Achieving Successful Network Technology Migration

Tuesday, November 5
7:30 a.m. - 8:55 a.m.
Olmsted Ballroom

C-Suite Networking Breakfast Program
 (Open to senior level executives only) 

Sponsored by  


David Wuensch
Vice President of Business Development
Axcent Networks



Brian Kurkowski 
Principal Member of Technical Staff
FirstLight Fiber


Christopher Levendos
Vice President, Network Engineering and Operations
Crown Castle


Tina Metivier 
Vice President, Emergency Services Operations 


Innovation in network technologies is occurring at a rapid pace. Today’s network operators are faced with the challenge of adopting new technologies into existing network environments. While new technologies are creating significant opportunities for network operators, success is not a given. Migrations need to balance plans to deploy new transport, switching, and wireless technologies with the accurate inventory and optimization of current infrastructure all while ensuring continuity in business operations and service availability. In this insightful panel, hear the migration experiences of cross-industry engineering and operations experts.  Panelists will share best practices learned and how they are preparing for the challenges of future technology adoption.