Reimagining Connectivity & Bandwidth for the Modern Business

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Dennis Thankachan, CEO and Co-Founder, Lightyear and Archish Dalal, Director Product Management, Graphiant

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Wondering what is next for the modern business in terms of connectivity and bandwidth? Look no further. Dennis Thankachan, CEO and Co-Founder, Lightyear and Archish Dalal, Director Product Management, Graphiant, will discuss the current state of connectivity procurement and management as well as use cases/pain points and where the future of modern business is heading to. ---- Dennis Thankachan is the CEO and Co-Founder of Lightyear. Founded in 2019, Lightyear is a software platform that automates the enterprise telecom lifecycle - from RFP to install to renewal - and has raised over $17M in venture capital from top investors. Dennis started his career as an Investment Banker at Goldman Sachs, and was then an Investment Professional for PointState Capital, a $10B hedge fund, where he invested in public technology companies prior to starting Lightyear. Dennis is also an active angel investor in several high-growth, early stage SaaS and marketplace companies. Dennis holds Bachelor's degrees with honors in Computer Science and Finance from The University of Texas. Archish Dalal is a seasoned sales and business development professional with a passion for networking and cloud technologies. He currently serves as Product and Alliances Lead at Graphiant, where he is responsible for shaping the company's go-to-market product strategy and developing key technology partnerships. Prior to joining Graphiant, Archish held various sales, technical and go-to-market roles at Aviatrix, Nutanix, Viptela & Cisco Systems. Archish holds a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from California Polytechnic State University and is a CCIE Emeritus.
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Graphiant is a Silicon Valley-based provider of next-generation Edge services. Graphiant has developed the Graphiant Network Edge, an “as-a-Service” solution that provides connectivity between the enterprise WAN, hybrid cloud, network edge, customers, and partners. Graphiant’s Network Edge combines MPLS-like performance (guaranteed delivery and privacy) and Internet-class agility to enable network architects to build enterprise-grade networks at the speed of business. Join us for monthly webinars ranging in leadership lessons to technical deep dives for the networking space.