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5G Critical Security

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Fira Gran Via, Hall 4, Auditorium 5

Wed 26 Feb

14:30 – 15:30

Security is a top concern for 5G operators, almost equal to increasing capacity and throughput," according to a recent report from Business Performance Innovation Network. Operators still don't precisely know how billions of connected objects could affect nascent 5G networks. However, concerns focus on the core network; devices; and staffing and management requirements. 5G’s improvements in speed, capacity and latency also risk giving new force to attacks like volumetric distributed denial-of service (DDoS).

Attend this session if you want to learn how to combat and mitigate potential security risks as you roll out 5G networks.

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Innovating for IoT: Thriving in a World Where Devices Outnumber Humans

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Fira Gran Via, Hall 4, Auditorium 4

Wed 26 Feb

15:45 – 16:45

According to the UN, the human population is likely to reach 8.6 billion in 2030 – the same year that the number of connected devices will reach between 500 billion and 1 trillion. This presents massive opportunities for innovation in a number of areas; from tackling ageing populations to climate change, mass urbanisation the search for clean energy and food and water shortages. With so many connected devices globally, operators must also re-align their competitive strategies, skills and services. The value of data generated by this number of devices is yet to be fully realised and the combination of blockchain and IoT Technologies also offers new opportunities for innovation. We must leverage these technologies to ensure no-one is left behind.

This session offers up profound real-world examples of cutting-edge innovations in the IoT landscape.

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Will 5G Create a New Digital Divide?

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Fira Gran Via, Hall 4, Auditorium 2

Wed 26 Feb

15:45 – 16:45

As we have all heard, 5G is not simply an upgrade in terms of speed, throughput and service. The generational leap brings with it a plethora of services and use cases currently being touted by the industry as the reason to bring 5G to life. A large emphasis is also placed on its impact on society, people and culture, by making technology a fundamental part of individuals’ lives, whatever their circumstance. In fact, assistive technology for those with disabilities, and services to disenfranchised and underserved communities is a large promise with 5G. Will these services, however, be available to all? Can the industry and associated sectors and verticals build an inclusive, competitively priced set of solutions for those in need? Or will 5G become a technology for the few?

Join this session for an honest, provocative and direct discussion on the future of 5G, and its role in bridging the digital divide.

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5G Topic Tour: Enabling Intelligent Connectivity with 5G

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Track 4 (Theater 411)

Wed 26 Feb

4:15pm - 5:00pm

Join this guided tour led by an industry expert and gain new insights and connections as you explore the topic of 5G and discover what exhibitors are doing within your area of interest.

Immerse yourself into the world of 5G. Participants will gain insight into 5G’s capabilities, innovative services, products, and infrastructure driving the 5G ecosystem.

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IoT Topic Tour: Foundations of IoT

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Track 4 (Theater 411)

Wed 26 Feb

4:15pm - 5:00pm

Join this guided tour led by an industry expert and gain new insights and connections as you explore the topic of IoT and discover what exhibitors are doing within your area of interest.

Discover the Internet of Things from infrastructure to consumer endpoints and learn how various technologies work in concert to connect our lives, increase productivity, and improve efficacy.

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Mobile IoT

Summit

Mobile IoT Innovators

Seminar

Make, Break and Innovate with Mobile IoT

Tuesday, 25 February 2020 | 10:00 – 12:00

Fira Montjuic, 4YFN, Hall 1, Summit Stage

Mobile IoT (LTE-M and NB-IoT) combines scalable connectivity with near limitless potential for innovation, from ice wineries and precision coffee production to seal trackers and connected face masks. But building a product and successfully launching it to market can be a daunting process that doesn’t always go to plan – make it, break it, start again.

