2018 Forum programme

List of Speakers

☑ Name ☐ Organisation ☐ Country Session Title
Abdoulkarim Soumaila, Mr. African Telecommunications Union Kenya
Abdulaziz Bin Salem Al Ruwais, H.E. Dr Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) Saudi Arabia
Adrian Bolliger, Mr. Swisscom SA Switzerland
Aji Ed, Mr. Nokia United Arab Emirates
Akinwale Goodluck, Mr. GSMA Kenya
ALEXANDER NTOKO International Telecommunication Union United Nations
Alison Gillwald, Dr. Research ICT Africa . South Africa
Allam Mousa, H. E. Dr. Ministry of Telecommunications & Information Technology -
Alodie Iradukunda DOCREP Rwanda
Alphonzo Neville Samuels, Mr. Openserve -
Amani Abou Zeid, Dr. African Union South Africa
Anamaria MESHKURTI, Ms. International Telecommunication Union United Nations
Andile Ngcaba, Mr. Convergence Partners South Africa
Andre Müller Borges, Mr. Ministry of Science, Technology, Innovation and Communications Brazil
Andrei Muntean, Mr. National Regulatory Agency for Electronic Communications and Information Technology (ANRCETI) Moldova, (the Republic of)
Andy Bates, Mr. Global Cyber Alliance United Kingdom
Andy Chen, Mr. IEEE Computer Society USA
Ange Maxime Kazagui Ministère des Postes et Télécommunications, chargé de la Promotion des Nouvelles Technologies d'Information et de Communication -
Anir Chowdhury, Mr. a2i Bangladesh
Anne Carblanc, Ms. Organisation for Economic Co-operation a nd Development France
Ashvita Ramchuran, Ms. Ericsson South Africa
Ayanda Ngcebetsha, Mr. Microsoft -
Barlow Manilal, Mr. Technology Innovation Agency -
Belinda Exelby, Ms. GSMA United Kingdom
Bello Moussa, Mr. Huawei Technologies South Africa PTY Ltd -
BILEL JAMOUSSI, Mr. International Telecommunication Union United Nations
Bishar Hussein, Mr. Universal Postal Union Switzerland
Bocar A. Ba, Mr. SAMENA Telecommunications Council United Arab Emirates
Brahima Sanou, Mr. International Telecommunication Union Switzerland
Brett Haan, Mr. Deloitte Consulting LLP USA
Brett Nash, Mr. Altech Radio Holdings South Africa
Brian Armstrong, Dr. University of the Witwatersrand South Africa
Celina Lee, Ms. Ixio Analytics South Africa
Cesar Alierta Izuel, Mr. ProFuturo Foundation Spain
Chae Sub LEE, Mr. International Telecommunication Union United Nations
Charmaine Houvet, Ms. Cisco Systems, Inc. USA
Chijioke Egejuru, Mr. International Finance Corporation -
Clement Muhirwa, Mr. Casual Payroll Rwanda
Clive Charlton, Mr. Amazon Web Services USA
Congduc Pham, Mr. University of Pau and Pays de l'Adour France
COSMAS ZAVAZAVA, Mr. International Telecommunication Union United Nations
Craig Price, Mr. PCCW Global Ltd. China
Cyril Ramaphosa, H. E. Mr. The Presidency South Africa
Dalibor Vavruska, Mr. Citibank UK United Kingdom
Damon Embling, Mr. Euronews -
Danielle Jacobs, Ms. International Telecommunications Users Group Belgium
Darelle van Greunen, Ms. Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University Center for Community Technologies South Africa
Dauren Abayev, H. E. Mr. Ministry of Information and Communication of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kazakhstan
David Wen, Mr. eCurrency USA
De Wet Bisschoff, Mr. Accenture South Africa
De Wet Swanepoel Listen Longer South Africa
Deanne Friis Smith, Ms. Endeavor South Africa South Africa
Deon Fredericks, Mr. Telkom Group SA SOC Limited South Africa
Donna Bethea Murphy, Ms. Inmarsat Plc. USA
Donna Bethea Murphy, Ms. EMEA Satellite Operators Association (ESOA) USA
Edward Mingcheng Zhou, Mr. Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. China
Elias Otieno Odhiambo, Mr. World Meteorological Organization Kenya
Elisabeth Medou Badang, Ms. Orange France
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
Elodie Robin Guillerm, Ms. Global Manufacturing & Industrialisation Summit United Arab Emirates
Eric White, Mr. World Economic Forum Switzerland
Eun-Ju KIM, Dr. International Telecommunication Union United Nations
Fahad Sajid, Mr. Huawei Technologies United Arab Emirates
Farida Dwi Cahyarini, Ms. Ministry of Communication and Information Technology Indonesia
Fatuma Hirsi Mohamed, Ms. Ministry of Information, Communications and Technology -
François Rancy, Mr. International Telecommunication Union Switzerland
Fraser Graham, Mr. GSMA United Arab Emirates
Gary Stewart, Mr. Telefónica S.A. United Kingdom
