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CTIA Super Mobility announces keynote line-up

Steve Rogerson
August 17, 2016
AT&T Mobility president and CEO Glenn Lurie will kick off next month’s CTIA Super Mobility with a discussion on the transformative power and growth potential for the IoT as smart enterprises and intelligent networks enable connected life.
Lurie, who is also 2016 CTIA chairman, is the first of line-up of keynote speakers announced by the organisers of America’s largest wireless event, which takes place in Las Vegas from September 7 to 9.
Verizon EVP and president of operations John Stratton will talk about how 5G and a new fibre-wireless architecture will usher in a new phase of transformation for smart communities and the next era of growth for the wireless industry.
Nokia president and CEO Rajeev Suri will outline the steps needed to make 5G a commercial reality and highlight use cases such as autonomous cars, industrial automation, remote robotics, smart cities and personal healthcare that the next generation of mobile technology will bring to life.
Qualcomm Technologies EVP and CTO Matt Grob will discuss leading the world to 5G, including pioneering technologies and best in class prototypes accelerating progress towards a unified connectivity fabric.
Business icon Mark Cuban will keynote on lessons learned from his lucrative entertainment and technology investments and forecast opportunities in emerging mobile markets. Cuban is chairman and CEO of AXS TV, owner of the Dallas Mavericks, featured investor on ABC's Shark Tank and maintains an ever-growing portfolio of companies.
The Chernin Group CEO and former News Corps COO Peter Chernin will share how media content and demand will continue to shift to meet the needs of a mobile and social-first generation.
The CTIA show will include programmes about US policy matters affecting the wireless industry, including a keynote from Federal Communications Commission chairman Tom Wheeler.
"CTIA Super Mobility keynote speakers represent every aspect of the evolving wireless industry from business and content to policy and technological innovations," said Meredith Attwell Baker, president and CEO of CTIA. “This year's keynote speakers are the top innovators in the industry, constantly pushing the boundaries so that we continue to benefit from a mobile-first world.”