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Cradlepoint Sponsors Distinguished Panel on 5G Enterprise Opportunities Coinciding With 5G North Americas Event

BOISE, Idaho – May 10, 2018 – Cradlepoint, the global leader in cloud-delivered, edge solutions for 4G/5G-enabled networks, announced today it will be sponsoring a panel discussion that coincides with the 5G North America event next week in Austin, Texas to explore the emerging opportunities for advanced gigabit LTE and 5G services within the enterprise wide-area network (WAN) market. The panel includes distinguished experts on advanced 4G and 5G cellular technologies from Cradlepoint, Ericsson, AT&T, Intel and Telit, as well as innovative mobile healthcare provider Visio Health.

The panel discussion, hosted by RCR Wireless, will take place at Stubbs BBQ in Austin, Texas, at 5:00 pm CDT on May 14, immediately following the first day of the 5G North America and Big Communications event, which are co-located at the Austin Convention Center from May 14 – 16, 2018. Cradlepoint will also be participating in several other panels on SD-WAN and 5G technologies at the 5G North America and Big Communications events.

For over a decade, 5G North America has played a key role in the education and transformation of the telecoms market. This year’s event aims to prepare attendees for tomorrow’s hyper-connected world, as 5G starts to become a reality, and new technologies are implemented, unlocking many key benefits for consumers and businesses alike. The two day, Big Communications Event, is hosted by Heavy Reading’s team of analysts, with a focus on automation, AI and machine learning, SD-WAN, networking and more.

Cradlepoint’s participation in these events highlight the implications of digital transformation on the enterprise WAN. As well as the need to connect more people, places and things than ever before as a result of the digital economy which is driving the adoption of software-defined WAN and 4G LTE and 5G services.

Pathway to 5G: Opportunities for the Enterprise Edge

Date: Monday, May 14, 5:00 – 7:30 pm

Location:  Stubbs BBQ, Austin, Texas – near the Austin Convention Center

Moderator: Kelly Hill, RCR Wireless

Panel Participants:

  • Lindsay Notwell, SVP, 5G Strategy & Global Carrier Operations, Cradlepoint
  • Cagatay Buyukkoc, Lead Member of Technical Staff, AT&T
  • Haseeb Akhtar, Principal Solutions Consultant, Ericsson
  • Caroline Chan, VP and GM, 5G Infrastructure Division, Network Platform Group, Intel
  • Alon Segal, CTO, Telit
  • Anthony Stanley, VP of Technology and Operations at Visio Health

Register to attend the panel here:  

Other panel discussions that Cradlepoint is participating in at the 5G North America/BCE event include:

SD-WAN: How the Market is Evolving Panel Discussion

Date: Tuesday, May 15, 4:10 – 5:10 pm 

Event: Big Communications

Moderator: Kelsey Ziser, Editor, Light Reading


  • Roger Billings, Global Solutions Architect, Cradlepoint 
  • Pascal Menezes, Chief Technology Officer, MEF
  • Dogu Narin, Senior Director Product Management, Versa Networks
  • Jeff Shafer, Assistant Vice President, Product Management – Virtual Edge, AT&T Business
  • Kevin Sahim, VP, Engineering (Managed Services), GTT

Ultra-Reliable Low-Latency Communications & the Network Edge

Date: Tuesday, May 15, 4:10 – 5:10 pm

Event: Big Communications

Moderator: Gabriel Brown, Principal Analyst, Heavy Reading


  • Lindsay Notwell, SVP, 5G Strategy & Global Carrier Operations
  • Phill Lawson-Shanks, Chief Innovation Officer, EdgeConneX
  • Jeni Panhorst, Sr. Director, Strategic Planning & Program Management, Network Platforms Group, Intel
  • Kishore Raja, VP Engineering Strategic Programs, Boingo Wireless

5G Based Fixed Wireless Access & In-Building Cellular Networks for SMEs and Residential Applications

Date: Wednesday, May 16, 12:00 – 12:40 pm

Event: 5G North America


  • Lindsay Notwell, SVP, 5G Strategy & Global Carrier Operations, Cradlepoint 
  • Iain Gillot, Founder & President, iGR
  • Neeraj Garg, Director, Digital Transformation, Verizon
  • James Childs, VP Strategy, North America, CBNL

Learn more about the 5G North America / Big Communications Event:

About Cradlepoint

Cradlepoint is the global leader in cloud-delivered edge solutions for 4G/5G-enabled branch, mobile, and IoT networks. Cradlepoint Elastic Edge™ is powered by the NetCloud services platform and provides a blueprint for pervasive, software-driven wireless WANs that connect people, places and things everywhere with complete visibility, security and control. More than 20,000 enterprise and government organizations around the world — including 75 percent of the world’s top retailers, 50 percent of the Fortune 100 and 25 of the largest U.S. cities — rely on Cradlepoint to keep critical branches, points of commerce, field forces, vehicles, and IoT devices always connected and protected. Major service providers use Cradlepoint wireless solutions as the foundation for innovative managed network services. Founded in 2006, Cradlepoint is a privately held company headquartered in Boise, Idaho, with a development center in Silicon Valley and international offices in the UK and Australia.

Learn more at or follow us on Twitter @cradlepoint.


Holly Langbein
Highwire PR
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