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Generating Value through IoT and Big Data


February 27 @ 9:00 am
February 27 @ 11:00 am
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Mobile operators are becoming increasingly successful in establishing services to commercialise their anonymised data, and offering high value, scalable data-driven services.  The real benefits can be seen today in the positive changes this makes to people’s lives.

Join us in this GSMA seminar to hear how air quality monitoring with IoT Big Data is improving the health of citizens in major cities within Europe, the Americas and Asia, and how IoT Big Data can be used to derive value and revenue from agriculture and the industrial IoT.

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GSMA Internet of Things Seminar: Mobile World Congress 2018

Generating value through IoT and Big Data

Tuesday 27th February 2018
Mobile World Congress 

Time Agenda Speakers
09:00– 09:10 Welcome and Introduction  Aruna Srinivasan, Executive Director for Industry Engagement – IoT, GSMA
09:10 – 09:22 Managing environmental impact through IoT and Big Data:
Case Study – Air Quality POC and transportation in Taiwan
 Mike Lee, Executive Vice President, Far EasTone
09:22– 09:34 Managing environmental impact through IoT and Big Data
Telefonica – Air Quality
 Pedro Antonio De Alarcon Sanchez, Senior Data Scientist and Head of Big Data for Social Good, Telefonica
 Bernardo Campillo Soto, Head of New IoT Business and Innovation, Telefónica
09:34 – 09:44 Audience Q&A  Far EasTone
09:44– 09:56 Transforming Industry & Agriculture through IoT and Big Data:
China Mobile IoT Company Case Study – Industry IoT
 Junling Mao, OneNET Senior Big Data Architect, China Mobile
09:56– 10:08 Transforming Industry & Agriculture through IoT and Big Data:
KT Agriculture Case Study
 Do Kyoung (Denny) Kim, Senior Researcher, Korea Telecom
10:08– 10:18 Audience Q&A  China Mobile IoT Company
10:18 – 10:30 Generating value and revenue with network data
Turkcell – Multiple use cases
 Caner Canak Head of Digital Analytics – Business Analytics Solutions, Turkcell  Kubra Mutlu, Data Analyst – Business Analytics Solutions
10:30 – 10:42 Generating value and revenue with network data
• M1
• Teralytics
 Alex Keng Siang Tan, Chief Innovation Officer, M1
 Alastair MacLeod, Chief Executive Officer, Teralytics
10:42 – 10:52 Audience Q&A  Turkcell,
10:52 – 11:00 Thank you and Wrap up  Aruna Srinivasan, Executive Director for Industry Engagement – IoT, GSMA


Junling Mao

OneNET senior Big Data Architect, China Mobile IoT Company

Junling Mao received the Ph.D. degree at Beijing University ofPosts and Telecommunications in 2013. Currentlyhe joined China Mobile IoT company, and is working as OneNET senior big data architect and standard expert. He has participated inmultiple IoT standard organizations such as GSMA, ITU-T and oneM2M, and has extensive experience on IoT platfom including the apsects of big data, device management, semantics and interoperability.

Hau Chen Mike Lee

Executive Vice President, FarEasTone

Mike Lee joined FarEasTone in November 2011 as the Executive Vice President of Enterprise & Carrier BU.

Before joining FarEasTone, Dr. Mike Lee had an outstanding career and excellent management experiences in communication and internet industry. He led Tuntex Telecom establish the GSM 1800 network in central and south Taiwan, and then assisted NCIC to get fixed network license in 2000. He operated the largest B2B e-auction site in Taiwan while working as the President of Com2B Corp.  He was the President of FETC for more than 4 years starting 2007. During his tenure, he acquired over 1.3 million customers.

Dr. Mike Lee holds both Master degree and Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical Engineering from SUNY, Stony Brook. He also has a Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering from National Taiwan University.

Aruna Srinivasan

Executive Director for Industry Engagement - IoT, GSMA

Aruna Srinivasan is the Executive Director for Industry Engagement for GSMA’s Internet of Things Programme. Ms. Srinivasan leads the Smart Cities and IoT Big Data initiatives, working together with mobile operators and ecosystem partners to develop new technology enablers and drive market development and adoption in these areas. Ms. Srinivasan has over 15 years of strategy, technology and programme delivery experience with GSMA, Third Horizon Consulting, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Australia Gas Lighting and Arthur Andersen Consulting. She holds Master of Commerce and Bachelor of Software Engineering degrees from the University of New South Wales, Australia.

