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 began writing code at age 13 selling his first technology by age 18 for one million dollars. In his first three transactions, he developed key relationships and began working with Investors and Chief Technology Officers collaborating and building products in Real Estate, Law, Finance, and Fitness.

Today, Joel is a Chief Technologist volgging the process of building a company Joel is an author of the book Modern CTO a #1 New Release on Amazon and a #1 Technology Podcast with 70k active listeners. Joel has a clear vision and passion for modern technology, placing him as one of the most exciting Chief Technology Officers to watch out for.

Joel is the President of a charity that designs STEM related children’s books Back to the Moon and Princess Physicist. These books are then donated to orphanages, homeless pregnant woman and in-need children. Beasley Foundation was formed in February 2017 after Joel, Mitch and Valerie lost their Mother to Leukemia after being diagnosed 6 weeks earlier. Joel and his siblings wanted to do something unique with her life insurance money and the Beasley Foundation was formed.

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