Europe 2021 GCCM - Lisbon 24th & 25th June

 Europe 2021 GCCM

Carrier Community (CC) has decided to move the EUROPE 2021 GCCM from LONDON, UK to LISBON, Portugal due to the current travel restrictions in UK.  The EUROPE 2021 GCCM will take place as planned on 24-25th June 2021 at the Sheraton Hotel Lisbon.  To provide more comfort and secure environment for the members to network, CC team has taken a few health and safety measures due to the current pandemic such as: face masks, rapid test booth, spacious environment with sufficient distancing, temperature checking booth, hygienic and disinfection booth, signages with reminding guest to frequently wash their hands and other measures.

The two-day event includes knowledge-sharing panel sessions taken place on site and broadcasted via CC-Webinar.live platform and evening networking receptions to: meet peers, explore new business opportunities, discuss latest market trends, showcase latest products and solutions, and broker deals. Members will also have access to an online meeting portal to schedule individual meetings with attendees.

Europe 2021 GCCM welcomes members and Telco Ecosystem partners from all sectors, such as: Data, Voice, SMS Messaging, Mobile, OTT/ Content Providers, VAS, Enterprise, Satellite, ISP, Data Centres and other related areas. This prestigious event aims to bridge relations between both our members (predominantly from the wholesale telco service provider’s arena) and operators from MVNO, Audio Text, Digital Cloud and Submarine. All Europe 2021 GCCM registered members and partners have full access to the below highlighted features.

 

Current Covid-19 Policy and Travel Status to Portugal:

Flights to and from Portugal are allowed for:

– from the countries of the European Union, from Schengen Associated countries (Liechtenstein, Norway, Iceland, Switzerland) and from the UK.

– from Australia, China, South Korea, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, Thailand, and the special administrative regions of Hong Kong and Macau (subject to confirmation of reciprocity).

“Essential travel”* only:

– Brazil, India, Lithuania and South Africa (travellers are required to quarantine for 14 days at home or in a location assigned by the Portuguese authorities)

– other countries (travellers from countries with an incidence rate equal to or greater than 500 cases per 100,000 inhabitants are required to observe 14-day quarantine at home or in a location indicated by the Portuguese authorities).

“Essential travel” is defined as trips allowing the transit, entry into and departure from Portugal for professional purposes, study, family reunions, health and humanitarian reasons and under the reciprocity principle. The prophylactic isolation does not apply to passengers traveling on essential trips and whose period of stay in national territory, attested by a return ticket, does not exceed 48 hours. Read more…

Carrier Community does not take any liability for the updates provided. With regards to the COVID-19 latest status, please kindly contact the local embassies/ consulate or visit official government site to obtain further details before booking your trip. For EU related latest updates, please visit also this page: LINK, however we do not take any liabilities for the validity of the information provided, hence to double check again other sources.  We will keep updating our page as soon as we have further information. Should any of our events be rescheduled as a result of Covid-19, the Carrier Community team will notify members at the earliest opportunity and provide an alternative date. For more information or to register your place at any of our industry events, please email: [email protected].

ACTIVITIES & FEATURES
REASONS TO ATTEND Europe 2021 GCCM - Lisbon
  1. An exclusive telco service providers and telco eco-partners event.
  2. Meet more than 500+ members representing 500+ regional and international telecom operators and eco-partners .
  3. Competitive entrée rates for 2 days at 590 EUR per delegate including all leisure activities and networking receptions.
  4. Network in a private, relaxed and exclusive environment with peers and partners at a convenient location in Lisbon.
  5. Attend executive panel and knowledge sharing sessions on current topics during the two days.
AGENDA
Thursday, June 24
08:30 - 10:30
Registration-Morning Coffee Networking Reception
08:30 - 12:30
Members one-to-one meetings
09:45 - 10:30 (GMT+1 Time Zone)
Wholesale / Digital Cloud
Executive Round-table Panel Discussions Session - This session is broadcasted also as CC-Webinar.live and Hosted by: Enxoo. Click here to watch it virtually: LINK
Topic: Wholesale Industry in a data hungry age - Challenges and opportunities
11:00 - 11:45 (GMT+1 Time Zone)
MVNO
Executive Round-table Panel Discussions Session - This session is broadcasted also as CC-Webinar.live and Hosted by: iBasis. Click here to watch it virtually: LINK
Topic: The Future Evolution of Mobile Wholesale & Building Blocks of Mobile Wholesale
12:00 - 13:00
Networking Session and Lunch Break
13:30 - 17:30
Members one-to-one meetings
15:15 - 16:00 (GMT+1 Time Zone)
Datacenter/ Submarine/ IX
Executive Round-table Panel Discussions Session - This session is broadcasted also as CC-Webinar.live and Hosted by: Batelco. Click here to watch it virtually: LINK
Topic: New Business Models to meet cables future digital demand and the role of Datacenters in the region to meet future demand
16:30 - 16:50 (GMT+1 Time Zone)
Members’ Afternoon Activity – Meditation Session (to join on-site ) - CLICK HERE TO JOIN

