November 10, 2014
NTT Com Joins Pfizer and Lockheed Martin to Discuss Cloud Computing at Bloomberg’s The Year Ahead: 2015
New York, NY – November 10, 2014 – NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the information and communications technology (ICT) solutions business within NTT Group (NYSE: NTT), today announced its participation in Bloomberg’s second annual CEO gathering, The Year Ahead: 2015, taking place November 13-14, 2014 in Washington, D.C. The Year Ahead: 2015 includes an executive dinner on November 13 at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and National Portrait Gallery hosted by Michael R. Bloomberg, followed by a one-day deep dive into 2015’s economic and industry opportunities on November 14 at the United States Institute of Peace. Bloomberg, the leading provider of data, news and analytics for the business community, connects the executives of today to the innovators, influencers and policymakers setting the agenda in the new year.
WHAT: As a sponsor of Bloomberg’s The Year Ahead: 2015, NTT Com will serve as host for the summit’s networking lounge and, during lunch, participate in an executive panel focused on ways companies are embracing the cloud to improve business operations. Kazuhiro Gomi, CEO of NTT America, the U.S. subsidiary of NTT Com, will offer NTT Com’s expertise as a leading provider of cloud services and the first to offer an SDN-based Enterprise Cloud during the discussion with fellow panelists Geno Germano, President of Pfizer’s Global Innovative Pharma Business, and Melvin Greer, Senior Fellow and Chief Strategist of Lockheed Martin. The panel will be moderated by Stephanie Mehta, Editor, The Year Ahead Summit, Bloomberg.
In addition, a delegation of senior executives from NTT Com will attend the event; the NTT Com executives look forward to high-level networking and conversations with corporate and political leaders on the market conditions that CEOs are operating in.
WHERE: United States Institute of Peace, 2301 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, D.C. 20037
WHEN: The following panel discussion will take place during the luncheon hosted by NTT Com:
Lunch Discussion: It’s Our Cloud Too
Moderator: Stephanie Mehta, Editor, The Year Ahead Summit, Bloomberg
Panelists: Kazuhiro Gomi, CEO of NTT America; Geno Germano, President of Pfizer’s Global Innovative Pharma Business; Melvin Greer, Senior Fellow and Chief Strategist of Lockheed Martin
Date/Time: Friday, November 14, 12:15 – 1:15 p.m.
Description: Cloud computing has moved from the IT department into other corporate functions. A trio of “non techies” discuss the ways their companies are using different aspects of cloud computing to improve operations, from human resources to marketing. The panelists will explore how the cloud has been woven into the fabric of all aspects of their corporate operations, and how cloud computing can be leveraged to meet the business needs of cutting edge companies going forward.
LUNCHEON RSVP, MEDIA & EVENT INFORMATION: Space for the lunch hosted by NTT Com is limited; to request an invitation, please contact Kristen Hensley at firstname.lastname@example.org. Media, please contact Christine Carlson, Wireside Communications, at +1-804-612-5394 or email@example.com. Please follow the hashtag #BBG2015 on social media. For additional information on The Year Ahead: 2015 summit, please visit: http://www.bloomberg.com/tya2015/.
About NTT Communications Corporation
NTT Communications provides consultancy, architecture, security and cloud services to optimize the information and communications technology (ICT) environments of enterprises. These offerings are backed by the company’s worldwide infrastructure, including leading global tier-1 IP network, Arcstar Universal One™ VPN network reaching 196 countries/regions and 130 secure data centers worldwide. NTT Communications’ solutions leverage the global resources of NTT Group companies including Dimension Data, NTT DOCOMO and NTT DATA.
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About NTT Communications Corporation
NTT Communications provides a broad range of global networks, management solutions and IT services to customers worldwide. The company is renowned for reliable, high-quality security, hosting, voice, data and IP services, as well as expertise in managed networks and leadership in IPv6 transit technology. NTT Communications' extensive infrastructure includes Arcstar™ Global IP-VPN and Global e-VLAN, as well as a Tier-1 IP backbone reaching more than 150 countries in partnership with major Internet service providers, and secure data centres in Asia, North America and Europe. NTT Communications is the wholly-owned subsidiary of Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, one of the world's largest telecoms with listings on the Tokyo, London and New York stock exchanges. Please visit www.ntt.com/index-e.html