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The Edge Event
14 - 15 June, 2022
Park Plaza Westminster BridgeLondon

Andy Jones
Managing Director at Jonesthefone Consulting


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

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