Today we’re talking to Luis Fiallo, Vice President of China Telecom Americas; and we discuss how 5G and edge computing is the next generation of telecom; the exponential growth of network traffic that we will see by 2025; and why controlled chaos is necessary for growth in any company.

All of this right here, right now, on the Modern CTO Podcast! 

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About Luis Fiallo:

Luis brings to the table executive-level operations expertise to build, transform, and deliver profitable results to global technology companies, with a focus on North/South America, China, and Europe. He is a recognized leader in the technology field, with a keen sense of innovation and business strategy and accomplished financial and operating results in large, multi-national organizations, as well as start-up environments. Over 25 years of leadership experience working at Fortune 500 companies and entrepreneurial early-stage technology-based firms. He also served in the government and was appointed by the President of the United States to the President’s Information Technology Advisory Committee (PITAC) and by the Governor of Virginia to the Commonwealth’s Broadband Roundtable.

In his most recent position as Vice President of China Telecom Americas, Luis oversees the company’s overall mission of connecting the world and delivering superior telecommunication service. He is directly responsible for all Latin American operations and wholesale services for the Americas. He leads multiple corporate functions that include Corporate Development, Corporate Communication, Legal and Government Affairs, Corporate Compliance, and other strategic business operations. Luis is a skilled board member, having set on many boards, including board member of CTA and its subsidiaries.

Luis is a frequent speaker around the world on topics related to next-generation networking, cloud services, IoT, and the evolution of China’s and Asia’s Information and Communication Technology (ICT) market. He is also an active member of the business and local community and currently serves on multiple Advisory Boards.

About China Telecom Americas:

China Telecom Americas, a wholly-owned US-based subsidiary of China Telecom Corp. Ltd., is an international telecom provider for Data, IP and Voice Wholesale services to multinational companies, organizations and international carriers requiring China domestic services and International access to China & Asia Pacific.

With headquarters in Herndon, Virginia, and offices in Chicago, Los Angeles, Dallas, New York, San Jose, and subsidiaries in Toronto, Canada, and Sao Paolo, Brazil, China Telecom Americas continues to expand its strength and reach.

China Telecom Americas provides locally-based, one-stop-shop, turn-key solutions for everything from China domestic and international data circuits to IDC services, network management, equipment management, system integration, and much more.

Joel Beasley

Joel Beasley founded the Modern CTO Podcast in 2017 while writing his book, the Modern CTO book, with the goal of interviewing CTOs and sharing their experiences with others in the tech community.

Joel’s conversational style and insightful questions quickly gained traction, attracting high-profile guests such as Microsoft’s CTO, Kevin Scott, and T-Mobile’s CIO, Cody Stanford. With each episode, the podcast’s popularity continued to grow, and soon, Joel found himself with a waiting list of future guests.

Today, the Modern CTO Podcast has become the number one leadership and tech podcast in the world, with over 150k active listeners, including CTOs, lead developers, and rising tech leaders. Joel’s commitment to creating a conversational atmosphere for his guests to share their experiences has inspired a new generation of leaders and innovators.

As the success of the podcast grew, Joel founded ProSeries Media, a podcast production company that helps companies worldwide create their own podcasts. With a team of producers, content creators, and podcast bookers, ProSeries Media produces over ten shows, providing a platform for companies to connect with their audience and share their expertise.

Through his work on the Modern CTO Podcast and ProSeries Media, Joel Beasley has become a respected voice in the tech industry, inspiring others to share their knowledge and insights with the wider community. His passion for creating engaging content that informs, inspires, and entertains has made him a sought-after speaker and advisor on all things tech.

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