CEE 2018 GCCM - BERLIN 18th & 19th June

 CEE 2018 GCCM

Carrier Community (CC) is a global telecom club established since 2008 and is organizing annual global carrier community meetings in Berlin for its CC members  – the telecom wholesale service providers. It has organized successfully its 5th annual CENTRAL EASTERN EUROPE 2018 GCCM – Berlin on 18th & 19th June 2018 at The Adlon-Kempinski Hotel for its members with several evening networking receptions. 350+ member executives representing decision makers from 180+ telco operators have met and networked in Berlin. The Carrier Members got together from  Data Connectivity, SMS, Cloud, Mobile, VAS, Application, Voice, OTT,  ISP, IXs, Data Centers and other related segments.

 

CC team has also successfully organised its 2nd annual Global Carrier Community 2018 Awards on 18th June in Berlin with more than 80 guests attending the exclusive ceremony and 24 winner companies celebrating their achievements. Read more here.. It launched its first CC-TV Live Stream during the GCCM / CC-Digital Cloud Summit sponsored by Türk Telekom International (TTI) and powered by Disruptive.Live Read more… To view some CC-TV Livestream interviews taken at CEE 2018 GCCM / CC-Digital Cloud Summit in Berlin on 18-19th June, please click here: Link to view

 

CC-TV Live Stream Sponsored by:

REASONS TO ATTEND CEE 2018 GCCM - BERLIN
  1. An exclusive wholesale telecom operator event with only service providers attending
  2. Meet more than 600+ wholesale members representing 300+ regional and international telecom operators.
  3. Competitive entrée rates for 2 days at EUR 490+ VAT per delegate including all leisure activities and networking receptions.
  4. Network in a private, relaxed and exclusive environment.
  5. 90% business networking sessions with only a few executive panel session during the two days.
EVENT STATISTICS
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AGENDA
Sunday, June 17
20:00 - 22:00

Pre-Event Networking Get-together with drinks at Meliá Hotel Berlin co-hosted by Lanck and 3U

Monday, June 18
07:00 - 07:45 CEE 2018 GCCM – Berlin Wake Up Run
08:30 - 10:00 Registration-Morning Coffee Reception
08:30 - 12:30 Members one-to-one meetings
10:30 - 11:15 Executive Round-table Panel Discussions Session.
Topic:Big Data, Cloud Challenges, Trends & Opportunities
11:45 - 12:30 Executive Round-table Panel Discussions Session
Topic: Cloud Cybersecurity- Today’s Challenges and Solutions to prevent attacks and secure networks
12:30 - 13:30 Networking Lunch Break
13:30 - 17:30 Members one-to-one meetings
13:30 - 14:15

Executive Round-table Panel Discussions Session
Topic: Internet Exchange (IX) Open Discussion Forum

14:30 - 15:15 Executive Round-table Panel Discussions Session.
Topic: SMS Mobile Messaging

16:00 - 16:30

Afternoon Cocktail Networking Reception

17:00 - 19:00 Global CC AWARDS – official ceremony (only for Awards registered companies)
17:00 - 17:30

Official Closure of Day 1

19:30 - 23:30

Welcome Reception with Drinks, Canapés, Live Shows and DJ at PURO Sky Lounge co-hosted by 42com and Xicomm

Tuesday, June 19
09:30 - 10:30 Registration-Morning Coffee Reception
09:30 - 12:30 Members one-to-one meetings
11:00 - 11:45

Executive Round-table Panel Discussions Session

Topic: The Buzzword panel: Blockchain, IoT, AI, VR – Hype or reality

12:30 - 13:30 Networking Lunch Break
13:30 - 17:30 Members one-to-one meetings
14:00 - 14:45 Executive Round-table Panel Discussions Session
Topic: How do operators face the increasing threat of fraud in wholesale business?
17:00 - 17:30

Official GCCM Closure

19:00 - 22:00

Closing Evening Networking Reception with Drinks, Food and Music at Caros Bar Berlin

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VENUE
The Adlon-Kempinski Hotel
Unter den Linden 77, 10117 Berlin, Germany
+49 30 2261 0
ACCOMMODATION
The Adlon-Kempinski Hotel
Unter den Linden 77, 10117 Berlin, Germany
+49 30 2261 0

Suggested hotels nearby:

Hotel Melia (for Hotel page click here)

Maritim proArte Hotel Berlin (for Hotel page click here)

The Westin Grand, Berlin (for Hotel page click here)

Hilton Berlin (for Hotel page click here)

SPEAKERS & PANELLISTS
Telecom Event CEE 2018 GCCM - Speaker
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.

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Moderator
Isabelle Paradis
President and Founder at HOT TELECOM
Biography

Isabelle is President and Founder of HOT TELECOM, one of the most innovative and creative telecom research and consulting companies in the industry. HOT TELECOM has been supporting operators, regulators and investors on a global basis for over 14 years, more particularly on the subjects of International and wholesale.

More recently, Isabelle has been working with many of the world's global wholesalers and service providers to help them define their transformation strategy. She has published a number of articles and reports on the subject and has spoken at numerous conferences to share her views on the future of the wholesale business.

