Service Provider Strategies for the Edge: CenturyLink and Telefónica
Aug 4, 2020
- Enterprise & Cloud Networking vSummit
- Release Date:
- Tuesday, 4th August, 2020
David Shacochis, VP of Enterprise Technology and Field CTO at CenturyLink
David López Meco, Manager - Connectivity Innovation – Project Lead, Enterprise Networking & Edge Computing at Telefónica
Goker Ozturk, Segment Manager for Enterprise Networking, Network Platforms Group at Intel Corporation
Guy Daniels, Director of Content, TelecomTV
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Hear from service providers about the edge opportunity and offerings in enterprise. CenturyLink will discuss its cloud-inspired approach for orchestrating and managing lifecycle for a range of VNFs from different partners, across cloud, network and edge environments
Telefonica will share its innovative open approach to Edge in the areas of user experience & TCO, ecosystem, architecture and methodology and cloud, and specifics on how uCPE, SD-WAN, and Security plays a critical role for Enterprise Edge.
Hear how Intel technologies and ingredients specific to networking, security and IoT can be used to help build an intelligent enterprise edge
VP of Enterprise Technology and Field CTO at CenturyLink
David Shacochis currently leads the Product Management team for Hybrid IT Solutions at CenturyLink, responsible for managed solutions across applications, infrastructure, and hybrid cloud. As a senior leader within the product organization, he is commercially responsible for profitable growth, service design and roadmap development across the global cloud core and the distributed cloud edge. His experience with firms at the heart of the cloud computing revolution - such as UUNET, Exodus, Digital Island, Qwest, Savvis, Tier 3 and Level 3 - has built a wealth of IT service provider experience with a variety of clients across the public and private sector.
David López Meco
Manager - Connectivity Innovation – Project Lead, Enterprise Networking & Edge Computing at Telefónica
David is a Product Manager at the Telefónica’s Global Innovation Unit. In this role, he has participated in several projects such as central office transformation based on CORD, edge computing and private 5G networks. Currently, he is leading a project focused on accelerating SME digitalization starting by software defined networking and security products and participating as internal consultant in other projects within the Global Innovation Unit.
Previously, David worked as Management Consultant in both Deloitte and Capgemini Invent (former Capgemini Consulting) in the Telecommunications, Media and Technology area.
David has a Master of Science in Telecommunication Engineering from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid.
Segment Manager for Enterprise Networking, Network Platforms Group at Intel Corporation
With more than 21 years of experience in the IT industry, and 14+ years with Intel, Mr. Ozturk currently serves as Segment Manager for Enterprise Networking in Network Platforms Group business unit at Intel. He is responsible from accelerating adoption of Hybrid/Multi-cloud networking from Edge to Clouds and SD-WAN/uCPE for Enterprise Edge technologies and solutions in the Enterprise segment. He is working with key partners (SIs, OEMs, ISVs), field teams, key enterprise end users and service providers for this purpose on joint solution creation and joint go to market. Before his current role at Intel, he carried a wide spectrum of roles in sales and marketing group in Intel, working with service providers, enterprises and partners. He holds B.S in Computer Engineering and MBA degrees.
Director of Content, TelecomTV
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