Vesbridge Partners Creates Debate at SUPERCOMM 2005 During Hot Start Up Keynote, Panels and Industry Round Tables.
"Over the past 20 years, Rod has helped create some of the industry's most innovative telecommunications technology companies as both a venture capitalist and entrepreneur so his insight will be particularly relevant to the audience," said Sue O'Keefe, publisher of Telecommunications Magazine. "At SUPERCOMM 2005, we're honoring the companies we see as the best and the brightest new companies in telecom that we believe will reshape their respective industries and re-energize the market as a whole."
In addition to Randall's keynote, several other Vesbridge partners will spark debate and discussion during SUPERCOMM 2005. On Tuesday, June 7, Dr. Martin J. Steinmann will host the "Making Hosted Voice a Win/Win for Service Providers and Enterprise CIO," during the IEC's Enterprise Communications Consortium. The panel, from 11:00 am - 12:30 pm will feature leading industry representatives including: Joe Aibinder, director, AT&T; Lars Bodenheimer, director, Detecon; Stuart Elby, vice president, Verizon; William Rich, president and CEO, Pingtel; and Eliot Robinson, executive vice president, Sterling National Bank.
Dr. Steinmann will also participate in an industry round table debate hosted by net.com on Wednesday, June 8, entitled "VoIP for the Global Enterprise: Whose Opportunity?" Other panelists include: Zeus Kerravala, Vice President, Enterprise Infrastructure, Yankee Group; Joe McGarvey, Senior Analyst, Current Analysis; David Yedwab, Executive Vice President, Eastern Management Group; and Robin Gariess, Executive Vice President & Senior Founding Partner, Nemertes Research.
Vesbridge analyst Danny Klein tackles the IMS market by moderating a panel entitled "So Happy Together: Voice and Data Converge Via IMS" that includes presentations by: Bill Smith, CTO of BellSouth; Roger Ward, BT and Chairman, Multiservice Forum; Alan Stoddard, General Manager, Converged Multimedia Solutions, Nortel; Raj Sharma, President, NexTone; and Sandip Mukerjee, Vice President, Applications Solutions Strategy and Business Development, Lucent. The panel, hosted by Telecommunications Magazine, will be held on Wednesday, June 8, from 12:30 - 2:00 pm.
About Vesbridge Partners
Vesbridge Partners thrives on helping early-stage, leading-edge networking and IT companies bring their software and service platforms to enterprise and carrier market. Vesbridge Partners, headquartered in Boston, Mass., has a long history as part of St. Paul Venture Capital (SPVC), a well established early-stage venture capital firm with a strong track record over the past 15 years of helping finance some of the industry's most successful technology companies. Additional information can be found at the firm's website at www.vesbridge.com.
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