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Jonathan Vesey
Market Engagement Director, Connected Society at GSMA


Jonathan Vesey, Global Market Engagement Director Jon is the Market Engagement Director for Connected Society at the GSMA. In this role, he leads a team to engage mobile network operators members, as they develop their plans for connecting the remaining two billion global citizens. Prior to joining the GSMA in 2016, Jon worked for Millicom International Cellular, where he led a group wide smartphone and mobile internet adoption programme for their African markets.

Before that, Jon worked for several tier one mobile operators in Europe including EE, Orange & BT in a mix of product, commercial & market development roles.

Jon has a BA Hons in Business Studies from the Leeds Business School in the UK.

Agenda Sessions

  • Panel Discussion: GSMA - Exploring Innovation and Multi-Stakeholder Partnerships to Drive Rural Connectivity in Africa