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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


5G will be deployed in Lebanon in the first half of 2019, announced Marwan Hayek, CEO and Chairman of Alfa managed by Orascom TMT in an exclusive interview with Telecom Review during the 11th edition of the Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit.


Telecom Review TV managed to secure an exclusive interview with MATRIXX Software CEO and co-founder Dave Labuda during his recent visit to their regional offices in Dubai. Labuda rose to prominence following the success of his company Portal Software in the late 90’s. He later sold the company to Oracle in 2006. In 2009, Labuda and fellow co-founder Jennifer Kyriakakis recognized that there was a gap in the market and started MATRIXX Software.

 


Debating whether 5G is an evolution or a revolution took center stage at the 11th Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit where a panel was dedicated to this particular topic along with 5G use cases and expectations for the deployment timeline. Telecom Review had the pleasure of interviewing Dr. Mohamed Madkour, VP Global Wireless Networks Marketing and Solutions, Huawei to discuss the Chinese vendor’s approach to 5G in the Middle East.


MYCOM OSI was one of the first in its industry to introduce and commercialize next generation cloud native solutions coupled with innovative subscription business models. Telecom Review managed to secure an exclusive interview with MYCOM OSI President and CTO, Mounir Ladki onsite at the Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit

 

Summit Sessions

Telecom Review held the 10th edition of Telecom Review Summit under the theme "It's All About SMART Networking", in Lebanon on April 13th, 2018. Held under the patronage of His Excellency Mr. Saad Hariri, President of the Council of Ministers of Lebanon, the Telecom Review Summit gathered over 450 attendees from over 18 countries, and hosted Lebanon's first 5G trial conducted by local telecom operator Alfa and Swedish vendor Ericsson.

The Telecom Review Summit 2017 in Dubai was bigger and better than ever, covering two days for the very first time. This video explores some of the topics discussed at the Summit, featuring exclusive interviews with just some of the influential attendees at the event. Join us as we revisit the Telecom Review Summit – It’s All About SMART Networking.

Take a look into the future of Smart Cities and IoT. Register here for the 9th Telecom Review Leaders' Summit

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