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New Keynote Format Set for ISE EXPO 2016: Closing Keynote Tech Talks

June 29, 2016
By Business Wire News


ISE magazine, formerly OSP magazine, the most trusted solutions and educational resource for professionals across the ICT industry, announced today, a new and exciting format for the ISE EXPO 2016 closing keynote. ISE will embrace the very popular TED Talks concept and spin it for ICT professionals. Each of the 5 participants will motivate and inspire attendees with a 5-minute Tech Talk on an ICT topic of their choice. Sharon Vollman, President and Editorial Director, ISE magazine, will be moderating this Tech Talk concept and facilitate a Q&A after the final presentation. The Closing Keynote Tech Talks will take place on Thursday, September 22, at 10:30 AM.

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ISE EXPO 2016: Closing Keynote Tech Talks Participants (Graphic: Business Wire)

ISE EXPO 2016: Closing Keynote Tech Talks Participants (Graphic: Business Wire)

Tech Talk Topics and Participants Include:

Tim Walden, Senior Vice President of Engineering and Construction, CenturyLink
Topic: The Supply Chain Arms Race

Kevin McElearney, Senior Vice President, Network Engineering, Engineering & Platform Services, Comcast Cable
Topic: IPv6 as Architecture

Mike Skudin, Senior Principal, Network Architecture, Windstream
Topic: Teaching Old Dogs New Tricks

James Male, Senior Director, Business Operations, Level 3
Topic: Change the Rules: How to Invest in a Successful Tech Workforce

Charlie Cano, Chief Executive Officer/General Manager, Etex Telephone Cooperative
Topic: Big Data for Dummies

“TED Talks bring the world’s leading thinkers to us via short inspirational talks on the topics of technology, science, business, global issues and much more. And they are wildly popular. That’s why we came up with our own ICT spin on this great way to learn,” said Sharon Vollman, President and Editorial Director, ISE magazine.

ISE EXPO (formerly OSP EXPO) is the industry-leading trade show for wireless and wireline network solutions and education. This event offers more than 35 accredited seminars, industry keynotes and more than 200 vendors showcasing the latest in cutting-edge products and service solutions. Attendee demographics boasts an impressive audience with about 70% of attendees having purchasing authority/influence. ISE EXPO’s audience hails from across the United States and around the globe. ISE EXPO will take place September 20 – 22 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio, Texas.

For complete information about ISE EXPO and to register to attend, visit

About ISE Magazine

ISE magazine is the most trusted educational and solutions resource for 21,000 professionals across the ICT industry. Each month, ISE delivers 20+ educational articles and showcases leading technology solutions in an approachable and interesting format. ISE magazine is the foundation for the entire ISE brand. Not only is ISE magazine the HOW-TO resource for communications and entertainment providers, it has connected advertisers with key buyers and decision-makers for more than 30 years. For more information or to subscribe to ISE magazine, visit

Mary Lou Hutchinson