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UTStarcom CTO to Speak at Financial Times-Oliver Wyman Conference

Craig Samuel Joins Panel to Address Emerging Risks, Integration of Analysis into Strategic Business Planning

UTStarcom CTO to Speak at Financial Times-Oliver Wyman Conference
UTStarcom CTO to Speak at Financial Times-Oliver Wyman Conference

ALAMEDA, Calif., March 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- UTStarcom, Inc. (Nasdaq: UTSI) today announced that
Craig Samuel, chief technology officer and senior vice president of business strategy and innovation, will present at the upcoming Financial Times-
Oliver Wyman Identifying Emerging Risks Conference Series. Samuel will join a panel to discuss 'Risk Based Strategic Planning in an Uncertain World'. Session details are below:

    Session:      The Impact of Emerging Risks on Corporate Strategy and
    Date/Time:    Tuesday, March 17, 2009
                  10 - 11 a.m.
    Location:     Le Parker Meridien, 118 West 57th Street, New York City
    Description:  The economy is in a downturn, with a questionable risk
                  outlook over the next 18 to 36 months. In addition to these
                  global challenges, other risk factors like regulatory,
                  geopolitical, societal and technological issues come into
                  play. How do corporations identify, assess and prioritize
                  emerging risks? More importantly, how do corporations mold
                  their strategic planning platforms to allow for flexible
                  execution of their business processes?

For more information or to secure a media interview with Mr. Samuel regarding this opportunity, please contact
Sara Zavala at or 702.644.2465.

About UTStarcom, Inc.

UTStarcom is a global leader in IP-based, end-to-end networking solutions and international service and support. The company sells its solutions to operators in both emerging and established telecommunications markets around the world. UTStarcom enables its customers to rapidly deploy revenue- generating access services using their existing infrastructure, while providing a migration path to cost-efficient, end-to-end IP networks. Founded in 1991 and headquartered in Alameda, California, the company has research and development operations in the United States, Canada, China, Korea and India. For more information about UTStarcom, visit the company's Web site at


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