From the industry’s top minds to one of the gridiron’s top signal callers, our roster of speakers is filled with star players who will inform and inspire you. Check back often to see who’s been added to the list!
Murray Wright joined Tessco’s Board of Directors in September 2016, concurrent with his appointment as President and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to joining Tessco, Wright served as Chief Executive Officer and President of Zones, Inc., a global IT solutions provider; President of the Americas of Tech Data Corporation, a publicly traded, global distributor of IT products and services; President of Lenovo Canada Inc.; General Manager of Ingram Micro Canada; and General Manager of Sharp Electronics of Canada, Ltd.
Former NFL QB, ESPN Commentator, Entrepreneur, Speaker
During his 17-year NFL career—which included leading the Philadelphia Eagles to their first NFC Championship—Ron “Jaws” Jaworski developed the leadership skills he used to go from the gridiron to the boardroom. Now a successful entrepreneur, Jaws owns a professional sports team, a business relationship company, and six golf courses. He also gives back to the community through his foundation, Jaws Youth Playbook, and has become a noted motivational speaker, inspiring with stories of teamwork, success, and changing the game.
VP, Industry Advisor – Technology & Mobile, NPD Group
Stephen Baker offers expert insight and commentary to clients and the media about consumer technology sales and trends across the U.S., including retail and e-commerce, computer hardware and peripherals, holiday and yearly sales results, and analysis of new products and their impact on the consumer technology market.
CEO, Speck Products
With more than 21 years of consumer electronics experience at the corporate level, Baran drives all domestic and international business objectives for Speck Products.
President, BroadStaff LLC
Carrie Charles is the president of BroadStaff, a telecom staffing firm specializing in DAS, SmallCell, and OSP. For over 20 years, she has helped companies attract, retain, and develop high-performing talent.
Sr. VP, Sales & Marketing, ITA Group
With a 25-year background in customer and employee engagement, Rob brings real-world performance improvement and advocacy solutions to hundreds of large companies. As Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing at ITA Group, he prides himself on staying on the front lines of performance improvement technology and innovation.
Interim CEO, Mohawk Networks
Allyson Doctor has 20 years of experience leading the growth and development of a 24/7 telecommunications operation in the healthcare sector.
Sales Solutions Practice Leader, MarketSource
Mark Doornbosch is a sales solutions architect working with national brands focused on retail distribution at MarketSource, which develops high-impact solutions for retailers and manufacturers to elevate sales, revenue, and the customer experience.
Regional Vice President, Salesforce
Amy Downs graduated from Xavier University and started her career in higher education. She moved to software sales in 2012 at ExactTarget, which was acquired by Salesforce in 2013. She is now Regional Vice President and has led teams in the small and mid-markets covering the Central and East regions.
Managing Partner, TargetPath
Deena Ghazarian is a global sales executive with a 20-year record of achievement and demonstrated success driving multi-million dollar sales growth while providing award-winning sales leadership.
Director of Partner Management, iQMetrix
Throughout Joanne’s 8 year tenure at iQmetrix she has worked within Integrated Solutions, Business Development and Strategic Sales – consistently pushing market trends and iQmetrix’s solutions to deliver the best offering to retailers and their customers. Now as the Director of Partner Management, Joanne is focused on consistent growth and experience within iQmetrix’s current partner ecosystem as well as rapid partner expansion to enhance iQmetrix’s product offering.
Dr. Jacalyn Kerbeck, MBA, DBA
Sr. Business Development Manager, ITA Group
Jacalyn Kerbeck has been with ITA Group for 11 years. She has over 20 years experience in the loyalty industry. Prior to that, her background includes 15 years in the technology sector in sales and marketing. After college, she worked as an F/I manager in her family automobile dealerships. Jacalyn has a Doctorate in Business Administration and an MBA and BS in Finance.
VP, Treasurer & Investor Relations Officer, Tessco
Cindy King joined Tessco in 2007 and is responsible for treasury, investor relations, supplier diversity, contract management, credit, sales tax, accounts receivables, and customer service. Prior to joining Tessco, she served as Managing Director, Capital Markets for MBNA American Bank.
FirstNet™ Outreach & Education Manager, Colorado Governor’s Office of Information Technology
Ed Mills and his team are responsible for coordinating efforts across the state of Colorado to support FirstNet’s mission to give first responders a “super highway” for critical communications.
President, Monetti & Associates
Gary Monetti is an experienced, self-motivated executive who has worked in the information and communications technology sectors for the past 35 years. Recently, he has been dedicated to building Monetti & Associates, which focuses on bringing experts in the public and private sectors together to provide comprehensive solutions to some of the most difficult problems.
President & CEO, Bandwidth Logic
Mark Parr is a 30+ year wireless veteran and a DAS pioneer, coining such terms and developing iDAS, oDAS, uDAS and BSH networks. He’s designed, deployed and operated networks throughout the world from the Netherlands, Taiwan, and China to the top of 30 Rockefeller Center and as a co-founder, the depths of the NY subway system. Mark founded Bandwidth Logic in 2013 and his team is currently engaged in major transit and above-ground projects throughout North America.
President, Safer Buildings Coalition
Chief Alan Perdue (ret.) is the industry’s foremost thought leader on fire code development, interpretation, and application.
CEO, Purchase Power Exchange
Lori A. Petrone brings over twenty years of experience in marketing, business development and the design, implementation and support of enterprise business solutions. Prior to founding PPX, Ms. Petrone served as the Director of Technology & Business Solutions for InterSource Enterprises LTD, a direct global sourcing agent, working with companies around the globe to successfully develop, manufacture, manage and distribute consumer goods from emerging markets.
Speaker, Author, and Podcaster
Doug Sandler has over 30 years of business experience as an entrepreneur, business owner, manager, and staff member who specializes in making connections, building relationships, and strengthening bonds both inside and outside organizations.
Port of Los Angeles
Andrew Scott has 25 years of experience as an entrepreneur and executive across five continents in the logistics and technology sectors. At the Port of Los Angeles, he has focused on developing solutions to enhance supply chain efficiency, address congestion issues, and minimize the port’s environmental impact.
FirstNet Solutions Consultant Manager, AT&T
Within the AT&T FirstNet organization, David Tucker is responsible for a team that engages with districts, states, and territories to consult on providing FirstNet based on specific first responder needs. David is based in Charleston, and has over 15 years of law enforcement and EMS experience. He started his career as a police dispatcher and later held command staff positions with three agencies.
Entrepreneur and Founder of VAGA and ALIS Health
Kerranna Williamson is a commercialization consultant for international life-science companies launching their newest discoveries in the U.S. market.