Executive Insights & Interviews

The educational content of this category relates to ISE's exclusive executive interview series of Telecom/Communications Service Providers' (CSPs) leaders.  Best practices and guidance are targeted to telecom providers, contractors and others aligned with the ICT industry.


Management & Motivation

Executive Insights with Chris Sambar, President – AT&T Network

Dec. 1, 2023
ISE Magazine interviews Chris Sambar, President – AT&T Network, on topics including 5G, Network Security, AI, Private Networks, and leadership.
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Management & Motivation

Executive Insights with Julie Slattery, Senior Vice President, Core Engineering & Operations, Verizon

Oct. 2, 2023
John Quincy Adams said, “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” Read how this SVP does just that.
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Executive Insights & Interviews

Executive Insights with Brightspeed’s Co-Founders and ISE EXPO 2023 Keynote Presenters

Aug. 3, 2023
Learn what the co-founders of Brightspeed—Bob Mudge, Chris Creager and Tom Maguire—say about challenges in fiber deployment, permitting wishes and their focus on authentic leadership...
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Executive Insights & Interviews

Executive Insights with ISE EXPO’s Tech Talk Presenters

June 5, 2023
Get inside the minds of our ISE EXPO 2023 Tech Talk presenters from Brightspeed, Etex Telephone Cooperative, TDS Telecom and Verizon.


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Professional Development/Leadership

Executive Insights with Joe Pellegrini, Chief Construction Officer, Great Plains Communications (GPC)

April 6, 2023
Learn how Great Plains Communications is growing into an IT-IS centric business with leadership from Chief Construction Officer Joe Pellegrini.
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Management & Motivation

What Matters Most for 2023

Feb. 3, 2023
Leaders from Congruex, Corning Optical Communications, Esri, Fujitsu Network Communications, PLP and Render Networks speak their minds.
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Executive Insights & Interviews

Executive Insights with Bruce Moore, CEO, Highline Midwest

Feb. 1, 2023
Q&A with Bruce Moore, CEO, Highline Midwest, about living up to funding commitments, working with state advocates, and developing the fiber workforce of the future.
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Executive Insights & Interviews

Best of ISE’s 2022 Executive Interviews

Dec. 29, 2022
Best of 2022 Thought Leadership from leaders in the ICT/Telecom industry.
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Professional Development/Leadership

ICT Visionaries Dive Deeper in Part 3

Oct. 5, 2022
Part 3 of our Exclusive Q&As with Arelion, AT&T, Clearfield, Lumen, TDS Telecom, Telstra, and Verizon