Isabelle holds a Bachelor degree in Engineering, an MBA in Finance and has over 20 years working globally.

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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.

Telecom Event CEE 2018 GCCM - Speaker
Panellist
James Williams
CEO and Founder at MrConnectivity
Biography

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 MrConnectivity four years ago, leveraging 20 years’ Telecommunications experience. A large part of the past five years has been spent guiding MNOs globally in securing their A2P SMS channels, effectively monetising all traffic and helping them develop comprehensive Mobile Engagement strategies and multi-channel product suites that can be used by their Enterprise clients (Inbound and Outbound). Technology alone is not the ‘silver bullet’ and a holistic approach is required. Companies just need to bring their brand and MrConnectivity can deal with the rest.

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Panellist
Alexei Yanson
CEO at Lanck Telecom
Biography

coming soon

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Panellist
Fabrizio Salanitri
CEO at HORISEN
Biography

Fabrizio Salanitri is CEO and founder of HORISEN AG, Swiss software company with 17 years’ long experience in telecommunication software and application solutions. Fabrizio’s in depth knowledge and experience in SMS business resulted in state-of-art SMS Platform, cloud based and carrier neutral suite for A-Z SMS Wholesale business.
During his career, he’s been working with companies and industries of all sizes. Therefore, all HORISEN’s products and services are perfect for both enterprise and retail customers – and all of them have one thing in common: they are designed professionally and they are meeting the highest production quality and standards.

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Panellist
Kreso Remenar
Sales Manager at Openmind Networks
Biography

coming soon

Telecom Event CEE 2018 GCCM - Speaker
Panellist
Nick Lane
Chief Insight Analyst at mobilesquared Ltd
Biography
Nick is Chief Insight Analyst and Founder at mobilesquared, and specialises in all aspects of the mobile and telecommunications industries, including; messaging and OTT, unified communications, mpayments, the enterprise, mobile marketing and advertising, premium rate services, automated platforms, mobile internet and social media, apps and content, as well as networks and technology. Nick oversees all aspects of client projects; research, analysis, data modellling, and creative output, to drive awareness of clients' brands through white papers or reports, or provide our clients with market positioning and competitor analysis to support company expansion and product launches, as well as Mobilesquared’s own reports, including Global A2P SMS forecasts, 2015-2020. Nick speaks at conferences around the world, and is a judge for the Global Mobile Awards, the MEFFYS and the EMMAs. In his time as an analyst, Nick has written strategic industry reports on all of the subjects listed above.
Telecom Event CEE 2018 GCCM - Speaker
Panellist
Andreas Constantinides
Commercial Director at Yuboto
Biography

Andreas is the Commercial Director of Yuboto, a leading acclaimed and 7 times awarded Mobile Marketing Company in Greece.

He joined Yuboto in 2012 and holds almost two decades of experience in telecommunications industry. He holds great motivation abilities and inspires teamwork. He is a sales oriented person and passionate for high value customer service performance. Andreas will present the 2nd Generation Mobile Marketing Tools, that give access to unlimited and personalized mobile marketing campaigns via a simple SMS landed on a smart phone, and all 2nd Generation tools available at Yuboto's mobile marketing platform: "Yuniverse". Andreas is a qualified Professional Business Trainer of National Organization for the Certification of Qualifications & Vocational Guidance and author of numerous best-seller Sales books and manuals.

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Panellist
Bernard Lecanu
Managing Director at BL International Consultant
Biography

Bernard Lecanu began his professional Career as a teacher, after 5 year of which he joint AMP Group (Now part of Tyco) where he continue for 15 years and became Division Director.

Between 1984 and 1993 he was Managing Director of different companies for the BICC Group mainly in South Europe for components and cables activities. He had his own company in the information system business until 1995 and joint Siemens Group,he was appointed Managing Director for France and   their French Africa, south America and part of Asia pacific market for OSP products from 1996-2002 he was  Vice President International for Outside plant product ,and his capacity among other responsibilities, he was responsible for the Data center Market ,and launch with his team a number of Data center projects in Europe ,middle east and Asia pac. Since 2002 , he is managing the consulting company BL International consultant specializes in the field of access network and transmission ,Marketing and Industrial strategy. He was the vice President of the UK Data center association (CHA) he is member of the European commission group for implementation of the European code of conduct. He was one of the founder and Chairman of the European Data center Association and now Honorary chairman of it.

Bernard Lecanu hold an MBA, he is author of several papers .He writes a French book use in many business school “Diversifier ses canaux de vente pourquoi et comment” he has spoken at a various European  forum about Data center  market including united Sates, China and Singapore.

Recently B.Lecanu have been request to participate to the French Digital Agency

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Panellist
Erik Verhoef
Business Development Manager at AMS-IX
Biography
Erik has over 10 years of experience in the IT industry working in a commercial role for companies in the software, hardware, storage solutions & datacenter industry. He has been working for AMS-IX for close to 5 years, and previously worked for Telecity (now Equinix), Dell EMC & Visma Software in Oslo, Norway. Erik holds a Master's degree in Economics from the University of Amsterdam.
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Panellist
Stephan Schroeder
Vice President Internet & Content at DEUTSCHE TELEKOM ICSS
Biography

Stephan Schroeder heads up Deutsche Telekom's IP-Transit, IP-Peering and CDN portfolio, which is operated by the International Carrier Sales and Solutions (ICSS) unit within Deutsche Telecom AG.