16:45 - 17:45
Afternoon Networking Drink Reception
17:00 - 17:30
Official First Day Closure
19:00 - 22:30
Welcome Networking Reception with drinks, canapés and music
Friday, June 25
09:30 - 10:30
Registration-Morning Coffee Networking Reception
09:30 - 12:30
Members one-to-one meetings
11:00 - 12:00 (GMT+1 Time Zone)
RCS / Mobile Messaging
Executive Round-table Panel Discussions Session - This session is broadcasted also as CC-Webinar.live and Hosted by: Telefónica Global Solutions. Click here to watch it virtually: LINK
Topic: Messaging Market trends in 2021
12:00 - 13:00
Networking Session and Lunch Break
13:30 - 17:30
Members one-to-one meetings
13:00 - 14:00 (GMT+1 Time Zone)
Executive Round-table Panel Discussions Session - This session is broadcasted also as CC-Webinar.live and Hosted by Orange. Click here to watch it virtually: LINK
Topic: The latest in wholesale data connectivity to support the corporate market needs
14:40 - 15:30 (GMT+1 Time Zone)
Women in Tech
Executive Round-table Panel Discussions Session - This session is broadcasted also as CC-Webinar.live and Hosted by: 26FIVE GLOBAL LAB. Click here to watch it virtually: LINK
Topic: The Role of Women in the Tech Industry Today and Tomorrow
16:00
Official GCCM Closure
16:00 - 17:30
Closing Afternoon Networking Cocktail
VENUE
Sheraton Lisboa Hotel & Spa
R. Latino Coelho 1, 1050-234 Lisboa, Portugal
+351 21 312 0000

 

SPEAKERS & PANELLISTS
Telecom Event Europe 2021 GCCM - Speaker
Moderator
Erik van Stokkom
Ambassador at CC & CCO at GTC
Biography

Based at Lago di Como in Italy, VSC provides strategic advisory services in M&A, Business Development & Media for the telecommunication industry. Over the last 25 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.

Telecom Event Europe 2021 GCCM - Speaker
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.
Telecom Event Europe 2021 GCCM - Speaker
Moderator
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.

Telecom Event Europe 2021 GCCM - Speaker
Moderator
Ani Davidyan
Head of Sales at Carrier Community
Biography

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Telecom Event Europe 2021 GCCM - Speaker
Keynote Speaker, Panellist
Sophie Ann Terrisse
Executive Chairman at 26FIVE
Biography

Sophie is the Executive Chairman of 26FIVE, a global consulting firm and innovation labs specialized in brand and growth management. The firm works with F1000, VCs and PEs across offices in New York, Mumbai, and Singapore, and has been behind the reinvention of numerous tech brands, resulting in billion dollars in growth and increased brand valuation. Partners and missions include Accenture, Atos, Equinix, iBASIS, Medidata, Microsoft, PDG, PTC, Tata Communications, Vodafone, and VEON.

She is a global Ambassador for Télécoms Sans Frontières (TSF) and serves on several non-profit boards. Named Top 15 CEO and Top 10 firm by PR News and PR Week, she was a 2019 Global Women in Tech nominee for Outstanding Achievement as a Disruptor. Sophie is featured on CNBC, MSNBC, BNN and published in Time Magazine, USA Today, AdWeek, PR Week and Luxury Daily, covering trends in innovation, M&A, digital disruption, and consumer behavior. She holds a BA in Economics and a Law Degree from La Sorbonne, Paris. 

