Head of global research and development at Life Technologies
Chair, Department of Chemical Physiology, The Scripps Research Institute; Co-director, Center for Physiological Proteomics, The Scripps Research Institute
Mobile networks represent the biggest technology platform in the history of mankind and mobile devices are becoming a primary gateway for interactions with other people, media consumption and even content creation. The cellular infrastructure, originally designed to carry voice traffic, now must also support web access, social networking, connected applications, interactive gaming, online shopping, internet radio and video streaming. Operators need to prepare for this surge in data demand, with some suggesting the need to plan for 1000x growth. CommNexus has arranged for Qualcomm CTO Matt Grob to talk about the technology path the wireless technology giant is taking to maximize the use of spectrum and address the capacity challenge. More information and online registration is here.