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The Edge Event
13-14 June 2023
London

Andy Jones
Managing Director at Jonesthefone Consulting

Profile

Andy Jones has over 30 years of experience in mobile telecommunications. As an engineering graduate in 1989 he joined a young company that his college friends had never heard of - that company’s name was Vodafone. During his 20 year tenure with the company Andy progressed to lead many technology innovation, network transformation and infrastructure procurement programmes. 

From 2005-2009 he served as Vodafone’s Head of Strategy and Architecture with a responsibility covering 20+ global Vodafone markets. Since 2009, Andy has built a thriving independent consulting business, providing strategic insight to 50+ clients with a stake in telecom innovation.

Andy serves on the advisory board of several startups, including Continual - applying AI/ML to network optimisation and monetisation; Dali Wireless - a specialist in fronthaul networking; and Saguna - a pioneer in mobile edge computing.

Andy has seen emerging mobile technologies such as 5G and MEC from more perspectives than most during his career - as an operator intrapeneur; as an advisor and as an independent consultant working with partners in the ecosystem.

Agenda Sessions

  • Chairperson’s opening remarks

    09:15
  • Panel discussion – How can edge infrastructure help us to unlock a sustainable future?

    14:00