Telecom Event Europe 2021 GCCM - Speaker
Keynote Speaker, Panellist
Hasan Zainal
Head of International Capacity at Batelco Global
Biography

Hasan Zainal is the Head of International Capacity at Batelco, the leading digital solutions provider in Bahrain, and a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing

Hasan joined Batelco in 2007 and led the product management and development of various services and segments.

He led multiple projects to expand Batelco’s presence in Europe and the Middle East, also the launch of Batelco’s first owned cable system (BGN).

Hasan currently leads the development and operations of Batelco’s international assets, capacities and new cable systems. Driven by the passion to reshape the regions and making Bahrain as the leading digital hub.

Telecom Event Europe 2021 GCCM - Speaker
Keynote Speaker, Panellist
Borja López
RCS Global GTM and Stakeholder Manager at Telefonica Global Solutions
Biography

Borja is a passionate telecommunications engineer with 4+ years at Telefonica. He started as a PMO intern in Telefonica CTIO, then worked as RCS Project Manager also in CTIO and evolved to RCS go-to-market and stakeholder management for Telefonica group. Now working in Telefonica Global solutions combining the business development while continuing with global RCS role. In parallel, part of IPComms Group helping to define the Telefonica Comms strategy.

Telecom Event Europe 2021 GCCM - Speaker
Keynote Speaker, Panellist
Artur Ostrowski
Chief Commercial Officer, Enxoo
Biography

Artur has many years of general management and sales experience in an international environment predominantly within the telecommunications industry. Prior to joining Enxoo, Artur worked at T-mobile as a Chief Commercial Officer responsible for the B2B market in Poland, and before that, held different positions at GTS Central Europe incl. Senior Vice President of Infrastructure Services, Head of Marketing and Head of International Wholesale.

Between 2000 and 2009, Artur spent 10 years at TeliaSonera International Carrier where he was managing regional operations for West Europe, Central & Eastern Europe as well as Asia.

In his career, Artur played instrumental roles in conducting a transformation and restructuring telecommunication operations in multiple countries and regions. Artur has also driven a number of M&A activities successfully acquiring and integrating infrastructure operators in various markets.

Artur holds a master's degree in Management from Warsaw University and later obtained an Executive MBA from Warsaw University of Technology. Artur attended a number of executive programs including those at Stanford University, IMD and London Business School.

Telecom Event Europe 2021 GCCM - Speaker
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.

Telecom Event Europe 2021 GCCM - Speaker
Panellist
Anne Morel
Senior Vice President Global Carrier Sales at Orange International
Biography

Anne Morel is Senior Vice President Global Carrier Sales for Orange International Carriers, one of the world's leading players in its field delivering cutting edge wholesale solutions to over 1,000 mobile operators, international carriers, ISPs and content providers worldwide. 

In this role, Anne is responsible for overseeing the global sales strategy and business development of wholesale services for Voice, Data, Mobile and Security. Since joining the International Wholesale Division at Orange, Anne has actively contributed to its strategy, growth and transformation into one of the industry world leaders. Anne has held numerous positions of increasing responsibility within the International Carriers management team including Head of European Carrier Sales, and since 2012, Senior Vice President of Global Carrier Sales.  In her most current position, she oversaw the implementation of a new Global Sales organization to assemble the regional Sales teams across voice, data and mobile products.

In May 2021, Capacity Media has selected Anne Morel among the 100 most influential personalities in the wholesale telecommunications industry.

Prior to working in international wholesale, Anne has held various management positions spanning the fields of business development, regulation and merger & acquisitions in both international and multicultural environments. In particular, she worked as Managing Director for Orange in the UK, and actively contributed to the development of the Orange group in the UK through partnership and acquisition.

Anne lives in London where she enjoys spending time with her husband and 2 children.

Telecom Event Europe 2021 GCCM - Speaker
Panellist
Claudia Mendes Silva
Ambassador in Portugal
Biography

I am a tech-savvy professional with a Master and Bachelor Degree in Computer Science at Coimbra University and over 15 years of experience in technology across a variety of disciplines, including but not limited to Project Management, Program Management Office (PMO), Demand Manager, Technical Pre-Sales, IT Consultant and Software Developer.

