2017 Speakers Snapshot

Thought-leaders from public and private sectors. Experts in their fields. World-class speakers.

ITU Telecom World brings together a unique range of quality speakers from across the ICT industry, from government, regulatory bodies, consultancies and academic institutions around the world. Here’s a snapshot of the speakers at World 2017.

Adebayo Shittu

Minister of Communications

Federal Ministry of Communications, Nigeria

Akinori Maemura

Board Director

Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)

Alex Wang

Managing Director, 5G RAN Solutions

ZTE

Andy Chen

Chair, CEO

IEEE Computer Society - Catronic Computer Consultant Services Inc

Andy Nam

Chief Information Officer

Standard & Chartered Bank Korea

Antonio Garcia Zaballos

Lead Specialist Telecommunications - Competitiveness and Innovation Division

Inter-American Development Bank

Bosun Tijani

Founder and Chief Executive

Co-Creation Hub Nigeria (CcHUB)

Brahima Sanou

Director, ITU Telecommunication Development Bureau

International Telecommunication Union

Chae-Sub Lee

Director, ITU Telecommunication Standardization Bureau

International Telecommunication Union

Chris Czerwonka

Chief Innovation Officer

InvestED

Danielle Jacobs

Chairman

INTUG International Telecommunications Users Group

Danil Kerimi

Head of Information Technology and Electronics Industries

World Economic Forum

Dean Bubley

Director

Disruptive Analysis

Donna Murphy

Senior Vice President, Global Regulatory

Inmarsat

François Rancy

Director, ITU Radiocommunication Bureau

International Telecommunication Union

German Dario Arias Pimienta

Executive Director

Comisión de Regulación de Comunicaciones (CRC) Colombia

Henry Nzekwu

Founder and Executive Vice Chairman

MessageWise Limited

Hossein Moiin

CTO

Nokia

Houlin Zhao

Secretary-General

International Telecommunication Union

Jan Färjh

Vice President and Head of Standardization and Industry

LM Ericsson

Jane Treadwell

Practice Manager for ICT

The World Bank

Jean Philbert Nsengimana

Minister

Ministry of Youth and ICT (MYICT), Rwanda

Joy Tan

President of Global Media and Communications

Huawei Technologies

Juan Antonio Ketterer

Chief of Connectivity, Market and Finance

IDB

Julie Linn Teigland

Regional Managing Partner Germany, Switzerland and Austria

Ernst & Young

Kalpak Gude

President

Dynamic Spectrum Alliance (DSA)

Maikel Wilms

Director

BCG

Marc Vancoppenolle

Global Head of Nokia Government Relations

Nokia

Michele Franci

Chief Technology Officer

Inmarsat

Mohamed Madkour

VP of Global Wireless Network Marketing

Huawei Technologies

Natasha Jackson

Head of Public Policy & Consumer Affairs

GSMA

Neil Sahota

Business Development Leader, IBM Master Inventor

IBM Watson Group

Omobola Johnson

Partner

TLcom Capital

Patrick Masambu

Director General

ITSO

Peng Zhao

Regional Spectrum Policy Director, Government and Regulatory Affairs

GSMA

Raphael Rollier

Head of Smart City Program

Swisscom SA

Rob van den Dam

Global Telecommunications Industry Leader

IBM

Robert Middlehurst

Vice President International Regulatory Affairs

Etisalat

rudiantara

Minister of Communication Information Technology

Republic of Indonesia

Satya N. Gupta

Country Managing Director

Bluetown, India

Sébastien Soriano

BEREC Chair and President

ARCEP, France

Sergei Popkov

Minister

Ministry of Communications and Informatization, Belarus

Siyabonga Cyprian Cwele

Minister

Ministry of Telecommunications and Postal Services, South Africa

Syed Ahmad Shah Sadaat

Acting Minister

Ministry of Communication and Information Technology (MCIT), Afghanistan

Toufi Saliba

CEO / ACM Chair

Privacyshell & Toda-Algorand / PB CC.

Ulrich Dropmann

Head of Standardization / Bell Labs CTO

Nokia

Umar Garba Danbatta

Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC)

Winnie Tang

Founder and Honorary President

SCC Smart City Consortium

Woochang Kim

Head / Managing Editor

KAIST Center for Wealth Management Technologies / Quantitative Finance

Yaacob Ibrahim

Minister

Ministry of Communications and Information, Singapore

Yang Hua

Secretary-general

TDIA

Yasmin Mahmood

Chief Executive Officer

MALAYSIA DIGITAL ECONOMY CORPORATION (MDEC)

Yewande Sadiku

Executive Secretary

Nigeria Investment Promotion Commission