact academy@ptc.org.

WHEN WHERE
20-21 September 2018 Loxley Public Co., Ltd.
Bangkok, Thailand

REGISTRATION FEE:
PTC Member USD 695
Non-Member USD 995

Registration is limited to the first 30 students. Reserve your seat now to participate in PTC Academy Thailand: Navigating Change.

Sponsored by
Loxley Broadband

In collaboration with

PTC Academy Thailand: Navigating Change provides exceptional management training to rising industry leaders. Course topics examine the global telecom industry, strategies to identify and solve issues in your business, and more. Expert instructors with senior executive experience lead each course, which includes a mix of presentations, in-depth case studies, and interactive exercises. For more information, contact academy@ptc.org.

Sponsored by
Loxley Broadband

In collaboration with

WHEN WHERE REGISTRATION FEE
20-21 September 2018 Loxley Public Co., Ltd.
Bangkok, Thailand
PTC Member USD 695
Non-Member USD 995

Registration is limited to the first 30 students. Reserve your seat now to participate in PTC Academy Thailand: Navigating Change.

Program

THURSDAY
Time Topic
09.00–10.00 WHAT ARE THE BIGGEST CHALLENGES YOU WILL FACE AS A MOBILE, UNDERSEA, FIXED NETWORK TELCO, DATA CENTER, SATELLITE OR OTHER SERVICE PROVIDER OVER THE NEXT DECADE?
Team Presentation
Learning Outcomes:
How has the telecom business changed since 2000?
What challenges does this create for C-level executives?
How has customer demand changed?
How has competition changed?
Key business model issues
10.00–10.30 TEA/COFFEE BREAK
10.30–12.00 WHAT DRIVES EMERGING MARKET TRAFFIC AND WHAT DOES IT MEAN FOR YOU?
Presenter: Keith Shaw, VP Business Development EMEA, Equinix, Netherlands
Learning Outcomes:
What drives traffic load on emerging market long-haul networks?
What role is played by data centers?
What apps and use cases dominate?
Where are the markets likely to go?
12.00–13.00 LUNCH
13.00–14.00 EVOLUTION OF OTTS AND THEIR IMPACT ON TRADITIONAL REVENUE STREAMS. OPPORTUNITY OR THREAT FOR YOUR BUSINESS?
Presenter: Tony Mosley, Director, Business Operations, Ocean Specialists, Inc. (OSI), Guam
Learning Outcomes:
Is OTT an opportunity or threat?
What can executives do to convert threats into opportunities?
What are the key threats to revenue?
What are the key responses to create new revenue streams?
14.00–14.30 TEA/COFFEE BREAK
14.30–15.30 WORKSHOP: WHAT UNIQUE CHALLENGES WILL YOU FACE IN MOVING TOWARDS A NEXTGEN FUTURE?
Presenter: Sean Bergin, President & Co-Founder, APTelecom, Cambodia
Learning Outcomes:
How will your own segment of the business change?
What strategies are available to you?
What organizational changes must you make?
How can you make those changes?
15.30–16.00 WHERE ARE YOUR BIGGEST NEW REVENUE STREAMS? HOW DO YOU GRASP THEM?
Presenter: Anthony Rossabi, Executive Vice President & Chief Revenue Officer, TierPoint, USA
Learning Outcomes:
What drives the next wave of revenue growth?
Who are the customers?
What do those customers need and want?
How can you move to supply those needs?
FRIDAY
Time Topic
09.00–10.00 WHAT TECHNOLOGIES, PLATFORMS, AND NETWORK CHANGES WILL HAVE THE GREATEST IMPACT ON YOUR BUSINESS OVER THE NEXT DECADE? (WIRELESS, MOBILE, 5G, SPECTRUM SHARING, DATA CENTER, OPEN SOURCE, OPTICAL TRANSPORT, NETWORK ARCHITECTURES, OTHER)
Team Presentation
Learning Outcomes:
What are the biggest technology changes in each segment of the business?
What are the key platform changes in each segment of the business?
What are the key technology drivers in each segment of the business?
What must you do to acquire and use the tools?
10.00–10.30 TEA/COFFEE BREAK
10.30–12.00 WHO, WHY, WHERE, WHEN CAN YOUR BUSINESS MOVE UP THE STACK AND WHY DOES IT MATTER?
Presenter: Gary Kim, Content Developer, IP Carrier, USA
Learning Outcomes:
Can your segment move up the stack?
How can you do that?
What if you cannot move up the stack? What are the alternatives?
How does your strategy relate to revenue opportunities?
12.00–13.00 LUNCH
13.00–14.00 SKILLS YOU WILL NEED TO MOVE UP YOUR OWN CAREER LADDER
Presenter: Anthony Rossabi, Executive Vice President & Chief Revenue Officer, TierPoint, USA
Learning Outcomes:
Avoid these mistakes
Concentrate on these issues
Data center business as an example of how to apply skills
14.00–14.30 TEA/COFFEE BREAK
14.30–15.30 WHAT NEXT GENERATION NETWORKS WILL LOOK LIKE, WHERE THEY ARE GOING, AND WHAT MAKES THEM DIFFERENT
Presenter: Gary Kim, Content Developer, IP Carrier, USA
Learning Outcomes:
How and why are networks changing?
What has to be done to create such networks?
How might competitors react?
Key capabilities and how they lead to business outcomes
New business model opportunities created by new networks
15.30–16.00 WHAT HAVE WE LEARNED?
Presenter: To be announced

