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Sun, Jul

Marc Halbfinger
CEO, PCCW Global Limited

Ahmad Farroukh
CEO, Mobily KSA

Jay Srage
President, Qualcomm International,
Middle East, Africa and Eastern Europe

Husein Rifai
CEO, MDIC

Gary Heffernan
Senior Managing Director,
Accenture’s Communication,
Media and Technology in EALA.

Hatem Bamatraf
CTO, Etisalat International

Youssef Abu Mutawe
COO, Zain Jordan

Ian Pattison
International CTO, Mitel Mobility

Moderator:
Bilel Jamoussi
Cheif Study Group Department, ITU

Participants:
Bernnard Najem,
Head of the Middle East Market Unit, Nokia

Vick Mamlouk
VP Business Operation Europe, Middle East and Africa, Commscope

Carlos Domingos
Chief New Business and Innovation Officer, du

William Awad
Managing Director for  Infrastructure Services, MENA, Accenture

Sami Tayara
Principal Consultant - Digital Transformation Architect MEA, Huawei

Moderator:
Labib Matta
Managing Partner, neXgen

Participants:
Safder Nazir
Regional Vice President, Smart City and IoT Middle East, Huawei

Mohannad Samara
Director of Global Digital Business, Etisalat

Marwan Bin Damlouk
Senior VP Managed Services and Smart City/Smart Gov Initiative Lead, du

Maziad Nasser Al Harbi
CTO, Mobily

Nizar Hneini
Managing Partner, Detecon

Sacha Dudler
Performance Management and Strategy Execution, STC

Moderator:
Jawad Abbassi
Head of MENA, GSMA

Participants:
Samer Geissah
VP Consumer New Business and Innovation Commercial, du

Mario Hachem
CEO and Founder, TEDMOB

Roque Solabarrieta
COO, E-vision

Georges Dabaghi
Vice President TV and Media MEA, Ericsson

Ben Kinealy
CEO, Intigral

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Interviews


Evoteq participated in the 13th edition of the Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit held in Dubai. Evoteq’s Chief Executive Officer, Jihad Tayara, took part in a panel discussion examining the pillars of smart cities. In an interview with Telecom Review, Tayara gives a detailed overview of Evoteq’s role in the development of smart cities.


Tata Communications participated in the 13th edition of the Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit 2019. The company’s Head of Middle East, Central Asia & Africa, Mr Vaneet Mehta joined the panel discussion on capacity planning in the 5G data era with other industry leaders to explain the challenges facing telcos who are preparing to integrate themselves into the 5G sphere.


Huawei Middle East participated in the 13th edition of the Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit 2019. The company’s President of Carrier Business Group, Mr An Jian presented his keynote 5G commercialisation in the region and what the company hopes to achieve with 5G in the near future.</p.


PCCW Global participated in the 13th Edition of Telecom Review Summit. Mike van den Bergh, Chief Global Stratrgy and Marketing Officer, presented a keynote address at the event. Following his speech, Telecom Review spoke to him about leveraging 5G and the need for telcos to transform to technology companies

Summit Sessions


The 13th edition of Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit was held on December 10th at the Meydan Hotel in Dubai. This edition attracted the ICT industry’s most influential leaders who convened to discuss the changes that have happened in the industry during the year.


Mr. Toni Eid, Founder of Telecom Review and CEO of Trace Media gives the opening welcome note at the 13th Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit.


Dr. Eesa Bastaki, President, University of Dubai, highlights the history of the technological evolution in his official opening keynote.


Mr. Mike van den Bergh, the Chief Global Strategy and Marketing Officer, PCCW Global gives a keynote about how PCCW Global transformed from a legacy carrier to a technology company.


An Jian, President of Carrier Business Group, Huawei Middle East Region explains in his keynote how to make 5G a commercial success.


One of the interesting sessions at the 13th edition was the debate between Eid and Hatem Dowidar, CEO, Etisalat International.


The Telecom Leaders’ panel was comprised of Hazem Metwally, CEO of Etisalat Misr, Jacek Passia, Regional Executive & Programme Director at Vodafone, Ahmed Mekky, CEO of Fiber Misr, Dr. Ahmed Sindi, CEO of Dawiyat, and Engineer Mohamed Ben Amor, Secretary-General at AICTO. The panel was moderated by Ghazi Atallah, CEO of NXN.


Mr. Patrick Sullivan provided an overview of how Verizon is developing network services and digital interaction with customers to make sure that they are successful in the fourth revolution.