In a nutshell, I'm a versatile IT multilingual professional (Portuguese, English and Spanish), with an in-depth understanding of technology and ability to translate technical and complex projects in a business and commercial orientated solution. Highly skilled in leading and building teams and collaborating with senior executives in improving operations, developing innovative solutions and starting up new business while managing staff and budgets.

Telecom Event Europe 2021 GCCM - Speaker
Panellist
Giuseppe Valentino
Head of marketing and product management teams for data services at Sparkle
Biography

Giuseppe Valentino leads in Sparkle the Backbone & Infrastructure Solutions - Product Management team. He joined the company in 2003 and he has held senior positions within sales, product management and innovation organizations.

From 1996 to 2002 he worked for GTS/Ebone, a pioneer in IP and cross-border fiber backbones development in Europe, with business development as well as sales responsibilities.

He started his carrier in 1991 at ICT manufacturer Italtel as Project Engineer and worked at Bell Labs in Denver, Colorado, between 1994 and 1995 as coordinator of a joint development program between Italtel and AT&T (now Nokia).

He holds a master degree in Management and Production Engineering from Politecnico di Milano University.

Telecom Event Europe 2021 GCCM - Speaker
Panellist
Maurizio Gemito
Head of Voice and Mobile Product Management at Sparkle
Biography

Maurizio Gemito has more than 22 years’ experience in Telco Industry, with many roles in Consumer, Business and Wholesale segments.

In 2007 he started his experience in Sparkle, the international branch of Telecom Italia Group (Tim), where he contributed to develop the International  Wholesale Mobile Portfolio made by: connectivity, security, messaging and roaming services.

He has an extensive experience In Product Management, Innovation, Strategy.

Currently he is the head of the Product Management for Mobile Services and Voice evolution at Sparkle.

Maurizio holds a degree as engineer in Electronic, microwaves and optic systems at Federico II University in Naples, Italy.”

Telecom Event Europe 2021 GCCM - Speaker
Panellist
Jens Leuchters
Managing Director at NewTelco GmbH
Biography

Jens Leuchters is the managing director at NewTelco GmbH, where Jens is responsible for sales as well as product development. Jens develops the strategy for the SME market entry, as well as the digitization of internal business processes.

Jens has been in ICT since 1993 and started his career in internal IT at BT. Since 2003 he has been responsible for international management functions, including Interoute (GTT) and NTT.

As Regional Manager starting from 2003, Jens built the carrier business at Interoute. Next to this he was driving the enterprise GTM as well as the integration & migration of the acquired hosting provider PSI-Net in the DACH region.  In 2009 he took over the management of the Japanese NTT Communication for CEE as Region General Manager.  In 2016, Jens took over the SVP Network Services position in NTT Europe, where he pushed ahead with the transformation of the corporate network to SDWAN solutions and transferred the European Network BU into a global network factory.

Jens lives in the area around Frankfurt and is a passionate scuba diver and classic car fan.

Telecom Event Europe 2021 GCCM - Speaker
Panellist
Naaz Bax
Head of Marketing at Seaborn
Biography

Naaz is responsible for all of Seaborn’s global industry conferences and events. Naaz’s industry experience, gained over 20 years, in operational and marketing roles and her relationships within the market have enabled Seaborn to become a highly recognizable presence in the subsea marketing events space.

Naaz worked as an Events Coordinator in Bermuda for companies such as the Gillette Golf Tour Challenge, Flag Telecom and others creating industry focused events. She was Inventory Manager for the Pan-European Network of Global Crossing, subsequently moving to the Global Network at GC in marketing event initiatives. Naaz was a co-founder of Bax Consulting successfully building out the SGSS system between Trinidad, Guyana and Suriname.

Naaz is a founding member of ‘The Women in Subsea’ movement and is working on Seaborn’s initiative to encourage a younger, more diverse workforce to consider the subsea industry for their future.

