Jillian Kaplan-Head of Global Telecom and 5G Thought Leadership Jillian Kaplan joined Dell Technologies in 2018 and is currently the Head of Global 5G and Telecom Thought Leadership. She is long-time Telecom industry veteran. Prior to Dell Technologies, Jillian spent 14 years at Verizon. She joined Network Engineering during the launch of FTTP (FiOS) where she managed over a billion dollars in inventory in the Central Offices. While she worked, she received a Technical MBA and upon completion started a new role in Product Management where she managed a B2B SaaS. She went onto various roles in Marketing Operations and Sales Enablement. She is a strong believer in ‘Technology for Good’ and works to bring it to the forefront of all messaging She is an author, speaker and believer in paying it forward helping women in the industry find their voice and share their accomplishments. She currently resides in Massachusetts with her husband, daughter and dog. In her free time, she enjoys volunteering, spending time with her family, horseback riding, eating and working out.