If you're looking to enter the IoT market or improve your current IoT solution with cellular connectivity, join this session to learn more about Mobile IoT and how to navigate the IoT ecosystem. In particular, this seminar will cover:

  • A startup success story
  • Real life use cases showing scale and innovation
  • Technical and commercial opportunities
  • The IoT value chain
  • How to work with MNOs and accelerators

Time Session Speaker
Part 1: What is Mobile IoT?
10:00 – 10:15 Welcome & Introduction GSMA: Amaia White, Programme Manager, Mobile IoT
Part 2: Real Life Use Cases
10:15 – 10:30 Scale with Mobile IoT To be confirmed
10:30 – 10:45 Innovation with Mobile IoT Thinkware: Tim Sagar, Business Development Manager Europe
Part 3: Mastering the IoT Value Chain: From Prototype to Commercial Product
10:45 – 11:05 Start Up Report: Working the IoT Value Chain BeWhere: Margaux Berry, VP, Strategy and Growth
11:05 – 11:55 Panel Discussion: Navigating the IoT Ecosystem Moderator: Magnus Melander, Co-Founder and Evangelist, THINGS
11:55 – 12:00 Closing GSMA: Amaia White, Programme Manager, Mobile IoT

Speakers

Margaux Berry

VP, Strategy and Growth, BeWhere

Margaux Berry

Margaux Berry has over 13 years of start-ups consulting, capital markets and corporate development experience. While working as an investment banker on BeWhere’s initial funding in 2016, Margaux felt the company had an immense opportunity to revolutionize the asset tracking industry and subsequently joined the team to help with sales, marketing and investor relations. Margaux is now focusing on BeWhere’s growth strategy such as carriers’ partnerships and additional distribution around the world. Margaux earned her Masters in International Finance from the IAE business school in France.

Magnus Melander

Co-Founder and Evangelist, THINGS

Magnus Melander

Magnus is an entrepreneurial ecosystem builder focused on corporate-startup eco-systems, industry specific eco-systems (i.e. mobility) and technology eco-systems (i.e. wi-fi and IoT). Magnus worked 20 years in US corporates (IBM, Apple, 3Com) and held several executive roles in EMEA including Channel Director EMEA at Apple and head of Carrier business and member of EMEA Executive Management Team at 3Com. 2000 he co-founded a VC focused on wireless technology, BrainHeart Capital, and became a European WiFi pioneer. Since 2006 he has been a self-employed advisor, consultant, entrepreneur, writer and speaker. 2010 he started focus on IoT and the Digital Transformation it enables. 2012 he created an alliance for Swedish IoT companies which today has some 50 member companies and 20 partners. 2014 he co-founded the Deep tech hub THINGS in Stockholm which today work with a community of some 600 relevant Swedish small companies and 45 international corporate members. Magnus is currently working in High Mobility, Stream Analyze, Mtek Industry and Talkpool and has significant board and advisor experience.

Tim Sagar

Business Development Manager Europe, Thinkware

Tim Sagar

Tim Sagar has been in the mobile industry since 1980, when he joined Racal Tacticom, the birthplace of Vodafone. He has seen the whole evolution of the industry, working at Motorola, NEC and Alcatel before leaving to experience start-up life with numerous companies in 2002 following the 3G license auctions. Things have now come full circle having worked for Thinkware since 2013, as the Dash Cams have become connected to the cloud over cellular. Tim graduated with a BSc in Electronic and Electrical Engineering from Loughborough University.

Amaia White

Programme Manager, Mobile IoT, 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.

Registering your interest gives you priority entry to the session. Places are limited and allocated on a first-come, first-served basis, so we strongly encourage you to register in advance. Priority lane access closes 10 minutes before start of the session. A valid event pass is required.

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IoT Security

Seminar

10th Mobile IoT Summit: The 5G Era

Sunday, 23 February 2020 | 12:00 – 18:15

Avinguda de la Granvia, L'Hospitalet de Llobregat Barcelona, 08907 Spain

Top-tier mobile operators and leading global industry experts will gather at the 10th Mobile IoT Summit at MWC Barcelona 2020 to discuss how Mobile IoT supports 5G's emerging IoT use cases and to present ground-breaking solutions across Big Data, Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, Edge Computing and Distributed Ledgers.

