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Jignesh Dave,

Founder & CEO,

Next 360

Jignesh leads Next Cellular, a division of Next 360, an MVNO that offers diverse choices to its customers with a vision to “Make it Simple” for Global Traveller. In a span of just three years, Next Cellular has achieved an enviable reputation in establishing itself as a leading Global Telecom Brand having network footprint in 31 countries including United Kingdom, Europe (26 Schengen countries), The USA, Canada, Mexico and South Africa and is expanding fast to other geographies.


Martina Klingvall,




Martina - former executive of Telenor - founded the Swedish MVNO Telness, with an ambition to raise standards within the telecom industry. Her can-it-be-this-simple mobile operator for small and medium-sized businesses offers a range of digital and user-friendly services with no commitment period. Martina has revolutionized the B2B MVNO market in Sweden and continues to do so.

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Danielle Royston,

CEO and Founder, TelcoDR and Acting CEO, Totogi

Danielle Royston is Founder and CEO of TelcoDR and the acting CEO of Totogi. She has 25 years of enterprise software experience – the last 10+ as a CEO specializing in turnarounds. As telecom’s leading public cloud evangelist, Royston has raised $1Billion to fundamentally transform telco software, propelling the industry to new heights with the power of the public cloud. Widely recognized as a thought leader, Royston has been asked to speak on some of the biggest stages in the industry and featured in numerous publications. She resides in Austin, TX, and holds a B.S. in computer science from Stanford University.

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Mattias Ohde,

General Manager,

Dstny Group

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Andreas Morawietz,

Head of Portfolio Strategy Software & Solutions, Giesecke+Devrient

Andreas is Head of Software & Solutions Portfolio Strategy of Giesecke+Devrient Mobile Security. Within several management positions at G+D he formerly was heading the global Product Management for eSIM management and was responsible for G+D´s product marketing. Andreas evangelized eSIM since beginning back in 2009 and is involved in many commercial remote eSIM management projects around the globe addressing M2M, IOT and consumer market segment. Andreas holds an engineering degree in precision engineering and Master of Business Administration.

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Stina Slottsjö,




Stina Slottsjö is a seasoned manager overseeing all commercial activities at Telavox. With a passion for value-based selling and understanding customer challenges, she sets growth goals, devises effective sales strategies using data-driven insights, and advocates for the symbiotic relationship between sales and marketing to drive success.

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Tor Blomdell,

VP Product,



Tor Blomdell is leading Telavox product strategy and organisation. He has a long background in telecom and media and has previously held leading positions in product, program and company development in Sweden, India and the USA.

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Laurent Bataille,

General Manager,



Laurent is a veteran of the telco industry, and he brings 25+ years of experience to UNDO. As a Project Manager, Program Manager and Chief Technical Officer, he has helped setting up multiple MVNO’s across the world and managed to develop and implement a wide variety of products & services for these companies. Laurent broad experience and knowledge enable him to excel as UNDO’s General Manager, overseeing the everyday activities of the company, striving for operational excellence, optimizing processes and financial performances as well as seeking for best-in-class customer satisfaction.

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Yevheniia Apalkova,

Head of Wholesale Department,


Apalkova Yevheniia - Head of Wholesale Department at Keepgo USA Inc. Telecom Enthusiast with 10 years of experience in sales and international legal cooperation.

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Vivek Malhotra,



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Nabil Nazar,

Digital Solution Architect, Lebara 


Nabil Nazar is a seasoned Telecom professional , with nearly 20 years of experience in the telecom industry. He holds a degree in electrical engineering from University of Engineering & Technology and has also studied Leadership & Management at the University of Westminster in London, as well as Corporate Strategy at UCL. Nabil is a member of several professional organizations, including the British Computing Society (BCS). Throughout his career, he has held various roles ranging from engineering to management and is currently heading a team of architects and establishing enterprise architectural strategy in an MVNO , Lebara in UK . He has recently led & architected the Digital Transformation Programme.

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Trung Tran Nam,




Founder of Mobicast - a MVNO in Vietnam since 2019.

Technology, AI Entrepreneur

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Martin Kievit,




Martin Kievit is an experienced technology executive with over 20 years of experience in the telecom industry. He is the CEO of OpenCloudBSS, a cloud-native BSS platform that helps telecom operators to improve their customer experience and operations.

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Calvin Collett,


Melon Digital

Calvin Collett is the CEO of Melon Mobile, the Untelco Telco.

For 22 years, technology, innovation and creativity has been his driving force. He is a true disruptor; with experience at Accenture, the AA and Getronics. In 2005 he founded iConnect, helping to revolutionise telecoms through VoIP.

More recently, he took on the challenge to create MTNs first sub-brand, ‘fibre to home’ business - supersonic - taking it to number 1 ISP in its first year of relaunch. His latest venture, Melon Mobile is sure to change mobile and data experiences world-wide.

