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September 9, 10 & 11, 2014
Sands Expo and Convention Center / Las Vegas
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Keynote Session: Tom Wheeler, FCC

September 09, 2014, 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Location: Sands Expo and Convention Center − Venetian Ballroom

Tom Wheeler became the 31st Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on November 4, 2013. Chairman Wheeler was appointed by President Barack Obama and unanimously confirmed by the United States Senate.

Tom Wheeler,
Chairman
Federal Communications Commission

Tom Wheeler, FCC - Super Mobility Week 2014 Keynote

For over three decades, Chairman Wheeler has been involved with new telecommunications networks and services, experiencing the revolution in telecommunications as a policy expert, an advocate, and a businessman. As an entrepreneur, he started or helped start multiple companies offering innovative cable, wireless, and video communications services. He is the only person to be selected to both the Cable Television Hall of Fame and The Wireless Hall of Fame, a fact President Obama joked made him "The Bo Jackson of Telecom."



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Keynote Session: Dan Hesse, Sprint

September 10, 2014, 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Location: Sands Expo and Convention Center − Venetian Ballroom

Dan Hesse joined Sprint as CEO in December 2007. Prior to his appointment, Hesse was the Chairman and CEO of Embarq Corporation, a $6 billion telecommunications services company. From 2000–2004, he served as Chairman, President and CEO of Terabeam Corporation, a wireless telecommunications technology company.

Dan Hesse,
Chief Executive Officer
Sprint

Dan Hesse joined Sprint as CEO in December 2007. Prior to his appointment, Hesse was the Chairman and CEO of Embarq Corporation, a $6 billion telecommunications services company. From 2000–2004, he served as Chairman, President and CEO of Terabeam Corporation, a wireless telecommunications technology company.

Hesse spent 23 years at AT&T. From 1997 – 2000, he served as the President and CEO of AT&T Wireless Services, at the time the United States’ largest wireless carrier. 

He received a BA from Notre Dame, an MBA from Cornell, and an MS from MIT where he was awarded the Brooks Thesis Prize.

In addition to receiving Corporate Responsibility magazines Lifetime Achievement Award, he has been named "Most Influential Person in Mobile Technology" by LAPTOP magazine (Steve Jobs was #2), Wireless Industry "Person of the Year" by RCR magazine, "Executive of the Year" by Wireless Business and Technology magazine, "CEO of the Year" by the National Eagle Leadership Institute, one of the five "Best Turnaround CEO’s of All Time" by Fierce Wireless, one of "10 Inspirational Leaders who Turned Around Their Companies" by Entrepreneur magazine, and he has twice received Wireless Week magazine’s Leadership Award. Glassdoor named Hesse one of 2014’s highest rated CEO’s by employees. Hesse will be recognized by the American India Foundation in May 2014 for excellence in corporate leadership and philanthropy. He was appointed by President Obama to the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee and serves on the National Board of Governors of the Boys and Girls Clubs of America.



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Keynote Session: Bill McDermott, SAP

September 10, 2014, 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Location: Sands Expo and Convention Center − Venetian Ballroom

Bill McDermott is Co-CEO of business software and enterprise mobile software market leader SAP. First appointed as Co-CEO in 2010, it was recently announced that Bill will become the company's sole CEO in May 2014.

Bill McDermott,
Co-CEO
SAP

Bill McDermott, SAP - Super Mobility Week 2014 Keynote

With 66,000 employees and 251,000 customers in 180 countries, SAP is one of the world's most global companies. With a vision to make the world run better and improve people's lives, the company achieved annual revenues of 16.9 billion EUROs in 2013. Today 74% of the world's financial transactions touch an SAP system and 98% of the world's most valuable brands run SAP software.

In 2013, Bill and Co-CEO Jim Hagemann Snabe were ranked #2 on Glassdoor.com's listing of the top 50 Highest Rated CEOs, based on their 99% approval rating from employees.

Before joining SAP, Bill served in senior executive roles with Siebel Systems, and Gartner, Inc. He spent 17 years at Xerox Corporation, where he progressively rose through the ranks to become the company's youngest corporate officer and division president.

Bill is a member of several external boards, including industry pioneers ANSYS and Under Armour. A champion of youth mentoring and community service, he was most recently recognized with the 2012 Promise Award by the Children's Aid Society of New York.

Bill holds an MBA in business management from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and he received his bachelor's degree in business management from Dowling College.


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