Join us at the 10th Mobile IoT Summit to discover:

  • How operators are incorporating Mobile IoT into new 5G solutions
  • What the future of 5G will mean for the Internet of Things
  • How IoT solutions stretching beyond connectivity are transforming industries
  • Why partnerships in the wider ecosystem are central to success in the IoT

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10th Mobile IoT Summit – The 5G Era
Time Agenda
12:30 - 13:00 Welcome Lunch & IoT Demo Exhibition
13:00 – 13:05 Welcome & Introduction
13:05 – 13:20 Mobile IoT in the 5G Era
13:20 – 13:55 Keynote Presentations
13:55 – 14:35 Mobile IoT – Business Opportunity & Maximising Value in the 5G Era
14:35 – 14:55 Mobile IoT – Customer Solutions & Experience in Market (i)
14:55 – 15:20 Refreshment Break & IoT Demo Exhibition
15:20 – 16:00 Mobile IoT – Customer Solutions & Experience in Market (ii)
16:00 – 17:00 Future of Mobile IoT in the 5G Era – Operator Panel
17:00 – 17:15 Q&A Wrap Up
17:15 – 18:15 Networking Reception & IoT Demo Exhibition

Speakers

Amaia White

Programme Manager, Mobile IoT, 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.

Avishay Shraga

Head of Security Technologies , Altair Semiconductor

Avishay Shraga

Avishay is a visionary security tech professional, who masters new technologies quickly and drives them forward into pragmatic solutions. As Head of Security Technologies, he is responsible for Altair’s strategic security initiatives. Avishay set up Altair’s Security Group and plays a key role in the development of the world’s first integrated SIM (iUICC) for IoT. He brings over 20 years of experience in delivering cutting-edge technologies in the areas of security and communication.

Avishay has held senior positions at Intel and Qualcomm, driving novel technologies into the market and creating new eco-systems.

Daniel Daoura

Founder & CEO, Pebblebee

Daniel Daoura

Daoura is Founder & CEO at Pebblebee, a leading consumer/enterprise product tracking company. With more than a decade in the electronic communications industry, Daoura founded numerous successful startups as well as working in engineering divisions for Boeing and AT&T. He holds 20 patents with another 25 patents pending.
Daoura holds a Master of Business Administration from Seattle University and a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in electrical engineering and mathematics from University of Washington.

Ed Chao

CEO, Polte

Ed Chao

Chao serves as Polte’s CEO and brings over 26 years of executive leadership experience in the global wireless industry to help position Polte as the premier geolocation technology provider for IoT and mobile devices.

In his former role as a senior technology executive at MetroPCS, Chao established the company as the leader in bringing affordable, unlimited wireless to the U.S. He played a key role in the merger of the company with T-Mobile U.S. As an executive at Lucent Technologies, Chao helped establish the company’s leadership in building the mobile internet by bringing 2G and 3G wireless network solutions to operators globally.

Chao also served with the US Digital Service at the White House leading top digital talent from the industry to transform the user experience of citizenship and immigration services.

Chao holds a Master of Business Administration from Columbia University, a Master of Science in electrical engineering from Georgia Tech, and a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from Rutgers University. He is a co-inventor of three patents.

George Elissaios

Director/GM Compute Services, Amazon Web Services

George Elissaios

George is responsible for the product and engineering teams involved in AWS edge computing initiatives including the latest, AWS Wavelength, which is designed to bring AWS services to the edge of 5G networks and minimize latency for mobile applications. He previously led teams in EC2 and Lightsail at AWS as well as performing quantitative data analysis for BNP Paribas. George has a PhD focusing on Signal Processing and Telecommunications from the Imperial College London as well as an MBA from the London School of Business.

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.

Marie Hogan

Head of Broadband and IoT Business Area Networks, Ericsson

Marie Hogan

Marie Hogan is in charge of strategic product management of the Mobile Broadband and IoT areas of 4G and 5G Radio Access Networks at Ericsson. Her main responsibilities include driving the evolution of 4G radio access solutions to meet the continued demands on existing LTE networks and the early deployment and optimization of 5G radio access solutions. One of Marie’s main focus areas is to enable new use cases by driving the evolution of the Cellular IoT across the Massive IoT, Broadband IoT and Critical IoT technology segments.

