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2016 Speakers

  • Director & CEO
  • Principal Analyst
    Caroline Chappell is the lead analyst for Analysys Mason's Software-Controlled Networking research programme. Her research focuses on service provider adoption of cloud, and the application of cloud technologies to fixed and mobile networks. She is a leading exponent of SDN and NFV and the potential that More
  • VP
    George Sloan leads AT&T’s international voice and access solutions organization responsible for 295 carriers across 190 countries.  His team has office locations in more than 30 countries.  Previously, George was responsible for $40B of AT&T’s procurement of infrastructure and consumer products More
  • President
    President of BCE Nexxia, a Bell Canada company, and Head of Bell Canada, Wholesale Combining 20 years of technology and telecommunications experience, Ivan is recognized for his deep business knowledge and financial acumen. Focused on driving growth for wholesale and retail telecommunications services in Canada, More
  • Head of Fraud Prevention
  • Managing Director
    Steve Wallage is Managing Director of BroadGroup Consulting. The firm is focused on the data centre, cloud and telecoms sector, and undertakes research and strategic consulting for operators, vendors, users and investors. Steve has undertaken over 30 commercial due diligence projects for BroadGroup Consulting. Steve More
  • Client Security Partner
  • CTO
    Rajiv Datta joined Colt on 1 January 2016 as Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Rajiv is responsible for the development of Colt’s network technology strategy, the creation of our next generation of products and services, including the evolution of our SDN-based network capability, and the delivery of our digital More
  • SVP for International Carrier Sales & Solutions
    As Senior Vice President of Deutsche Telekom’s International Carrier Sales and Solutions (ICSS) unit, Mardia is responsible for the international wholesale carrier business, where she leads approximately 250 employees in 19 countries. Previously, Mardia acted as CEO of Deutsche Telekom’s affiliate T-Systems More
  • Product Management Lead, IP & Peering International Carrier Sales & Solutions
    Max Roettgermann is responsible for the portfolio of DDoS Defense products & services for Deutsche Telekom and its subsidiaries and has worked within the IP & Peering team since 2009. Max was part of the European research project ETICS (Economics and Technologies for Inter-Carrier Services) within the ICT theme of More
  • COO
    Jarrett Appleby joined Digital Realty in April 2015 as the company’s first Chief Operating Officer and is responsible for corporate strategy and global operations, including property and technical operations; design and construction; EMEA and APAC operations; and product management and development.Jarrett has More
  • Senior Sourcing Manager
  • President EMEA
    Mr. Theunissen has over 20 years of experience in telecommunications, data centers and hosting & cloud services. Prior to EdgeConneX, Dick served as Chief Marketing Officer EMEA of Equinix where he was responsible for the regional Go-To-Market strategy and execution, product portfolio and communications. He was also More
  • Acting Director for the Future Networks Directorate of DG Connect
    Pearse O'Donohue is Acting Director for the Future Networks Directorate of DG CONNECT at the European Commission, dealing with policy development and research supporting the Digital Single Market as regards 5G networks, IoT, cloud and data flows and conceptualising new and innovative approaches towards service More
  • Global Lead Telecommunications Analyst
      Adrian Baschnonga is Global Lead Telecommunications Analyst at EY, responsible for the firm’s thought leadership output in the sector. He also advises clients on industry issues and is regularly quoted in the press on a number of themes. He has been with EY for more than 9 years and before that was More
  • Group CTO & EVP Cloud Services
  • CMSO
  • EVP of Global IP Network Business Unit
    As the executive vice president of the Global IP Network at NTT Communications, Mr. Wheeler is responsible for all financial, engineering, operational and customer relationship activities for the Global IP Network (GIN) business unit.  Prior to his current role, Mr. Wheeler led the GIN sales and business More
  • CEO
    Pierre-Louis de Guillebon, has been CEO of Orange International Carriers since April, 2016 His previous positions in the Orange Group have included Director of France Telecom Long Distance Marketing, then COO and CEO of Etrali in trading and financial services from 2007, before becoming Managing Director of the More
  • CEO
    Marc Halbfinger was appointed CEO of PCCW Global in 2007. He has more than 25 years of in-depth business experience spanning a wide range of sub-sectors across the media and telecommunications industries. During his tenure as PCCW Global CEO, Marc has overseen a huge number of transformative projects and developments More
  • Senior Partner
    Daniel is a co-founder of specialized telecoms law firm, Preiskel & Co.  He has been a judge for the Capacity Awards for several years and is independently ranked as one of the world’s leading communications lawyers. He is particularly recognised for telecoms commercial and regulatory work in the UK and More
  • Chairman & CEO
    Alessandro Talotta has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Telecom Italia Sparkle in December 2014. Previously he was Executive Officer at Telecom Italia National Wholesale Services. A computer scientist with a strong business administration expertise, Alessandro has developed a true passion for innovation and More
  • CMO- International Wholesale Business
    Eduardo Guardincerri is from Argentina, holds an Executive MBA and is an Industrial Engineer. He is the Chief Marketing Officer for the International Wholesale Business in Telefónica Business Solutions.Eduardo has held positions in both Standard Bank as a Financial Analyst and at IBM as a Senior Product Manager More
  • Regional Manager for Carrier Voice Services
    Gagun Gahir is the Regional Manager for Carrier Voice Services at Telstra, overseeing our EMEA and US account management teams and based at our London office. Gagun has worked in the global telco industry for 14 years, holding key growth roles at international organisations like IDT where she led the commercial team More
  • Group Managing Director and Chief Customer Officer
    Martijn Blanken is the Group Managing Director and Chief Customer Officer of Telstra Enterprise, a $6.5 billion revenue business unit operating as a global scale, industry-based telecommunications services and solutions business.   In this role, Martijn is responsible for Telstra's relationship with and sales More
  • Head of Carrier Relations
    Lior Levy has been heading the carrier relations team at Viber since 2014. The team manages Viber's retail and wholesale business, alongside SMS activations for the app. Prior to Viber, Lior spent five years with the carrier relations department at 013Netvision-Cellcom Israel, the country's first major wireless More
  • SVP & Global Head of Connectivity Business
    As the Senior Vice President for Connectivity Services,  Vivek is responsible for the sales, channel strategy, and commercial engagement with all service providers globally for Vodafone’s extensive portfolio of Connectivity Services. Vivek has over 19 years’ experience working across communications, More
  • Director of Infrastructure Planning and Acquisition
    Mehmet enjoys being part of a team which builds massive scale network and datacenter infrastructure. He has built large scale critical dns systems for Microsoft (AzureDNS), ICANN(L-Root) and helped deliver Windows 10 to hundreds of millions of users world-wide in August 2015 as well as clean millions of malware More
  • Chairman & CEO

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