Understanding the Transformational Effect of 5G Wireless Technology
Connectivity is changing all aspects of commerce, entertainment, public safety, health and well-being. Imperative is the understanding of what changes will occur with next-generation 5G networks. Chris Pearson, President of 5G Americas, “The Voice of 5G and LTE for the Americas,” provides understanding of the transformational effect of 5G wireless technology.
- 5G trends and forecasts
- How 5G is different from 4G
- 5G communication, automation and vertical industries
- Status of global 5G standards
- What are the ingredients for 5G success in the Americas?
- What is the timeline for 5G commercial rollouts?
Attend Chris’s keynote to learn what a heterogeneous network of the future will look like as fixed and mobile broadband services converge and why 5G will not replace LTE, but in most cases, the two technologies will be tightly integrated and coexist.
Register BEFORE February 28, 2019 for a 50% Early Bird Discount!
($300 Standard Registration March 1, 2019 – On-Site)
About Chris Pearson
Chris Pearson is the President of 5G Americas. In his executive role, he is responsible for the overall planning of the organization and providing management for the integration of strategy and operations in the areas of technology, marketing, public relations and regulatory affairs. As President of 5G Americas (formerly called 4G Americas), Mr. Pearson represents the organization’s Market Representation Partner interests within the 3rd Generation Partnership Program (3GPP) organization. Mr. Pearson led the organization from its inception in 2001 as the 3GPP family of technologies market share grew from 10 percent in 2001 to more than 95 percent in North, Central and South America. Mr. Pearson came to the organization from the Universal Wireless Communications Consortium (UWCC) where he served as Executive Vice President in charge of the strategic executive management of the global TDMA wireless technology consortium. Prior to joining the UWCC, Mr. Pearson held several senior technical and marketing positions at AT&T Wireless and GTE. With more than 30 years of experience in the telecommunications industry, Mr. Pearson is a recognized spokesperson in mobile wireless and 5G technology trends and has spoken at technology conferences throughout the world including CES, Mobile World Congress, CTIA Super Mobility, 5G World North America, IEEE 5G World Forum, 5G New Horizons Wireless Symposium and 5G Forum USA. Mr. Pearson earned a Master of Business Administration degree from The Albers School of Business and Economics at Seattle University and a Bachelor of Arts degree with emphasis in Marketing and Finance from the University of Washington.