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  • Chief Strategy Officer
    ADAPTIVE MOBILE
    Simeon has 27 years experience within the mobile, fixed line and IT infrastructure markets. With a career spanning Marketing, Product Management, Business Development and Operations roles, Simeon has worked for Telecom Infrastructure providers & ISV’s with 9 out of the top 10 largest carrier groups. Simeon has More
  • Director of Sales
    ANAM TECHNOLOGIES
    An A2P SMS visionary, Clive had the following to say almost 5 years ago on his appointment to Anam: “It’s been declared that SMS has had its day but I believe we are yet to see the full potential, with many operators beginning to see the value of Application-to-Person messaging and the benefits it can bring More
  • Lead Global Contract Manager - IoT Services
    AT&T
    Pankaj Jain is heading the Global Contract Management for IoT Services in AT&T International, as Senior Commercial Leader with 22+ years of experience Pankaj has been delivering complex Consumer & Enterprise projects in International Telecommunication market for VAS, Messaging, SMS, Roaming, International Carrier, IoT More
  • Co-Founder & Managing Director
    CLX COMMUNICATIONS
    Robert Gerstmann is the MD for CLX Communications and responsible for driving growth and overall efficiency in the organization. He has an extensive international grounding and 15 years of experience within the mobile and IT sector. Prior to co-founding CLX Networks, Robert has held commercial management positions at More
  • VP Marketing & Online Sales
    CLX COMMUNICATIONS
    Rob has been in the cloud communications industry since 2003, and was the longest serving executive at Mblox before it was acquired by CLX Communications in 2016. Today Rob leads Marketing and Online Sales for CLX. Over the last 13 years, Rob has held a variety of leadership positions from sales to engineering and has More
  • Senior Product Manager, Group Innovation RCS
    DEUTSCHE TELEKOM
    Martin Repp Senior Product Manager, Group Innovation RCS 14 years experiences in Deutsche Telekom.   -       T-Systems consultant for new business development in IP based value add services   -       T-Mobile Strategic controller for More
  • Consultant
    GSMA
    Paul Ruppert has over two decades experience in the mobile industry focusing on monetizing innovation, driving revenue and creative marketing. He’s held executive roles in mobile operators; served as a strategy consultant for clients including Facebook, private equity firms, the Mobile Marketing Association and More
  • Commecial Director
    JUNTOS
    "MacGregor is commercial director at Juntos, a Silicon Valley startup that uses behavioral and iterative design to build tools that empower users to save and build confidence in their financial lives. He was previously the manager for Africa mobile money products for Millicom/Tigo. He is a patent holder of the More
  • VP & CTO
    MAHINDRA COMVIVA
    Aditya is Vice President and Head of Messaging & Broadband Solutions at Mahindra Comviva. He has more than 17 years of rich industry experience across business and engineering leadership for market leading products in Enterprise and Telecom. Before joining Mahindra Comviva, Aditya has led Product Management for the More
  • VP Business development and Marketing
    MMD SMART
    Ira is a seasoned marketing professional with experience in consumer electronics, telecommunications, semiconductors and health care. His unique expertise is identifying consumer applications for innovative technologies and he has been a vocal advocate for leveraging new technologies to better people’s lives More
  • Features Editor
    MOBILE ECOSYSTEM FORUM
    Tim Green is a journalist who's been writing about mobile for 15 years, first as senior analyst with Screen Digest, then editor of Mobile Entertainment. Today, Tim watches the mobile payments space via his Mobile Money Revolution blog, and is the features editor for the trade body MEF. Tim has written numerous reports More
  • Mobile Insight Analyst
    MOBILE SQUARED
    Nick is Chief Insight Analyst and Founder at mobilesquared, and specialises in all aspects of the mobile and telecommunicationsindustries, including; OTT and messaging, unified communications, mpayments, mobile marketing and advertising, premium rateservices, automated platforms, mobile internet and social media, apps More
  • Founder & CEO
    MRCONNECTIVITY
    James Williams is the Founder and CEO of MrConnectivity, a consultancy practice having Mobile Engagement as its principal focus; A2P SMS is a core competence within that. Clients include Mobile Network Operators (MNOs), content Aggregators, API companies, Messaging Hubs and technology vendors. James founded More
  • Director of Global Carrier Relations
    OPENMARKET
    Javier Sainz is Director, Global Carrier Relations at OpenMarket, providing mobile engagement solutions for global Fortune 1000 companies. Javier is a commercially astute executive with over nine years’ international experience working in mobile and telecommunications.   In his current position, Javier is More
  • VP/GM, EMEA
    REALNETWORKS
    Surash leads the RealNetworks business in EMEA and has over 25 years of experience in telecommunications. Prior to joining RealNetworks  Surash worked at mGage, the global mobile engagement provider, where he held roles of Chief Strategy officer as well as COO for Europe.  Surash was also previously More
  • Director of Solutions Engineering
    TATA COMMUNICATIONS
      Adrian is a dedicated professional who has experience of working at senior management level (e.g. IT Director/C Level interaction for the past 28 years globally) innovating, directing, and leading organisations to adopt different ways of working to achieve their business goals primarily through the use of More
  • Business Manager for A2P SMS, Payments & Voice
    TELEFNICA O2 UK
    Chris began his career in messaging and payments at MIG (Mobile Interactive Group) in 2008, working with the likes of ITV, Vodafone, O2, Fremantle Media, BBC and many others before joining net-mobile AG, part of NTT Docomo Inc to continue developing the UK messaging and payments landscape. In late 2011 he joined mBlox More
  • A2P Messaging Development Europe
    TELEFONICA
    Based in Munich, Tim is a senior mobile executive with over 9 years specializing in the Mobile Messaging industry. He began his mobile career in A2P SMS aggregation (tyntec) before moving across to Telefonica to take on the role of commercial lead of A2P messaging (Europe). Currently within his role of A2P More
  • A2P Product Manager
    TELENOR GROUP
    Expert in the A2P field. She has 9 years’ experience in the mobile wholesale  industry . She is A2P Product Manager for the Telenor Group,  handling the centralized A2P Hub Solution, the A2P Traffic carried into the networks and developing end to end A2P Market Solution for the Telenor Business Units. More
  • Voice & Messaging Sales Senior Account Manager
    TURK TELEKOM INTERNATIONAL
    Csaba Fulop is a Senior Messaging and Voice Sales Manager at Turk Telekom International with 5+ years of experience in the telecom market. Mr. Fulop oversees the entire South Asian region, with further responsibilities including business development, product management, sales forecasts and project management.Prior to More
  • Director of Global Connectivity
    TWILIO
    I’m Director of Global Connectivity at Twiilio and have over 14 years experience in the SMS and Voice industry working for technology companies. During this time I have worked for one of the leading OTT’s in building up its footprint with a large number of telecommunication companies. I’m currently More
  • SVP of Messaging and Services
    VODAFONE CARRIER SERVICES
    Andrew joined Vodafone in June 2013. As Senior Vice President, he is responsible for the sales, commercial, and channel strategy for Vodafone Group’s Messaging business. Andrew brings more than 20 years of telecoms experience to the role. Before joining Vodafone, he was part of the leadership team that formed and More
  • Market Development Director
    XCONNECT
    For more than 25 years, Lee has been pioneering product innovation, bringing ideas to life and addressing market needs as a software engineer, project manager, product manager, and sales & marketing leader.  He is a veteran of the telecommunications industry and is passionate about digital products and willing to More


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