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The Networking Channel

Nov 2023

WED 29

8am PST

panel discussion

Large ISPs: How do they work? What are the challenges they face and the Engineering/CS skills they need?


Jason Livingood – Vice President at Comcast

Amreesh Phokeer – Internet Measurement and Data Expert

Yong Cui – Tsinghua University


Matt Caesar – Professor in the Department of Computer Science at University of Illinois

Edmundo de Souza e Silva – Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

This panel will explore the most relevant technical challenges facing large Internet Service Providers (ISPs) today, along with typical network issues. Topics under discussion will include, but are not limited to: approaches to troubleshooting; the prominence of security concerns; the importance of employing Artificial Intelligence in ISP operations and management; and the essential knowledge students should acquire for a technical career at ISPs, among others. An exceptional group of panelists, each with extensive experience in ISP operations, will discuss these topics and participate in a Q&A session with the audience.


5pm CEST

(8am PST / 11 am EST / 1am JST)


web-streamed | time streamed



panel discussion