Georg Serentschy, Dr. Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. Austria
Gisa Fuatai Purcell, Ms. Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation United Kingdom
Gladys Inabeza, Ms. Casual Payroll Rwanda
Graham Mackinnon, Mr. Cell C (Pty) Ltd. South Africa
Gwenael Prié, Mr. AGENCE FRANÇAISE DE DÉVELOPPEMENT France
Hamadoun I. Touré, Dr. Autorité Malienne de Régulation des Télécommunications/TIC et des Postes (AMRTP) Switzerland
Haruo Okamura, Dr. Global Plan Incorporated Japan
Hlubi Shivanda Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. -
Houlin Zhao, Mr. International Telecommunication Union Switzerland
Huajing Jiang, Mr. Shanghai TERJIN Information Technology Co., Ltd China
Ibrahim Ahmed MOH. Osman Elmirghani, H. E. Mr. Ministry of Information, Communications and Information Technology Sudan
Ibrahima Guimba Saidou, H. E. Mr. National Agency of Information Society (ANSI) Niger
Iris Carine Iribori, Ms. The Blue Comet Rwanda
Jacques Bughin, Dr. McKinsey & Company Belgium
James Cameron, Mr. Australian Communications & Media Author ity Australia
James H. Poisant, Dr. World Information Technology and Services Alliance (WITSA) USA
Jason Harle, Mr. Deloitte Denmark
Jean Francois Le Bihan, Mr. GSMA -
Jean Lambert NIYIGABA The Blue Comet -
Jianjun (Joe Deng) Zhou, Mr. Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. China
JOAQUIN RESTREPO MEJIA, Mr. International Telecommunication Union United Nations
Joe Hironaka, Mr. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization -
Jonas Bogoshi, Mr. Business Connexion Group South Africa
Jose Maria Diaz Batanero, Mr. International Telecommunication Union Switzerland
Kamran Agasi, Mr. Innovations Center LLC Azerbaijan
Kelvin Samuel Baidoo, Mr. ISPACE FOUNDATION -
Kemal HUSEINOVIC, Dr. International Telecommunication Union United Nations
Keng Thai Leong, Mr. InfoComm Media Development Authority Singapore
Kerry Petrie, Ms. Silicon Cape South Africa
Kirsty Chadwick, Ms. The Training Room Online South Africa
Kojo Boakye, Mr. Facebook -
Konstantinos Masselos, Mr. Hellenic Telecommunications & Post Commission (EETT) -
Lance Williams, Mr. State Information Technology Agency (SIT A) -
Lauri Oksanen, Mr. Nokia Corporation Finland
Letty Chiwara, Ms. UN Women Ethiopia
Lindiwe Daphney Zulu, H. E. Ms. Ministry of Small Business Development -
Lindiwe Mokone, Ms. Screamer Electronic Services -
Lord Henry Ashton of Hyde Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) United Kingdom
Lorenzo Russo, Mr. Deloitte Consulting LLP Italy
Louis Blom, Mr. Standard Bank South Africa
Lucy Chege, Ms. Development Bank of Southern Africa South Africa
Luis Fernando Borjón Figueroa, Mr. PROMTEL Mexico
Mahendra Man Gurung, H. E. Mr. Ministry of Communication and Information Technology (MoCIT) Nepal
Malcolm Johnson, Mr. International Telecommunication Union Switzerland
Mansour Alqurashi, Mr. Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) Saudi Arabia
Marc Vancoppenolle, Mr. Nokia Solutions & Networks Belgium NV Belgium
MARIO MANIEWICZ, Mr. International Telecommunication Union United Nations
Mark Rotter, Mr. Dynamic Spectrum Alliance (DSA) United Kingdom
Martin Brynskov, Dr. Open & Agile Smart Cities initiative (OASC) Denmark
Martin Koyabe, Dr. Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation United Kingdom
Matthew Reed, Mr. Ovum United Kingdom
Max Peterson, Mr. Amazon Web Services -
Melissa Johns, Ms. Digital Impact Alliance at the UN Foundation USA
Meng Wang, Mr. Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. China
Miguel Alonso, Mr. mandal.ai USA
Mikael Bäck, Mr. Ericsson Sweden
Mindaugas Zilinskas, Mr. Communications Regulatory Authority Lithuania
Mlamli Booi, Mr. Sentech Ltd. South Africa
Mmamoloko Kubayi Ngubane, H. E. Ms. Ministry of Science and Technology South Africa
Mohamed Madkour, Dr. Huawei Technologies China
Moira De Roche, Ms. IFIP IP3 South Africa
Molly Lesher, Ms. Organisation for Economic Co-operation a nd Development France
Moustapha Mamy Diaby, H. E. Mr. Ministère des Postes, des Télécommunications et de l’Economie Numérique Guinea
Muzi Makhaye ICT SMME Chamber -
Mythili Menon Mandat International -
NANCY SUNDBERG, Ms. International Telecommunication Union United Nations
Navin Kapila, Mr. United Kingdom
Neil Sahota, Mr. IBM USA
Nguyen Minh Hong, H. E. Dr. Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) Viet Nam
