5G | In-Building Wireless Symposium

June 13 | 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm | Caesars Palace

Network communications have always been the foundational building block of innovation. Without robust and scalable “highways,” applications and solutions cannot evolve. Getting wireless communications deep inside buildings has long been a challenge. Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS) and WiFi have been the answer but are now being challenged because of the additional features that 5G, CBRS and private networks in general have to offer. In addition to cellular communications and WiFi, IOT and smart building applications provide their own set of opportunities. Unfortunately, the rapid evolution of some technologies and the overlap of solutions has resulted in industry confusion and uncertainty.

This precon event will provide a deep dive into both the challenges and opportunities for building owners and operators with respect to 5G, CBRS and other emerging in-building wireless technologies.

ADVISORS

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John Dulin Corning
John Dulin VP, Market Development John Dulin is a 30-year global telecom and enterprise executive and has held senior positions in product management, marketing and sales in the areas
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John Dulin
VP, Market Development
Corning

John Dulin is a 30-year global telecom and enterprise executive and has held senior positions in product management, marketing and sales in the areas of fiber optics, wireless and new technology development. Currently with Corning, John is focused on introducing its fiber optic and wireless innovations to the commercial real estate market.

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Jon Morris Ballast Networks
Jon Morris CEO
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Jon Morris
CEO
Ballast Networks

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Michael Osment Bedrock Detroit
Michael Osment CTO Michael Osment is Bedrock's Chief Technology Officer leading its technology team in building services, enterprise project management systems, data man
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Michael Osment
CTO
Bedrock Detroit

Michael Osment is Bedrock's Chief Technology Officer leading its technology team in building services, enterprise project management systems, data management and IT. In this role, Osment will merge technology with physical buildings to create new environments that deliver better services, reduce energy usage and enhance digital infrastructure. Michael has more than 20 years as an information and technology executive.

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Joe Rich Related Companies
Joe Rich EVP, CIO Joe Rich is EVP, CIO of Related Companies, a privately owned real estate firm with a portfolio of over $50 billion in real estate assets owned or unde
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Joe Rich
EVP, CIO
Related Companies

Joe Rich is EVP, CIO of Related Companies, a privately owned real estate firm with a portfolio of over $50 billion in real estate assets owned or under development that is made up of best-in-class mixed-use, residential, retail, office and affordable properties in premier high-barrier-to-entry markets. Joe has over 20 years experience as a CIO focused on global cultural change within the organization.

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Nicholas Stello Vornado Realty Trust
Nicholas Stello SVP, IT Infrastructure Nicholas Stello is the SVP of IT Infrastructure for New-York based Vornado Realty Trust. His responsibilities include leading the company's IT initiat
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Nicholas Stello
SVP, IT Infrastructure
Vornado Realty Trust

Nicholas Stello is the SVP of IT Infrastructure for New-York based Vornado Realty Trust. His responsibilities include leading the company's IT initiatives as they relate to in-building cellular, networking, cyber security and smart building connectivity. Vornado’s unique assets have enabled Mr. Stello to both differentiate and increase the value of its properties by structuring innovative agreements with national cellular carriers and other related technology providers.

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Jim Whalen BXP
Jim Whalen SVP, CIO/CTO Jim Whalen serves as SVP and CIO/CTO responsible for the direction and implementation of technology and applications at Boston Properties, a fully int
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Jim Whalen
SVP, CIO/CTO
BXP
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Jim Whalen serves as SVP and CIO/CTO responsible for the direction and implementation of technology and applications at Boston Properties, a fully integrated real estate investment trust and one of the largest owners and developers of Class-A office properties in the United States. Over a 27-year IT career, Jim has supported real estate operations ranging from residential, construction, public housing, commercial office and retail.

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Ilan Zachar Carr Properties
Ilan Zachar CTO Ilan Zachar is currently Chief Technology Officer at Carr Properties, a privately held REIT known for its portfolio of trophy-quality properties in th
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Ilan Zachar
CTO
Carr Properties

Ilan Zachar is currently Chief Technology Officer at Carr Properties, a privately held REIT known for its portfolio of trophy-quality properties in the Washington D.C. In this role, Ilan leverages vision and foresight to cross-pollinate best practices, processes, systems and resources across corporate operations/affiliates. Under his leadership, this has resulted in improvements in bottom-line costs, top-line business growth/scalability, operational sustainability and high performance and overall, strengthening his company’s role as a market leader. For over 20 years, Ilan has been executive business leader and innovative technology strategist for multinational real-estate and property development companies worldwide.

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