Global Virtual Partner Conference 2020


Global Conference for Networking and Infrastructure Solution Providers & Distributors

Key Features

  • Multiple breakout tracks – Regional, Technical, Marketing, Sales and Service Provider​
  • Content – Solutions and Market Trends​
  • Guest Speakers – Case Studies and Futurist​
  • Incentives / gamification​
  • Virtual exhibit floor with demos​
  • 1 to 1 Executive meetings

Content Delivery Format 

  • Hybrid – Live and on-demand via the CommScope Virtual Campus​
  • Sept. 21st – Oct. 2nd​
  • 8 hours of live content
  • 4 hours over two days
  • Sept. 23, 24 only
  • 9am-1pm EST​
  • Hosted on ON24 platform
Day 1 – September 23, 2020
Time in ET Title Speaker

9:00 - 9:15

Conference Kick Off – Live!

Stephen Kowal
SVP, Global Enterprise Sales

9:15 - 9:45

PartnerPRO Network Update + Market Approach

Stephen Kowal
SVP, Global Enterprise Sales

9:45 - 10:30

A Conversation with CommScope’s  CFO Alex Pease

Alex Pease

10:30 - 10:45


10:45 - 11:15

The Future of 5G – a Connected and Converged World

Morgan Kurk

11:15 - 12:15

Embracing Disruptive Innovation

Patrick Schwerdtfeger
Business Futurist

12:15 - 12:30


12:30 - 1:00

CommScope GTM Strategy

Koen ter Linde
SVP, Global Marketing

1:00 - 1:05

Day 1 Wrap Up

Stephen Kowal
SVP, Global Enterprise Sales

Breakout Tracks

Business Futurist Speaker

Patrick Schwerdtfeger, Business Futurist – specializing in technology trends including artificial intelligence, blockchain, and disruptive innovation

Presentation Abstract: The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically disrupted our economy, and most companies are investing aggressively in technology as part of their survival strategy. That means more devices, more networks, more cable, and more wifi. Patrick's session will highlight the primary technologies that are reshaping our world including distributed edge computing and the coming transportation revolution. He will introduce two models to anticipate and profit from disruptive innovation, and will also share a framework to guide business strategy during this volatile time.

Patrick recently published a book called: "Pandemic, Inc.: 8 Forces Driving Business Failure or Fortune in the Post-COVID-19 Economy" (2020, Authority Publishing) Buy on Amazon

Video introduction