Nancy J. Shemwell

Chief Operating Officer - Rural Cloud Initiative
Ms. Shemwell is currently serving as the Chief Operating Officer of Trilogy Networks, the leading provider of distributed cloud infrastructure across the United States. In her current role, Nancy is responsible for guiding the company’s ongoing growth and executing the founders’ vision to deploy 1.5 million square miles of edge compute capability across rural America, providing the essential infrastructure for 5G, Agriculture, and Energy solutions.

A three-time Chief Executive Officer, she recently served as COO IoT Community, and the Chief Executive Officer of entegra technologies, inc. a cyber security solutions for mission critical, industrial control systems (ICS). With a 20-year track record of driving high performance transformational global organizations, Ms. Shemwell has been Ranked #93 in ExecRank’s Top CSO Rankings” from 15,000 Chief Sales Officers in the US, 2021 Women in Technology Award – Dallas Business Journal, 2020 Women of Edge Top 10 Finalist, D CEO M&A of the Year Award Finalist, Semi-finalist, Emerging Technology Tech Titan CEO of the Year and named a Phenomenal Women by Texas Wall Street Women.

Ms. Shemwell holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Baylor University and a Master of Science from Texas A&M. She serves on a number of Boards and Boards of Advisor across multiple technologies.

2:00 - 3:30

April 29th Conference Day Two

Track B: Application Management

What are the challenges of managing applications for smart intelligent infrastructure?



Bill Pugh, Managing Partner, Smart Connections


2.00  Managing the Multi-Tenancy Edge 

          Joe Weinman, Advisor to the Board, EDJX


2.20   Managing Intelligent Infrastructure

           Cole Crawford, CEO, Vapor.io


2.40  Panel: Managing Applications at the Edge

  • What are the challenges of managing applications at the edge?
  • How do application management requirements differ in smart infrastructure in campus, city, suburban and rural environments?
  • How should workloads be managed between the elements of a smart infrastructure architecture - such as a Public Infrastructure Network Node (such as EDJX), localized data center (such as vapor) and cloud?

          Joe Weinman, Advisor to the Board, EDJX

           Ed Myers, VP, Tilman Digital Cities  

           Cole Crawford, CEO, Vapor.io

           Nancy Shemwell, COO, Rural Cloud Initiative  

           Eric Frazier, President & CEO, Tensor Networks