Telecom Exchange (TEX) Advisory Board Members

The Board’s responsibilities include providing more value to the events’ attendees, including but not limited to: timely speaking topics and inspiring speakers for the CEO Roundtables; innovative new partnerships; and new ways to give back to the telecom and tech community.

Jaymie Scotto Cutaia

CEO and Founder of Jaymie Scotto & Associates (JSA)

As CEO of JSA, Jaymie oversees all aspects of company activities and operations, including sales, finance, marketing, public relations, events, advisory board management and product execution. Jaymie has a broad range of experience in marketing domestic and international technology companies, both public and private, and offers a journalistic view on strategic content writing. Jaymie is also CEO and Founder of DealCenter, LLC, an online meeting system for event planners and associations. Prior to founding both companies, Jaymie was the Director of Marketing and Public Relations for Telx, the premier operator of colocation and interconnection facilities in the US. Jaymie contributed a creative approach to marketing business strategies and a journalistic understanding of networking and media research on all matters of event planning, marketing and PR for the company. Prior to Telx, Jaymie worked as a news producer for MSNBC, a 24-hour, national news organization. Recognizing and encouraging her writing skills, MSNBC supported her story writing and research efforts into global headlines, including her Emmy-award winning coverage of the terror attacks on September 11th.

Teri Francis

Senior Executive | SVP/VP | Head of Product, Strategy, Technology, Innovation

Responsible for the overall product strategy, management, design, and innovative vision of the Console platform. Before joining Console, Teri served and Vice President, Technology Development at Equinix where she led the architecture and engineering teams designing private cloud interconnection. Prior to Equinix, Teri was Vice President of Customer Solutions at NTT America responsible for product development and customer engineering for their global IP network. She has over 20 years of diverse experience in technology, networking, cloud, and data center arenas. Ms. Francis earned a Master of Science degree in Telecommunications from Southern Methodist University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Systems Engineering from

Ian Horowitz

Business Development Manager, Dark Fiber Solutions & Private Dedicated Networks of Zayo Group

Highly accomplished Telecom Executive with extensive experience in strategic planning, management, and execution of the sales cycle for U.S and International Dark Fiber, Managed Services, Voice and Data Products and Services, Cloud Adoption Specialist, Direct Connect SDI™ Specialties include: Expert skills in sales and business development, building and maintaining profitable relationships with partners, vendors, and customers. Superior knowledge of contract negotiation and ability to deliver favorable terms and conditions; adept at closing deals and evaluating complex transactional documents.

Liz Kerton

President of Telecom Council

One of the Silicon Valley’s most influential women according to the San Jose Business Journal, is a marketing expert focused on technology and telecom. She started Telecom Council of Silicon Valley in 2001, a community of thousands of telecom industry insiders from hundreds of companies including sixty global telcos who are focused on telecom innovation. In 2011, she started the Autotech Council which connects auto makers and their Tier 1 vendors with innovation and entrepreneurs.

Adam Knobloch

Director of Data Centers of Bisnow

Adam Knobloch is a data center enthusiast with years of experience leading event expansion and sales efforts for a a number of firms. Mr. Knobloch joined leading commercial real estate media and events company Bisnow Media as the Director of Data Centers in March of 2017. While leading Bisnow's event and media strategy for the Mission Critical industry, Knobloch has increased the firm's exposure and expanded its data center events offerings to eight markets. He is also in charge of future expansion plans both nationally and internationally. Mr. Knobloch earned his Bachelor's Degree of Business Administration at American University's Kogod School of Business, with a focus on Marketing and Public Relations.

Elsa Pine

VP of Sales & Business Development of EdgeConneX

Ms. Pine is currently VP of Sales &Business Development at EdgeConneX, where they’ve created, defined and are innovating at the Edge, infrastructure solutions via her customers’ demands. At EdgeConnex, Ms. Pine provides her clients with purpose-built, edge-of-network facilities that enable the fastest delivery of bandwidth intensive, latency sensitive content and applications to the end user. Ms. Pine has over 20 years of experience that began in the wireless space, but has peaked in the datacenter industry for the better part of this time. While this space changed rapidly, her agility to adapt to many of these changes kept her front and center. She has been integral to some of the most complex projects, lead and mentored her teams to learn and succeed along with her during her career, which truly exhibits her passion for helping others achieve their goals. Ms. Pine has been invited to assist and lead conversations of how to solve customer problems, issues, and needs- but to also follow-through and get it done for them. Over the course of her career, Elsa has provided best-in-class consultative sales to the top Media and Cloud ecosystem customers. Prior to EdgeConneX, Elsa has built a professional network and lead teams at CoreSite, Equinix and AT&T to achieve outstanding results through her tenure. Elsa holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Western Connecticut State University. She resides in central New Jersey with her husband, and 3 children. When she’s not cheering her kids on sidelines, you can usually catch her doing some SUP Yoga by the shore.

Mona Weisberg

Director of Colliers International in NYC

Mona is actively working on the business development to lease DataGryd’s data center housed in 60 Hudson to telecommunications and enterprise companies. Prior to Colliers, Ms. Weisberg worked with RCN, responsible for business development with the commercial Real Estate community to ensure access of RCN’s fiber optic network to NYC’s premier properties. Before RCN, Ms. Weisberg was Director of Client Relations/Real Estate for Eureka Broadband Corporation. She originated and maintained relationships with national and regional commercial real estate owners representing over 100 landlords, 200 million square feet/3000 commercial office buildings in five markets; then as Director of Real Estate she compiled a portfolio of over 750 buildings in the Northeast. She established her real estate career at Solomon Associates, where she partnered to launch the Philadelphia tri-state area’s first and most successful on-going Retail Tenant Representation firm. Ms. Weisberg holds a B.A. from Drew University and real estate license in New York. She is also a member of REBNY.

Interested in becoming a member of the TEX Advisory Board? Emails us at: [email protected].