Denny (Do Kyoung) Kim

Senior Researcher, Korea Telecom

Denny Kim is a senior researcher from Korea Telecom (KT) specialising in web application technology, mobile broadband technology, and IoT and big data technology. His experience includes GSMA global IoT data standardization, KT mobile internet service development and KT convergence technology development. Denny Kim is a graduate from Korea University (Electric Engineering) and holds an E-MBA from Seoul National University.

Alex Tan

Chief Innovation Officer, M1

Alex Tan joined M1 Limited in 2016 and is currently the Chief Innovation Officer. He helms the product development, ICT and Digital Solutions team which is primarily involved with the development of new and innovative products and services. In his role, he is responsible for the transformation and growth of strategic businesses and services beyond traditional telco connectivity roles. Prior to M1, Mr Tan joined IDA in 2013 as the Director for National Information Infrastructure. He oversaw the development and industry growth of the communications infrastructure which includes the Next Generation Broadband Network, Cellular & Wireless Providers and Platforms, Data Centres, Singapore Internet Exchange and Data Centre Park. He was also the Covering Senior Director for Next Generation Infrastructureand was responsible for the conceptualization, strategic pitch, budget resourcing, governance framework and implementation of the communications network, sensors deployment and operating system of Singapore’s Smart Nation Platform. Prior to IDA, Mr Tan joined M1 Limited in 2009. As part of its senior management team, he handled various portfolios including Head of Product Development, Head of Enterprise Services and Enterprise Network. He was also responsible for the implementation of M1’s Next Generation Broadband Network (NGBN) initiatives as well as engineering operations of M1’s Enterprise Data Centre and Networks. Before M1 Limited, he was one of the Managing Directors and owners of QALA Singapore Pte Ltd and the QMax group of companies. While leading the group operations at QALA and QMax, he was responsible for the first commercial WIMAX service in Singapore as well as the island wide deployment of Wi-Fi coverage in Singapore under the Wireless@SG initiative by the Infocomm Development Authority (IDA) of Singapore. With over 18 years of industry and operational experience in data and telecommunication products and services, he has played major roles in various national telecommunication projects initiated by government agencies such as the Maritime Port Authority of Singapore, Ministry of Education and IDA of Singapore.

Bernardo Campillo Soto

Head of New IoT Business and Innovation, Telefónica

Engineer in Telecommunications from the Polytechnic University of Valencia (Spain).

In 2000 he began his professional career in Telefónica R+D dedicated to the conceptualization and development of multimedia mobile services and intelligent network. In 2008 he moved to Huawei Technologies where, as Product Line Marketing Manager, defined the requirements of different value-added services for the end-user through the mobile operator and managed the joint Innovation Services Center between Huawei and Telefonica.

In 2010 he joined Telefónica On The Spot Services where he leaded the development of services and the definition of value proposition of the Company, by evolving the music and Digital Signage services with clear vision to activate the point of sale, digitally transforming spaces and the relationship of brands with customers. From early 2016 is in charge of the New IOT Business and Innovation area within Telefonica with the objective to help current IoT proposals (Smart Cities, Fleet Management, Retail, Connectivity, etc.) to grow through new innovative products and to find new global IOT business for Telefonica (Wearables, Health, Drones, Energy, Analytics, etc.)


Dr. Pedro A. de Alarcon

Senior Data Scientist and Head of Big Data for Social Good, Telefonica

Dr. Pedro A. de Alarcon is senior data scientist and head of the Big Data for Social Good area in LUCA, the Telefonica Data Unit. His profile is a mixture of technical skills in the Data Science field with Business Development and Product Marketing. He has a Master Degree in Computer Engineering. In 2002 he obtained a PhD degree on Bioinformatics. His academic research on machine learning and content retrieval is supported by many publications in technical magazines and conferences. In 2003 he was one of the founders of Integromics, a successful startup that develops machine learning software for de Life Sciences. He joined Telefonica in 2007, with managing roles on innovation projects, product marketing and Data Science (Video Advanced Analytics)

Alastair McLeod

CEO, Teralytics

Alastair MacLeod is a sales-driven technology business leader with a wealth of experience in data services, telecommunications and platform software at a range of private equity backed technology companies. His knowledge spans multiple industries, sizes and ownership structures in the UK and globally.

He previously held positions as the CEO of EurotaxGlass, Managing Director at Solera
and the UK Vice President of Business Services with Orange. Alastair also has extensive experience advising top investors, boards and management teams on growth and performance acceleration of tech companies.

Alastair is a graduate of the University of York and the London Business School. An avid sailor and motorbiker, he lives outside of London with his wife, son and daughter.


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