She has worked in many areas within Ericsson from product development to product management spanning 3G, 4G and 5G technologies. Marie has worked with both radio and core network solutions as well as transport, synchronization and security solutions. She holds an M.Sc. in Technology Management and a degree in Electronic Engineering.

Nigel Chadwick

GM/VP Connectivity, Arm

Nigel Chadwick

Specialist in connectivity management platforms for IoT and cellular, satellite and low power radio networks, Nigel runs the IoT connectivity business within Arm. Previous entrepreneur of the year and founder of Stream Technologies, he has a passion for all things entrepreneurial, innovation and wireless technologies. He now applies this passion to helping enterprises, MNOs and device manufactures capture the potential of IoT.

Phil Skipper

Head of IoT strategy and M&A, Vodafone

Phil Skipper

Phil joined Vodafone in 2013 having amassed a wealth of experience across a broad range of industries including defence, FMCG, manufacturing and media.
A long-term exponent of telemetry, M2M and IoT and having worked within many of the world’s leading enterprises including Siemens, Landis & Gyr and Mars in the US, UK, Switzerland and New Zealand, Phil brings a highly strategic view of this rapidly changing and evolving market.

“IoT is central to the current wave of digitisation and as Head of Strategy there are few other markets where there is so much opportunity to drive value for our customers. The potential for IoT to revolutionise the way we do business but also to have a positive social impact is a really exciting prospect and I am particularly excited to play a key role in driving this future direction”

Rami Avidan

Senior Vice President, IoT, Deutsche Telekom

Rami Avidan

Rami Avidan is responsible for the IoT business at Deutsche Telekom. In his former positions Rami worked several years as CEO for international working IT companies. With his profound knowledge of the IT sector in leadership positions, he established and shaped the Internet of Things from the very beginning.

Ritchie Honghua Peng

Chief Marketing Officer, Wireless Solution, Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd

Ritchie Honghua Peng

Mr.Peng is Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) for Huawei’s Wireless Solution. Mr.Peng leads Product Line Management & Marketing, including product planning, marketing strategy, marketing programs, brand building and demand generation across Huawei’s portfolio of wireless network products and solutions.

Mr. Peng joined Huawei Technologies Co.,Ltd. in 2000, and has held several senior leadership positions including Director of Mobile Innovation Center (MIC) for the Wireless Network Product Line Management Department in Europe, President of UMTS domain, and President of (DIS)Digital Indoor System domain.

Mr.Peng has more than 18 years of experience in wireless R&D, product planning and management, he has in depth understanding of wireless market, technology evolution and solution requirements.

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.

Toru Maruta

Administrative Officer & Head of Product Management, KDDI Corporation

Toru Maruta

Toru is the Head of Product Management of Solution Business Planning Division at KDDI. He leads the product management of enterprise customers for 5G/IoT services, fixed and mobile network services, and cloud services including edge computing services. His responsibility is to deliver new products and manage existing products for all enterprise customers of KDDI group. His goal is to help customers achieve digital transformation in their line of business, together with partners and solution providers.

Toru has served more than 25 years in the telecommunications field, and has a strong background in Internet, Content Delivery Network (CDN), Software Defined Network (SDN), and Cloud.

Toru graduated from MIT with an S.M. degree in computer science and from Tokyo University with a M. Eng. degree in electronic engineering.

IoT Exhibition

Leading industry experts from mobile operators and ecosystem players will showcase a series of advanced IoT solutions on 5G, Artificial Intelligence, eSIM, LTE-M, NB-IoT and Security.









Seminar: IoT SAFE – Robust and Effective IoT Security at Scale

Wednesday, 26 February 2020 | 13:30 – 15:00

Fira Gran Via, Conference Centre CC1.1, South Entrance (Level 1)

This seminar explores how the SIM can be used as a hardware secure element, or ‘Root of Trust’, to provide end-to-end protection for IoT data communications.

