GSMA IoT at MWC19 Los Angeles

Start: Tuesday 22 October 2019 9:00 am

End: Thursday 24 October 2019 3:00 pm

Venue: Los Angeles Convention Center

Location: 1201 South Figueroa St. Los Angeles, CA 90015

Join the GSMA’s Internet of Things programme at MWC19 Los Angeles to discover and shape the future of the IoT. Through a series of conferences, exhibitions and technology showcases, visitors will have the chance to find out more about the latest innovations and commercial opportunities of 5G, Mobile IoT, Cybersecurity and IoT Capability Beyond Connectivity.

IoT Conferences & Programmes at MWC19 Los Angeles

Start: Tuesday 22 October 2019 12:00 pm

End: Thursday 24 October 2019 3:00 pm

Venue: Los Angeles Convention Center

Location: 1201 South Figueroa St. Los Angeles, CA 90015

Discover and shape the future of the IoT through a series of conferences, visitors will have the chance to find out more about the latest innovation and commercial opportunities of 5G and IoT.

IoT Guided Tours at MWC19 Los Angeles

Start: Tuesday 22 October 2019 9:45 am

End: Thursday 24 October 2019 3:00 pm

Venue: Los Angeles Convention Center

Location: 1201 South Figueroa St. Los Angeles, CA 90015

Led by Mark Harms, the IoT Guided Tours are catered to attendees and exhibitors alike. Each tour will take you on a journey with unique educational opportunities through an interactive story.

GSMA Innovation City at MWC19 Los Angeles

Start: Tuesday 22 October 2019 9:00 am

End: Thursday 24 October 2019 3:00 pm

Venue: Stand 1750, South Hall, Los Angeles Convention Center

Location: 1201 South Figueroa St. Los Angeles, CA 90015

A must-see destination at Mobile World Congress 19 Los Angeles supported by The City of Los Angeles Mayor Office, GSMA Innovation City will present an immersive showcase of the latest innovations in 5G, Mobile IoT, IoT Capability Beyond Connectivity and...

Meet the GSMA IoT Team at MWC19 LA

Graham Trickey

Head of IoT, GSMA

Graham Trickey

Graham Trickey is Head of the Internet of Things Programme at the GSMA. He works closely with network operators and the mobile ecosystem to help accelerate the delivery of compelling and secure IoT solutions. He oversees a number of industry focused initiatives designed to support the growth of the IoT.

Graham has worked at the GSMA for 14 years. He previously led the GSMA’s Future Networks Programme that aims to create global IP based services, such as VoLTE and RCS, and assist with the evaluation and adoption of interconnected operator IP services. Prior to that he led the GSMA’s Open Network Enabler API (OneAPI) project, that defines a commonly supported set of lightweight and Web friendly APIs, enabling mobile and other network operators to expose useful network information and capabilities to web application developers.

Before joining the GSMA in 2001, Graham worked at Motorola for eight years as Director of End-to-End Solutions. He has also worked for major names like Inmos, ST Microelectronics, Texas Instruments and Intel.

Svetlana Grant

IoT Programme Director, GSMA

Svetlana Grant

Svetlana has over 18 years of experience in the mobile industry. She has been a part of the GSMA’s IoT / Connected Living Program since 2009, working on the development of the Embedded Mobile Guidelines. Thereafter she has managed the Smart Energy and Smart Cities market development projects. Since March 2014, Svetlana led the IoT Networks project and the Mobile IoT Initiative, working with the industry to identify emerging IoT service requirements, with a focus on low power wide area technologies. She is currently the Director of the IoT Program.