Nicholas Naidu, Mr. Vodacom -
Nicholas Williams, Mr. African Development Bank Cote d'Ivoire
Nigel Hickson, Mr. Asia Pacific Network Information Centre Switzerland
Nnenna Nwakanma, Ms. World Wide Web Foundation South Africa
Nomusa Dube Ncube, H. E. Ms. KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Government South Africa
Nomvula Paula Mokonyane, H. E. Ms. Ministry of Communications South Africa
Ntsibane Ntlatlapa Council for Scientific and Industrial Re search -
Ola Bergstrom, Mr. Swedish Post and Telecom Authority (PTS) Sweden
Olga Memedovic, Dr. United Nations Industrial Development Organization Austria
Onica Makwakwa, Ms. World Wide Web Foundation South Africa
Onkokame Kitso Mokaila M. P., H. E. Mr. Ministry of Transport and Communications -
Owen Purcell, Mr. Ernst & Young -
Paris Mashile, Mr. Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) South Africa
Patient Baraka, Mr. DOCREP Rwanda
Patrick Nyirishema Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA) Rwanda
Paul Berriman, Mr. PCCW-HKT China
Paul Michael Scanlan, Mr. Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. China
Peng Zhao, Mr. GSMA United Kingdom
Peter John Zimri, Mr. Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) South Africa
Péter Sztáray, H. E. Mr. Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Trade Hungary
Philippe Defraigne, Mr. Cullen International S.A. Belgium
PHILLIPPA BIGGS International Telecommunication Union United Nations
Pinky Kekana, H. E. Ms. Department of Communications -
Qin Jian, Mr. China Mobile Communications Corporation -
Qingwen Wang, Mr. Huawei Technologies Co.,LTD -
Ram Sewak Sharma, Dr. Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) India
Ravi Suchak, Mr. American Tower Corporation United Kingdom
Reem Al-Mansoori, Ms. Ministry of Transport and Communications Qatar
REINHARD SCHOLL, Mr. International Telecommunication Union United Nations
René Arnold, Dr. WIK Germany
Reshaad Sha, Mr. Liquid Telecom SA South Africa
Rob Shuter, Mr. MTN Group South Africa
Robert Middlehurst, Mr. Emirates Telecommunication Corporation - Etisalat United Arab Emirates
Sabelo Sibanda, Mr. Tuse Applications South Africa
Samia Melhem, Ms. World Bank USA
Saoud Humaid Al Shoaili, Dr. Ministry of Transport & Communications Oman
Shahzad Gul Aryobee, H. E. Mr. Ministry of Communication and Information Technology (MCIT) Afghanistan
Shameel Joosub, Mr. Vodacom Group South Africa
Shiletsi Makhofane, Mr. Ericsson -
Sidima Ntsangani, Mr. SITA -
Sihle Zikalala, Mr. KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Government -
Siki Mgabadeli, Ms. eNews Channel Africa South Africa
Sipho Maseko, Mr. Telkom SA SOC Ltd. South Africa
Siyabonga Cyprian Cwele, H. E. Dr. Ministry of Telecommunications and Postal Services South Africa
Stella Tembisa Ndabeni Abrahams, H. E. Ms. Ministry of Telecommunications and Postal Services South Africa
Stephen Ibaraki, Mr. REDDS Venture Capital Canada
Sunil Geness, Mr. SAP AFRICA South Africa
Suveer Ramdhani, Mr. Seacom South Africa
Takalani Netshitenzhe, Ms. Vodacom SA (Pty) Limited -
Thesele Maseribane, H. E. Mr. Ministry of Communications, Science and Technology -
Thomas Chalumeau, Mr. Orange France
Tilman Süss, Mr. BerlinerStrategen Germany
Tinyiko Ngobeni Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services -
Tom Moody, Mr. British High Commission -
Tony Azzarelli, Dr. OneWeb United Kingdom
Tshilidzi Marwala, Mr. University of Johannesburg South Africa
Ursula G. Owusu Ekuful, H. E. Ms. Ministry of Communications -
Veni Shone, Mr. Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. China
VENKATESEN MAUREE International Telecommunication Union United Nations
Vikram Raval, Mr. GSMA United Kingdom
Vincent Ikimba Bongelo, M. Ministère des Postes, Télécommunications et Nouvelles Technologies de l'Information et de la Communication -
William Mzimba, Mr. Vodacom Business -
Willington Ngwepe, Mr. Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) South Africa
Xiang Yun, Mr. Baicells Technologies Co., Ltd China
Yahya Alazri, Mr. Information Technology Authority (ITA) -
Yidun Jin, Mr. Telecommunication Development Industry Alliance China
Yuhong Huang, Ms. China Mobile Research Institute China
Zhaoxiong Chen, H. E. Mr. Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) China