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Gary Waite,

Product Evangelist / Strategist, Giesecke+Devrient's strategic Partner - NetLync 


Gary has been in mobile for over 30 years. Early in this career, via a start-up company, he designed what became the de facto standard SIM & Mobile test/diagnostic tool for the entire mobile industry. He worked within Telefónica group, advising on a number of technology areas on which he is expert:, including SIM, M2M/IoT, NFC and Mobile Wallet. More recently, whilst at the GSMA, Gary was instrumental in making their recently published M2M eSIM specification the de-facto standard for the M2M industry. He then managed the development of the equivalent consumer eSIM specification, which is implemented in most mobile devices today. Today, Gary is helping revolutionise the world of device entitlements at another start-up company, NetLync, a strategic partner of Giesecke+Devrient.

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Eduardo Servin,


YU Movil


Eduardo has 24 years of experience in Mexico’s Telco Market. He was founder to the most profitable MVNO in Mexican market OUI. Eduardo develop Oui for Elektra, one of the biggest electronics retailer in Mexico. The Oui success was based in offering phones with service included  in weekly payments to the base of the pyramid. Actually just launch a new MVNO YU Movil, with Alestra that using multi host sim, has the best coverage in the country

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Shahar Yaacobi,

Head of Marketing, IoT & Digital Brands,




Shahar is responsible for defining the strategy, marketing initiatives and go-to-market for Amdocs cutting- edge Internet of Things solutions. He has over 20 years of strategy, marketing and product management experience in the telecommunications and software industries. Prior to Amdocs, Shahar held management positions at Comverse and Partner, a subsidiary of the Orange group. As an expert in business strategy and marketing, Shahar briefs industry analysts and is regularly invited to speak at major industry conferences as well as at thought-leadership events for strategic customers.  

Shahar holds an MBA in Information Systems, Entrepreneurship and Marketing and a B.Sc. in Industrial Management Engineering, both from Tel- Aviv University.

Benjamin Grimm,

Head of Carrier Relations,


Benjamin is heading Carrier Relations at mobilcom-debitel, the mobile business of the freenet Group (leading German digital lifestyle provider with more 12 million subscribers). Having spent more than 20 years in the telecommunications industry, he is an expert on fixed and mobile strategy, product & business development and pricing.

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Boris Nemsic,

Chairman of the Board,

Delta Partners

Rolf Paulsen,





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Clifford Wetherall,

Managing Director,


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Adel Hejaaji,


Al-Sahl Telecom- Libya

Dr. Adel Hejaaji is one of the experts in the field of mobile communications, management and consulting of services SMEs. He is one of the founders of first mobile operator company in Libya – Al- Madar Al-Jadeed, and currently he holds the project manager position for the first MVNO in Libya Al- Sahl Telecom. He has published a number of papers and books in different languages. Dr. Hejaaji is a keynote speaker, member of program committees and co-chair of several conferences, and he is a member of various professional bodies within and outside the UK.

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Liz Parry,


Lifecycle Software


Liz joined Lifecycle in 2015 and has a background in revenue assurance and customer excellence. Liz has championed projects with our partners that have helped give them competitive advantages in the telco industry. With a deep understanding of the telco industry, Liz has played a pivotal role in driving the success of Lifecycle's partnerships.

Shiraz Abid,

Chief Commercial Officer,

ICE Norway


Shiraz is the Chief Commercial Officer at ice, the third largest mobile operator in Norway. Since he joined the company in 2009, he has been leading the company’s commercial efforts in the market, with ice being the fastest growing operator in Norway and Europe. In 2021, Shiraz was responsible for the launch of NiceMobil, the world’s first fully digital mobile telecom brand.


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Deepak Gusain
Global Head – Sales & Solutions
Mobility & Internet of Things
Tata Communications


Deepak is the Global Head of Sales and Solutions for Mobility & IoT Business for Tata Communications, a part of US$ 108 billion Tata Group of Companies. In this role, he is responsible for developing new initiatives, revenue and business for Mobility & Internet of Things for enterprises, service providers, and mobile operators across various industry verticals such as Service Provider, Industry 4.0, Transportation, Automotive, Smart City, Media etc.

Kelly Green,

Chief Strategy Officer,



Kelly is an established telecom professional with over 25 years of experience working with global telecom organisations building networks, go-to-market and revenue generation. Kelly has led CSP efforts for companies such as Cisco, AppDynamics and Amdocs. Her familiarity with telecom networks and cloud provide her with the ability to assess and develop key strategic partnerships and solutions that bring high value to CSPs.

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Kelvin Chaffer,


Lifecycle Software


Kelvin joined Lifecycle as a graduate developer 22 years ago. His success led to being promoted to R&D Director, a role in which he oversaw the creation of Lifecycle’s Digital BSS suite. In 2022 Kelvin was elevated to COO, driving the strategic growth of the award-winning business. Today he is the Chief Executive Officer.

