CC-MVNO Summit - London 13th & 14th February

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CC is launching it first CC- MVNO Summit – Bringing networks and virtual wholesale operators together in London on 13-14th February 2019 at the Royal Lancaster Hotel.  In partnership with global experts Red Dawn Consulting, we have developed an agenda to stimulate collaboration between MNOs, MVNOs, IoTs and OTTs. We have developed a highly interactive, fast-paced format that stimulates audience attendance and engagement.

All registered delegates have free access to the other events running in parallel at the same venue: GCCM and CC-Digital Cloud Summit Please check CC-Event Portal for more information.

CC is partnering with Red Dawn Consulting to conduct Executive Panel Sessions moderated by Arun Dehiri, CEO at Red Dawn Consulting and discuss about latest market trends and hot topics within the MVNO segment.

REASONS TO ATTEND CC-MVNO Summit - London
  1. Network with the most diverse wholesale connectivity community, representing fixed, mobile and satellite
  2. Secure deals with existing and new prospects in a private, bespoke setting
  3. Learn about emerging opportunities and challenges in preparation for a hyperconnected future
  4. Get recognition for innovating in wholesale in the CC- Global Awards - Berlin
  5. Enjoy exclusive entertainment events in elegant, intimate settings in the middle of bustling London
AGENDA
Tuesday, February 12
20:00 - 22:00 Pre-event get together with drinks and canapes
Wednesday, February 13
08:30 - 10:30 Official registration and Breakfast Networking Session
08:30 - 12:30 Members one-to-one meetings
09:30 - 10:00 Welcome Speech/ Key Note Presentation by the Host Sponsor
10:15 - 11:15

Executive Session on Services: Keynote, Panel and Roundtable

Topic: “The MVNO of the future”

11:45 - 12:30

Executive Round Table Panel Discussion Session

Topic: “Next Generation Networks & how Software Defined Networks (SDN) reshaping and changing networks“

12:30 - 14:00 Networking Session and Lunch Break
13:30 - 17:30 Members one-to-one meetings
14:00 - 15:00

Executive Session of Platforms : Keynote, Panel and Roundtable

Keynote: “Be DIFFERENT like non-telco peers to succeed”

15:15 - 16:00

Executive Round Table Panel Discussion Session.

Topic:“ New Business Models around Cloud for Service Providers “

16:30 - 17:30 Afternoon Networking Drink Reception
17:00 - 17:30 Official First Day Closure
19:30 - 22:30 Welcome Networking Reception with drinks, canapés, live show and DJ at Mahiki Mayfair
Co-hosted by Xicomm, Dial Telekommunications and Qatama
Thursday, February 14
09:30 - 10:30 Registration-Morning Coffee Networking Reception
09:30 - 12:30 Members one-to-one meetings
10:30 - 11:15

Executive Round Table Panel Discussion Session.

Topic:“ New Business Models to meet cables future digital demand and future consumption trends of bandwidth hungry consumers“

11:30 - 12:30

Executive Session on Infrastructure: Keynote, Panel and Roundtable 

Topic: “Opening up capacity”

12:30 - 14:00 Networking Session and Lunch Break
13:30 - 17:30 Members one-to-one meetings
14:00 - 14:45

Executive Round Table Panel Discussion Session

Topic: “How do operators face the increasing threat of fraud in wholesale business?“

15:00 - 15:45

Executive Round Table Panel Discussion Session

Topic: The role of Datacenters in the region to meet future demand

16:30 - 17:30 Afternoon Networking Drink Reception
17:00 - 17:30 Official Closure
19:00 - 22:00 Closing Evening Networking Reception with drinks, food and Live Show at Hard Rock Cafe
Hosted by New Telco
VENUE
Royal Lancaster London Hotel
Lancaster Terrace, London W2 2TY, UK
+44 20 7551 6000

Royal Lancaster London is Hyde Park’s commanding mid-century architectural icon born and built in the swinging 60s. Our happy history has seen us hip, handsome and rolling with the times in our unrivalled London location. Today, here in the 21st century we’re proud of the knowledge and expertise we’ve gained over half a century as one of London’s leading hotels.

 

Corporate rates with Breakfast & WIFI (including VAT)
Single Occupancy: £259,20  per night.
Double Occupancy: £284,40 per night.

