2019 speakers, roundtable and group hosts

If you are interested in participating, please contact Matthew Edwards, Head of Research, EMEA: matthew.edwards@towerxchange.com

Leaders of the tower industry:

Helios Towers, Kash Pandya, CEO

IHS Towers, Steve Howden, Senior Vice President, Group Head of M&A

Eaton Towers, Terry Rhodes, CEO

Pan African Towers, Wole Abu, CEO

Helios Towers, Alex Leigh, CCO

ANTOSC, Marcos Chaves, Director General

Helios Towers, Roy Cursley, Director of Delivery and Technology

IHS Towers, Bachir Estephan, Director of Network Operations Centre & Head of Innovation Committee

iSON Towers, Rajiv Jaitly, CEO

Al Karama Towers, Moctar Sarr, CEO

Helios Towers, Emmanuel Leonard, Business Development Director

Secured Towers Limited, Collins Onumajuru, CEO

PowerCom, Alisa Amupolo, CEO

Mobile Network Operators 

Airtel Africa, Razvan Ungureanu, CTO

MTN, Navi Naidoo, CTO

Vodacom, Nic Naidu, Managing Executive: Technology Strategy, Architecture & Innovation

Africell Group, Ian Paterson, Chief Investment Officer

Safaricom, Dennis Chepkwony, Senior Manager – Power

Safaricom, Tim Waga, Senior Manager – Structural Engineering

Tangerine, Vinay Choudary, Chief Executive Officer

MTN, Simon Nyadzani, Network Deployment and CTO – Property Management

Smile Communications, Humphrey Victor Kobel, Head of Networks, Uganda & Tanzania

Orange, Jocelyn Karakula, Deputy Chief Technical and Information Officer


Frogfoot Networks, Abraham van der Merwe, Founder, CEO

SEACOM, Suveer Ramdhani, Chief Strategy Officer

Vodafone Ghana, Srabasti Bhattacharjee, Director – Technology

Suburban Fibre Co Nigeria, Suleiman Arzika, Chief Operating Officer

ESCOs and other subject matter experts

Facebook, Roger Greene, Rural Access Program Lead on rural connectivity  

IPT PowerTech Group, Khaled Habbal, VP&COO, ESCO leader

ieng Group, Kadri Hakim, Co-CEO, ESCO leader

ieng Group, Kadri Hakim, Co-CEO, ESCO leader

Aktivco, Thibaut de Rodellec, CEO, ESCO leader

Connect Earth, Dion Jerling, Co-Founder on connecting the next billion 

City of Johannesburg, Lawrence Boya, Project Director on urban connectivity 

USAASA, Sipho Mngqibisa, Acting CEO on Universal Service Access Funds

Hardiman Teleommunications, Conor Plant, Partner on Ethiopia

Maktech, Godwin Makyao, Founder / Executive Director on radio sharing

NetEquity Networks, Isfandiyar Shaheen, Infrastructure Sharing Advocate on neutral host

Pan African Internet Exchange, Wouter van Hulten, CEO & founder, on opportunities with data centres

FTTX Council Africa, Juanita Clark, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer on the African fibre market

AfriCanopy: Samora Mhleli Xorile, CEO on TV White Space

Fairwaves, Albert Gardiner, CEO on OpenRAN on rural connectivity 


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