2018 Forum programme

List of Speakers

☑ Name ☐ Organisation ☐ Country Session Title
Rudiantara, H. E. Mr. Ministry of Communication and Informatics Indonesia
Aarti Holla Maini, Ms. EMEA Satellite Operators Association (ESOA) Belgium
Abdi Ashur Hassan, H. E. Mr. Ministry of Posts, Telecommunications and Technology Somalia
Abdullah Amer Al Swaha, H. E. Mr. Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) Saudi Arabia
Abdur Rahim Biswas, Dr. FBK Create-Net Italy
Adrian Lovett, Mr. World Wide Web Foundation United Kingdom
Akos Bona The Digital Future Foundation Hungary
Alberto Garcia Bernal, Mr. Indra Spain
Alex Roy, Mr. Argo AI USA
Amanda Nelson, Ms. Vodafone Hungary Hungary
Amina Sambo Magaji, Dr. National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) Nigeria
Andreas Kaiser, Mr. Rohde & Schwarz GmbH & Co. KG Germany
Andy Chen, Mr. REDDS Venture Capital USA
Assia Bahri, Ms. Sigfox France
BILEL JAMOUSSI, Dr. ITU United Nations
Bocar A. Ba, Mr. SAMENA Telecommunications Council FZ LLC United Arab Emirates
Bret Jordan, Mr. Symantec Corporation USA
Brett Tarnutzer, Mr. GSMA United Kingdom
Bryn Balcombe, Mr. ADA Innovation Lab Limited United Kingdom
Carlos Alberto Fortes Mesquita, Mr. Ministério dos Transportes e Comunicações Mozambique
Carlos Lugo Silva, Dr. Comisión de Regulación de Comunicaciones (CRC) Colombia
Caroline Louveaux, Ms. Mastercard Belgium
Chae Sub LEE, Dr. ITU United Nations
Christoph Steck, Mr. Telefónica S.A. Spain
Christopher Haley, Dr. Nesta United Kingdom
Coral Manton, Ms. Women Reclaiming AI United Kingdom
Dalibor Vavruska, Mr. Citibank UK United Kingdom
Damjan Manchevski, H. E. Mr. Ministry of Information Society and Administration Republic of North Macedonia
Damon Embling, Mr. Euronews United Kingdom
Daniel Pataki, Mr. GSMA Hungary
Danielle Jacobs, Ms. International Telecommunications Users Group Belgium
David Banes, Mr. David Banes Access and Inclusion Service United Kingdom
David Fidalgo, Mr. Asociación Española del Vehículo Autónomo Conectado (AEVAC) Spain
Dávid Vitézy, Mr. The Hungarian Museum of Science, Technology and Transport Hungary
David Wen, Dr. Digital Fiat Currency Institute (DFC) USA
Diana TOMIMURA, Ms. ITU United Nations
Dominique Würges, Mr. Orange France
Dong Chen, Mr. Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. China
Doreen Bogdan Martin, Ms. ITU United Nations
Eleanor Sarpong, Ms. World Wide Web Foundation United Kingdom
Elena Puigrefagut, Ms. European Broadcasting Union Switzerland
Elizabeth Migwalla, Ms. Qualcomm, Inc. South Africa
Elmir Tofig Oglu Velizadeh, H. E. Mr. Ministry of Transport, Communications and High Technologies of the Republic of Azerbaijan Azerbaijan
Enrique Medina Malo, Mr. Telefónica S.A. Spain
Ervin Kajzinger, Mr. National Media and Infocommunications Authority Hungary
Esteban Redolfi, Mr. Mobile World Capital Spain
Francis Gurry, Mr. World Intellectual Property Organization United Nations
Frederic Werner, Mr. ITU United Nations
Gabriel Solomon, Mr. Ericsson United Kingdom
Gamze Sofuoglu, Ms. Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S. Turkey
Gergely Szertics, Mr. Artificial Intelligence Coalition of Hungary Hungary
Gisa Fuatai Purcell, Ms. Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation United Kingdom
Glendowlyn Thames, Ms. CTNext USA
Hakima Chaouchi, Professor Institut Mines-Télécom France
Hamad Al Mansoori, H. E. Mr. Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) United Arab Emirates
Haruo Okamura, Dr. Global Plan Incorporated Japan
Helena Leurent, Ms. Consumers International United Kingdom
Houlin Zhao, Mr. ITU United Nations
Innocent Bagamba Muhizi, Mr. Rwanda Information Society Authority Rwanda
Isabella De Michelis, Ms. ErnieApp Limited Ireland
Isabelle Corbett, Ms. R3 USA
Isabelle Mauro, Ms. World Economic Forum LLC Switzerland
Jacques Bughin, Dr. McKinsey & Company Belgium
Jade Nester, Ms. GSMA United Kingdom
James Gabriel Claude, Mr. Global Voice Group Ghana
Jaroslaw PONDER ITU United Nations
Jason Harle, Mr. Deloitte Denmark
Je Myung Ryu, Mr. World Bank USA
Jean Manuel Canet, Mr. Orange France
Jeannice Fairrer Samani, Dr. Fairrer Samani Group, LLC USA
Jennifer Manner, Ms. EchoStar Operating LLC USA
Jeremy Godfrey, Mr. Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications - BEREC Latvia
Joanne WILSON, Ms. ITU United Nations
JOAQUIN RESTREPO MEJIA, Mr. ITU United Nations
Joel Alexander Mills, Mr. Augment City AS Norway
Joel Snyder, Dr. Audio Description Associates, LLC USA
John Omo, Mr. African Telecommunications Union Kenya
Julie Kearney, Ms. Loon LLC USA
Jun Li, Mr. Telematics Industry Application Alliance China
