NTT Communications Joins Tech Leaders in Talks on Emerging Technologies and their Power to Transform Business and the Community
Upcoming Events Include CHLI TechTalk, Avasant Foundation’s Golf for Impact, and Avasant’s Empowering Beyond Summit
New York – March 22, 2018 – NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the information and communications technology (ICT) solutions business within NTT Group (TYO: 9432), announces the company’s participation in key events this month and next. Today, NTT Com will speak at the Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute (CHLI) TechTalk. In April, NTT Com will support the Avasant Foundation through sponsorship of their annual Golf for Impact event, and attend Avasant’s Empowering Beyond Summit the following day.
CHLI Tech Talk:
WHAT: NTT America SVP, Brandon Curry, will join representatives from Comcast, Accenture, Gartner, and TechNet in speaking at CHLI Tech Talk: How Innovation + Technology Impact our Daily Lives. The Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute is the premier organization founded by Members of Congress and corporate leaders to advance the Hispanic community’s economic progress with a focus on social responsibility and global competitiveness.
Congressional remarks will be delivered by Congressman William Hurd (TX-23). Myrna Soto, SVP & Global Chief Information Security Officer, Comcast, will give the keynote address. Panelists include Brandon Curry, Senior Vice President, Presales Solutions and Service Management, NTT Communications; Jorge Lopez, Vice President and Distinguished Analyst, Gartner; and Linda Moore, President & CEO, TechNet. David Olivencia, Managing Director, Journey to the Cloud, Accenture, will moderate the panel discussion.
WHEN: Thursday, March 22, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. EDT (Reception to Follow)
WHERE: Hart Senate Office Building Room SH-902, Washington, DC
Description: This briefing is part of the CHLI Congressional Briefing Series featuring national and international leaders and experts from the public, private, and non-profit sectors. Throughout the series, CHLI seeks to facilitate an in-depth dialogue with various perspectives to discuss relevant legislative topics impacting the Hispanic community. Speakers will speak on topics that touch on the various ways technology is impacting government, business and society.
Golf for Impact:
WHAT: NTT Com will support the Avasant Foundation, through corporate sponsorship of Golf for Impact 2018. Funds raised at “Golf for Impact” events help the Foundation expand its impact in providing education and employment opportunities for deserving youths globally.
WHEN: Monday, April 9
WHERE: Lakeside Golf Club, Burbank, CA
Description: The Avasant Foundation improves lives and communities by empowering high potential, disadvantaged youth in developing countries through education, employment, and entrepreneurship in the new digital economy. The Avasant Foundation leverages the expertise and relationships of Avasant, a global business management & ICT strategy firm, in achieving the Foundation’s mission and in preparing youth to succeed in the workforce of today and tomorrow.
Empowering Beyond Summit:
WHAT: Following Avasant’s Golf for Impact 2018, NTT Com joins the Avasant executive team and other providers, partners, and technology vendors looking to co-create business value for their clients at the Empowering Beyond Summit.
WHEN: Tuesday, April 10
WHERE: Warner Bros. Studios, Burbank, CA
Description: We are living in a new age of innovation created by the limitless applications of digital technologies. While everyone touts the value of automation, AI, IoT and blockchain, the Empowering Beyond Summit is dedicated to a larger proposition: that the real value of these technologies is only realized through a holistic approach, which focuses on driving business outcomes through a process of digital transformation.
About NTT Communications
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 the leading global tier-1 IP network, the Arcstar Universal One™ VPN network reaching over 190 countries/regions, and over 140 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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