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  • Telecom Regulation and IT Director
    ALESTRA
    Wilson Rojas Sifuentes is Axtel’s Regulatory Director with more than 15 years of experience in public policies in the Telecommunications and Information Technologies Industry in Mexico and Latin America. Wilson develops and presents to Mexican authorities regulatory proposals and recommendations based on a deep More
  • Chief Business Development & Sales Officer
    ALTAN
    He holds a Telecommunications Engineering degree from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid and an MBA from IESE. José Ignacio del Barrio is a recognized specialist in the technology and telecommunications sector, both for his technical knowledge and for his experience in the acquisition, creation, More
  • Senior Manager of Solutions Architecture
    AMAZON WEB SERVICES
    Alan Halachmi is a Sr. Manager of Solutions Architecture for the Worldwide Public Sector of Amazon Web Services.  Mr. Halachmi and his team deliver deep domain expertise to customers in a variety of domains including Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, Geospatial Information Systems, High Performance More
  • Secretary General
    CANTO
    Teresa Wankin is the Secretary General Manager (Ag.) at CANTO, a regional association of telecommunication operators and service providers with 111 members in 33 countries headquartered in Trinidad and Tobago. As Operations and HR Manager, Ms. Wankin oversees the operations of the association, manages the capacity More
  • Editor of Capacity Media
    CAPACITY MEDIA
    Jason McGee-Abe was promoted to Editor of Capacity in April 2017, having joined in February 2016 as News and Content Editor. Jason is responsible for Capacity's editorial strategy across both the print and online portfolios. He also helps oversee and manage the news agenda for the magazine, website and Show Dailys at More
  • CEO
    CENTRO TELECOM
    Simon Masri is the President and Chairman of C3ntro Telecom. A Civil Engineer and entrepreneur with over 21 years of experience in the telecommunications industry. He deployed the first VOIP gateway in Latam and leading over 10 Telecom Startups that are now integrated under one Holding company as C3ntro Telecom. More
  • Head of Capital Markets Strategy
    EQUINIX
    Mr. Hablitschek has 20 years of experience in the IT field, with more than 10 years in the financial services technology industry. He currently serves as Head of Capital Markets Strategy at Equinix – where he helps clients and prospects strategize deployment planning for their critical trading infrastructure More
  • Chairman
    GLOBENET
    Erick Contag brings over 25 years of sales, marketing, business development, strategy and corporate management expertise to GlobeNet, a fiber optic subsea cable system provider of low latency, international capacity serving the Americas. Mr. Contag has been responsible for managing C-level relationships and More
  • President
    INSTITUTO DEL DERECHO DE LAS TELECOMUNICACIONES (IDET)
    Gerardo Soria is the Founding member and Chairman of the Institute of Telecommunications Law (IDET). Gerardo holds a degree in law from the Universidad Iberoamericana. He also holds a Master’s in Law from the Centre of Postgraduate Studies in Law. He is also recognized as a leading expert in telecommunications More
  • Commissioner
    INSTITUTO FEDERAL DE TELECOMUNICACIONES (IFT)
    Javier Juárez Mojica has been a Commissioner of the Federal Telecommunications Institute since October 2016. Mr. Juárez has devoted a professional career of more than 15 years to the study of telecommunications and to the promotion of innovation and competition in the sector. He studied Electronic More
  • Especialista en Telecomunicaciones
    INTERAMERICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK (IADB)
    Enrique Iglesias is Telecommunications Specialist in the Division of Connectivity, Markets and Finance of the Inter-American Development Bank. His functions are based on support to the governments of Latin America and the Caribbean to develop agendas of broadband and digital economy through mechanisms of technical More
  • Chief Investment Officer
    International Finance Corporation (IFC)
    Andrew Bartley is Chief Investment Officer in the Global Telecoms and Technology investment group at the International Finance Corporation (IFC) based in Washington, DC. He is primarily responsible for origination, structuring and portfolio management of complex equity, mezzanine and senior debt financings in the TMT More
  • Principal
    JULIAN RAWLE CONSULTING
    Julian has 17 years’ experience in the submarine fiber optic industry together with a business development track record in emerging markets going back to 1990. Developed several new businesses with Cable & Wireless. Went on to lead international marketing efforts for Japanese marine installer, NTTWEM, before More
  • Managing Director - Mexico
    KASPERSKY LAB