IoT SAFE (IoT SIM Applet For Secure End-2-End Communication), which has been developed by the mobile industry, enables IoT device manufacturers and IoT service providers to leverage the SIM as a robust, scalable and standardised hardware Root of Trust for IoT solutions – rather than proprietary security mechanisms which can increase cost, workload and complexity.

Join this seminar to understand how your company can utilise IoT SAFE and learn from leading industry experts about:

  • IoT SAFE and the security capabilities of the SIM
  • Cross-industry enablement of IoT SAFE
  • IoT SAFE use cases from key IoT vertical markets

Speakers

Davide Lenzarini

IoT Architect, u-blox

Davide Lenzarini

  • 20+ years of experience as IoT/Software Architect, Scrum Agile Product Owner and C/Java developer in multinational companies and startups (as employee or co-founder)
  • Peer-to-peer secure computing in trustless and constrained environments
  • Zero trust architectures
  • Identification and chain of trust solutions
  • Secure cloud architectures
  • Zero touch provisioning solutions
  • Inventor on patents related to wireless networking and cybersecurity

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 more than 750 operators and nearly 400 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.

Registering for this seminar gives you priority entry to the session. Places are limited and allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Priority lane access closes 10 minutes before scheduled seminars.

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Drones

Summit

Beyond
Connectivity

Seminar

GUTMA Connected Skies

Wednesday, 26 February 2020 | 9:20 – 19:00

Fira Gran Via, Hall 8.0, Theatre F

The goal of the GUTMA Connected Skies conference is to strengthen the bridge between telcos and aviators. Namely, inviting a 150 visionaries and doers from these sectors to articulate common business opportunities and deliverables. Connected Skies also aims to cross-pollinate these two industries and channel the drive of manned and unmanned aviation into a consensual direction. At the end of the event, participants in both sectors should be able to provide concrete answers to the following question: "How can the telecommunication industry contribute to the safe, secure, and efficient integration of new unmanned aircraft and operators into the airspace?" The event is designed to foster learning opportunities, candid discussions, and collaboration between participants. The day is dedicated to explaining key trends and concepts of NextGen telecommunication and unmanned aviation at an appropriate management level.

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Manufacturing

Summit

Seminar: Transformative IoT, Beyond Connectivity - The Power of Partnering

Monday, 24 February 2020 | 14:30 – 16:30

Fira Gran Via, Conference Centre CC1.1, South Entrance (Level 1)

The importance of IoT has never been clearer. GSMA Intelligence have identified a $1.1 trillion revenue opportunity by 2025, which is largely made up of services beyond connectivity - innovative solutions across big data, machine learning, analytics, edge computing and distributed ledgers. By building Transformative IoT solutions, operators and their partners are increasing productivity, reducing costs and delivering automated business processes, helping to form the basis of a more sustainable and productive world.

This seminar will be composed of keynote presentations and a panel discussion. Join us to:

  • Hear from senior mobile network operators on how their IoT solutions Beyond Connectivity are driving innovative new services across a diverse range of sectors, such as manufacturing, utilities, agriculture and smart buildings
  • Discover how partnering in the wider ecosystem is central to success in the IoT
  • Learn about the global addressable market for MNOs in IoT Big Data beyond connectivity, estimated at approximately $386 billion in 2025

Please note that as places are limited, submission of your application is not confirmation of participation. The GSMA team will be in touch via email to confirm your seat closer to the event. If you are confirmed as registered, you will have priority to enter the session. Priority lane closes 10 minutes before scheduled seminars.

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5G the NxT of Manufacturing Summit

Tuesday, 25 February 2020 | 10:00 – 19:00

Fira Gran Via, Hall 8.0, Theatre District, Theatre C

Join Tech Mahindra and leading industry experts to explore smart manufacturing with 5G cellular connectivity and experience first-hand how Smart Factory works in Tech Mahindra.

Speakers

C. P. Gurnani

CEO & Managing Director, Tech Mahindra

C. P. Gurnani

CP Gurnani (popularly known as ‘CP’ within his peer group), is the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Tech Mahindra.