PRESENTERS

bergin_sean

SEAN BERGIN
President & Co-Founder
APTelecom
Cambodia

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Sean Bergin is based in APTelecom’s Asian headquarters in Cambodia. Bergin has been instrumental in building APTelecom into a globally recognized leader in telecom and fiber consulting, elevating from a start-up business to an award-winning global organization which has generated over US $195 million in sales for clients.

Bergin has significant management experience at both national and international levels. Along with APTelecom Co-Founder and CEO Eric Handa, Bergin has generated over half a billion dollars in sales for clients throughout his career.

Bergin is an Advisory Board Member for Pacific Telecommunications Council (PTC), and is a frequent speaker and panelist within the ICT sector.

kim_gary

GARY KIM
Content Developer
IP Carrier
USA

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Gary Kim is a communications industry analyst of 30 years, and currently works as a telecom/Internet conference content developer, authoring white papers, articles and marketing collateral for firms in the communications industry.

He recently founded the Spectrum Futures conference for the Pacific Telecommunications Council, and acts as a conference advisor for PTC.

He was cited as a global “Power Mobile Influencer” by Forbes; ranked second in the world for strategic coverage of the mobile business.

He is a member of Mensa, the international organization for people with IQs in the top 2 percent.

mosley_tony

TONY MOSLEY
Director, Business Operations
Ocean Specialists, Inc. (OSI)
Guam

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Tony has been in the telecommunications industry for 25 years having worked for MCI International, GTE International and Verizon Business as a general manager of a full-service telecommunications company. Tony is currently operating as Director of Business Development and project manager for OSI building a submarine cable system between Guam and the Northern Marianas Islands for Docomo Pacific.

He has developed insightful skills from managing numerous products and services to include wireless, wireline, IPTV, wholesale, voice, data, managed services colocation and submarine cables.

Tony led the sale of a Verizon Business telecommunications property overseas from the initial business case through the regulatory FCC and DHS Team telecommunications approval process. Following the sale of the business unit, he became the Chief Operating Officer of the company and a member of the Pacific Telecom Inc. Board of Directors; he provided corporate direction and oversight to a full-service operating telecommunications company.

Has been a member of PTC and PITA since 1998 and 2001 respectively.

Tony was in the US Navy and was the Officer in Charge of the US Navy Office in Singapore as a Lieutenant Commander in the Supply Corps.

rossabi_tony

ANTHONY ROSSABI
Executive Vice President & Chief Revenue Officer
TierPoint
USA

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With nearly 20 years of experience driving growth and innovation for technology and telecommunications enterprises, Mr. Rossabi is responsible for overseeing TierPoint’s revenue growth, managing the daily operations of the company’s sales organization, and contributing to strategic planning. Before TierPoint, he served as Managing Director for Digital Realty Trust’s colocation and connectivity business unit. Prior to that, he was Executive Vice President of Sales, Marketing, and Strategy for Telx Group, Inc. His career also includes leadership roles at TATA Communications, WilTel (now Level3) and BellSouth (now AT&T).

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KEITH SHAW
VP Business Development EMEA
Equinix
Netherlands

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Mr. Shaw is a senior International Telecommunication Specialist with over 30 years of experiences in the field of technology, business development and sales.

As the current VP of EMEA, Equinix, Mr. Shaw specializes particularly in the deployment of subsea cable systems into the Equinix facilities, the latest includes the Cinia C-Lion1 Cable (from Frankfurt to Helsinki) and Eastern Light (from Helsinki to Stockholm). He is also responsible for the collaboration with key Cloud Providers (e.g. Amazon, Google), as well as the location and acquisition of facilities in new markets.

Having worked previously in Hong Kong, Johannesburg, the Middle East, and London, Mr. Shaw is currently based in Amsterdam.

INVESTING IN FUTURE LEADERS

  • Telecommunications industry professionals can advance individual development plans
  • Address organizational succession planning by increasing junior executives’ knowledge base
  • Broad range of instructional backgrounds helps address leadership gaps
  • Participants will build a peer networking group across the industry
  • Increase employee recognition by investing in your organization’s top talent
  • Case-study applications of real-world industry challenges and opportunities
  • Gain exposure to the international telecommunications sector
  • Small class size, with no more than 30 students and 5 instructors to allow quality student mentoring
  • Instructors include senior executives from global telecommunications companies
  • Attendees receive complimentary registration to PTC’19 (transferable to another individual within the same company)

PTC ACADEMY

The PTC Academy provides exceptional management training to rising industry leaders. Academy courses focus on target topics necessary for professional advancement seldom addressed by formal education or institutional training. Expert instructors with senior executive experience lead each course, which includes a mix of presentations, in-depth case studies, and interactive exercises.