Telecom Event Europe 2021 GCCM - Speaker
Panellist
Alex Nourouzi
RCS Programme Director at Orange
Biography

Alex Nourouzi is leading the RCS programme at Orange Group, which has launched RCS P2P services in 21 markets and has rolled out RCS A2P bots across than 10 markets to date. He has focused on launching new innovative communications services over the last 15 years, including playing an instrumental role in the launch of the world’s first HD voice service by Orange Moldova. Prior to Orange Group, Alex founded and sold a switched reseller start-up. He has also worked at Orange France, LogicaCMG France and Ovum.

Telecom Event Europe 2021 GCCM - Speaker
Panellist
Andy Bax
Chief Operating Officer at Seaborn
Biography

Andy is Chief Operating Officer of Seaborn. He is responsible for leading all aspects of Seaborn’s global operations and engineering. Over the past three decades, Andy has developed and brought into operation numerous transoceanic and regional submarine cable systems connecting Africa, the Americas, Asia, Australia, Europe and the Middle East.

Andy previously served as Head of Regional Submarine Networks at Global Marine Systems, a preeminent subsea cable installation company. Prior to Global Marine, Andy was an early member of Global Crossing’s Network Team, where he brought into service all of Global Crossing’s submarine networks, and he led engineering and implementation of network upgrades and provisioning of customer circuits on the global submarine network. He also led planning, construction, and operation of Global Crossing’s global NOC

Andy began his submarine telecom career with FLAG (FEA Submarine System), where he was responsible for the successful commissioning and bringing into service of all 15 segments of the Europe to Asia submarine system and for the centralized management of the entire system from the FNOC in Fujairah, UAE.

Most recently, Andy led the project management for a new 1,240 km submarine fiber optic cable system linking Trinidad, Guyana and Suriname.

Andy served in the Royal Air Force where he received a degree in Electronic Engineering and Aerospace Studies, and thereafter entered the telecom industry with NYNEX in the UK.

 

Telecom Event Europe 2021 GCCM - Speaker
Panellist
Robert Jones
Head of Messaging at BT
Biography

Robert is the Head of Messaging at BT and leads the team responsible for the strategy, development and sale of BT’s Smart Messaging products into brands. The team also manages EE’s (owned by BT) wholesale partner relationships and A2P SMS, MMS and RCS products. Their current focus is on enhancing their portfolio to provide a Richer Media proposition to the Wholesale and Enterprise market . Robert previously worked at Orange and has a passion for technology and security.

Telecom Event Europe 2021 GCCM - Speaker
Panellist
Federico Homberg
Head of Business Development & Innovation at Deutsche Telekom Global Carrier
Biography

Federico Homberg leads Business Development & Innovation at Deutsche Telekom Global Carrier. In this role he is responsible for developing and implementing growth opportunities in International Wholesale but also for assessing the potential of new technologies around 5G SA, SD-X, XaaS or delivering new wholesale products via exposing APIs.

Prior to joining International Mobile Wholesale, Federico worked in multiple functions at Deutsche Telecom including International Mobile Wholesale, Group Business Development and Group Strategy. Before joining Deutsche Telekom, Federico worked as management consultant. Federico holds an MBA from the University of Mannheim.

Telecom Event Europe 2021 GCCM - Speaker
Panellist
Steffen Oefner
Head of the MVNO Business at Deutsche Telekom
Biography

Steffen Oefner is the heading the Mobile Wholesale Business Models team at Deutsche Telekom – Segment Europe. In this role, Steffen is responsible for Deutsche Telekom´s Mobile Wholesale business in the European footprint together with the local teams. This includes developing and implementing growth opportunities with existing and potential partners.

Prior to joining Mobile Wholesale, Steffen worked in multiple international functions at Deutsche Telekom. Before Deutsche Telekom, Steffen worked as a management consultant, specializing in business strategy, product and pricing related projects for numerous mobile and fixed-line operator across Europe. Steffen holds a Master in Economics from Philipps-University of Marburg.

Telecom Event Europe 2021 GCCM - Speaker
Panellist
Alexey Yanson
CEO at Lanck Telecom
Biography

Alexey Yanson graduated from St. Petersburg State University with the degree in Economy and Business Administration. Alexey has been with LANCK Telecom since the company foundation. Started as a Business Development Manager 17 years ago, Alexey became CEO of LANCK Telecom in 2008. Under auspices of Alexey LANCK has become one of the relevant telecom market players involved in GSMA association, PTC, CC and other telecom carrier communities.

