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Vapor IO Hosts Third Edgecon Conference in Los Angeles, September 11-12, 2018

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Definitive edge computing event to take place alongside Mobile World
Congress Americas 2018

Vapor
IO
, the leading provider of edge computing infrastructure and
colocation, today announced Edgecon
LA
, a two day gathering in Los Angeles focused on edge computing. By
invitation only, Edgecon assembles top industry leaders for its
trademark presentations, brainstorming and high-impact networking
sessions. Following successful events in Aspen and Barcelona, Edgecon
Los Angeles is hosted by Vapor IO and Crown Castle and takes place
September 11-12, 2018 during Mobile World Congress Americas.

Edgecon travels the world delivering a unique and intimate gathering of
edge computing's most visionary builders, dealmakers and
decision-makers. Edgecon
LA
will coincide with Mobile
World Congress Americas 2018
and will include participation from the
top wireless operators, public cloud providers, infrastructure owners
and edge computing developers. Together, attendees will shape the future
of edge computing, discuss requirements for early rollouts, and meet
potential partners.

Current speakers include:

  • Cole
    Crawford
    , CEO and founder, Vapor IO: Cole is one of the
    leading thinkers in edge computing today. With over 20 years of data
    center experience, and numerous patents for edge technologies, Cole is
    a sought out speaker and instigator, and is the founder of Edgecon.
  • Brenna
    M. Berman
    , executive director of City Tech Collaborative
    and former CTO, City of Chicago:
    With more than 15 years of
    experience leading business and technology innovation, Brenna focuses
    on developing new solutions, strengthening the relationship between
    cities and their constituent, and implementing strategies aimed at
    helping government organizations meet their goals through data-driven
    decision making.
  • Rob
    High
    , fellow and VP, technology strategy at IBM: Rob is
    CTO for IBM's Watson Solutions, driving Cognitive Systems development
    for the application of deep natural language processing in inferring
    answers from massive quantities of unstructured information.
  • Zachary
    Smith
    , co-founder and CEO of Packet: Zachary has spent
    his last 16 years building, running and fixing public cloud
    infrastructure platforms. As the CEO of Packet, Zachary is responsible
    for the company's strategic product roadmap. Prior to founding Packet,
    Zachary was an early member of the management team at Voxel, a
    NY-based cloud hosting company sold to Internap in 2011, that built
    software to automate all aspects of hosting data centers.

The EdgeCon Los Angeles agenda is as follows:

  • Opening Night Mixer: Evening of September 11; exclusive opening
    night networking event at the Manhattan Beach art studio of Bo
    Bridges
    .
  • VIP Luncheon: Noon on September 12; two speakers and a panel
    deliver the real stories from the frontiers of edge computing in this
    one-of-a-kind lunch-and-learn.
  • Rooftop Party: Evening of September 12; a take over of the Ace
    Hotel's
    rooftop lounge for a who's who evening of edge computing.

The event is by invitation only, and an invitation is easy
to request
. The event is free of charge for confirmed guests. To
request a spot at Edgecon Los Angeles, please visit http://edgecon.vapor.io.

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About Vapor IO

Vapor
IO
is building the cloud of the future by delivering a suite of
hardware and software for edge computing and operating the
fastest-growing edge colocation and interconnection business. The
company's technology enables highly-distributed micro data centers to be
embedded in the wireless and wireline infrastructure, colocated with the
last mile network, and meshed together with software and high-speed
fiber as part of the company's Kinetic
Edge
, a technical architecture for city-scale edge computing. For
additional information, please visit www.vapor.io.

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