An accomplished business leader with extensive experience in international business development, start-ups and turnarounds, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, CP led Tech Mahindra’s transformation journey, and one of the biggest turnarounds of Indian Corporate History – the acquisition and merger of Satyam.

In a career spanning 36+ years, CP has held several leading positions with Hewlett Packard Ltd, Perot Systems (India) Ltd. and HCL Corporation Ltd. CP has also served as a Chairman of NASSCOM for the year 2016-2017. An outstanding people manager, CP has an entrepreneurial style of management that is a blend of enthusiasm and dynamism. He has always focused on people’s strength to bring out the best in them. ‘Work hard and play hard’ is his motto and he applies it to all aspects of his life with complete passion.

A chemical engineering graduate from the National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, he is a distinguished and active alumnus of the Institute. CP has also been felicitated with an honorary Doctorate degree by Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology. He also serves as active Chairman of IIM Nagpur.

CP has been chosen as the Ernst and Young ‘Entrepreneur of the Year [Manager]’, CNBC Asia’s ‘India Business Leader of the Year’, Dataquest ‘IT person of the Year’ – in 2013 and Business Standard ‘CEO of the Year’ in 2014. He was also awarded the ‘Best CEO of the Year’ at the Forbes India Leadership Awards held in 2015. Recent addition to the bucket was ‘Asia One Global Indian of the Year – Technology’ in 2016. CP was also listed among the top 100 global CEOs as part of The Wall Street Journal CEO Council 2016.

Jacob Groote

EVP, KPN

Jacob Groote

Jacob joined the KPN Research lab in 1990, after finishing his PhD in Physics. The main topics of his research at KPN were how to use Artificial Intelligence tools within network and service management as well as how to improve billing and customer services within KPN.

Neill Young

IoT Emerging Enablers Lead, GSMA

Neill Young

Neill is IoT Enablers Lead in the IoT team at the GSMA, working with mobile operators on Edge Computing for IoT. He has over 10 years experience of building M2M and IoT services and ecosystems within both mobile network operators and vertical service providers. Neill has been involved with programmes such as the rollout of smart meters and smart grid, introduction of connectivity for the first connected cars and development of several IoT strategies and standards for the home and city. He has most recently worked with mobile operators on building their smart city strategies. As IoT Enablers Lead, Neill is currently working on new roles for mobile operators in the IoT market that are being enabled by emerging technologies such as Edge Computing, Distributed Ledger and 5G.

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Innovation City

Connected Mobility with C-V2X

Summit

GSMA Innovation City

Monday, 24 February – Wednesday, 26 February 2020 | 8:00 – 19:00
Thursday, 27 February 2020 | 8:00 – 16:00

Fira Gran Via, Hall 4, Stand 4A30, and 4A15 Upper Floor

The GSMA Innovation City represents the latest innovations in mobile with a particular focus on the limitless potential of Intelligent Connectivity, including 5G mobile networks, smart platforms with artificial intelligence and big data from multiple IoT devices.

Driving Connected Mobility Forward with C-V2X, Increasing Safety for Everyone

Tuesday, 25 February 2020 | 9:00 – 13:00

Fira Gran Via, Hall 8.0, Theatre District, Theatre D

Smart mobility technology is a reality today, with ‘Cellular Vehicle-to-Everything’ (C-V2X) allowing connected vehicles to communicate with the cloud, directly with each other and their surroundings. Thanks to 4G LTE cellular technology, as well as the emerging 5G generation of high speed and low latency communications, traffic will be optimised, and emissions will be reduced. Road safety for everyone will dramatically enhance.

Prominent members of the 5G Automotive Association (5GAA) will update you on how C-V2X ignites the automotive connected revolution, with a comprehensive overview of the status across China, USA and the EU. You will get an overview of key 5G applications and perspectives for automotive, as well as an understanding of the journey from LTE-V2X to advanced driving with so-called NR-V2X.

