Speakers, roundtable hosts and focus group contributors

From towerco, fibreco and infraco CXOs joining MNOs and OEMs to debate the future shape of network infrastructure in this year’s keynote panels, to technical, operational and strategic experts hosting this year’s 40+ interactive roundtables.

Over 50 leaders of the sector will join this year’s speaking faculty.

Early confirmed speakers, panellists and roundtable hosts include:

Leaders of the tower industry:

Ted Manvitz, VP & Chief Strategy Officer, IHS Towers

Terry Rhodes, CEO, Eaton Towers

Kash Pandya, CEO, Helios Towers

Nate Foster, CEO, Atlas Tower

Alex Leigh, CCO, Helios Towers

Wole Abu, CEO, Pan African Towers

Randi Clendennan, CSO, Atlas Tower

Marcos Chaves, Executive Director, ANTOSC

Moctar Sarr, Board Member, Al Karama Towers

Roy Cursley, Director of Operational PMO, Helios Towers

David Porte, VP, International Business, SBA Communications

Cornelis Wessels, CFO, Atlas Tower

Arthur Chaves, CTO, ANTOSC

Colin Gaston, Director of Operations & Technology, Helios Towers

Paul Jansen Van Rensberg, General Manager, Atlas Tower

Rob Salbego, Director – Technical, Helios Towers

Helmundt Stumpher, General Manager, Atlas Tower

Passive infrastructure experts at the continent’s leading MNOs

Jerome Curtis, Passive Infrastructure Specialist, MTN

Daniel Obonyo, Category Sourcing Manager, Safaricom

Divyajeet Mahajan, CEO, Tower Business, Econet Wireless

Aristide Yao, Head of Passive Infrastructure, Moov Cote d’Ivoire

Taona Jakashira, Head of Power Operations, Econet Wireless

Timothy Waga, Subject Matter Expert, Structural Engineering, Safaricom

Dana van den Berg, Executive, Technical Facilities, Cell C

Nat-sy Missamou, Director of New Business Models for Network Infrastructure, Orange

Muhalia Allan, Senior Manager, Wholesale Services, Safaricom

Network architecture, fibre and infraco experts

Harald Timm, Director & Senior Advisor, Energy Solutions

Senior Executive, CSquared

Lars Stuber, Founder, Smallcell

Stefan Svennebring, Strategic Product Manager, Ericsson

Christian Olsson, Senior Segment Market Manager, EMEA & North Americas, SES Networks

Simon Mitchell, Vice President, Business Development, M2 Catalyst

Juanita Clark, CEO, FTTX Council

ESCOs and O&M experts

Charles Henry DuPrez, Managing Director, Off-Grid Renewable Energy, Voltalia

Sebastian Martin, Group Chief Commercial and Business Development Officer, Camusat/ Aktivco

Ofer Ahiraz, CEO, Energy Vision

Khaled Habbal, VP & COO, IPT PowerTech

Salah Medawar, COO, i-eng Group

Jean Farhat, Group CEO, NETIS

Kadri Hakim, Co-CEO, i-eng Group

Leading advisors, investors and analysts

Kieron Osmotherly, Founder & CEO, TowerXchange

Laura Graves, Managing Director, EMEA, TowerXchange

Gulfraz Qayyum, Managing Director, TMT, Citi

Bora Varliyagci, CEO, Digital Things

Sharoda Rapeti, Non-Executive Partner, Delta Partners

Enda Hardiman, Managing Partner, Hardiman Telecommunications

Kamal Daswani, Director, Corporate Finance, Delta Partners

Rob Dixon, Partner, Vinson & Elkins

Joao Sousa, Partner, Delta Partners

Nick Stevenson, Head of Communications, Media & Entertainment Group, RBC Capital Markets

Leading minds from the telecom infrastructure supply chain

Senior Representative, Gridserve

Stuart Kelly, VP Market Development, Bladon Jets

Miloud Abdelilah, Managing Director, Eltek

Senior Representative, Acsys

Senior Representative, Flexenclosure

To enquire about joining a panel, hosting a roundtable or participating in a working group, please contact Laura Graves, Managing Director, EMEA: lgraves@towerxchange.com


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