Elin Mclean,

General Manager,


Fredrik Brunzell,




Fredrik Brunzell has a background from various positions in the Swedish Telcom operator Telia since 1990. Started in the finance area and since late 90’s focusing on business strategy and business development. Some highlights is 2001 launching the new business model today known as the

instalment model for bundling mobile subscription and mobile hardware and 2008 Fredrik was a driving part of bringing iPhone to the Nordic market and giving Telia a competitive advantage.

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Stefan Riedel,



Stefan Reidel is a seasoned executive and business leader with over 20 years of experience in the telecom industry, with a strong track record in commercial leadership, marketing, sales, business development, and transformation. He currently serves as CEO to fliggs mobile, a new kind of digital MVNO that is to bridge the worlds of Telecom and Web3.

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Sara Rasmussen,


Telness Tech


Sara holds the role of CCO in Telness Tech where she’s responsible for the company’s growth activities. She’s an engineer from KTH royal institute of technology with a versatile background from IT and Management consulting to fintech. Before venturing into telecoms in 2020 she was responsible for the growth of one of the first mobile payments solutions in Europe and was often seen as a speaker, panelist, and moderator at conferences all over Europe. Sara has made a significant mark in the telecoms space with her opinion pieces on the future of telecommunications and her relentless efforts to make telecom a joyful experience for everyone.

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Markus Gildenhard

Head of Enterprise Advanced Analytics


Markus is Head of Enterprise Advanced Analytics at 1&1 where he is working on the Development of Artificial Intelligence for Customer Service and Campaign Optimization. He embarked on his career as a researcher in biology. Leveraging his skills in statistical modelling, he transitioned into the realm of data science at 1&1, where he harnessed the power of data to drive informed decision-making and campaign optimization. His dedication to refining customer experience led him to a role as a project manager in Customer Experience, where he orchestrated efforts to enhance customer feedback analysis and optimize customer satisfaction.

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Cecile Euchenhofer

Head of Customer Experience, Insights and Analytics


Cecile is Head of Customer Experience, Insights and Analytics at 1&1. She is responsible for Customer and Market Intelligence. Before joining 1&1 she was Managing Director of Tchibo Mobilfunk GmbH & Co. KG, a joint venture of Tchibo and Telefónica Germany. She has widespread expertise in finance, operations, business development, venture capital and strategic international partnerships in B2B and B2C telecommunications, retail and media markets. In various roles within the Telefonica Group and Deutsche Telekom Cecile was leading cross-cultural and cross-organisational teams in start-up-like scenarios initiating innovative new business models and growing strategic partnerships. She graduated as Diplom-Ingenieur (FH) in technology and management in Media.

Ashok Iyengar,


Cliix Networks

David Clyde

Group Brand Director


David has been building brands for over 20 years, initially agency-side, and now in a central Group role at Lebara. He has guided complex global businesses such as HSBC through the launch of new strategies and branding, and has produced transformative creative work for challenger brands such as Burger King and Paddy Power. David is a passionate advocate for great brand strategy, design, and creative, and also a judge of the 2023 Effie marketing effectiveness awards. As Group Brand Director, he works closely with Lebara’s marketing teams in Europe, and with Brand Licence Partners worldwide, to drive both a strong brand and a highly successful business.

Santiago Gomez

Managing Director,

Telecom Trust Consulting

James Gray.

Managing Director,

Graystone Strategy


James is an accomplished and professional consultant and board advisor with over 30 years’ experience working in the telecoms, MVNO and subscription services industries.

He has held senior leadership roles in MNO Wholesale teams, MVNOs, MVNEs and CPaaS providers. He is now Managing Director of Graystone Strategy, a specialist consultancy advising clients on business and commercial strategy, product launches and go to market, propositions, marketing and PR.

Gary Bhomer,




Gary has over 25 years’ experience in the Telecommunications industry with well developed skills in Business Strategy and Transformation, Wholesale, Market Analysis, Pricing, Contract Negotiation and launching new businesses to market. He leads-a specialist Telecommunications consultancy in Australia supporting businesses seeking to enter the Telecommunications market.

Karim Taga, 

Managing Partner, Global Practice Leader TIME,

Arthur D. Little


Karim is Managing Partner, leading the TIME practice globally. He has 20 years of experience with ADL in the telecommunication area and previously worked with a leading global telecom supplier.

Before joining ADL he worked for several years for Ericsson and was a research assistant professor at the University of Technology in Vienna. Furthermore, he enjoyed four different education systems: Tunisia (Lycée El Menzah V), France (Lycée JB Say/ESEM), the USA (UC Berkeley), and Austria (TU Wien).

Karim holds an MSc, MBA, and Ph.D.

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