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22 & 24 March 2021
Digital Symposium10.00 AM GST (Gulf Standard Time, GMT+4)

Mark Charman
VP, Middle East and Africa at Mavenir


Mark Charman functions as the VP for Sales in the Middle East and Africa for Mavenir and is responsible for growing the Mavenir footprint in the MEA Region.

He has 25 years of experience in sales and technical solution roles predominately in the semi-conductor and telecom networks area. Particular areas of strength are in core, radio, and OSS/BSS plus cellular networking with a focus more recently on IoT, blockchain and analytical systems in the industrial verticals (energy, transport, public sector).

In addition to the 11 years he spent with Ericsson, Mark has held a variety of solutions, sales and management functions in Europe, the Middle East and Africa with companies such as Nokia Networks, T-Mobile and Avnet.

He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering from the University of Cape Town and a Master’s degree in Business Leadership from the University of South Africa.

Agenda Sessions

  • Panel Discussion: Open RAN gaining foothold in MENA