Telecom Event Europe 2021 GCCM - Speaker
Panellist
Aydin Pirinccioglu
CTO at Odine Solutions
Biography

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Telecom Event Europe 2021 GCCM - Speaker
Panellist
David Pugin
Regional Sales VP Americas at Orange International Carriers
Biography

David Pugin is VP Sales for the Americas region.  He is responsible for the sale of international wholesale solutions to carriers and content providers in North America, the Carribean and South/Central America. David is also President of the board of Orange Carriers USA, a subsidiary responsible for Orange activity in the U.S.

Prior to this appointment, David has held several management positions in various functions (Customer Service Operations, Marketing…) within the Orange Group, in international wholesale but also in the international enterprise division.

Mr. Pugin resides in Virginia, USA.

Telecom Event Europe 2021 GCCM - Speaker
Panellist
Andreas Constantinides
Head at MoreThan160.net and CC Ambassador
Biography

Andreas Constantinides is a messaging consultant with expertise in SMS & OTT messaging. He is a sales-oriented person, passionate for high value customer service performance, with significant distinctions in training, marketing and customer service. He 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.

Telecom Event Europe 2021 GCCM - Speaker
Panellist
Jean-Louis Le Roux
VP Global Wholesale and Enterprise Networks at Orange International Networks Infrastructures & Services
Biography

Jean-Louis Le Roux is working for Orange, as director of design, planning, and deployment of Global Wholesale and Enterprise Networks.

Before that he held several management positions on networks and on services in R&D and operation units.

He was an active contributor of the Internet Engineering Task Force and authored fifteen standards, as well as several patents on traffic engineering

Jean-Louis holds a Master Degree from Institut Mines Telecom Atlantique.

Telecom Event Europe 2021 GCCM - Speaker
Panellist
François Mezan de Malartic
Marketing Director for Data at Orange International Carriers
Biography

François Mezan de Malartic is the Marketing Director for Data at Orange International Carriers in charge of developing Data Business activity worldwide which covers terrestrial and satellite bandwidth, submarine cables, IP Transit, and CDN. He also oversees Support Sales throughout all regions. Prior to this, François worked at Equant for 8 years in various roles, before taking up the position of VP Sales for Equant France.

Telecom Event Europe 2021 GCCM - Speaker
Panellist
Artur Mendes
VP Sales at Angola Cables
Biography

Sales Executive professional with more than 17 years experience in sales and marketing in the telecommunications sector, in Europe and Africa, with special focus in the mobile telecommunications, Submarine Cables and in the area of satellite and setup boxes.
Being currently CCO of Angola Cables since beginning of 2013, I worked 12 years at Nokia Mobile Phones division and previously 3 years at Nokia Multimedia Network Terminals division.

Telecom Event Europe 2021 GCCM - Speaker
Panellist
Gagun Gahir
Regional Manager – EMEA & Americas at Telstra
Biography

Ms. Gahir has worked in various capacities covering operations, relationship management, sales, business development and management.
Her accomplishments include building teams from customer service agents through to senior account managers from the ground up and guiding the strategies they have applied to a wide spectrum of customers - from SME to global entities. Throughout, she has applied the same ethos of finding the right solutions to drive performance.
The most interesting thing about her experience is the incredible people she has had the privilege of working with in an international arena - both internal and external stakeholders. Helping them solve long-term challenges with solutions designed to help their businesses' success is one of the many facets of her career that she is passionate about.
She has had the responsibility of using her 11 years' experience in the EMEA region, her skills and energy to lead a team of exceptional account managers in their mission to consistently exceed targets. They work in a relationship-driven business that yields significant revenues - their success is nothing without the trust of their customers and the ability they have to galvanise their strengths internally.
Telstra's values reflect the importance of their customers: showing they care; working better together; trusting each other to deliver; making the complex simple and finding their courage. Their customers are the foundation on which their business is built and their mission is to ensure their customers are delighted with their experience.
She thrives in an environment where she is challenged and the volatility of changing markets within the dynamic region where she works demands a constant willingness to learn, develop, initiate change and be unafraid of taking responsibility for calculated risks in order to protect the longevity of their success.