Since joining DT in 2002 and re-joining in 2011, Stephan has run several business units in ICSS, including International Voice Trading, Mobile Carrier Services as well as Strategy, Planning and Operations. He is also serving as Chair of the Supervisory Board of Benocs GmbH, Berlin; a DT affiliate developing backbone delivery optimization for content served to broadband subscribers.

Between 2006 and 2011 Stephan co-founded and ran Axos Capital Partners in Hamburg, an investment boutique focused on Telco investments in Central and Eastern Europe; has acted as non-executive Director to Telarix Inc, a Vienna, VA based software company providing routing, billing and trading tools for the international voice wholesale industry; and has developed and grown new business areas for Calltrade Carrier Services AG in Zurich. Prior to 2002 he held sales and product management functions for datacenter providers Equinix and Interxion in Europe.

Stephan has developed broad experience in the mobile, broadband and internet ecosystem, with a specific focus on wholesale, interworking and interconnect business.

Telecom Event CEE 2018 GCCM - Speaker
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.

Telecom Event CEE 2018 GCCM - Speaker
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.
Telecom Event CEE 2018 GCCM - Speaker
Panellist
Miguel Lopes
VP Product Line Management at Dialogic
Biography

Miguel started in 1999 as a developer and in 2002 he co-founded an MSP in West Africa. In 2007 he also co-founded what would be the first Wi-Fi ISP in Cape Verde. Five years later, Miguel accepted the invitation from Ezelink Telecom in Dubai, to revolutionize the company strategy in the Intelligent Hotspot, IoT and Smart City solutions as Director of Technology.

Afterwards, since 2015, Miguel has been working in Silicon Valley and been involved in several projects to help Service Providers monetize their voice business. Currently, he is Vice President of Product Line Management for Applications at Dialogic.

Telecom Event CEE 2018 GCCM - Speaker
Panellist
Stuart Evers
CSO at Türk Telekom International
Biography
Stuart has worked in the telecoms industry for 16 years, starting his career with Eircom in 1996. Since then has worked for Czech Telecom, Telefonica, Tele Denmark, GTS as CEO of Euroweb, for the Turk Telekom Group and, in his current position as CSO of Turk Telekom International since 2013 August. Stuart has worked in most areas of telecoms - in voice and data, wholesale and retail and fixed and mobile. He has experience across a wide variety of diverse markets, stretching from Ireland to Kazakhstan. Stuart is a graduate of DIT and Trinity College in Dublin and a member of the IMI and the European Marketing Institute.
Telecom Event CEE 2018 GCCM - Speaker
Panellist
Nataly Bubnovskaya
Business Development Director at Nord Connect
Biography
Nataly has 13 years of experience in telecom industry. Based in Moscow she started her carrier at iBasis being responsible for Russia and CIS market. Since 2016 she holds the position of Business Development director at Nord Connect presenting company at the international market, expanding partnership and bringing new business opportunities. Big enthusiast of blockchain technology. Instructor of psychological and art-therapy groups.
Telecom Event CEE 2018 GCCM - Speaker
Panellist
AbdulAziz Qambar
CEO of DigitalMe
Biography

Rrapid knowledge in the new arena of today's mobile telecom business.

Starting from VAS engineering, to handling major activities under operators’ startup office. Moving to become one of the most innovative marketers to change the dynamics of mobile telecom business in Bahrain and GCC. Lately I joined the formation of MTC group [currently known as Zain group], to start the deployment of strategies and systems related to Knowledge Base for the group. Moving all the way with the experience to handle the position of Launching Director for Zain Kuwait to establish the 3G/HSDPA Network.

And finally joining the group management to roll-out the biggest ever bidding project by Zain group (Zain-KSA bid project). After the success to have the post of Marketing Manager for Zain KSA operation.

Formally leading the Business Development division through international expansion and MVNO initiatives with the largest telecom distributor in the MENA region.

Currently holding the position of Regional Director for a multinational new startup operation in the MEA region to develop the business across mixed enterprises from Telecom, mFinance and ending with Green Energy solutions.

Telecom Event CEE 2018 GCCM - Speaker
Panellist
Sebastian Goetz
Co-founder of Polygravity
Biography

Sebastian Goetz started his career in the financial services industry 9 years ago. During his time as a consultant and M&A advisor, he developed a keen interest in the bourgeoning tech start-up scene. He quickly branched out into a variety of different sectors, but eventually decided to focus on Blockchain backed business models in early 2016. Through acceleration and incubation of such companies, he believes that the adoption and deployment of Blockchain backed solutions will enhance existing business processes and bring new levels of efficiency to markets. As co-founder of polygravity.io, an infinitely scalable Blockchain transaction system, he sees a much wider use of the technology, far beyond financial markets.

