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Moderator: 
Ghassan Hasbani
CEO, Graycoats

Ahmad Julfar
Group CEO, Etisalat

Moderator: 
Ghazi Atallah
CEO, NxtVn

Panel:

Linda Suvi
Chairperson, du

Marc Halbfinger
CEO, PCCW Global

Hussein Rifai
Chairman CEO, MDIC

Greg Young
CEO, Ooredoo

Luigi Gambardella
President, ChinaEU

Rafiah Ibrahim
President ME & East Africa, Ericsson

Bernard Najm
VP ME & Africa, Nokia

Sheikh Mohammed Bin Abdullah Al-Thani
CEO Kuwait, Ooredoo

Mohammed Mourad
Regional Director MENA, Google

Jay Srage
President Middle East, Africa and South East Asia, Qualcomm

Khalifa Al Shamsi
Chief Digital Service Officer, Etisalat Group

Dr. Homoud Mohammed Al Kusayer
Vice President of Wholesale, STC

Topic:

  • Digital Transformation
  • Opportunities for telecom Operators
  • Mobility & Customer Experience
  • IOT Service – Enterprise Digital Transformation – Role & Potential Revenue Stream

Moderator: 
Bilel Jamoussi
Chief Study Group Department, ITU

Panel: 

Hatem Bamatraf
Group CTO, Etisalat

Tarek Saadi
VP ME & East Africa, Ericsson

Paul Berriman
Group CTO, HKT

Noel Kirkaldy
Head of Vertical Solutions MEA, Nokia Networks

Dirk Jungnickel
SVP Business Analytics & Big Data, du

Ihab Ghattas
Assistant President, Huawei Middle East

Visar Sala
Strategy Lead for Middle East and North Africa, Accenture

Topic:

  • Who should invest in the Smart City infrastructure?
  • Role of Operators & Governments/li>
  • How can we benefits from Big Data

Moderator: 
Ghazi Atallah
Chief CEO, neXgen

Panel: 

Dr. Aisha Bin Bishr
Director General, Smart Dubai

Orvar Hurtig
VP and Head of Busines line Industry & Society, Ericsson

Job Witteman
CEO, AMS – IX

Carlos Domingo
Senior Executive Officer, du

Safder Nazir
Regional VP Smart Cities & IoT, Huawei

Vick Mamlouk
VP Wireless Sales MEA, Commscope

Salomon Salinas
Global Smart Cities Lead, Accenture

Francisco Salcedo
SVP Digital Service, Etisalat

Jay Srage
President Middle East, Africa and South East Asia, Qualcomm

Topic:

  • Economy, Innovation, Entrepreneurship
  • Mobility, Transport, Traffic
  • Living (Health, Education, etc)
  • Governance (Citizens services, Citizens engagement)

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Dr. Mohamed Madkour, VP Marketing and Head of Global Wireless Branding, Huawei, spoke to Telecom Review TV at the Telecom Review Summit 2017 about how 5G will “enable a whole new generation of mobile internet that not only transports data but also communicates skills and talents, which will unlock new opportunities for economies, industries and societies.”

BG Kumar, President Core Product, Mavenir, reflects on discussions at the Telecom Review Summit 2017, such as challenges facing telecom operators in the region, which are “similar to challenges facing operators in other parts of the world.” Mavenir is a US technology company that offers a portfolio of digital services that enable global communications across a variety of mobile devices and platforms.

Dr. Chaesub Lee, Director of the Telecommunications Standardization Bureau, part of the ITU, caught up with Telecom Review TV at the Telecom Review Summit 2017 to share his perspective on digital and smart governance, and the importance of SMART networking. Lee reflected on his panel discussion at the Summit which focused on the role of governments in digital transformation and emerging technologies such as 5G.

Interviews

At the Telecom Review Summit 2017, Telecom Review TV caught up with Tarig Rahmatalla, CEO of Expresso Telecom Group, an African telecommunications company that provides services in five African markets including Mauritania, Senegal, Guinea, and Ghana. He expressed his gratitude towards Telecom Review for bringing industry leaders together to exchange ideas to benefit the telecom industry.

Imad Kreidieh, Director General of OGERO Telecom, the main operator of the fixed telecommunications network in Lebanon, spoke to Telecom Review TV at the Telecom Review Summit 2017 about his participation at the event where he discussed digital transformation and digital government, with a focus on Lebanon, where transformation “is lagging behind.”

Speaking to Telecom Review TV at the Telecom Review Summit 2017, Toufi Saliba shared his thoughts on cyber-security and crypto-economics. Saliba co-authored fully-decentralized blockchain protocol, co-founded ToDa Foundation and 7 blockchain companies. He is currently CEO of Toda Algorand, the “Hewlett Packard of Blockchains”.

Saudi Arabia-based Integrated Telecom Company (ITC) aims to expand its wholesale services globally in terms of managed IT services, managed security services, and more, according to Georges Jaber, Business Development & Wholesale Division. Telecom Review TV spoke to Jaber at the 2017 Telecom Review Summit in Dubai, who spoke about the company’s strategy going into 2018.

Summit Sessions

Joint Keynote:
Younus Al Nasser
Assistant Director General, Smart Dubai Office
CEO, Dubai Data Establishment

Wesam Lootah
CEO, Smart Dubai Government Establishment

Topic:
Egypt’s Vision for Digital Transformation

Topic:
Role of Telecom operators in the Smart City

Topic:
Digital Transformation: What’s next for Telcos?