To reserve a room at special corporate rate, please click here.

The special rate is the subject of availability.

Kindly note: The above rates applies on the dates 12th – 14th February. For any other dates you need to contact the hotel.

Suggested Hotels nearby Lancaster Hotel: 

  • Mercure London Hyde Park Hotel (for Hotel page click here)
  • The Westbourne Hyde Park (for Hotel page click here)
  • Corus Hotel Hyde Park (for Hotel page click here)
SPEAKERS & PANELLISTS
Moderator
Erik van Stokkom
Board Member - MGI
Biography

Based in Switzerland and with a market driven approach to the telecommunication industry we at MGI are committed to being the right connection for all our partners. Over the last 20 years, Erik developed extensive expertise and deep domain knowledge working at major telecom companies. His international career includes senior & executive level positions. Over the years, Erik has been a regular speaker & moderator at major international telecom conferences.

Panellist
Jose Garcia
Owner at GTC
Biography

An expert in wholesale voice and SMS messaging with over 20 years’ experience in the telecom industry as former VP of Sales & Carrier Relations at tyntec, one of the largest A2P SMS service providers globally and as Regional Manager at Verizon where he headed up a team responsible for international voice services in Europe. José also previously managed operator relations in Central and Southern Europe for Netsize, a Gemalto company. José holds a degree in business administration from the Wolfgang-Goethe University in Frankfurt a. M.

Specialties:
Launch SMS services / Shift from Voice to Messaging / A2P SMS Monetization / MNO revenue assurance / SMS platforms / P2P SMS Cost optimization / Training Sales and Carrier Relations / Wholesale Voice / VoIP / Integration of Operators, Carriers, Aggregators into value chain of OTT services / Off-net connectivity for OTT services.

Moderator
Arun Dehiri
Managing Director at Red Dawn Consulting
Biography
Arun Dehiri is Red Dawn’s founder and Managing Director. He is a pioneering management consultant with 23 years of experience in media, telecoms, finance & management. Arun has spent 17 years in leading professional service firms including PWC, TMNG & Analysys Mason, grounded with 6 years of industry roles within BSkyB and Orange.
 
Arun originally founded a boutique consultancy in 2004, which was acquired by Analysys Mason where on the Executive Board, led its Telecoms Sector and was the Sales Director. Arun leads strategy development and delivery teams for blue-chip brands and early growth companies across the globe addressing strategic & operational requirements. Most comfortable at the white board, Arun inspires clients to realise corporate visions and personal aspirations by delivering his thought leadership in a clear, concise and considered manner.
 
He has developed strong C-level relationships and a trusted team of high performing consultants with both sales & operational capabilities.He has an exceptional approach to identify opportunities through market insights, listening to clients needs, and rapidly translating these into a solution framework. He is regular conference speaker and an expert in convergence, pricing, proposition innovation, mobile virtual network operators (MVNO), sales optimisation, mobile applications, enterprise solutions, mobile banking, financial and organisational transformation,IT & networking and KPI optimisation. Arun has developed a rich toolkit of robust analytical and strategic programme methodologies.
Panellist
Conrad Mallon
Chief Network Architect at SSE Enterprise Telecoms
Biography

With over 30 years’ experience in the telecoms industry, Conrad brings a wealth of knowledge to his role as Chief Network Architect at SSE Enterprise Telecoms having previously held several senior roles at Level 3, which included overseeing many large-scale network enhancements and significantly expanding their European network reach. Within SSE Enterprise Telecoms, Conrad is responsible for defining, delivering and maintaining the technical architectures that support our existing portfolio, as well as any new ground-breaking technologies.

Panellist
Christopher Street
Group Chief Marketing Officer at STT GDC
Biography

Christopher (Chris) Street is Group Chief Marketing Officer of ST Telemedia Global Data Centres (STT GDC). He oversees the company’s global marketing initiatives and strategic account management across the company’s portfolio. He was previously Group General Manager of STT GDC, overseeing the company’s data centre portfolio in Singapore, and was responsible for building services and programmes to support customers’ needs across the STT GDC group.