Telecom Event CEE 2018 GCCM - Speaker
Panellist
Dr. Gregor Schmid
Rechtsanwalt at Taylor Wessing Partnerschaftsgesellschaft mbB
Biography

Gregor is a German attorney-at-law and partner at Taylor Wessing, Berlin. A tech and media lawyer, he specializes in data privacy, copyright, media, IT law and e-commerce. He regularly advises on negotiations and transactions, financings and joint ventures and regulatory aspects of digital businesses. He also has experience litigating complex business disputes. Gregor is recommended by legal directories such as Chambers, Legal 500, JUVE and ‘Best Lawyers’.

 

[Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/gregorschmid/]

Telecom Event CEE 2018 GCCM - Speaker
Panellist
Christian Kroeger
CTO at BCIX Management GmbH
Biography

Umfängliche Erfahrung im Bereich IT-Service Dienstleistung, IT Einkauf, IT Contracting, IT/TK Vertragswerke

- Infrastruktur: WAN Vernetzung, Aufbau von MPLS und Core Netzwerkknoten 
- Service: Leitung von IT Service Personal als int. / ext. Dienstleister seit mehr als 15 Jahren
- Einkauf: Vertriebs-/ Einkaufsverantwortung über mehrere Mio EUR jährlich und dazugehöriges Vertragswesen
- Contracting: Erstellung, Anpassung und Überwachung von IT Verträgen
- Vertragswesen: Errichtung sowie Migration von heterogenen Mobilfunk- / Telefonie- und IT Umgebungen zu homogenen, wartungs- und erhaltungseffizienten Gesamtsystemen
- Vertrieb: Vertrieb von IT Dienstleistungen und SaaS Produkten 

Specialties: IT Cost Cutting: Aufgabenorientierte Überprüfung von IT Umgebungen, Erarbeitung von umsetzbaren Veränderungsvorschlägen sowie deren Begleitung in der Umsetzung

 

Telecom Event CEE 2018 GCCM - Speaker
Panellist
Mike Singh
CEO at Telkom Caribe
Biography

Mike Singh is a globally respected telecoms consultant and an investor in the Indus‐Americas Subsea Cable System (BRICS Cable) which is expected to solve the bandwidth constraints faced by the emerging markets of the Southern Hemisphere via the linkage of Asia, the Middle East,
Africa & the Americas.
The TC Group provides wide‐ranging consultancy services to a growing number of global powerhouses on both the operator and vendor sides of the convergent communication sector with a specialized focus on DWDM, GPON, 4G/LTE, Wireless Data (Wi‐Max, VoIP, IPTv, NFC), Mobile Commerce, Mobile Health, M2M, IoT, SDN, CDN, NFV, OTT, Cloud Computing, Managed Network Services and Unified Communications as well as a number of related next generation solutions in an increasingly ubiquitous world.
Mr. Singh is also at the forefront of fast tracking the 21st century infrastructural and developmental challenges confronting his homeland of Guyana and the wider Caribbean Basin
Region by the recent launch of TC Infra which is poised to become the leading player in the ports, roads and light rail segment, energy, agro-processing and ICT sectors and the Centre for Leadership, Entrepreneurship Technology & Innovation (CLETI) – geared towards the nurturing of world class intellectual capital necessary for the sustainable development of the Caribbean Basin & Guianas Region.
In addition, he is a visiting fellow at the world reknowned Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, The SP Jain Graduate School of Business (Dubai) and the University of the Western Cape (South Africa). He also serves as the Chairman of the IPv6 Council for Latin America & the Caribbean, Vice Chairman of the Steering Committee for the BRICS Cable Consortium, The Advisory Board of The Smart Cities Council and the Global Advisory Board of “Start‐Up Village India” based in Kerala, India. Start Up Village is India’s Silicon Valley and is the nerve centre of India’s R&D. He was born in Guyana where he received his early education. He later finished his high schooleducation in Great Britain and thereafter completed his studies in Canada and Great Britain respectively.
He is also a globally recognized thought leader and a regular presenter on issues of relevance to the global telecoms sector with a special focus on mobile‐convergent communications growth in
the emerging markets of Latin America & the Caribbean, Africa & Asia. He is highly sought after for his expertise by such global industry leaders as CNN International, BBC, Deutsche Welle, CBC, Al‐Jazeera, The Financial Times, Fortune & Bloomberg. To date his global speaking engagements have taken him afar as USA, UAE, Senegal, Rwanda, South Africa, Russia, Kazakhstan, Afghanistan, China, India, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, Japan, South Korea, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Peru, Colombia, Panama, Costa Rica, Guatemala, France, Spain, Germany and of course throughout the Caribbean Basin. In 2008, 2010 and 2017 he was the only invitee from the Caribbean Basin to have participated in and also addressed the prestigious FORTUNE GLOBAL FORUM held in India, South Africa & China respectively.

Telecom Event CEE 2018 GCCM - Speaker
Panellist
Marino Fritsch
Sales Director Germany at Digital Realty
Biography

Having some 20 years of Computers & Telecommunications industries background with a wide experience in Sales & Marketing Responsibilities.

