• A Hybrid Conference – In-Person and Virtual Presentations
  • Technical Conference:  24 – 28 March 2024
  • Exhibition: 26 – 28 March 2024
  • San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, California, USA

Network Operator Summit: Keynote

Wednesday, 27 March, 10:15 – 10:45

Theater I

Moderator: Lisa Huff, Senior Principal Analyst, Omdia, USA

Keynote Speaker

Masahisa Kawashima, IOWN Technology Director, NTT, IOWN Development Office, Japan

Masahisa Kawashima is currently leading NTT's R&D of Innovative Optical and Wireless Network (IOWN) as the IOWN Technology Director. He also serves as the Chair of the Technology Working Group at IOWN Global Forum. He has worked as a bridge between technologies and businesses since joining NTT in 1994. His expertise includes high-speed networking, SDN, cloud/edge computing, AI, and data management. He is now exploring innovative ways of making products/services cloud-native, leveraging the evolution of optical communication and optoelectronics integration technologies.