Chris has been in the internet infrastructure industry for over 20 years, and has built and scale businesses in service provider and end-user environments. Prior to STT GDC, he was at Amazon where he was responsible for the acquisition of strategic technical infrastructure such as network and data centre services across the company’s global footprint. Prior to Amazon, Chris held various positions in the Sales, Marketing and Technical Operations functions at companies such as Switch & Data, AT&T, Equinix and CERFnet.

Chris graduated from Baruch College, NYC, with a Master’s in Business Administration and a Bachelor’s Degree from Indiana University Bloomington, USA.

Panellist
Jimmy Jones
Telecom Business Development Lead at Positive Technologies
Biography

He worked in telecoms for over twenty years building a wide range of experience in various engineering roles within major operators such as WorldCom, and vendors like Nortel, Genband and now Positive Technologies.

His initial time in the industry was spent working extensively on legacy telecom exchanges, moving from maintenance, to commissioning, integration, and then specializing in protocols. In 2005 he made his first move into telecom security, taking a position with a vendor specializing in SBC’s. Then in 2017 the opportunity came to join Positive Technologies which has provided the chance to see telecoms security in a different perspective.

Panellist
Alexei Yanson
CEO at Lanck Telecom
Biography

coming soon

Keynote Speaker
Gary Bunney
CEO at MDS Global
Biography

Gary has been leading software companies focussed on the telecoms market for 20 years. Early in his career he established a new telecoms software division within ICL/Fujitsu before going on to be COO of Intec Telecoms. Here he played a pivotal role in growing the business to over £100m turnover in an eight-year period. He subsequently became COO of the messaging company Myriad AG before joining MDS Global as CEO in 2015. MDS Global are the European experts in convergent real-time charging, billing and analytics. Their customers include market leading MVNOs like TalkTalk Business and Carphone Warehouse’s iD Mobile.

Panellist
Daniel Preiskel
Senior Partner at Preiskel & Co
Biography

Daniel is a co-founder of Preiskel & Co and has over 20 years’ experience working in the telecoms, media and technology sectors, advising across the globe.  He has been ranked for over 15 years in major independent research guides as one of the world’s leading communications lawyers.

He is particularly recognised for commercial and regulatory work in the UK and overseas. He also advises various clients (including a major Korean handset manufacturer) on international investments and acquisitions as well as on major privatisations.  Recent work includes advising a group of mobile operators and content providers in reversing a decision of a European telecoms regulator.  He has recently been advising Japanese and Middle Eastern mobile network operators on MVNOs as well as advising a range of MVNOs & MVNAs in various continents.  Daniel, together with his international team, typically advises companies on the legal aspects of their multi-national services, with an increasing amount of advice on cloud issues, software as a service, privacy and data retention issues.

Panellist
Ian Oliver
Head of Solutions for Nokia in the UK&I
Biography

Ian is a telecommunication professional and has been working in the industry for 30 years.  Ian’s passion is working with those who seek to develop cross technology end to end solutions based upon sound business drivers, as well as evangelising new technologies and solutions that have the potential to add value to an operator’s business. As Head of Solutions for Nokia in the UK&I our aim is to build a clear technical vision linked to Nokia’s customer’s business strategy, build senior technical relationships and aim to maximise cross sell and multi-technology opportunities for our customers and Nokia. In addition, based upon market, regulatory and technology trends we look to identify key areas of focus for new Nokia opportunities within the UK&I. Previous roles during Ian’s career have included heading technical and commercial pre-sales teams and providing senior engineering ICT consultancy services and technical project management services to a global client base. Ian is a Chartered Engineer and holds a BSc. (Hons) in Electronic Engineering from Bangor University (UCNW), a MSc in Telecommunications & Information Systems from the University of Essex and is a Member of the Institution of Engineering & Technology (IET).

Panellist
Adam Godwin
Head of Wholesale EMEA at Telstra
Biography

Adam is Head of Wholesale EMEA for Telstra, a leading telecommunications and technology company. Based in London, he oversees Telstra’s wholesale business in EMEA, with responsibility for developing and driving the business strategy, as well as wholesale and OTT customer relationships.

With a strong focus on the customer experience and building value for wholesale partners, Adam has led the EMEA wholesale business to record large referenced deals with customers such as BT, Telia, BICS, Colt, KPN and GTT.

Adam has over 20 years’ experience in the telecoms industry, having held a number of roles at Verizon, AAPT and Pacnet prior to joining Telstra. He is a dual national of the United Kingdom and Australia, a country where he spent a decade building his career.