Having held several positions in Purchase, Sales and Marketing in the Data Center, Telecommunications and Computer Software Industry.

Telecom Event CEE 2018 GCCM - Speaker
Panellist
Adrian Shatku
Chief Executive Officer at UNIFI Communications
Biography

Entrepreneur, Philanthropist, Industry pioneer, disrupter and founder of UNIFI Communications, Inc. and UNIFI Holdings Companies. CEO of recently acquired WIS Telecom SPA and WIS Telecom SA (formerly M- Link Orascom and Wind International Services) ranked top 15 in the world by Telegeography in terms of volume in 2014. Mr. Shatku is one of the true visionaries of the IP telephony UC (unified communications) technologies. Early believer in the power of the Internet to transform global telecommunications, in the early 90’s. Mr. Shatku established UNIFI as one of the first providers of top-quality Voice-over-IP (VoIP) service. Providing leadership and entrepreneurial spirit to help UNIFI become one of the world's largest international carriers. Mr. Shatku has over 20 years of experience in the telecommunications industry and is a Harvard Business School and MIT Sloan Alumni.

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Panellist
Birgit Schönborn
CEO at beginit
Biography

Mrs. Schönborn studied Computer Science at the Berlin Technical University and worked as a businesswoman since being a student. She founded and raised an IT-Consulting Company in 1994, a town-planning and smart city company in 1999 and an innovation and digital transformation consultancy in 2012. 

After working with the newest technology trends for over 25 years, now Mrs. Schönborns focus is on empowering the  digital readiness. She works as a consultant for the Management to find new Business Models and empower the employees for the change process. She leads towards a new vision, sets up the Digital Office and she is one of the few experts that train the Chief Digital Officer (CDO) in leading the digital transformation. Mrs Schoönborn loves to think different, out-of-the-box, unconventional and lateral to find new insights and solutions for processes and the way people collaborate. easily, agile and successful.

 

Telecom Event CEE 2018 GCCM - Speaker
Panellist
Kurt-Erik “Kurtis” Lindqvist
Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Director at LINX
Biography
17 years in management positions in the telecommunications sector. Last 13 years as CEO. Developed business from customer requirements and market developments into a global operation. I have worked the entire value-chain from identifying customer needs, product development, business development, operations and support, and strategy analysis.
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Panellist
Jez Back
Founder & MD at Erebus Technology Consulting
Biography

Jez Back is an entrepreneur, published cloud technology analyst, TV host & producer who founded a niche consulting practice to help clients plan, navigate and succeed with their Digital Transformations especially focusing on their strategies and business cases to adopt, scale and innovate using cloud technologies.  

 

Telecom Event CEE 2018 GCCM - Speaker
Panellist
Yael Kahn
Business Manager DACH/ AWS and GCP Division at AllCloud
Biography

Yael Kahn Business Manager DACH at AllCloud , originally from Israel, specializing in generating new business​,​established Israeli branches in Berlin managing and expanding client relationships, maintaining existing accounts and identifying new opportunities, along with strengthening brand identity.

 

Telecom Event CEE 2018 GCCM - Speaker
Keynote Speaker, Panellist
Thomas Reinig
CTO / platform services and founder of 42com
Biography

After founding and managing several successful businesses including Beronet, a thriving telecom access solutions provider, the founding of 42com as a spin-off of Beronet marked the beginning of Thomas’ career in VoIP-Telecommunications solutions. Starting out with R&D and project management of 42one – the telecom service enabling platform 42com’s success is based on, Thomas created the wholesales voice division in 2010. With his 15+ years of experience in the technology / telecoms sector Thomas is now as co-founder and managing partner of 42com mainly responsible for business development and creating successful business deals together with 42com’s partners all over the world.

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Yuboto was founded in 2007 and is a leading Greek company developing and providing comprehensive mobile marketing services and advanced telecommunications solutions.

Yuboto has created “Yuniverse”, an integrated online mobile marketing platform that allows anyone to create effective campaigns through SMS and MMS+®. Furthermore users can now create and manage customer loyalty systems (mobile loyalty cards), send electronic mobile tickets (mobile ticketing) and promote products or services through electronic coupons (mobile couponing).

Yuniverse has been awarded, with the Golden Award in Best Mobile Services Applications 2015 and the Silver Award in Best Mobile Advertising Campaign 2015.

Yuniverse is a pay as you go platform and is offered as “Exclusive Yuboto Partnership” for retailers or “White label mobile marketing platform” for wholesalers. Discover Yuniverse at https://services.yuboto.com/yuniverse/ and try the service with the free credits provided.

For more info please visit www.yuboto.com or download Yuboto’s Company profile here http://cl.ly/050T2P2b2Y1c

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NewTelco is a global network-neutral solution provider in the telecommunication industry that offers a broad array of value-added managed services helping customers in building their eBusiness. Our end-to-end service company provides cost-effective, reliable and quick access to an ecosystem of 1,000+ telecommunication carriers, enterprise operators, internet service providers, and small-to-large enterprises. Company’s comprehensive range of services runs from simple rackspace to port leasing and complete project solutions out of one hand. NewTelco’s main product portfolio includes: Carrier interconnection services, colocation and integration solutions. We are available in the most important telecommunication locations worldwide. For NewTelco, cost effectiveness means not only a goal-oriented solution, but also promptness and adherence to schedules when planning, implementing, and supervising projects.

