Picocom Chief Solutions Architect Dr Doug Pulley participated in a panel session at the MWC Barcelona 2023 5G Futures Summit

The 5G Futures Summit shared how next-generation 5G networks will revolutionise business with its promise for huge changes in global, local and private connectivity. Innovative technologies, such a Network Slicing, Telco Edge Cloud, 5G mmWave, 5G-Advanced and Cloud Edge Computing, combined with AI and ML technologies, offer businesses unique opportunities to seamlessly unify the cyber and physical worlds.

With the promise of increased bandwidth, ultra-low latency, enhanced security, and the ability to connect one million devices per one square miles, 5G networks is key to supporting advanced 5G use cases for enterprise customers and bringing an end to glitches and delays to mobile users.

Session 4: Driving Supply Chain Resiliency for Open RAN Development

When: Wednesday 1 March
Time: 14:50-15:50 (60 mins)
Where: Fira Gran Via, Barcelona – Hall 6, Theatre 2
Moderator: Kelsey Kusterer Ziser – Light Reading

Click here to watch the panel recording.

Supply chain resilience is defined by its capacity for resistance and recovery. During this session, we will discuss the economic and technological impacts that the supply chain has on open RAN deployments, and identify areas of improvement to further momentum in the open RAN space. We’ll also provide insights into the impact of standards on open RAN, and how the industry can better connect historically underserved regions with open RAN and 5G.


  • [Moderator] Kelsey Kusterer Ziser – Senior Editor – Light Reading & Creator, 5G Exchange
  • Pal Zarandy – Chief Advisor to the Chairman and Group CEO – 4iG
  • Dr Ong Geok Chwee – Chief Executive Officer – Bridge Alliance
  • Emanuel Kolta – Senior Analyst, GSMA Intelligence
  • Sadayuki Abeta – VP, Head of Open RAN solutions, NTT Docomo
  • Ramin Attari – RVP MEA, Parallel Wireless
  • Dr Doug Pulley – Chief Solutions Architect – Picocom
  • Ganesh Shenbagaraman – Head of Integrated Products and Ecosystems – Radisys
  • Partha Seetala – President of the Cloud Business Unit – Rakuten Symphony

To find out more about Picocom’s participation at MWC Barcelona 2023, please visit our event highlights page.