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November 15-16, 2022
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Wednesday, November 16 • 12:10pm - 12:40pm
What Is Metaverse? How Will It Usher in a Golden Age of Open Network and Edge? - Wenjing Chu, Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

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Metaverse is a new buzzword du jour. Is it a mega-trend or a fad? Many leading analysts have put a staggering $3-13 Trillion dollar worth of global economic opportunity around it. In this interactive talk, Wenjing will help demystify and unpack the layers of arguably the most important technology and business super-cycle of the next decade. The development of metaverse infrastructure, products and services will put tremendous demands on networks and edge not only in raw capacity but also the architecture and basic protocols and frameworks and open source software we rely on so far. Wenjing will lead an engaging discussion how these challenges represent a golden opportunity for the future of an open network and edge. Join the ride to a metaverse not far far away.

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Wenjing Chu

Senior Director, Technology Strategy, Futurewei Technologies, Inc.
Wenjing drives the technology strategy in the area of Web3 and Metaverse in Futurewei Technologies. He is a long term contributor to the Linux Foundation over many years including OPNFV (now Anuket), LF Networking, LF Edge, and he currently contributes to the Trust over IP (ToIP... Read More →


Wednesday November 16, 2022 12:10pm - 12:40pm PST
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