For more information, please visit www.newtelco.com

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Sipstatus is the choice to take when you want a professional and affordable voice solution without too much hassle. Having excellent trade references from major companies, an excellent financial history and a long lasting partnership with several direct operators, you can be sure that all the surprises Sipstatus has are pleasant and profitable. Sipstatus started in 2009 as a small family business providing voice services for call shops in Italy, Spain and entering in 2013 in the wholesale business. The company managed to achieve a great growth in a very short time powered by a team of professional account managers, an army of skilled NOC engineers and an in-house developed routing / billing platform that transforms tedious work into a few simple clicks.
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Apelby Communications

We are global telecommunications provider of carrier-to-carrier, retail and outsourcing services. Since our establishment in 2005 we have continued to grow in both and number of customers and traffic.

 Apelby Communications offers complex telecommunications services to voice carriers, small and medium enterprises and business clients.

Local presence in emerging markets together with PoPs in main hubs as Frankfurt, Hong Kong or London allows our wholesale department to offer most competitive international voice services all around the globe.

We strive for excellence in quality of services provided to both retail and wholesale customers.

 

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MADA is a telecommunications provider offering, International carriers and mobile operators, turnkey solutions and services.

Established in the year 2004, MADA footprint currently extends to Europe, the United States, the Middle East, North Africa and Asia.

MADA has points of presence (POPs) in major international telehouses in the United States (New York), The United Kingdom (London), and Jordan (Amman).

MADA portfolio of activities includes:

Voice and SMS Services, Satellite and Wireless Data Services, VAS for Mobile Operators, Project Management and Engineering Services.

For more information, please visit www.mymada.com

 

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Platin Telecom is a European company specializing in International Premium Rate Numbers (IPRN). IPRN is a value added service product, which can be sold internationally and used in countries where value added service numbers are not available. IPRN can be used for voice and data services, voting, live chats, call TV, quiz shows, and much more. The product has been very successful over the last years and has been implemented by various operators around the world.
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Dial Telecom (DT) is the largest neutral dark fiber and capacity provider in the region connecting Germany, Austria, Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia, Hungary and Ukraine with a strategy of having lowest latency possible between Frankfurt and major Central European hubs such as Prague, Vienna, Brno, Bratislava, Krakow (connecting Warsaw and Ukraine). Capacity provided on the network ranges from the lowest Ethernet and SDH/SONET speeds up to 100 Gbps and also Alien Waves. The network is mostly laid down along gas pipes providing the most secure and reliable connections. DT also owns one of the largest MAN networks in Czech Republic and thus being the preferred partner for local tails in the Czech and Slovak Republic. DT today provides services to more than 300 wholesale and 3,000 corporate customers. Dial Telecom offers all kinds of voice and data services such as SDH, Ethernet, wavelengths, IP transit, dark fiber, HDPE ducts, collocation, telemetry, wholesale voice transit and cloud services.
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THE PROVIDER OF FULLY AUTOMATED BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS WEBSHOP FOR PARTNERS.

SpeakIntelligence provides Partners a fully automated online shop for worldwide inbound numbers (Geographic, National, ITFS, UIFN, Domestic Premium Rated and Mobile) in over 140 countries and 2300 cities in combination with call routing features packages. Retail customers of our Partners can go live with these solutions with a couple of clicks and our partner doesn’t have to do a thing.

All our Partners have to do is implement our widget in their company website with their own look and feel, online marketing promotion and that's it!

Website: http://www.speakintelligence.com/

Email: [email protected]

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42com Telecommunication GmbH is active in the field of retail voice, wholesale voice and switch solutions (switch partitioning). Our company provides tier-1 operators, MNOs and OTTs with stable direct routing connections in all countries around the world, especially in Africa, Eastern Europe and the Middle East. Through a customized business model, Partner can choose from a selection of individual destinations and trusted global carriers and conduct operations with the highest professional standards. We also engage in bilateral trading, swap deals, and fixed-price routing. Founded in 2002, 42com is one of the leading Information and Communication Technology (ICT) service enablers, based in Germany. In order to gain a more dynamic international presence, the founding of the subsidiary 42com International Inc. (USA) followed in 2012. We offer a highly accessible web-based customer management and billing platform for technical and managerial control of advanced telecommunications services. Our real-time billing from the cloud includes, e.g. fixed line and VoIP telephony, interactive voice response and intelligent routing management. We also offer a variety of client solutions, e.g. mobile dialer as smartphone app.
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LANCK Telecom offers global voice, messaging, and fraud protection services utilizing vast expertise and cutting edge know-how.

Founded in 2001, LANCK Telecom carries voice and SMS traffic worldwide on our own network of international gateways located in the USA, throughout Europe, the CIS, Africa, and Asia.

LANCK’s real-time fraud protection tools enable carriers to efficiently fight IRSF, PRS, robocalls, spamming, spoofing, SMiShing, and other types of fraud.

