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Where does CONNECTIVITY, COMPUTE, IoT and USE CASES come alive? Future Technologies Innovation Center

December 15, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

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Where does CONNECTIVITY, COMPUTE, IoT and USE CASES come alive? Future Technologies Innovation Center

Future Technologies and their eco-system partners will discuss the importance of a six (6) step approach to digital transformation leveraging CONNECTIVITY, COMPUTE, IoT, USE CASES and their Atlanta based Innovation Center.

This discussion will include a LIVE VIRTUAL TOUR of the Innovation Center, LIVE VIRTUAL USE CASE DEMONSTRATIONS and Industry insight from our Eco-System Partners.

The Innovation Center is a key part to taking ideas to reality in an emulated industrial environment and proving out the ideas to be integrated use cases. This Innovation Center provides access to Compute (Cloud and/or Edge), Connectivity (WAN, LAN, Public cellular 4G/5G, Private Cellular 4G /5G, CBRS, Wi-Fi, LoRa) and many use cases (Drones, Connected Worker / Remote Expert, Asset Health, IoT sensors and Computer Vision). Through this webinar the panel will walk through how this Innovation Center is true enabler for the Energy community to do interoperability testing, use case creation and most importantly make sure that the ideas work before proceeding to field demo or full proof of concept.  This should help Energy community drive innovation, decrease cost by efficiency and accelerate use case deployment timelines.

For more information visit – Innovation Center — Future Technologies Venture, LLC (futuretechllc.com) or register for Future Technologies Innovation Center Open house on 12/8 between 2pm and 5pm in Atlanta, GA.



Peter Cappiello, Future Technologies Venture, LLC – CEO

    • Peter Cappiello is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Future Technologies Venture, LLC. He is responsible for the company’s overall vision and execution strategy to meet the company’s current/future needs.
    • Peter has helped Future Technologies create their proven six (6) step approach to client engagements. Through this process Future Technologies conducts Use Case Ideation, Innovation Center Experiences, Customer Field Demo’s, Proof of Concepts, Production Deployment and Service Level Agreement (SLA’s) to provide an End-to-End solution. Peter has also help Future Technologies expand their vertical market presence to include Utility, Oil & Gas, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Federal and Enterprise markets which provides a unique vantage point of best practices.
    • Peter enjoys complex client engagements with technical requirements for hybrid Public and Private 4G / 5G connectivity converged on hybrid edge / cloud compute to enable the high value use cases required by Future Technologies’ clients.
    • Peter holds a B.S. in Marketing from Kean University and resides in Weehawken, NJ with his wife and son.  


Gary Hill – Future Technologies Venture, LLC – VP of Solutions Architecture

    • Gary is VP of Solutions Architecture at Future Technologies.  In this role he is responsible for the company’s Innovation Center, a place where customers can explore innovative network connectivity options, powering a variety of business use-cases and ecosystem partner solutions.  In addition, Gary partners with Future Technologies customers to assist them in developing their business and technology transformation strategies.
    • Gary is also the Founder of Genesis Technology Advisors, a technology advisory firm in Atlanta, Georgia.  The firm provides Industry 4.0 and cybersecurity consulting services to companies across a variety of industries as well as assisting technology start-ups.
    • Gary has over 35 years of technology industry experience and served in multiple technology leadership roles at Georgia-Pacific, one of the world’s largest private consumer goods manufacturers.  In his role as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), he led the transformation of the security program into a business-focused risk reduction model.  As Chief Technology Officer (CTO), he was a change agent with company leadership to demonstrate what’s possible with technology to transform the business.
    • Gary holds a Bachelor of Science in information systems from Henderson State University and completed the UCLA Anderson School of Management IT Executive Program.  He is a Computerworld Honors Program Laureate recipient and enjoys attending technology conferences and start-up events to expand his knowledge of disruptive business and technology trends.