Kalvin Bahia, Mr. GSMA United Kingdom
Karim Antonio Lesina, Mr. AT&T Global Networks Services Belgium SPRL - Branch Belgium
Károly Balázs Solymár, Dr. Ministry for Innovation and Technology Hungary
Karsten Simons, Mr. Cisco Systems GmbH Germany
Kemal HUSEINOVIC, Dr. ITU United Nations
Keng Thai Leong, Mr. InfoComm Media Development Authority Singapore
Kirsty Lloyd Jukes, Ms. Latent Logic United Kingdom
Konstantinos Masselos, Mr. Hellenic Telecommunications & Post Commission (EETT) -
Kristóf Bárdos, Mr. GreenFox Academy Hungary
László Balogh, Mr. Ministry of Finance Hungary
László Kishonti, Mr. AImotive Hungary
László Palkovics, H. E. Mr. Ministry for Innovation and Technology Hungary
Liangzhou Fang, Dr. Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. China
Lidia Stępińska Ustasiak, Dr. Office of Electronic Communications Poland
Lise Fuhr, Ms. European Telecommunications Network Operators' Association (ETNO) Belgium
Luciana Camargos, Ms. GSMA United Kingdom
Luis Neves, Dr. Global Enabling Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) Belgium
Malcolm Johnson, Mr. ITU United Nations
Marc Vancoppenolle, Mr. Nokia Belgium
Marcin Cichy, Mr. Office of Electronic Communications Poland
MARIO MANIEWICZ, Mr. ITU United Nations
Marta Arsovska Tomovska, Ms. Council for Innovative Entrepreneurship Republic of Serbia
Mary Alcantara, Ms. MKB Fintechlab Hungary
Maximiliano Martinhão, Mr. Ministry of Science, Technology, Innovation and Communications Brazil
MIKO NXELE, Mr. ITU United Nations
Milica Pejanović Đurišić, Dr. Permanent Mission of Montenegro to the United Nations in New York Republic of Montenegro
Mohamed BA, Mr. ITU United Nations
Moustapha Mamy Diaby, H. E. Mr. Ministère des Postes, des Télécommunications et de l’Economie Numérique Guinea
Nadia Abouayoub, Ms. British Computer Society United Kingdom
Naeem Th. Yousir, H. E. Dr. Ministry of Communications Iraq
Nathalie Devillier, Professor Grenoble Ecole de Management France
Osamu Kamimura, Mr. SoftBank Corporation Japan
Oscar Ondo Ngomo Nchama, Mr. Gestor de Infraestructuras de Telecomunicaciones de Guinea Ecuatorial Equatorial Guinea
Patrick Nyirishema, Mr. Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA) Rwanda
Peng Zhao, Mr. GSMA United Kingdom
Péter Halácsy, Mr. Prezi Hungary
Péter Vári, Dr. National Media and Infocommunications Authority Hungary
Philippe Defraigne, Mr. Cullen International S.A. Belgium
Philippe TUZZOLINO, Mr. Orange France
Ratka Strugar Ministry of Economy Republic of Montenegro
REINHARD SCHOLL, Mr. ITU United Nations
René Arnold, Dr. WIK Germany
Robert Middlehurst, Mr. Emirates Telecommunication Corporation - Etisalat United Arab Emirates
Robert Orr, Mr. Cuna del Mar Canada
Ron Sege, Mr. Benhamou Global Ventures USA
Rosarita Niken Widiastuti, Ms. General Secretariat of Ministry of Communication and Information Technology Indonesia
Rossen Jeliazkov, H. E. Mr. Ministry of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Bulgaria
Ruth Pritchard Kelly, Ms. OneWeb USA
Saleem Alblooshi, Mr. Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company PJSC United Arab Emirates
Serge Abiteboul, Mr. Autorité de Régulation des Communications électroniques et des Postes (ARCEP) France
Seth Bravin, Mr. Sprint Corporation USA
Sofía Fernández de Mesa, Ms. ProFuturo Foundation Spain
Sofie MADDENS, Ms. ITU United Nations
Stephen Ibaraki, Mr. REDDS Venture Capital USA
Susan Teltscher, Dr. ITU United Nations
Theresa Swinehart, Ms. ICANN USA
Thomas Lammer, Mr. European Central Bank Germany
Tim Unwin, Professor Royal Holloway, University of London United Kingdom
Tomas Lamanauskas, Mr. Envision Associates Ltd. United Kingdom
Toshiya Jitsuzumi, Dr. Chuo University Japan
Ulrik Vestergaard Knudsen, Mr. Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development France
Umar Garba Danbatta, Professor Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) Nigeria
Ursula G. Owusu Ekuful, H. E. Ms. Ministry of Communications Ghana
Uwe Baeder, Mr. Rohde & Schwarz GmbH & Co. KG Germany
Verena Weber, Ms. Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development France
Vernita D. Harris, Ms. National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) USA
Victor D. Sparrow, Mr. National Aeronautics and Space Administration - NASA USA
Vyacheslav Polonski, Dr. Google Switzerland
Yaliwe Soko, Ms. United Africa Blockchain Association South Africa
Yuhong Huang, Ms. China Mobile Research Institute China
Yushi TORIGOE, Mr. ITU United Nations
Zhaoxiong Chen, H. E. Mr. Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) China
Zoltán Hamar, Mr. Automotive Proving Ground Zala Ltd. Hungary