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Light Reading Network X Americas
May 21-23, 2024
Irving Convention Center at Las ColinasIrving, Texas

Brian Daly
AT&T Fellow, AVP Wireless Technology & Standards at AT&T


As Assistant Vice President for Standards & Industry Alliances for AT&T, Brian oversees AT&T’s strategy and leadership in global industry standards. As a technology visionary and thought leader, his focus is on emerging technologies for 5G and beyond; open source; public safety initiatives including mission critical services for FirstNet, earthquake early warning, and wireless emergency alerts; IoT including C-V2X, Smart Cities, UAS/UAVs; Cybersecurity and national security/emergency preparedness/critical infrastructure protection. Brian is engaged in programs with the DHS, DISA, and DoD, and is a leading contributor to the Alliance for Telecommunication Industry Solutions (ATIS) Board, TOPS Council and Standards Committee initiatives, resulting in the implementation of key industry standards. Brian is an appointed member of the FCC’s Technological Advisory Council (TAC) and Communications Reliability, Security, and Interoperability Council (CSRIC), and is a member of the FBI’s Infragard partnership. Brian is a Board member representing ATIS on the National Public Safety Communications Council (NPSTC), and a Board Director on the IEEE International Standards and Technology Organization (IEEE-ISTO). Brian’s industry leadership roles include Co-chair of the FCC TAC 5G/IoT Working Group, Chair of the GSM Association’s North American Fraud Forum and Security Group, Chair of the SAE’s Cellular V2X Advanced Applications Technical Committee, and co-chair of the ANSI Unmanned Aircraft Systems Standardization Collaborative Critical Infrastructure & Environment working group.

Brian received the B.S.E and M.S. degrees in electrical engineering from Arizona State University with a focus on communication systems and electromagnetic engineering. Brian is the AT&T coordinator for the Department of Homeland Security SHAred RESources (SHARES) High Frequency (HF) Radio Program. Brian received the ATIS President’s Award and the ANSI Meritorious Service Award in 2011 in recognition of his career creating standards across the communications spectrum, and the NG911 Institute Industry/Private Sector Award in 2012 for his leadership in emergency communications. Brian holds over 175 issued patents in telecommunications, public safety, and cybersecurity.
Brian K. Daly Assistant Vice President AT&T Services, Inc.

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Agenda Sessions

  • Keynote: Beyond 5G: The 6G Journey as a Mobile Operator