Outside of work, Adam is a father of four as well as a keen footballer and coach.

Panellist
Neil Kitcher
Global Business Director, Intelligent Communications at Epsilon
Biography

Neil Kitcher is an innovative sales director with a consistent record of delivering direct and indirect channel partner revenue through consultative selling in the competitive world of technology and telecoms.

In his current role at Epsilon, Neil is responsible for building, leading and developing a high performing global strategic business unit. He leads a team of 12 across sales, sales support, tech sales, procurement, product, engineering and operations.

A hands-on team player with a firm grasp of industry technologies and extensive experience of building loyal customer relationships across enterprises and global service providers,Neil’s key expertise includes complex contract negotiation, business development, large scale projects and new concept strategies. His previous experience includes some of the world’s most recognised brands: Verizon, Vodafone and Level 3.

Panellist
Katia Gonzalez Gutierrez
Head of fraud prevention at BICS
Biography

Katia Gonzalez Gutierrez has more than 10 years of experience in the mobile and wholesale telecoms industry, and she has held different positions in the wholesale carrier business – including trading manager, pricing manager and now fraud operations manager.

She chairs the i3Forum’s fraud work stream, which brings together the communications expertise of more than 49 telecommunication providers, representing a combined retail base of over 1.5 billion customers across more than 100 countries. González Gutierrez holds a computer science engineer degree from Deusto University in Spain and started her career as consultant in the supply chain industry. 

 

Panellist
Denis Morozov
CEO at Klucz Mobile
Biography

coming soon

Panellist
Maggie Parry
Vice President of Sales, Carrier and Wholesale at AquaComms
Biography

Maggie Parry is Vice President of Sales, Carrier and Wholesale, responsible for driving revenue growth through this vertical. Maggie joined Aqua Coms in 2015 and has more than three decades of telecommunications experience, including fifteen years in the submarine cable arena. She has worked for companies including ITT Worldcom, Telstra UK, MFS, Level 3 Communications and Apollo Submarine Cable System LTD. Prior to her role at Aqua Comms, Maggie spent eight years as a Sales Director at Hibernia Atlantic. She has a B.A in International Relations and Affairs from the University of Colerado at Boulder, and is based in Bromley, UK.

Panellist
Eddie Adnan Jamil
Managing Director at Universal Call
Biography

 

Eddie is the founder and Managing Director of Universal Call Limited.

Eddie has over 25 years of experience in the Telecoms industry. He has held several senior positions during his career with British Telecom.

Eddie has lived and worked in Spain, US and Asia Pac, he is fluent in 6 languages. Specialising in outsourcing he held the positions from Directorship to CEO, conducting positive business at board levels around the world. Eddie has won several awards on his outstanding performances.

Panellist
Ian Farrell
Business Development Manager at Three Wholesale
Biography

Ian is responsible for acquiring new business partnerships by leveraging Three's mobile network and wholesale platform capability across multiple mobile segments. Helping businesses such as White Label Partnerships, MVNOs, and IoT Service Providers to provide connectivity services to their own customers on the network built for data.

Excellent contractual negotiation skills, an example of which, led to the successful negotiation of an IoT partnership with AT&T. A wide breadth of experience of MVNO, OTT and IoT deals, having successfully negotiated ten partnerships in six years. 

From an engineering background to a telecoms expert, previous experience includes product development, sales and marketing roles which provide a unique mix of excellent technical knowledge, commercial awareness and a willingness to challenge and break barriers.

Panellist
Paul Bassa
EVP Mobile Cloud at Digitalk
Biography

As EVP Mobile Cloud, Paul leads Digitalk’s cloud-based ‘MVNE as a Service’ business unit, supporting MNOs, MVNAs and MVNOs. Paul has an extensive background in the telecoms industry, working with both operators and vendors in a range of executive roles to deliver innovative and successful communications products and services.

Panellist
Pascal Prot
CEO at Legos
Biography

Graduated from ENSEA and ESSEC, Pascal is one of the pioneers of VOIP in France. He monitored various VOIP & BT projects throughout the 90’s and, in 2002, he decided to create Legos with the aim of building an ambitious and independent telephony platform. In 2014, Pascal led Legos to a new milestone: becoming a Full MVNO in France on Orange’s Network. Today, Legos has the ambition of providing Fixed and Mobile Services globally with the quality of a local operator (local rates and regulatory knowledge).