The list of LANCK’s partners includes over 1,000 companies. No matter if you are a small calling card provider or a multinational mobile carrier, you will be satisfied with service that we offer.

LANCK Telecom offers global voice, messaging, and fraud protection services utilizing vast expertise and cutting edge know-how.

Founded in 2001, LANCK Telecom carries voice and SMS traffic worldwide on our own network of international gateways located in the USA, throughout Europe, the CIS, Africa, and Asia.

LANCK’s real-time fraud protection tools enable carriers to efficiently fight IRSF, PRS, robocalls, spamming, spoofing, SMiShing, and other types of fraud.

The list of LANCK’s partners includes over 1,000 companies. No matter if you are a small calling card provider or a multinational mobile carrier, you will be satisfied with service that we offer.

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Data Access Solutions Inc. is a Toronto, based company which was formed as a wholesale provider of International Voice over IP (VoIP) services. A unique blend of diverse skills and experience forms the unmatchable core of our company.Through our owned and operated state-of-art equipments in Toronto and with cooperation of our worldwide partners, we offer termination services to over 150 countries worldwide.Data Access Solutions is one of the first companies deploying the new generation Mera VoIP Transit Softswitch ll (MVTS ll) at its facilities located at 151 Front Street, Toronto, as core of its network to ensure high performance and reliability for each and every call Key benefits are: Support of SIP, H.323 and their Variants Advanced Transcoding Capabilities Accurate billing through its Oracle Database.
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Tecomsa Telecommunications Ltd. is a leading provider of wholesale international voice connectivity and solutions in the telecom-related business field. The company has a large presence in the African, Asian and Latin American market, where it has acquired its expertise and efficiency. Our aim is to connect the gap between traditional telecommunication services worldwide and new unconventional telecommunication services and to provide them across the globe. Tecomsa maintains strategically partnerships and interconnections to major international Tier 1 carriers worldwide. The main goal of Tecomsa is to meet and exceed customer’s demands in the most creative way, by offering exceptional services and price based on a combination of the state of the art technology. For more information, please visit www.tecomsa-ltd.com or contact our sales team, e-mail: [email protected]
 
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China Telecom Global Limited (“CTG”) is a wholly owned subsidiary of China Telecom Corporation Limited. Headquartered in Hong Kong, CTG connects the Asia Pacific region and the world, and extended its presence in emerging markets such as Africa and the Middle East. CTG provides customized and cost-effective integrated communications solutions and diversified telecom services to cater to customers' needs. Its services include internet direct access, internet transit, data services, broadband, unified communications, internet data center, cloud computing, ICT services, fixed and mobile voice and value added services, professional services and industry solutions, telecom operation consultancy and service outsourcing. For more information, please visit www.chinatelecomglobal.com
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Odine Solutions is a market leading Systems Integrator and an innovative Cloud PaaS/SaaS Service Provider to Tier 1-2 Communication Service Providers as well as Wholesale Voice/Data Aggregators across the globe.
Our PaaS (Platform as a Service) bundles ODINE, our suite of intelligent wholesale voice business management applications which provides flexible policy driven routing, route optimization, offer management, rating, billing, number portability, technical and business reporting & analytics, as well as dispute management, with best-of-breed SBC, TDM/SIP Interworking, and Transcoding services.
As a part of our end-to-end approach to providing Solutions for CSPs, we have a wide portfolio of solutions including IP Voice, EPC, IMS and VoLTE, Wi-Fi Offload, SD-WAN and vCPE, DPI/GiLAN, and many others, with a focus on next-generation NFV and SDN based architectures.
With regional offices in Istanbul, London, Miami, Dubai and Lahore, Odine Solutions’ geographical presence, experience, and cultural fluency bridges Americas, Europe, and Asia, while uniquely serving emerging markets across Africa.
Through comprehensive software and professional services, Odine Solutions seamlessly builds, manages and operates new voice signaling technology, multi-vendor equipment interoperability and multiple transmission technologies in carrier networks. Odine Solutions builds defenses essential to helping service providers detect and block external threats and operate their networks with committed SLAs. Odine Solutions has developed solutions sized and priced for the range of service providers, including smaller networks lacking solutions on the market.
Leveraging IP expertise revolutionizing service provider networks, Odine Solutions is simultaneously fueling major IP transformation underway in the enterprise for business customers. For both carriers and the businesses they serve, Odine Solutions is deploying innovative new services such as Hosted IP Centrex and Unified Communications, as well as IMS, Mobility and OTT services, unleashing high potential applications, particularly when combined with the smartphone and tablet revolution.

