2024 5G Forum

The U.S. government is at the forefront of exploring and utilizing 5G's potential to improve national security, public safety, citizen services and other critical federal missions. The continued development and responsible implementation of 5G holds immense promise for a more efficient, secure and connected future for the U.S.

Join the Potomac Officers Club’s 5G Forum to learn more about the essential role 5G plays in advancing edge computing, supporting CJADC2, building smarter cities and augmenting warfighter capabilities across multiple domains.

Speaker and Presenter Information

LtCol Benjamin Pimentel

LtCol Benjamin Pimentel (Keynote)

Technical Lead for Expeditionary & Tactical Programs FutureG

U.S. Department of Defense (OUSD R&E)


Kevin Mulvihill

Kevin Mulvihill (Keynote)

Deputy Chief Information Officer for Command, Control and Communications [C3]
Office of the Secretary of Defense, Chief Information Officer
Per Wahlén
Per Wahlén (Introducer)
Vice President of Business Development
Ericsson North America
Chris Christou
Chris Christou (Introducer)
Booz Allen



Christopher Yaw (Moderator)
Vice President, End-2-End Solutions
Ericsson Federal Technologies Group
Mark Cress
Mark Cress (Moderator)
Client Partner Business Development for 5G
Verizon Public Sector
 Salvador D'itri
Salvador D'itri (Moderator)
The National Spectrum Consortium
Leland Brown

Leland Brown (Panelist)

Federal Director and Principal Engineer

for Military & Aerospace Advanced Communications



David Simpson

David Simpson (Panelist)
Rear Admiral (ret.), USN Professor Virginia Tech – Pamplin College
of Business Leadership and Cybersecurity Programs
Virginia Tech
Arthur De Leon
Arthur De Leon (Panelist)
Director Strategic Spectrum Policy, DON CIO
U.S. Department of the Navy
Joe Pishock
Joe Pishock (Panelist)
DoD Accounts and Strategy
DJ Shyy
DJ Shyy (Panelist)
Communications Engineer & Principal
The MITRE Corp
Umair Javed
Umair Javed (Panelist)
Senior Vice President, Spectrum
Dr. Erpek Tugba
Dr. Tugba Erpek (Panelist)
Research Associate Professor
Virginia Tech
 Mike Jacobs
Mike Jacobs (Panelist)
Chief Engineer, RF Systems and Computational Electromagneti
Booz Allen
Michael Piesen (Panelist)
5G Deputy Acquisition Manager
U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command [DEVCOM] C5ISR
 Paul Remick
Paul Remick (Panelist)
Business Development
Amazon Web Services

Relevant Government Agencies

Dept of State, Other Federal Agencies, Federal Government


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Wed, May 22, 2024, 7:00am - 1:15pm


Government:  $0.00
Non-Member Government:  $25.00
Elite New:  $100.00
Member:  $250.00
Guest Member:  $345.00
Non-Member:  $475.00

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Falls Church, VA 22042
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