Bhupesh Agrawal – Intel – Director of Private Networks and Edge Computing

      • Bhupesh Agrawal is a Director of the Private Networks and Edge Computing in the Network & Edge Computing Group (NEX) of Intel. He is responsible for delivering business growth by driving strategy, ecosystem, and new use cases for private networks. Bhupesh also leads new business model initiatives for NEX.
      • Bhupesh brings over 20 years of industry experience in networking and cloud computing. Bhupesh joined Intel in 2001 and has held positions in product management, product marketing, and business development, and served as Chief of Staff & TA to the Vice President of Intel’s Products Security Group. Bhupesh has published several technical papers on product engineering techniques.
      • Bhupesh is passionate about STEM education and is an official coach of the First Lego League team for middle school students. Bhupesh holds an MBA from Arizona State University & BSEE from the University of Delhi, India.


Jamie Lagunda Ramirez – Nokia – Global Head of Vertical Oil & Gas and Mining

    • Jaime Laguna is the Global Head of Vertical Leader for Oil & Gas and Mining in Nokia. He has been working for Nokia 21+ years, most of them dedicated into the Energy Segment. Before coming to the US, as Global Oil & Gas and Mining resource, he was Business Development Manager for South East Asia and later Asia Pacific region in the Energy segment, supporting Mining and Oil & Gas markets. Originally from Mexico, back in 2001, he was the Key Account Manager for Strategic Industries division, working directly with local and international EPC’s and Mexico’s Oil State Company.
    • Main activities and projects are related to the development of Wireless Technologies, Telecom Packages for open pit and underground mines, offshore platforms, refineries and LNG Plants were Mission Critical Networks are required looking also into the development and interoperability of applications.
    • He has a bachelor’s degree in Science in Electronic and Communications Engineering, with a Post Grade in Finance.


Mike Danielak – Skyward, A Verizon Company – Director of Strategic Solutions

    • Mike Danielak is a 5-year veteran at Skyward, a Verizon Company and is the Director of UAS Strategic Solutions.  His primary role is to help organizations apply drones to novel use cases to provide new capabilities, solve problems, and streamline operations. Mike is also a part of Skyward’s team that is helping to develop cellular-connected drones for Beyond Visual Line of Sight and working with the FAA to test these technologies. Prior to joining the Verizon team, Mike led many teams for Motorola in varying mobility software and hardware technologies.  Mike has his BSE in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan and his MBA in Finance from Rockford College.  He also holds two licenses under the FAA – a Private Pilot with Instrument Rating and a sUAS (Done) Pilot.


Bruce Collins – Cambium Networks – Senior Director of Product Management

    • Bruce has global product responsibility for the strategy, roadmap planning, and productization of fixed wireless broadband solutions from Cambium Networks covering vertical markets such as Industrial Internet of Things, broadband service providers, enterprise/campus connectivity, backhaul and smart cities.
    • His product responsibilities cover unlicensed point to multipoint, 60 GHz mmWave, licensed Microwave and licensed/unlicensed narrow-band solutions.
    • Bruce has more than 30 years of experience developing communications solutions for the Industrial, National Defense, broadband service provider and Tier 1 Wireline carrier markets.  He has product management, marketing management, sales engineering and hardware development experience.
    • Bruce holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and an MBA from Keller Graduate School of Management. 


Ben Sellers – Librestream – Global Account Director

    • Ben is a Global Account Director at Librestream. In his role, he is responsible for collaborating with strategic prospects, customers, and partners to drive mutual business growth.
    • Ben is also the founder of McKinley Group, in Nashville, TN, providing business growth strategy and technology advising services. 
    • Ben has over 16 years of industry experience in business strategy, sales, partnerships, IoT planning and implementation. He has held roles in Business Development, Sales, and Marketing.
    • Ben was President and Co-Founder of CTS, in Nashville, TN, a telematics software, hardware and IoT provider.  Within CTS, he was responsible for overall revenue operations for the company as well as co-lead product development efforts of customized IoT and telematics solutions in industries ranging from manufacturing, government, utilities, food distribution, and waste management.
    • Ben holds a B.S. in Political Science and Business Administration from Middle TN State University, and lives in Nashville, TN with his wife and two sons.


Bryant Christensen – Sierra Wireless – Field System Engineer Channel Sales

    • Bryant has been a Field System Engineer on the Sierra Wireless team for 2 years.  Before Sierra he has 15 years’ experience with a major carrier and 11 years with a regional utility.  He supports the channel sales team and the carrier team.




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