Mobile IoT Summit – MWC Barcelona 2021

Mobile IoT Summit – MWC Barcelona 2021

Start: Sunday 27 June 2021 13:00

End: Sunday 27 June 2021 18:30

Venue: Hotel Porta Fira

Location: Barcelona, Spain

Connecting the Next Billion of Everything

Mobile IoT technologies have enabled connections between technology and people. With 5G and Licensed LPWA technologies (LTE-M & NB-IoT), mobile operators will continue to provide secure and highly scalable connectivity and high value services, enabling a complete range of IoT solutions for consumers and businesses, delivering trusted and cost-effective capabilities and supporting growth on a massive scale.

The GSMA flagship IoT event, Mobile IoT Summit at this year’s MWC Barcelona, will address key IoT topics surrounding the network deployment and global collaboration of 5G and Mobile IoT technologies, IoT platforms and services, SIM enablement and Security.


Licensed LPWA Roaming & Global PartnershipThe Future of 5G IoT with eSIM & iSIMSecure Your IoT Device (IoT SAFE)

Platinum Sponsor

Silver Sponsors


Sony Altair

GSMA Associate Member

Altair is a global technology company that provides software and cloud solutions in the areas of product development, high performance computing (HPC) and data intelligence.

Event Agenda

Topic Speaker
12:00-13:00 Welcome Drinks, Registration & Demo Exhibition
13:00-13:05 Welcome Introduction To be confirmed
13:00-13:05 The Future of 5G and Mobile IoT LPWA Richard Cookle, Global Head of IoT, Identity and Big Data, GSMA
13:20-13:40 Keynote 1 Huawei
Mobile IoT LPWA Roaming & Global Partnership
13:40-13:55 Keynote 2: Mobile IoT LPWA Roaming & Global Partnership To be confirmed
13:55-14:10 Keynote 3 To be confirmed
14:10-14:35 Panel Discussion Moderator: Sylwia Kechiche, Principal Analyst, GSMA Intelligence
14:35-15:35 Refreshment Break & Demo Exhibition
Enabling the Future of 5G IoT with eSIM & iSIM
15:35-15:50 Keynote 4 To be confirmed
15:50-16:25 Panel Discussion Moderator, Gloria Trujillo, SIM Group Director, GSMA
  • Gary Waite, Head of eSIM Strategy, SIM Local
Secure the IoT Devices – IoT SAFE
16:25-16:40 Keynote: Robust IoT security at scale: setting the standard with IoT SAFE Paul Bradley, Director of Strategy and Innovation, Kigen
16:40-17:15 Panel Discussion To be confirmed
17:15-17:20 Closing Remark To be confirmed
17:20-18:15 Networking Reception & Demo Exhibition


Gloria Trujillo

SIM Group Director, GSMA

Gloria Trujillo

Richard Cockle

Global Head of IoT, Identity and Big Data , GSMA

Richard Cockle

Richard leads an international team developing new capabilities and revenue opportunities for the mobile sector. Most recently he lead the GSMA programme expanding the business reach of Mobile Identity services with 70 mobile operators in over 30 countries; the services are now being used by over a billion people worldwide.

With over 15 years of experience, leading vital projects in the mobile ecosystem, Richard has an exceptional understanding of the critical challenges faced by the industry. In the past, Richard led the GSMA IoT programme where he secured industry agreements to essential standards for M2M chipset design and remote SIM provisioning. These two are now widely deployed. Richard also has a wealth of experience working with governments and regulators.

In addition, Richard Cockle currently holds an advisory role with HR Tech consultancy SilverCloudHR, where he works with blue-chip companies to develop and implement their HR Tech strategies. Prior to the GSMA, Richard held several technology delivery roles in Vodafone and BT.

Sylwia Kechiche

Principal Analyst, IoT, GSMA Intelligence

Sylwia Kechiche

As the principal IoT analyst in GSMA Intelligence, Sylwia leads the IoT product development. Her responsibilities range from sizing the IoT opportunity, including the role of operators, to researching and analysing IoT technologies, applications and business models. Sylwia has also moderated and presented at a number of conferences. Sylwia previously worked in telecommunications, media and technology with Pyramid Research.

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