TowerXchange Meetup Americas 2018 Agenda and Speakers

Panellists and roundtable moderators include:

Domingos Almeida, Chief Operating Officer, Phoenix Tower do Brasil


Gonzalo Arauz, Lead Investment Officer, Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)


Juan Arguello, Vice President, Strategy & Operations – Latin America, American Tower


George Atuan Ghneim, Gerente Planificación y Nuevos Negocios, Gerencia de Estrategia e Innovación, Entel Chile


Manuel Aviles, Chief Executive Officer, Innovattel/Torresec


Kurt Bagwell, President – International, SBA Communications


Peter Bendall, Senior Vice President, Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets


Chris Carraway, Director of Sales and Leasing – LatAm, Phoenix Tower International


Santiago Castro, General Manager – Colombia, Andean Tower Partners


Eduardo Concha, Gerente Departamento de Gestión Inmobiliaria Integral Sitios Técnicos, Gerencia Divisional Construcción Infraestructura, Entel Chile


Gonzalo Cornejo, Chief Financial Officer, Mexico Tower Partners


Eric Crabtree, Chief Investment Officer, International Finance Corporation (IFC)


Juan Cueria, VP and Chief Operating Officer, Innovattel/Torresec


Jesus Eduardo Diez, Experto Eficiencias, Gerencia de Planificación y Eficiencias CAM, Telefónica Centroamérica 


Jim Eisenstein, President and Chief Executive Officer, Grupo TorreSur


Eric Ensor, President, Quiet Water Associates


Cecilia Fantinelli, Chief Financial Officer – Brazil, American Tower


Fernando García Alvarez, Gerente de Construcción e Infraestructura de Red, Vicepresidencia de Redes, Entel Peru


Edgar Geidans, Group Chief Technology Officer, Trilogy International Partners


Alex Gellman, Chief Executive Officer, Vertical Bridge


Mauricio Giusti, Chief Executive Officer, Phoenix Tower do Brasil


Mariano Gomez, Vice President, Business Development, BTS Towers


Rodrigo Jiménez Castellanos, Vice President, Public Affairs – Latin America, American Tower


Dagan Kasavana, Chief Executive Officer, Phoenix Tower International


Diego Mahecha, Chief Financial Officer, Andean Tower Partners


Raul Martynek, Chief Executive Officer, DataBank


Beth Michelson, Senior Managing Director, Cartesian Capital


Shylesh Moras, Vice President – Operations, Phoenix Tower International


David Porte, Vice President – International, SBA Communications


Olivier Puech, Chief Executive Officer – LatAm, American Tower


Carlo Santiago Rodriguez Medina, Subdirector Planificación y Control de Gestión Económica, Eficiencias CAM, Telefónica Centroamérica 


Ricardo Ruiz, Vice President – International Operations, SBA Communications


Maria Scotti, Chief Executive Officer, Torrecom 


Aniko Szigetvari, Global Head – TMT Group, International Finance Corporation (IFC)


Don Van Splunteren, Global Vice President of Sales, Phoenix Tower International


Jose Varela, Chief Operating Officer, Grupo TorreSur


Eduardo Wiñazky, Jefe de Gestión Municipal e Infraestructura, Empresa Argentina de Soluciones Satelitales Sociedad Anónima (ARSAT)


Estrella Zaharia, Chief Marketing Officer, Andean Tower Partners


Senior representative, ExteNet Systems


Senior representative, Torrecom


Senior representative, Torrecom


If you are interested in getting involved in the TowerXchange Meetup Americas 2018, please contact Arianna Neri, MD – Americas and Asia, at aneri@towerxchange.com

 

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Check last year’s Meetup agenda below:

Day One | Wednesday 20 June

  • 08:00
  • Registration and welcome coffee

  • 09:00
  • TowerXchange analysis of the CALA telecom infrastructure industry:
    - Kieron Osmotherly, CEO, TowerXchange
    - Arianna Neri, MD - Americas and Asia, TowerXchange

  • 09:40
  • Keynote speech: Micro data centres at the base of communication towers to enhance data delivery through edge computing
    - Alex Gellman, CEO, Vertical Bridge
    - Raul Martynek, CEO, DataBank

  • 10:10
  • Executive panel: The consolidation forces in CALA
    - Dagan Kasavana, CEO, Phoenix Tower International
    - Diego Mahecha, CFO, Andean Tower Partners
    - Olivier Puech, CEO – LatAm, American Tower
    - David Porte, VP - International, SBA Communications

  • 11:00
  • Live poll

  • 11:15
  • Networking coffee
    break

  • 11:45
  • Interactive roundtable session I

  • 13:00
  • Networking lunch

  • 14:15
  • Executive panel: how to find value and grow in the CALA maturing tower industry
    - Kurt Bagwell, President - International, SBA Communications
    - Jim Eisenstein, CEO, Grupo TorreSur
    - Mauricio Giusti, CEO, Phoenix Tower do Brasil
    - Beth Michelson, Senior Managing Director, Cartesian Capital
    - Aniko Szigetvari, Global Head - TMT Group, IFC

  • 15:00
  • Interactive roundtable session II

  • 16:15
  • Coffee break

  • 16:45
  • Executive panel: diversifying into integrated digital companies
    - Eduardo Wiñazky, Jefe de Gestión Municipal e Infraestructura, Empresa Argentina de Soluciones Satelitales Sociedad Anónima (ARSAT)
    - Don Van Splunteren,
    Global Vice President of Sales, Phoenix Tower International
    - Estrella Zaharia, Chief Marketing Officer, Andean Tower Partners

  • 17:00
  • Live poll

  • 17:15
  • Close of day one

  • 17:45
  • Networking drink reception

  • 19:30
  • TowerXchange’s networking dinner (separate registration required)

Day Two | Thursday 21 June

  • 8:30
  • Morning coffee

  • 9:00
  • Financial panel: Investing (and exiting) in the CALA infrastructure sector
    - Peter Bendall, Senior Vice President, Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets
    - Eric Crabtree, Chief Investment Officer, IFC
    - Eric Ensor, President, Quiet Water Associates
    - David Porte, VP - International, SBA Communications

  • 10:00
  • Interactive roundtable session III

  • 11:15
  • Coffee break

  • 11:45
  • Executive panel: an updated look at selected CALA markets
    - Santiago Castro, GM – Colombia, Andean Tower Partners
    - Gonzalo Cornejo, CFO, Mexico Tower Partners
    - Jim Eisenstein, President and CEO, Grupo TorreSur
    - Ricardo Ruiz, Vice President -International Operations, SBA Communications
    - Maria Scotti, CEO, Torrecom
    - Senior representative, Innovattel

  • 12:45
  • Networking lunch

  • 14:00
  • Interactive roundtable session IV

  • 15:15
  • Coffee break

  • 15:45
  • Poll results from day one interactive voting sessions

  • 16:15
  • Final remarks

  • 16:30
  • End of Meetup

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