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Embracing Change for Collective Impact. This year’s Summit theme reflects our optimism for the future and our recognition of the rapid change happening in our sector and in technology. True to NetHope’s legacy, our collaboration to explore, understand, and chart a course  to help our sector use technology well is key to achieving our respective missions.  With a renewed focus on working together, we can fully realize the promise of technology to impact our work, our organizations and our world.
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Thursday, November 5 • 1:15pm - 2:00pm
Next Generation Connectivity: Low-Orbit Satellites, TV White Spaces and More! LIMITED

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NetHope is working with private sector partners and regulatory agencies to support newly viable, affordable and reliable connectivity technologies. Join us as we explore what technologies are available and the costs of implementation.

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Jack Deasy

Director of Government Business Development, O3b
Jack joined O3b Networks as Director of Government Business Development in 2013. He is responsible for developing partnerships and solutions to meet the satellite broadband requirements of the public sector and related nongovernmental humanitarian organizations. Previously, Jack worked at Inmarsat where he led business development activities for public safety/disaster response and aeronautical and UAV programs. In the past, Jack has served as... Read More →
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Jonathan Metzger

CoP, NetHope
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Joe Simmons

Global Connectivity Programs, NetHope
Joe brings a focus of enabling enterprise-class networking and rural broadband infrastructure in the developing world to NetHope through his consultancy with the Global Connectivity Program. He has over 20 years of experience in technical management and solutions development at Bell Labs and Cisco Systems. He was also a technology consultant to The Heldrich Center on Workforce Development at Rutgers University and the State of New Jersey... Read More →
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Haiyun Tang

CEO, Adaptrum
Haiyun Tang is Chief Executive Officer at Adaptrum, Inc., a Silicon Valley based company that develops cognitive radio technology and is heavily involved in TV White Space policy in the US and worldwide. He received B.S. degree from Caltech and Ph. D. degree in Electrical Engineering from U. C. Berkeley. Haiyun is a world leading expert on dynamic spectrum access and TV White Space technology and has published numerous technical papers on the... Read More →

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O3b Networks is a global satellite service provider building a next-generation satellite constellation and network for enterprise, government, and NGO customers in geographical regions where true broadband connectivity currently does not exist. TheO3b system combines the global reach of satellite with the speed of a fiber-optic network | providing capability to billions of potential consumers in nearly 180 countries with... Read More →

Thursday November 5, 2015 1:15pm - 2:00pm
Lounge 9 - 0.9.34

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