Asha R. Keddy is Corporate Vice President at Intel Corporation, where she also serves as the General Manager of Next Generation and Standards (NGS) Group. A recognized industry leader, Keddy’s passion is in understanding how advancements in technology can improve the lives of people, and the environment in which we live—creating a safer, healthier, smarter society for all. Keddy’s organization enables new business verticals and applications - participating in industry consortia; contributing to global standards; developing and testing prototypes in trials, and driving product innovation. Her team facilitates trials with other ecosystem partners, key learnings from which have been influential in setting government and industry policy, and in furthering the convergence of communications and computing with end-to-end technology solutions. This work will open up new market opportunities in multiple verticals, including games, sports, connected cars, and smart cities, while bringing forward the advanced capabilities of artificial intelligence, visual data, mixed reality and connectivity-based technologies to address residential, enterprise and industrial business needs. Keddy’s vision of innovation is based on iterative development, insights about people, and a commitment to partnerships with industry and governments alike. Keddy leads 5G partner strategy and development efforts for Intel. This multi-year investment, her team’s work, and dozens of trials with industry-leading manufacturing, operator, and vertical partners have resulted in several world “firsts.” These accomplishments will accelerate 5G commercial deployment across industrial, automotive, fixed wireless and enterprise use cases in all major geographies. The learnings and Intellectual Property (IP) from these engagements will also serve to evolve the development of system architectures and incubation of technologies and IP for wireless at Intel. Ms. Keddy lives in the Portland, Oregon, and in her personal time enjoys reading, painting, hiking, biking and kayaking with her husband and dog.
Are We There Yet? Excitement Builds as 5G Nears Commercial Deployment
March 21, 2017
[caption id="attachment_3905" align="alignnone" width="413"] 5G Nears Commercial Deployment[/caption] “Are we there yet?” It’s a familiar refrain for anyone who’s ever...
5 Key Takeaways from Mobile World Congress 2017: Intel’s Perspective on the 5G Impact Panel
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[caption id="attachment_3888" align="alignnone" width="378"] Asha Keddy speaking at the 5G Impacts Panel at Mobile World Congress 2017[/caption] From phones...
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[bc playerid="734546229001" videoid="4761043088001"] It is exciting to see the industry conversation around 5G growing to a crescendo. This is good...
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