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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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Highlighting the Lebanese operator’s achievements in 2017, Emre Gurkan, CEO, touch shed light in an exclusive interview to Telecom Review TV, on touch’s positive financial results registered throughout 2017 and mentioned his plans and aspirations for the upcoming year, notably in terms of digitization.

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.

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.”

Interviews

Salam Yamout, Regional Director, Middle East, Internet Society, spoke to Telecom Review TV at the 2017 Telecom Review Summit about the importance of protecting data. Internet Society is an American non-profit organization founded in 1992 to provide leadership in Internet-related standards, education, access, and policy.

Guillaume Boudin, CEO of Sofrecom, the consulting arm of Orange Group, spoke to Telecom Review TV at the 2017 Telecom Review Summit about the opportunities for telecom operators to grow. He talked about the ways in which Sofrecom can support telco customers to transform and embrace new business opportunities such as data monetization.

Mr. Bahjat El-Darwiche, Partner Lead, EMEA, TMT, Strategy& spoke to Telecom Review TV at the 2017 Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit about how telecom operators in the Middle East were set to embark on a new wave of M&A’s in order to accelerate growth and expansion.

Cecilia Atterwall, Global VP and Head of Marketing and Comms for Networks, Ericsson, delivered an ‘Expert Insight’ speech at the Telecom Review Summit 2017. She spoke to Telecom Review TV at the event, reflecting on the speech that she delivered, which focused on Ericsson’s insights on 5G which can be found in the company’s recent Mobility Report and 5G Business Potential report.

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?