Panellist
Chris van Zinnicq Bergmann
Head of Carrier Sales in Europe at Global Cloud Xchange
Biography

Chris van Zinnicq Bergmann has over twenty years of experience in the global telecommunications sector. He started his telecommunications career in Amsterdam where he held corporate as well as sales related positions at BT, Unisource (a joint venture between KPN, Telia and Swisscom) and AT&T-Unisource.

In 1999, Chris left Europe to move to Los Angeles, where he became a member of the team that started the operations of Asia Global Crossing, which later evolved into Pacnet, a subsea cable operator in the Asia Pacific region which in 2014 has been acquired by Telstra. In 2002, Chris relocated to Singapore from where he headed the company’s market expansion activities in Southeast Asia and India and from 2005 to 2008 was the regional head for Southeast Asia and India, responsible for the company’s wholesale and enterprise business in this region. At the end of 2008, Chris moved back to Amsterdam to take up the role of regional head for Europe and North America (until the end of 2010) and subsequently for Europe, the Middle East and India. In 2014, Chris joined Global Cloud Xchange and is currently based in Amsterdam as the head of Carrier Sales in Europe.

Panellist
Sander Barens
VP Commercial Developments at Expereo International
Biography
After joining Expereo 9 years ago and setting up the first international Expereo office in Singapore back in 2008, Sander now works out of the HQ in Amsterdam as the Global Head of Carrier Relations. His team is spread out globally across 5 offices and combined manage about 2,500 local partners that make up all the portfolio and buying options of Expereo International. Before joining Expereo Sander worked out of Australia for BT Global Services and Infonet Services Corp. His telecom career started in 1997 with Unisource Business Services and AT&T Unisource in Europe. Nice to know fact: before Sander went into telecom he was a helicopter pilot.
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EXHIBITORS
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MDS Global is a leading BSS-as-a-Service provider of VNO, B2B and IoT solutions. We look after all aspects of monetisation, assurance and customer steering for complex products and services. We offer a digital operating model in a DevOps context, which enhances stakeholder experiences and provides unprecedented business agility.

Headquartered in the UK, MDS Global’s customers include BT Business (UK), eir (Ireland), iD Mobile from Dixons Carphone (UK), TalkTalk (UK), Telefónica (UK), Vodafone (Germany, Greece and Belgium), Orange (Belgium), KPN (Netherlands) and Telia (Denmark).

For more information, please visit www.mdsglobal.com.

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We are the mobile core software specialist

Leissner, established in 1969,  is a renowned IT development company in Sweden. We are developing communication solutions for telecom operators and have contributed to standards and innovations in telecommunications.

Our vision is to contribute in breaking up the dominance of large telecom operators by delivering cost-efficient software and establish interoperability for new, fast growing independent operators. Leissner’s strength is the flexible and customer oriented development of new and existing functionality for operators in the telecommunications industry.

Leissner has over the years maintained a good track record of delivering stable and secure software for telecom operators. The Leissner product family includes traditional telecom systems and a MVNE/MVNO core platform. All systems are developed by Leissner employees in Sweden.

 

 

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We are an operator creator!

We provide telecom solutions for anyone to become fixed or mobile operator. Our singularity is to propose the entire scope of telecom channels globally: fixed, sms (P2P/A2P) & mobile. We aim at providing the quality of service of a local operator in each country we cover, with local rates and a perfect regulatory knowledge. Therefore, we are always looking for buy/sell opportunities. Come meet our staff for new opportunities!

About: Legos was created in 2002 and is based in Paris with locations in Singapore, London & Frankfurt.

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DIGITALK Carrier Cloud is a complete carrier routing solution for wholesale service providers, combining high availability networking, superior routing and rates management, and integrated wholesale billing and reporting. DIGITALK Carrier Cloud enables service providers to set up services rapidly and grow profitably. DIGITALK is a trusted, carrier-neutral provider of Carrier, Consumer and Mobile communications solutions delivered on premises and in the Cloud to wholesale and retail service providers worldwide. DIGITALK offers complete, highly scale-able service delivery platforms supported by worldwide 24/7 SLAs and support services.


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