Telecom Event Europe 2021 GCCM - Speaker
Panellist
Joanna Kuligowska
Head of Global Market Intelligence at HAUD
Biography

Joanna is a global telecoms expert with close to a decade worth of experience in mobile messaging market. Since starting in this field, Joanna has performed numerous commercial and operational roles in the industry including launching the global A2P SMS hub for HGC Global Communications Limited as a part of core leadership team.

Currently, Joanna heads up Global Market Intelligence unit at HAUD  with a strong focus on working with Mobile Operators to help them stay in control of their networks, increase A2P revenues and build great customer experience.

Telecom Event Europe 2021 GCCM - Speaker
Panellist
René De Baerdemaeker
Director Supplier Management at Expereo
Biography

Director Supplier Management joined Expereo in 2015 but has been loving, living and breathing Internet since 14K4 modems in 1995 and still remembers the sound. Experience from content development to hardware distribution and from gaming to managed services. Always looking for partnerships with a win-win. Likes to keep things simple. Data-driven with a passion for automation. Fun fact: Loves to compare the quality of internet services with food and tailormade clothing.

Telecom Event Europe 2021 GCCM - Speaker
Keynote Speaker, Panellist
Nicolas Barret
Managing Director at iBASIS
Biography

20 years experienced in the telecommunication industry both on international, domestic, wholesale and retail markets.
Entrepreneurship and result-driven, strong adaptability to different environments, manage business and organization changes.
Experience in management of different profiles (sales, technical and operationnal, customer care, marketing teams).
Increase business results.

Telecom Event Europe 2021 GCCM - Speaker
Panellist
Nick Cowley
Global Sales Manager at Odine Solutions
Biography

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The company has a direct connection with the 265 largest national and 135 foreign operators, allowing for the transfer of data as well as the transit and termination of voice traffic routed through Central Europe. With the shortest optical connection between the strategic European Internet Exchange Points in London, Frankfurt, Amsterdam, Moscow, Kiev and Praha.

EXATEL cooperates with reliable, appropriately certified and loyal partners specializing in specific fields of ICT providing its customers customized technology solutions suited to their individual needs.

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Expereo is a provider of managed Internet network services, SD-WAN and Cloud Connectivity optimisation solutions. Expereo’s portfolio provides Global Internet Connectivity (GIaaS), Global Cloud Acceleration (XCA), SD-WAN Managed Services, Security and Xpertise – global professional, managed and field services for network connectivity solutions. With an unmatched global reach, Expereo powers 12,000 enterprise and government sites in 190+ countries, helping customers improve productivity and empowering their networks and cloud services with the agility, flexibility and value of the Internet, with optimal performance.

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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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Go4Mobility born in 2005, did not discover the SMS but has found the best way to use it. It quickly became the driving force behind the mobile area, a phenomenon that brought the company to the top place.

Go4Mobility, today is one of the largest aggregators of SMS and Value Added Services, having recently opened the Voice & IVR Solutions unit for the CPaaS and Corporate segment.

Always focused on reinventing Mobile Messaging and bringing business and people closer through amazing experiences.

All of these factors make us the right choice for you. Thank you for trusting us!

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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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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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iBASIS is the leading communications solutions provider enabling operators and digital players worldwide to perform and transform. Powered by Tofane Global, iBASIS is the first independent communications specialist, ranking second largest global wholesale voice operator and Top 3 LTE IPX vendor with 700+ LTE destinations. iBASIS today serves 1,000+ customers across 18 offices worldwide.

After Tofane’s acquisition of the Altice Europe N.V. international voice carrier business in France, Portugal and the Dominican Republic in 2018 and iBASIS in 2019, the company continues to accelerate its consolidation strategy with the acquisition of NOS International Carrier Services in Portugal, boosting its scale in voice, mobile, and SMS/A2P services worldwide.

iBASIS provides a complete portfolio of global communications: voice, anti-fraud, mobile data, VAS roaming services, 5G, SMS/A2P, IoT/eSIM and CPaaS, while ensuring cost-effective, scalable and secure connectivity.

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

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