    Paris has more than 25 years of experience in the high-technology industry. He joined Kaspersky Lab in 2011 where he was based in Guatemala as a Regional Sales Manager covering Central America and the Caribbean. In 2015 he was transferred to Mexico City to become the Commercial Director of the B2B segment for all More
  • VP Global Account Division & Wholesale Services – Latin America
    LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS
    Gabriel Holgado is Vice President Wholesale Services for Level 3 in Latin America. He is responsible for the commercial and sales activities in the region for the wholesale segment. At present, his efforts are focused on strengthening and advancing the selling of Level 3’s newly integrated portfolio of More
  • Strategic Pricing Manager – Latin America
    LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS
    With more than 15 years in the Telecom industry, Mauro Contardi is Strategic Pricing Manager for Level 3 in Latin America, responsible of defining regional and in-country pricing strategies, with the objective of driving profitable growth throughout the region. Mauro held other positions within the company in the More
  • CEO
    MAXCOM Telecomunicaciones
    Lauro Cantú is the CEO of Maxcom Telecomunicaciones, he’s a Computer Systems graduate from Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM), and holds a master's degree in Business Administration from the same educational institution. He has more than 20 years of experience in senior More
  • CEO
    MCALLEN DATA CENTER
    The world is moving to the cloud and while all the talk about cloud is great, the reality is that all these connections still have to happen in the physical world.  My team and I help interconnect the world by bringing companies together in a neutral environment through physical and personal connections.  More
  • COO
    MEF
    Appointed as MEF COO in 2006, Kevin leads a team that builds, supports and scales the MEF’s increasing mix of global programs activities. During his tenure, membership has tripled to +210 companies, representing 43 countries, service provider membership has increased ten fold and MEF certification programs have More
  • Senior Director – Latin America
    NTT COMMUNICATIONS
    Mr. Berrios is responsible for NTT Communication’s Global IP Network business operations for the Latin America and Caribbean regions. In his role, Mr. Berrios oversees the market strategy for those regions along with the company’s new market deployment initiatives. He is also in charge of the direct and More
  • CEO
    REDIT
    Mr. Muraira joined KIO Networks in 2016 as the CEO of RedIT, KIO’s connectivity business unit. Prior to joining KIO Networks, Mr. Muraira served as Chief Information Officer at Axtel and Grupo Cablecom; additionally, he served as Director of Information Technology at iZZi Telecom. Mr. Muraira has more than 20 More
  • Subsecretary of Communications
    SECRETARÍA DE COMUNICACIONES Y TRANSPORTE
    Edgar Olvera holds a degree in Law from the Autonomous University of the State of Querétaro. He has previously served as Coordinator of Technical and Regulatory Projects of the Subsecretaría de Comunicaciones since 2009. Participating and directing several projects in charge of multidisciplinary teams More
  • CEO
    TELEFONICA
    Juan Carlos Bernal, CEO International Wholesale Business, Telefónica Business Solutions Juan Carlos started his professional career in Alcatel where he held the position of Commercial Director for New Operators. He joined Telefónica in 2000, where he has held a number of different positions which have always More
  • Regional Director, Latam & Caribbean
    TELIA CARRIER
    Edison is part of the company’s regional team in the Americas. He is responsible for driving business opportunities and strategic expansion projects in Latin America and the Caribbean. Before joining Telia Carrier in early 2012, Edison worked in various sales and business development roles with Cable & Wireless. More
  • CEO & General Director
    THE COMPETITIVE INTELLIGENCE UNIT
    Ernesto is the General Director of The Competitive Intelligence Unit, specialized in the market analysis and regulation of telecommunications. In addition to his work in the telecommunications sector, he has held various positions in public administration and worked as an academic. He is the author of several books, More
  • Regional Security Director
    TIME WARNER INC
    Mr. Grynberg holds a Bachelor Degree in Engineering (1999), a Post-graduation in Contact Center Management (2005) and several certifications in computer sciences (MCP), security management (CPP) and information security management (CISM). He has been working in the private sector for more than 30 years, holding More
  • Managing Director, LATAM VP
    VERIZON ENTERPRISE SOLUTIONS
    As regional leader Enrique is responsible for business ownership & oversight of the regional P&L. He has direct management of the regional sales teams and owns the go-forward LATAM multi-channel strategy to help grow Verizon´s presence/practice. He serves as the primary point of contact within the region. Prior More


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