PTC Webinar Series: Frictionless Business

About the Webinars

The information and communication technologies (ICT) industry is playing a critical role in today’s unprecedented times. In the months leading up to PTC’21: New Realities, the PTC Webinar Series: Frictionless Business™, will provide leaders, investors, analysts, technologists, academics, and others guidance on new trends and priorities. These sessions will weave today’s key challenges with breakthrough ideas and emerging innovations. Industry players will share perspectives ranging from organizational leadership to digital transformation, from investment outlook to rapidly evolving technologies, such as AI and edge computing.

When
Webinars will resume in February 2021. If you would like more information about the 2021 PTC Webinar Series: Frictionless Business™, please complete the sign up form below.

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Past Webinars

Global Finance and Investment Perspectives
Wednesday, 18 November 2020, 14:00-15:00 Hawaii Standard Time

Capital deployment into digital infrastructure continues to grow, driving the creation of new platforms in multiple regions and contributing to the steady pace of M&A seen across the sector. This panel features leading players in the investment and finance sector that are driving investments in data infrastructure across Asia-Pacific, the Americas, and EMEA.

Moderator:

Jonathan AtkinJONATHAN ATKIN
Managing Director, RBC Capital Markets,
USA

Panelists:

Beth HoffmanBETH HOFFMAN
Managing Director, Berkshire Partners,
USA

Jasvinder KhairaJASVINDER KHAIRA
Sr. Managing Director, Tactical Opportunities – New York, Blackstone,
USA

Waldemar SzlezakWALDEMAR SZLEZAK
Managing Director, Digital Infrastructure, KKR,
USA

Van VeselyJAN VESELY
Partner, EQT Partners,
USA

Network Evolution in the 2020s
Wednesday, 14 October 2020, 14:00 Hawaii Standard Time

2020 kicks off a decade of major transformation for ICT technologies as well as new realities for business and customer needs. In the short term, the global pandemic has exponentially accelerated work from home, remote learning, video conferencing, telemedicine, and streaming entertainment. In the longer term, today’s disruptions are leading to cultural shifts in the use of video, mobile, and remote activities such as work and learning. The ongoing ICT revolution is bringing unprecedented new capabilities through 5G deployments, intelligent devices, edge computing, and bandwidth, interconnection, and data center growth. This one-hour panel will discuss these dramatic shifts with the global leaders that are at the intersection of shifting needs, evolving technologies, and new revenue streams.

Moderator:

Joe WeinmanJOE WEINMAN
Founder & Principal, XFORMA LLC,
USA

Panelists:

Najam AhmadNAJAM AHMAD
VP, Network Infrastructure, Facebook
USA

Campbell MassieCAMPBELL MASSIE
Advocacy Manager, North America, GSMA
USA

Chris SharpCHRIS SHARP
CTO, Digital Realty
USA

Dave TemkinDAVE TEMKIN
VP, Network & Systems, Netflix
USA

Impact of COVID-19 on Data Centers and Network Infrastructure
Tuesday, 15 September 2020, 14:00 Hawaii Standard Time

Our candid C-suite discussion will explore what new norms are being defined as today’s massive escalation of digital infrastructure development is creating complex new realities. Executives will share insights on how we must strategically respond to major challenges and seize new opportunities in this next tidal wave of digital transformation.

Moderator:

Bill BarneyBILL BARNEY
Chairman & Managing Partner, Asian Century Equity
Hong Kong SAR China

Panelists:

Dan CarusoDAN CARUSO
CEO, Zayo
USA

Keri GilderKERI GILDER
CEO, COLT
United Kingdom

Bevan SlatteryBEVAN SLATTERY
Founder, SUB.CO / Cloudscene / Superloop / Megaport / NEXTDC
Australia

Bill SteinBILL STEIN
CEO, Digital Realty
USA

Moderator:

JONATHAN ATKIN, Managing Director, RBC Capital Markets, USA

Panelists:

BETH HOFFMAN, Managing Director, Berkshire Partners, USA
JASVINDER KHAIRA, Sr. Managing Director, Tactical Opportunities – New York, Blackstone, USA
WALDEMAR SZLEZAK
, Managing Director, Digital Infrastructure, KKR, USA
JAN VESELY, Partner, EQT Partners, USA