Speakers, roundtable hosts and focus group contributors

TowerXchange Meetups welcome leaders of the industry to the expert speaking faculty. The 2019 speaking faculty will be announced in Q2 2019. If you are interested in participating, please contact Laura Graves, Managing Director, EMEA: lgraves@towerxchange.com

2018’s speakers, panellists and roundtable hosts included:

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

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

Wole Abu, CEO, Pan African Towers

Randi Clendennan, CSO, Atlas Tower

Marcos Chaves, Executive Director, ANTOSC

Bachir Estephan, NOC Director & Head, Innovation Centre, IHS Towers Nigeria

Moctar Sarr, Board Member, Al Karama Towers

Roy Cursley, Director of Operational PMO, Helios Towers

David Porte, VP, International Business, SBA Communications

Andrew McAvoy, Group Applications Engineer, Helios Towers

Cornelis Wessels, CFO, Atlas Tower

Arthur Chaves, CTO, ANTOSC

Mark Kemple, Group Supply Chain Manager, Helios Towers

Paul Jansen Van Rensberg, General Manager, Atlas Tower

Helmundt Stumpher, General Manager, Atlas Tower

Alisa Amupolo, CEO, Powercom

Patrick Britz, Acting CEO, Powercom

Charles, (Chuck) Green, Director & Advisor


Passive infrastructure experts at the continent’s leading MNOs

Nicholas Naidu, Managing Executive of Technology and Networks Strategy, Vodacom

Jerome Curtis, Passive Infrastructure Specialist, MTN

Zakhiya Rehman, Senior Manager, Group Sustainability, Group Regulatory & Corporate Affairs, MTN

Siphile Sibaya, Manager, Site Infrastructure, MTN

Aristide Yao, Head of Power Supply, Moov Cote d’Ivoire

Taona Jakashira, Head of Power Operations, Econet Wireless

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


Network architecture, fibre and infraco experts

Linden Petzer, Chief Director, Radio & Satellite Communication, Ministry of Telecommunications and Postal Services, South Africa

Harald Timm, Director & Senior Advisor, Energy Solutions

Alexander Kiel, Group CFO, CSquared

Suveer Ramdhani, Chief Development Officer, SEACOM

Lars Stuber, Founder, Smallcell

Stefan Svennebring, Strategic Product Manager, Ericsson

Sharedh Naicker, Senior Account Director, Intelsat

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

Mike Brough, CEO, M2 Catalyst

Juanita Clark, CEO, FTTX Council

Karish Cui Dongfeng, VP of Site Solution Department, Huawei

Wu Haijun, VP of Energy Product Department, Huawei

Garry Li Guoqun, Director of Towerco Business Dept

Mark Easton, Principal Consultant of CTO, Huawei

Zhang Congling, Chief Officer of Wireless Small Cell Dept, Huawei

Victor Liu Xu, Senior Manager of Energy Product Dept , Huawei

Richard Kennedy, Chief Operations Officer, Small Cell Forum


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

Andrew Edmondson, CEO, Abbott Technologies

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, consultants, investors and analysts

Kieron Osmotherly, Founder & CEO, TowerXchange

Laura Graves, Managing Director, EMEA, TowerXchange

Gulfraz Qayyum, Managing Director, TMT, Citi

Aniko Szigetvari, Global Head of TMT Group, IFC

Spencer Crawford White, CTO, Delmec

Eric Crabtree, Chief Investment Officer, IFC

Bora Varliyagci, CEO, Digital Things

Sharoda Rapeti, Non-Executive Partner, Delta Partners

Darragh Stokes, Managing Partner, Hardiman Telecommunications

Kamal Daswani, Director, Corporate Finance, Delta Partners

Conor Plant, Partner, Hardiman Telecommunications

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

Stuart Kelly, VP Market Development, Bladon Micro Turbine

Miloud Abdelilah, Managing Director, Eltek

Rani Ariss, Vice President, EMEA, Acsys

Carita Tissari da Costa, Sales Director, Flexenclosure

Shunsuke Komoto, Industrial Batteries & Power Sources Business Unit, GS Yuasa

James Kim, Director, Head of EMEA region, SOLiD UK

Thomas Brink Laursen, Business Development Director, Ramboll