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IoT Programme

Main
Conference

Main Conference

Wed 26 Feb

14:30 – 15:30

5G Critical Security

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Wed 26 Feb

15:45 – 16:45

Innovating for IoT: Thriving in a World Where Devices Outnumber Humans

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Wed 26 Feb

15:45 – 16:45

Will 5G Create a New Digital Divide?

Explore

Wed 26 Feb

4:15pm - 5:00pm

5G Topic Tour: Enabling Intelligent Connectivity with 5G

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Wed 26 Feb

4:15pm - 5:00pm

IoT Topic Tour: Foundations of IoT

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Ministerial
Programme

GSMA IoT Programme

The GSMA's Internet of Things Programme is an industry initiative focusing on the following areas:

CONNECT: Working with mobile operators and the wider ecosystem to raise market awareness and support of commercial licensed spectrum low power wide area solutions.

CAPABILITY: Working with mobile operators who are delivering value added services beyond connectivity and offering end-to-end solutions including big data, machine learning, analytics, edge computing and distributed ledger technologies.

CUSTOMERS: The Internet of Things Programme is enabling consumers and businesses to harness a host of rich new services, connected by intelligent and secure mobile networks.

By developing key enablers, facilitating industry collaboration and supporting network optimisation, the Internet of Things Programme is enabling consumers and businesses to harness a host of rich new services, connected by intelligent and secure mobile networks.

Members of the IoT Programme Steering Group:

Key Contacts

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.

Dr. Shane Rooney

Executive Director IoT Networks, GSMA

Dr. 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.

Amaia White

Programme Manager, Mobile IoT, 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.

Barbara Pareglio

Senior Director, IoT Technology, GSMA

Barbara Pareglio

Barbara has over 20 years of experience in the mobile industry. She has been part of the GSMA Internet of Things Programme since 2014, working on several aspects of the IoT such as the development of the Mobile IoT Technologies (LTE-M, NB-IoT), GSMA IoT Security Guidelines, GSMA Drone Interest Group and looking at a variety of emerging technologies, like machine learning/AI and edge computing, for helping the mobile industry to create trusted solutions for the IoT. Before joining the GSMA Barbara worked in R&D in several areas of telecommunications, including Intelligent Networks, IMS, Service Enabling and M2M/IoT. She also participate in and actively contributed to several standards.

The GSMA Internet of Things Programme help operators to fully realise the opportunity in the IoT, operators must deliver secure IoT networks as well as scalable value added data services for the world’s industry and machines beyond connectivity. This is to be achieved by industry collaboration, appropriate regulation, optimising networks as well as developing key enablers to support the growth of IoT.

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 more than 750 operators and nearly 400 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.

Neill Young

IoT Emerging Enablers Lead, GSMA

Neill Young

Neill is IoT Enablers Lead in the IoT team at the GSMA, working with mobile operators on Edge Computing for IoT. He has over 10 years experience of building M2M and IoT services and ecosystems within both mobile network operators and vertical service providers. Neill has been involved with programmes such as the rollout of smart meters and smart grid, introduction of connectivity for the first connected cars and development of several IoT strategies and standards for the home and city. He has most recently worked with mobile operators on building their smart city strategies. As IoT Enablers Lead, Neill is currently working on new roles for mobile operators in the IoT market that are being enabled by emerging technologies such as Edge Computing, Distributed Ledger and 5G.

Andrew Parker

Programme Marketing Director, IoT, 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.

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Tuesday, 25 February 2020 | 16:15 – 17:45

Fira Gran Via, Hall 4, Auditorium B

With ubiquitous, secure and reliable data transmissions, the mobile ecosystem is building a valuable partnership with the aviation and Unmanned Aircraft (UA) industry. Connecting a wide range of vehicles, machines and things, the connected sky is a new opportunity for the mobile industry, contributing to its safety and enabling a wide range of drone and UA-led applications within the construction, agriculture and defence sectors. This session will discuss the policy requirements for successful cross-sector collaboration and deep dive on the use of mobile connectivity to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of drones and unmanned traffic.