PTC ACADEMY GUAM: NAVIGATING CHANGE PROGRAM

Sponsored by

The PTC Academy, a training program for mid-career telecom professionals, was held in conjunction with the Pacific Islands Telecommunications Association’s (PITA) conference in Guam, on 27 April, at the Docomo Pacific office in Tamuning.

“Navigating Change” focused on business challenges faced by telecom service providers in a number of roles, including retail fixed network, mobile, data center, and undersea communications providers. The session also examined strategies for revenue growth in the 5G era.

Click here to read a full recap of the program in Guam.

Below please find detailed information about the program and featured speakers for the PTC Academy Guam: Navigating Change.

Sponsored by

PTC Academy Guam: Navigating Change, in conjunction with the Pacific Islands Telecommunications Association’s AGM, presents a course focusing on case studies to build strategies that identify and solve issues within your business, as well as challenges facing Pacific island nations. For more information, contact academy@ptc.org.

WHEN: Friday, 27 April 2018
WHERE: Docomo Pacific-Guam Office

PTC and Docomo Pacific are pleased to offer complimentary registration to PITA AGM attendees. Registration is limited to 30 students, so sign up today!

Friday
Time Topic
09.00–10.00 Session 1: What next generation networks will look like, where they are going, and what makes them different.
Presenter: Gary Kim, Founder, Spectrum Futures, USA
10.00–10.30 Tea/Coffee Break
10.30–12.00 Session 2: Moving up the OSI stack. Why carriers are offering much more than transport.
Presenter: Gary Kim, Founder, Spectrum Futures, USA
12.00–13.00 Lunch
13.00–14.00 Session 3: Evolution of OTTs and their impact on traditional revenue streams. Opportunity or threat?
Presenter: Tony Mosley, Director, Business Operations, Ocean Specialists, Inc., Guam
14.00–14.30 Tea/Coffee Break
14.30–15.30 Session 4: Group workshop/roundtable – “What unique challenges will PITA telcos face in moving towards a nextgen future?”
Presenter: Sean Bergin, President & Co-Founder, APTelecom, Cambodia
15.30–16.00 Session 5: Wrap up and conclusions

INSTRUCTORS

bergin_sean

SEAN BERGIN
President & Co-Founder
APTelecom
Cambodia

READ BIO

Sean Bergin is based in APTelecom’s Asian headquarters in Cambodia. Bergin has been instrumental in building APTelecom into a globally recognized leader in telecom and fiber consulting, elevating from a start-up business to an award-winning global organization which has generated over US $195 million in sales for clients.

Bergin has significant management experience at both national and international levels. Along with APTelecom Co-Founder and CEO Eric Handa, Bergin has generated over half a billion dollars in sales for clients throughout his career.

Bergin is an Advisory Board Member for Pacific Telecommunications Council (PTC), and is a frequent speaker and panelist within the ICT sector.

kim_gary

GARY KIM
Founder
Spectrum Futures
USA

READ BIO

Gary Kim is a communications industry analyst of 30 years, and currently works as a telecom/Internet conference content developer, authoring white papers, articles and marketing collateral for firms in the communications industry.

He recently founded the Spectrum Futures conference for the Pacific Telecommunications Council, and acts as a conference advisor for PTC.

He was cited as a global “Power Mobile Influencer” by Forbes; ranked second in the world for strategic coverage of the mobile business.

He is a member of Mensa, the international organization for people with IQs in the top 2 percent.

mosley_tony

TONY MOSLEY
Director, Business Operations
Ocean Specialists, Inc. (OSI)
Guam

READ BIO

Tony has been in the telecommunications industry for 25 years having worked for MCI International, GTE International and Verizon Business as a general manager of a full-service telecommunications company. Tony is currently operating as Director of Business Development and project manager for OSI building a submarine cable system between Guam and the Northern Marianas Islands for Docomo Pacific.

He has developed insightful skills from managing numerous products and services to include wireless, wireline, IPTV, wholesale, voice, data, managed services colocation and submarine cables.

Tony led the sale of a Verizon Business telecommunications property overseas from the initial business case through the regulatory FCC and DHS Team telecommunications approval process. Following the sale of the business unit, he became the Chief Operating Officer of the company and a member of the Pacific Telecom Inc. Board of Directors; he provided corporate direction and oversight to a full-service operating telecommunications company.

Has been a member of PTC and PITA since 1998 and 2001 respectively.

Tony was in the US Navy and was the Officer in Charge of the US Navy Office in Singapore as a Lieutenant Commander in the Supply Corps.

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