Agenda, Attendee List, & Presentation files now available to Telecom Council members in the library.

Telecom Council members gather in Silicon Valley monthly to meet startups, discover new case studies, exchange knowledge, and support new and existing partnerships across the innovation ecosystem. Today's meeting includes a lunch Roundtable on Generative AI and its opportunities in the telecoms industry.

  • Date: 5/16/2023 08:30 AM
  • Location Mayfield in Menlo Park, CA, USA (Map)
  • More Info: Virtual Meeting room available to Telecom Council members



Telecom Council members representing major telcos and their telecom vendor partners meet monthly in Silicon Valley to review new technologies and a handful of telecom, wireless, and IoT companies and solutions coming out of the technology industry's entrepreneurial community across the globe.


Today's agenda starts with a private member meeting to meet a few new technogoly companies followed by a public session on Generative AI in Telecom which is open to non-members to attend. Special thanks for the following members for running the Q&A today:

  • Swisscom's VP Technology & Innovation, Cornelius Heckrott
  • NTT's Vice President Of Business Development, Tom Komuro

Startup presenting today are working on:

  • Cybersecurity skills development
  • Wi-Fi
  • chatbot
  • Hybrid Intelligence
  • work automation
  • Chat API
  • Conversational Search
  • Call Center

Startups with new technologies and innovation that rely on fixed or wireless telecom networks who are ready to scale with corporate partners and investors are encouraged to apply to pitch on a future agenda here.


From ChatGPT to AI generated art and deep fake videos, Generative AI is poised to impact every industry - including telecom. This lunchtime session focuses on the opportunities, not the challenges of Generative AI, and will introduce a few startups taking us into this new future.


Monthly Innovation Review meetings are closed to non-members, the public and media. Guest passes for future members may be available on a fit and capacity basis. Regular participants include tech scouts, innovation strategy, partnership executives and corporate development delegates from:

  • Mobile Network Operators
  • Fixed and Cable Network Operators 
  • Communications Equipment Vendors
  • Handset and IoT Manufacturers
  • ...AND, see the growing list of this month's registered attendees when linked above