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The Chief Strategy Officer Group

An advisory group of the Strategy Committee, the Chief Strategy Officer Group acts as a “think tank” for the GSMA on strategic issues. The CSO Group generally assigns responsibility for execution to other appropriate groups, such as the Executive Management Committee or specialised operator task forces, although it may choose to retain an oversight role. The group is comprised of approximately 20 chief strategy officers, or their equivalent, from GSMA Board members or non-Board member companies.



Roy Chestnutt

Roy Chestnutt

Chairman, GSMA, Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer, Verizon


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Hyunmi Yang

Hyunmi Yang

Chief Strategy Officer, GSMA


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Dominic Arena

Dominic Arena

Group Chief Strategy Officer, Axiata


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Christel Borge

Christel Borge

Senior Vice President – Head of Group Strategy, Telenor


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Matthias Budde

Matthias Budde

Senior Vice President – Strategy and Transformation,
Deutsche Telekom


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Nick Dent

Nick Dent

Group Chief Officer, New Business, Ooredoo Group – Qatar


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Mikhail Gerchuk

Mikhail Gerchuk

Group Chief Commercial and Strategy Officer, VimpelCom


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Shao Guanglu

Shao Guanglu

Senior Vice President, China Unicom


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Srini Gopalan

Srini Gopalan

Director, Consumer Business, Bharti Airtel


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Atish Gude

Atish Gude

Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy, Verizon Communications


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Benedicte Javelot

Benedicte Javelot

Head of Group Strategy, Orange


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Chris Maher

Chris Maher

Executive Director, Corporate Strategy & Growth Options – Telstra


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Hyeong Chan Kim

Hyeong Chan Kim

Head of ICT Research Office & Chief Strategy Advisor to CEO, SK Telecom


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Freenasp Mobedjina

Freenasp Mobedjina

Vice President,
Group Strategy & Business Development,
Telia


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Mario di Mauro

Mario di Mauro

Vice President, Strategy & Innovation, TIM


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Tony May

Tony May

Group Chief Strategy Officer, SingTel


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Seizo Onoe

Seizo Onoe

Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer, NTT DOCOMO


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Jesus Romero

Jesus Romero

Head of Corporate Strategy, Telefonica


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Gregg Rowley

Gregg Rowley

Vice President, Corporate Strategy, STC


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Herman Singh

Herman Singh

Group Chief Digital Officer, MTN


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Andrey Smelkov

Andrey Smelkov

Vice President for International Subsidiaries, OJSC MTS Group


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İlter Terzioğlu

İlter Terzioğlu

Executive Vice President – Strategy, Turkcell


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Laurent Therivel

Laurent Therivel

Senior Vice President, Strategy, AT&T Mobile & Business Solutions


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Navneet Vasishth

Navneet Vasishth

Group Strategy and Commercial programs, Vodafone


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Yasuhide Yamamoto

Yasuhide Yamamoto

Vice President, Products and Chief Marketing Officer, KDDI


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Kyounglim Yun

Kyounglim Yun

Executive Vice President,
Future Convergence Business Office,
KT


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