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Indra K. Nooyi

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, PepsiCo


The Next Wave of Mobile Internet Delivery

On June 15 at the Chief Executives’ Club of Boston, Randall L. Stephenson, chairman, president, and chief executive officer of AT&T, spoke about the mobile service industry’s rapid development, its anticipated future growth, and the company’s proposed acquisition of T-Mobile USA. Robert Reynolds, chairman, president, and chief executive officer of Putnam Investments, introduced Stephanson.

TAKEAWAYS

“Since [the launch of the] iPhone in 2007, the mobile data traffic that we’re carrying on [our] networks is up...8,000 percent.” READ TRANSCRIPT AND VIEW VIDEO »

“Over the next five years, just with what we can see, the services that we know about...we think these volumes [of mobile data traffic] are going to go up another eight to ten times from where they are today.” READ TRANSCRIPT AND VIEW VIDEO »

“In our industry, capacity is...radio spectrum. At AT&T, we’re burning through our spectrum at a very alarming rate. We can see an exhaustion situation [in many markets]...it’s not a matter of if, it’s just a matter of when.” READ TRANSCRIPT AND VIEW VIDEO »

“[As a result of] our agreement with Deutsche Telekom to acquire T-Mobile USA…we will get a 25 to 35 percent lift in capacity out of the existing spectrum that we have in the marketplace ...[and be able to serve]...about 55 million more people.” READ TRANSCRIPT AND VIEW VIDEO »

PRESS COVERAGE

Dow Jones: “PepsiCo: Commodity Inflation Clearly Major Area for Concern”
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Boston Globe: “PepsiCo Point of View: CEO Says Tax on Soda Is Wrong Way to Tackle Childhood Obesity” READ ARTICLE »

Boston Herald: “PepsiCo Boss Indra Nooyi Blasts Crackdown on Soda, Snacks” READ ARTICLE »

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Indra K. Nooyi, Chairman & CEO of PepsiCo., addresses the Chief Executives' Club of Boston.
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Speakers Table, clockwise from bottom left: The Honorable Margaret Marshall, Immediate Past Chief Justice, MA Supreme Judicial Court; Ronald Sargent, Chairman & CEO, Staples; Gregg Ribatt, President & CEO, Collective Brands; John Fish, Chairman & CEO, Suffolk Construction; Laura Sen, President & CEO, BJ's Wholesale Club; Robert Reynolds, Chairman, President & CEO, Putnam Investments; Paul Montrone, Chairman, Perspecta Trust; Carol Meyrowitz, Chief Executive Officer, The TJX Companies; The Honorable Thomas M. Menino, Mayor, City of Boston; Gary Gottlieb, President & CEO, Partners HealthCare; Robert Kraft, Owner, New England Patriots and Chairman, The Kraft Group.
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Another "who's who" crowd is gathered in the Wharf Room.
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Members of the media crowd around Ms. Nooyi following her remarks.