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BICS delivers best-in-class international wholesale solutions to any communication service provider worldwide. Through its Mosaic portfolio, a comprehensive, flexible and innovative suite of solutions designed to be used individually, or collectively, BICS meets the existing and future requirements of the global telecoms industry. BICS’ headquarter is located in Brussels with regional offices in Bern, Madrid, Dubai, New York and Singapore. We also have a satellite office in Beijing and local representation in Accra, Cape Town, Miami, Montevideo, Nairobi and Toronto. Our team continuously strives to provide our customers with the highest levels of quality, reliability and interoperability enabling them to maximise their end-user value. With our successful consolidation strategy, and a continuing focus on technological advancement and innovation, we have achieved a world-leading position in the international Voice and Mobile Data markets.
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Alaris Labs is an innovative dynamically growing company focused on creating advanced solutions for telecom carriers and service providers. Our expertise is based on more than 10 year experience in the telecom market accumulated by our staff and is backed by extensive knowledge of the leading-edge technology and deep insight into clients’ needs. Alaris Labs has successfully developed and implemented more than 100 projects all over the world.

 Alaris SMS Platform is a multifunctional platform (SMS application server) for comprehensive SMS traffic management. It integrates various modules, i.e. routing and billing ones, with the in-house switch on top of it.

 Alaris inVoice solution offers an unprecedented combination of full featured billing, flexible routing and user-friendly business process automation tools. 

 

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HORISEN is a product-oriented software company which develops, puts into operation and maintains a multitude of different products in the areas of marketing and telecommunications for businesses and organizations of all sizes and industries. Our applications simplify, automate and accelerate their work and enable greater efficiency. We develop software solutions for telecom providers, carriers, SMS aggregators, mobile operators, OTTs and enterprises of all sizes.

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PCCW Global is the international operating division of HKT, Hong Kong's premier telecommunications service provider.  With a global network covering more than 3,000 cities and 150 countries and supporting a broad portfolio of integrated global communications solutions to meet the evolving needs of our customer and partners,  PCCW Global offers a broad range of solutions including, but not limited to, Ethernet, IP, fibre, satellite transmission, international voice, data roaming, IPX, and expanding “as-a-service” solutions such as security, advanced reporting analytics GlobalView and Unified Communications. 

PCCW Global is headquartered in Hong Kong, and maintains regional centres in Belgium, China, France, Greece, Japan, Korea, Singapore, South Africa, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom and the United States of America. To learn more about PCCW Global, please visit www.pccwglobal.com

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It was very good to be on CEE 2018 - GCCM BERLIN 2018 . Thank you very much for the well good organized and interesting platform. And the Networking events were amazing. Great Job J The show was very productive for me, I could establish many new interesting contacts.
—Sabine Kullmann, Key Account Manager Wholesale at UPC Switzerland
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—Marko Zec, Account Manager at e-shelter services GmbH
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—Isabelle Paradis, President at Hot Telecom
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—Andreas Constantinides, Commercial Director at Yuboto
Thank you for another wonderful event. This is the type of event big enough to meet new people and discuss business, but - as even more important - not so huge so we all established good relationships. GCCM are one of a kind events and we are looking forward to participating in the next ones.
—Horisen AG Team
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AMD TELECOM S.A.
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Arptel
Awantel GmbH
Bankai Group
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BL International Consultant Ltd.
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BT Global Services
BT Global Telecom Markets
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China Telecom (Europe) Ltd.
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CenturyLink
Citi Telecommunications International LLC
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Deutsche Telekom ICSS (Germany)
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Deutsche Telekom ICSS (Switzerland)
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Digital Realty
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DOTT Telecom
EAD Telecom SRL
Eklip Telecom
Ecotel
Encore Telecom
Epsilon
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First Telecom
Focus Telecom SLU
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GlobeNet
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Globalcarrier
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GTC
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HGC Global Communciations
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iBasis
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Internet Provider Berlin
Interoute
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Jtec UK Limited
Lanck Telecom
Kwebbl
Lebara
Lexico Telecom LTD
Linx
Linxa
Liquid Telecom
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LoVo S.A.
LYCAMOBILE
Mada
MCN Telecom
MGI
Median Telecom GmbH
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Newshore Group
NewTelco GmbH
NORD CONNECT
Novatel d.o.o.
MrConnectivity
Nobel
Odine Solutions
OpenNumbers GmbH
Openmind Networks
Orange Business Germany GmbH
Orange Business Services  Russia & CIS
PCCW Global Ltd.
Platin Telecom
Platinum Services Ltd.
Polygravity
Post Luxembourg
PTGi
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Red Dawn Consulting
Resello
RETN GMBH
REVE Systems
RTE Consulting
SCI Service Communication International GmbH
Sennheiser Vertrieb und Service GmbH & Co. KG
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Sigma Telecom
SIPSTATUS
“SMS Traffic” LLC
Softnet d.o.o
Sparkle
Speak Intelligence B.V.
Syniverse
Tata Communications Deutschland GmbH
TATA Communications (Poland) sp. z o.o.
Taylor Wessing Partnerschaftsgesellschaft mbB 
Tecomsa Telecommunications Ltd
TI Sparkle
Telecall
Telefonica
Telekom Austria Group
Telekom Slovenije
Telintel Ltd
Telkom Caribe
Telstra International Ltd.
Telwide
Titan International Wholesale
Triumph Global llc
Turk Telekom International
tyntec GmbH
TWT SpA
Ufinet
UNIFI Communications
UnityMedia
UPC
Valccom SP.
Valuable infocom
Vanad Group
Verizon Enterprise Solutions
Verizon Rus LLC
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