Andrew Parker

IoT Programme Marketing Director, GSMA

Andrew Parker

Andrew has over 30 years of marketing and product development experience in the telecommunications industry. Andrew has worked with the GSMA Internet of Things Programme since 2011, initially directing the €2m global Connected Life marketing campaign promoting the early growth and development of the M2M market with partners Ericsson, Qualcomm and the GSMA. Andrew has been instrumental in developing collaborative industry marketing activities including the successful Mobile IoT campaign, Innovation City technology experiential marketing, the Mobile IoT Summit series and the Intelligent Connectivity campaign. Before joining the GSMA Andrew developed and managed content services for both Nokia and 3UK, Hutchison Whampoa. Joining 3UK in 2001, Andrew developed and product managed a range of pioneering new mobile entertainment services utilising the 3G network. Previously Andrew set up and managed innovative and profitable new premium rate billing services for Mercury Communications and Cable & Wireless.

Shane Rooney

Executive Director IoT Networks, GSMA

Shane Rooney

Shane Rooney is an Executive Director at the GSMA on the IoT Programme. Bringing together strategies and synergies across the M2M verticals and the wider IoT ecosystems. Shane had previously led the GSMA’s initiative in developing mobile solutions in Smart Cities and collaborating with cities like Barcelona, Dubai and Shanghai. His team has developed a wider range of Smart City Indicators, Case Studies and Business Cases demonstrating the importance of mobile technology. His team also have developed enablers in IoT Security and embedded SIM. He has led the launch of Cellular LPWA Networks Technology ( NB-IOT & LTE-M) initiative globally and now promoting Cellular V2X technology. Previously he has been a Group Vice President with Etisalat , developing solutions for Energy, Security and Transport IoT solutions for Middle East, Africa and Asia. Before that he has worked with other Mobile Operators, Vodafone, Hutchison and 3 UK as well as launching and divesting of his own M2M company. Shane pioneered early telematics and connected car solutions for Ford Motor Company in the USA and Europe. He has extensive Global experience. He holds a PhD in Communications Systems specialising in Location Based Services and studied Business Marketing at IMD Switzerland.

Ian Smith

IoT Security Lead, GSMA

Ian Smith

Ian is a technologist working for the GSMA, which represents the interests of mobile operators worldwide, uniting nearly 800 operators with more than 300 companies in the broader mobile ecosystem, and produces industry-leading events such as Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

Ian is currently leading the GSMA’s IoT Security project which has recently published a comprehensive set of IoT Security Guidelines. Prior to this Ian led the delivery of the GSMA IoT Connection Efficiency Guidelines and the GSMA Embedded SIM Specifications.

Before joining the GSMA, Ian has held senior technical positions within network operators including Hutchison and Orange where he oversaw the design and development of the first commercial 3G handsets and SIM cards.

Ian holds a B.Eng. with joint honours in Electronic Engineering and Computer Science from Aston University, UK.

Amaia White

Senior Project Manager, GSMA

Amaia White

Amaia is the Senior Project Manager for the GSMA’s Mobile IoT Initiative, which is supporting the industry in delivering commercial LPWA solutions in licensed spectrum (Mobile IoT). Leading a team of project managers, she runs and coordinates the delivery of numerous projects and industry engagement activities within the initiative that are aimed at accelerating the commercial availability of new solutions and the accelerated growth of the wider ecosystem. Prior to this Amaia has managed a number of projects both within Mobile IoT, and the Technology and Programme Services teams at the GSMA. She holds a BA in Linguistics from Leeds University and is a Prince2 qualified Project Manager.

Eric Yu

Marketing Manager, IoT, GSMA

Eric Yu

Eric is a technical and experienced go-to market lead who drives strategic marketing planning and solution marketing for Mobile IoT (LPWA) globally in the GSMA. He has grown various key industry initiatives including GSMA Innovation City technology showcase, Mobile IoT logo launches and collaborative marketing group.

Prior to joining GSMA in 2017, he was the performance marketing manager for demand generation in Cloud IaaS (SoftLayer), PaaS (Bluemix) and Cybersecurity in IBM, directing US$500k annual marketing investment.

With diversified solution marketing expertise in Windows, Office 365, virtualisation, tablets and mobile handsets, he also managed segment and stakeholder marketing in education and public sector in Microsoft.

He holds a master’s degree in marketing and a degree in industrial & systems engineering.