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Tue, 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


Abdul Rahman Al Thehaiban, Senior Vice President of Technology, MEA and CEE region at Oracle delivered his projections for 2019 at the 12th Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit which was held at The Phoenicia Hotel in Beirut, Lebanon. In a detailed and comprehensive presentation, the dynamic Oracle executive predicted that emerging technologies such as AI and Internet of Things would result in a mass proliferation of data that would be unlike anything the ICT industry has ever witnessed.

Governance Dynamics is a professional services firm focused on providing governance related services and solutions that are pragmatic and designed to address the issue at hand taking into consideration the strategic outlook of the business in the immediate short term and the long term. Fadi Sidani, Managing partner, Governance Dynamics, explained more about the company to Telecom Review at the 12th Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit. He highlighted how governance is at the heart of the services the company offers and stressed that it tends to focus on clients as unique cases rather than providing general services.


Governance Dynamics is a professional services firm focused on providing governance related services and solutions that are pragmatic and designed to address the issue at hand taking into consideration the strategic outlook of the business in the immediate short term and the long term. Fadi Sidani, Managing partner, Governance Dynamics, explained more about the company to Telecom Review at the 12th Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit. He highlighted how governance is at the heart of the services the company offers and stressed that it tends to focus on clients as unique cases rather than providing general services.


MYCOM OSI President and CTO Mounir Ladki has predicted that operators will be able to become fully-fledged digital service providers during the second phase of 5G. According to Ladki, the initial rollout of 5G will resemble more of an evolution than a revolution. However, the availability of 5G-enabled devices to consumers will significantly accelerate 5G developments and when this occurs, that will lead to a revolution for telecommunication operators in their efforts to completely digitalize their operations.


In an era where technology is present in our daily routine, security and privacy represent a big question mark. Talking to Security Domain Leader for EMEA region at Oracle, Mr. Marcel Rizcallah, at the 12th Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit, he highlights the importance of a strongly secure database and elaborates more about Oracle’s first autonomous database.

Summit Sessions


The 12th edition was held on March 29th at The Phoenicia Hotel in Beirut, Lebanon, and attracted over 450 attendees from over 20 countries. The video shows our expert attendees sharing their opinion about this edition.

The Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit has become an integral fixture in the ICT calendar, and is widely regarded as one of the most important events in the telecommunications sector. The 12th edition was held on March 29th at The Phoenicia Hotel in Beirut, Lebanon, and attracted over 450 attendees from over 20 countries.


The Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit has become an integral fixture in the ICT calendar, and is widely regarded as one of the most important events in the telecommunications sector. The 12th edition was held on March 29th at The Phoenicia Hotel in Beirut, Lebanon, and attracted over 450 attendees from over 20 countries.


Over 600 leaders from the global ICT industry were in attendance at the 11th edition of the Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit, which was held on December 10-11, 2018, at The Meydan Hotel, Dubai, UAE.

The Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit that kicked off under the theme of ‘It’s all about Smart Networking’ attracted participants from over 35 countries which acutely illustrates the global reach of the conference.

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