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Apr 17
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09:00 - 09:10 10 mins
Chair Opening Remarks
  • Chairman Martin Creaner - Former CEO & President, TM Forum
09:10 - 09:30 20 mins
Opening Keynote: Transforming the Telco
  • Martin Creaner - Former CEO & President, TM Forum
09:30 - 09:50 20 mins
How to provide a best class Tier 1 internet for cloud traffic
  • Speaker Francois-Xavier Willemaers - International Carriers VP Large Projects, Orange
09:50 - 10:20 30 mins
Network virtualization and migration to Cloud architecture
  • Ivano Guardini - Head of NFV Infrastructure & Orchestration, Telecom Italia
10:20 - 10:50 30 mins
Panel session: Global platform, global portfolio – exploring new revenue streams
  • Panelist Robert Bruce - Director of Managed Services & OEM, Proofpoint
  • Panelist Berend van Dalfzen - Managing Director, Resello
  • Panelist Victor Magarino - Board Advisor, Professor NYU Stern & ESADE, Cloud Worldwide Services
  • Moderator Martin Creaner - Former CEO & President, TM Forum
  • Enable differentiation and growth through developing a global service offering
  • Tapping into emerging markets and spotting new opportunities
  • Understanding customer requirements as a driver for innovation
10:50 - 11:40 50 mins
Networking Break & Exhibition
11:40 - 12:00 20 mins
Keynote: The TEF Experience with OnLife Networks on Edge Computing and SDN
  • David Artuñedo - CEO OnLife Networks (Telefónica intrapreneur Startup), Network Innovation, Telefonica
12:00 - 12:20 20 mins
Flexible connectivity in an agile world
  • Richard Churms - Digital Transformational Lead - EMEA, Verizon Enterprise Solutions
  • Network as an enabler
  • Flexible licensing models – The agnostic approach
  • Maintaining end user experience and increasing user adoption of business enhancing applications
  • The power of integrated services, orchestration and the use of network intelligence
12:20 - 12:40 20 mins
Competing with Blockchain
  • Shahin Arefzadeh - CTO, ZIoTis
12:40 - 13:00 20 mins
Colt carrier SDN, NFV Experience
  • Mirko Voltolini - VP Technology and Architecture, Colt
13:00 - 14:10 70 mins
Networking Lunch & Exhibition
14:10 - 14:30 20 mins
Telekom Srbija Cloud journey and redefining customer UX
  • Zeljko Janosevic - Head of ICT Services Department, Telecom Srbija
  • Telekom Srbija Cloud journey
  • Telekom Srbija SaaS automation
  • User Experience Strategy‎ for perfecting your cloud service offering
14:30 - 14:50 20 mins
How Telcos can leverage voice with innovative SaaS offerings
  • Victor Magarino - Board Advisor, Professor NYU Stern & ESADE, Cloud Worldwide Services
  • Voice has traditionally been a Telco´s core business, but it is now under heavy pressure due to the surge of Digital Giants (GAFA)
  • It may seem voice is an exhausted business for Telcos, but it is not if they leverage SaaS, which allows immediate deployment with NO CAPEX
  • Learn how one of the World´s largest Telco is winning the market by offering a converged, cloud based, recording & transcription platform
  • Find out a new breed of business opportunities voice can bring to Telcos over the next years through speech analytics
14:50 - 15:30 40 mins
Networking Break & Exhibition
15:30 - 15:50 20 mins
Scale or Irrelevance in Digital Services for Telcos
  • Speaker Isidoro Porquicho - VP EMEA, Service Providers, Ingram Micro Cloud
15:50 - 16:10 20 mins
'Everything' as a Service: 10 tips to profit from new business opportunities
  • Berend van Dalfzen - Managing Director, Resello

As everything becomes a service, everyone becomes a service provider. How will your company deal with increasing competition from within your branch of industry, but increasingly also from outside your branch. How will your business profit from the new opportunities offered by Hybrid Cloud and 'Everything' as a Service? During this session Berend van Dalfzen, Commercial Director at Resello, will talk about the new service economy, Azure and Azure Stack: the first true hybrid cloud, and more changes happening to the hosting and cloud industry. And Berend will give 10 tips on how to profit from these new business opportunities.

16:10 - 16:40 30 mins
Panel session: Is first-to-market enough to guarantee competitive edge?
  • Niki Ioannou - Head of New Business Services, CYTA
  • Martin Creaner - Former CEO & President, TM Forum
  • Staying competitive through identifying new markets and opportunities
  • How can you compete with OTT players?
  • The benefits of partnering and creating new alliances
  • Create a global cloud portfolio through transferable cloud services
16:40 - 16:50 10 mins
Closing Comments