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AGL November Virtual Summit

November 10 | 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM EST

Don’t miss the November AGL Virtual Summit! Bringing you high-quality education from the safety and comfort of your home or office.

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Date:
November 10
Time:
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Website:
https://www.crowdcast.io/e/AGLVIRTUAL-NOV2021

Venue

Online

Organizer

AGL Media Group
Phone:
(714) 504-1145
Email:
summits@aglmediagroup.com

Session Topics

Keynote
Keynote Sponsored by:

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“Marc
Marc Ganzi
President & Chief Executive Officer, Digital Bridge Group, Inc.
Marc C. Ganzi is President and Chief Executive Officer of DigitalBridge. Prior to becoming President and Chief Executive Officer of DigitalBridge, Mr. Ganzi founded and served as Chief Executive Officer of Digital Bridge Holdings, a leading global investor and owner of mobile and internet infrastructure that was acquired by DigitalBridge in July 2019 as part of DigitalBridge’s transformation to become the premier platform for digital infrastructure and real estate investment. At the time of the acquisition, Digital Bridge Holdings managed nearly $20 billion of global digital infrastructure assets, including assets managed with DigitalBridge in its initial digital infrastructure fund. In conjunction with the acquisition, Mr. Ganzi became CEO-Elect of DigitalBridge. Prior to Digital Bridge, Mr. Ganzi founded Global Tower Partners (“GTP”) in 2003, which grew to become one of the largest privately-owned tower companies in the U.S. under his leadership before being acquired by American Tower Corporation in 2013 for $4.8 billion. At GTP, Mr. Ganzi executed a series of strategic acquisitions, build-to-suit agreements with wireless carriers and financings in the credit markets.

“Alex
Alex Gellman
Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder, Vertical Bridge
Alex Gellman is one of the Co-founders and Senior Advisor to DigitalBridge and the Co-Founder and CEO of Vertical Bridge, the largest private owner and operator of wireless communications infrastructure in the U.S. Prior to co-founding Vertical Bridge, Mr. Gellman was President and COO of Global Tower Partners, the largest privately held tower company in the U.S. Mr. Gellman was instrumental in the sale of Global Tower Partners to American Tower Corporation in 2013 for over $4.8 billion. Previously, Mr. Gellman has been involved in many successful ventures, including Sonitrol Corporation, a leading provider of verified electronic security in North America where he served as President and COO until its sale to Stanley Works.
Mr. Gellman also co-founded Apex Site Management, the largest third-party manager of wireless and wireline communications sites in the U.S. Apex merged with SpectraSite Communications to create the largest telecommunications site portfolio in the U.S.

A Different View from the Top
As the technology evolves, so does the industry. This session examines these changes in depth. Be it macro sites, small cells, fiber, edge technologies or other infrastructure, these women know the view is always clearest from the top. They will discuss the latest news, industry predictions and more. This is a “Don’t Miss” session for all.
Speakers:
Lisa White (mod),
Former Wes-Tec President
Lynn Whitcher,
MD7
Victoria Lamberth,
ZenFi
Jessica Firestone,
Tempest Telecom
Venturing Out: Post-Pandemic Investment
Wireless infrastructure builds never stop. The demand for more bandwidth seems to increase every year and must be met. And it all begins with investments. This session examines the types of opportunities that attract investors, including new business, mergers and acquisitions, and expanding industry subgroups. For anyone interested in the financial constructs that fund wireless infrastructure, this is the session for you.
Speakers:
John Koos (mod),
Butler America Telecom /Core Development Services
Clayton Funk,
Houlihan Lokey
Bill MacNamara,
Alliance Funding Group
Out of Stock: Mitigating Global Supply Chain Issues
The pandemic set off a chain of events that has industries scrambling to meet demand for their customers. The wireless industry has been no exception. Steel prices have risen, chip makers continue to experience significant backlogs and many companies are having issues getting simple packaging for their products. In this session we will examine the areas of concern for our industry and discuss how to navigate this unprecedented time of shortage.
Speakers:
Sonya Roshek,
B+T Group
Chuck McDonald,
3M
Claude Aiken,
WISPA

Sponsors

Total Tech Sponsor

Site Pro 1

Valmont Site Pro 1 is the premier manufacturer and distributor of wireless site components and safety products. Our strengths are a massive inventory in nine locations around the United States and an infrastructure that is built to act immediately to our customers’ needs. Visit SitePro1.com to learn more.

Small Cell Solutions

Wireless Site Components Catalog

Safety, Supply & Rigging Catalog


RayCap

Raycap has a unique combination of small-cell technology, expertise and manufacturing to help you speed the deployment of 4G or 5G wireless networks. We combine unique products and deep experience to help solve deployment challenges – on time, on budget, no surprises. Our integrated fully concealed, and carrier-approved small cell poles provide solutions for any site, and now, with our exclusive InvisiWave® material, the concealment of 5G mmWave small cell sites are made easy as well.

C-Band Auctions and New Small Cell Formats Drive 5G Expansion

Keeping Innovation Connected with 5G in the AT&T Discovery District

Raycap Capabilities Infographic 2020


Vertical Bridge

Vertical Bridge is the largest private owner and manager of communication infrastructure in the U.S., dedicated to providing our customers with superior service in a dynamic market. Vertical Bridge currently has more than 307,000 owned and master-leased sites nationwide, including wireless and broadcast towers, rooftops, billboards, utility attachment, convenience store and other site locations in support of wireless network deployments.


B + T Group

B+T Group has grown steadily and strategically since we began in 2000 – as a home-based consulting firm. B+T is a full-service wireless engineering, construction and technical services firm dedicated to building and maintaining the safest, most reliable wireless network infrastructure in the country. We exist to create and keep customers. Simple as that. So while we support customers with our engineering and field services expertise, our foundation is built on taking care of our customers. We deliver work without surprises or excuses, and we all pitch in to do what needs to be done.


Top Tech Sponsor

Aurora Insight

We empower wireless-centric organizations to make smarter, faster, data-driven decisions, by providing the most advanced information and insights available on spectrum and wireless networks. With the most advanced sensor technology of its kind, Aurora Insight measures the global radio frequency environment and uses advanced machine learning algorithms to turn trillions of RF measurements into valuable information. Partnering with companies across the entire wireless industry, from cellular carriers to regulators, Aurora Insight fuels data-driven decision-making for long-term, sustainable growth, and connectivity.

Take Control of Your Growth Strategy


KEYNOTE SPONSOR

Gap Wireless

With the deep expertise necessary to deliver unparalleled physical and virtual network intelligence, VIAVI Solutions helps service providers and their ecosystems, to deploy, maintain, optimize, and evolve complex wireless networks. As pioneers in fiber testing, inspection, and characterization, VIAVI has a long history of successful collaboration with communication companies and draws upon that experience to solve modern problems. Formerly JDSU, VIAVI delivers the broadest range of integrated network test & measurement instruments, analytics, and intelligence tools available today. We help keep mobile devices connected and data flowing with our advanced suite of Service Assurance solutions.

Cell Site Installation Poster

Testing 5G: Supplement to Understanding 5G

5G Fronthaul Handbook


Sponsors

NATENATENATE Volserver Wireless Infrastructure Association