Matt Walsh

AVP Product Management and Development - FirstNet and NG 9-1-1
FirstNet Program at AT&T
- Currently leads a technical sales organization responsible for Advanced Solutions including 5G, Internet of Things, Private Cellular, Wi-Fi, and Mobile Field categories focused on all of public sector nationwide. - Significant experience in leading cross functional teams supporting go to market efforts for both emerging and established businesses. - Proven track record in leading sales organizations with both private (small to large enterprise) and public sector (state, local and federal) customers. - Thrives on simplifying the complex, building relationships and leading others to success.

Sessions by Matt Walsh

09:30 AM - 10:30 AM

FirstNet MegaRange: The Only High Power LTE Solution for Public Safety


Presentation Descriptions:
In this presentation, you will hear about the attributes and benefits of FirstNet® MegaRange™. You’ll learn how implementing FirstNet MegaRange™ can increase an agency’s operational confidence, with improved cell performance on the edge of signal coverage. And you’ll see examples of rural drive testing and a comparison of Power Class 1 (MegaRange) and Power Class 3 (250 mw operation) coverage, demonstrating how MegaRange helps improves first responder communications capabilities. We will also share the growing portfolio of MegaRange products and solutions that include mobile and fixed solutions. You’ll hear from customers who are currently using MegaRange in their organizations and how these products have enhanced and elevated their FirstNet experience.

Learning Objectives:
Attendees will:

  • Obtain a working knowledge of FirstNet MegaRange™
  • Learn how they can use FirstNet MegaRange™ to improve coverage issues
  • Have the opportunity to see a hands-on demonstration of a device (or devices) that support MegaRange
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

FirstNet & 9-1-1 – Working Better Together


08:05 AM - 08:50 AM

Product Innovation for First Responders – How Open Standards and Continual Reinvestment Benefit Public Safety


Learn how the FirstNet authority and AT&T FirstNet work together to develop new and innovative solution to support public safety. Join in the discussion and see how the use of standards, new technology and innovation are all leveraged to the advantage of all first responders in the field.

01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Scott Agnew 

The Future of FirstNet – Taking Public Safety Technology to the 21st Century & Beyond


Hear how the FirstNet Reinvestment program, which is designed to continually direct FirstNet proceeds back into ongoing network development, supports first responder broadband needs. The presenters will also talk about public safety engagement designed to provide a voice in the FirstNet roadmap development.