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MEF CONNECTS Digital Transformation

July 18 - July 19

At its core, digital transformation is about using digital technologies to create new — or change existing — business processes and customer experiences to meet new business and market requirements. It covers many processes, interactions, transactions, technological evolutions, changes, internal and external factors, industries, stakeholders and more. It is essential for all organisations. Digital transformation is a journey with many connected goals and ultimately, it’s about optimising processes and procedures to maximise success. And you absolutely need to join us on July 18th and July 19th for MEF CONNECTS Digital Transformation which will be live online.

Join us to get the latest information and news on all things, IoT, Identity and Authentication, Security, Direct Carrier Billing [DCB], OTT Sports, NFTs, Crypto and so much more.

We’ve got a tight agenda showcasing the talents of speakers from around the world and we’ll be ensuring real-life use cases are referenced at every turn.

Register FREE for this latest MEF online event now! Here are just some of the areas that will be covered:

  • IoT Global Connectivity
  • IoT Security
  • Smart Cities
  • Telecoms Fraud
  • Personal Data & Identity at the Heart of Digital Transformation
  • Mobile Subscription Bundling
  • The OTT Sports World Brought to Life
  • NFTs & Crypto

Day One – IoT / Cyber Security - All times in BST

10:00 – Opening welcome speech

  • Dario Betti, CEO – MEF

10:10 – Key Trends in IoT – Analyst Presentation

  • Matt Hatton, Founding Partner – Transforma Insights

10:40 – IoT Global Connectivity

  • Nassia Skoulikariti, IoT Program Director – MEF
  • Larry Socher, VP Strategy & Solutions – Eyese
  • Brian Chiu, Business Development Manager – China Mobile International Ltd
  • Alessio Piussi, Director Mobile Private Networks & Strategic Partnerships – POD Group
  • Charles Bernard, CTO – Zariot

11:20 – IoT Connectivity Best Practices

  • Andrew Parkin-White, IoT Expert
  • Nassia Skoulikariti, IoT program Director – MEF

11:50 – Monetising IoT

  • Nassia Skoulikariti, IoT Program Director – MEF
  • Mark Parker, Managing Director – Metab3e
  • Mathias Muehlfeld, Sr. Director Partner Management – EMnify
  • Corry Brennan, Head of Global Sales – Astrocast
  • Afzal Mangal, Founder – IoTCreators.com by Deutsche IoT

12:20 – IoT Security

  • Nassia Skoulikariti, IoT Program Director – MEF
  • Jimmy Jones, Head of Security – Zariot
  • Prof. Dror Fixler, CEO & Founder – FirstPoint
  • Yogesh Lulla, Vice President – Sales for Global Mobility/IOT/Cloud Connectivity & Voice – PCCW Global
  • Joe Weiss, WW Leader IoT & Edge Intelligence – Cisco

13:00 – The Tale of a Smart City (IoT Smart Cities)

  • Nassia Skoulikariti, IoT Program Director – MEF
  • Khaled El Shabrawy, Government and Smart City Lead – Microsoft
  • Gary Casey, Software Engineer – atsign
  • Ciaran Flanagan, Global Head of Datacenter Solutions & Services – Siemens

13:40 – Roaming: Analyst presentation

  • Steffen Sorrell, Chief of Research – Kaleido Intelligence

14:10 – Mapping the Private Network Opportunity & Approach

  • Jon King, Cheif Commercial Officer – Kaleido Intelligence
  • James Moar, Principal Analyst – Kaleido Intelligence
  • Christian Wagner, Managing Partner – BAYFU
  • Asaf Gigi, VP Marketing – floLIVE
  • Richie Gill, Product Management Director – KORE Wireless
  • Nanda Menon, SVP Corporate Development – Athonet

14:50 – Country Profile: South Africa

  • James Williams, Director of Programmes – MEF
  • Juan Grobbelaar, Collaborative Partnerships Owner – SABRIC
  • Anzelle Robertson, Business Development Director Africa – Sam Media
  • Ahmed Al-Khulani, Data & Anti-fraud Manager – Sam Media
  • Waheed Adam, Executive Chairperson – iTouch
  • Scott Taylor, Fraud Protection & Compliance Consultant – FICO

15:30 – Telecoms Fraud 360

  • James Williams, Director of Programmes – MEF
  • Nilay Kumar, Vice President – mFilterIt
  • Katia Gonzalez Gutierrez, Head of Fraud & Security – BICS
  • Dmitry Sumin, Head of Products – AB Handshake Corporation
  • Tim Ward, VP Number Information Services – XConnect

16:00 – Putting Personal Data & Identity At the Heart of your Digital Transformation Efforts: What you Need to Know & What You Need to Do

  • Michael Becker, Personal Data & Identity Practice Lead – MEF

Day Two – The Future of Payments - All times in BST

11:00 – Opening welcome speech

  • Dario Betti, CEO – MEF

11:05 – Carrier Billing: Where the Market is At and Where it is Headed

  • James Williams, Director of Programmes – MEF
  • Guillermo Escofet, Principal Analyst, Digital Consumer Products – Omdia

11:30 – What Consumers Think of Mobile Payments – MEF’s 2022 Report

  • Dario Betti, CEO – MEF
  • James Williams, Director of Programmes – MEF

12:00 – Regulatory Frameworks: Opportunities or Threats?

  • James Williams, Director of Programmes – MEF
  • Joanna Cox, General Manager – AIMM
  • Jeremy Flynn, Co-Founder – Empello
  • David Asham, Head of Compliance – MCP Insight
  • James Barnett, Three Pay Product Exec – Three UK

12:30 – Mobile Subscription Bundling

  • James Williams, Director of Programmes – MEF
  • Rakshit Kapoor, Director, Partnerships – DOCOMO Digital
  • Simon Bailey, Head of Partnerships, Gaming & New Categories – EE & BT
  • Hugo Marshall, VP Commercial – Napster

13:10 – Brands, Consumers & MNOs: Three Essential Elements

  • James Williams, Director of Programmes – MEF
  • Kev Dawson, Group CEO – PM Connect
  • Roger Davies, SVP Carrier Partnerships – PM Connect
  • Deon Pinetown, SVP, Africa – PM Connect

13:50 – Re-shaping Your Relationship with the Verified Individual with Self-Sovereign Identity Payments

  • Michael Becker, Personal Data & Identity Practice Lead – MEF
  • Seema Khinda Johnson, Co-Founder & COO – Nuggets

14:30 – Putting NFTs at the Heart of Your Loyalty & Community Efforts

  • Michael Becker, Personal Data & Identity Practice Lead – MEF
  • Jay O’Sullivan, President – IZON3Agency

15:00 – Making DCB a Success: Lessons Learned

  • Ross Flynn, Advisor – MEF
  • Louise Ford, Managing Director – Empello
  • Toby Padgham, Co-founder & Director – MCP Insight
  • Peter Garside, Head of Charge to Bill & Digital Identity – BT
  • Amelia Newsom-Davis, Director Payment, Messaging & Identity – Orange France
  • Anzelle Robertson, Business Development Director Africa – Sam Media
  • Kev Dawson, Group CEO – PM Connect

Details

Start:
July 18
End:
July 19
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Venue

Online
14 Gray’s Inn Road - MEF HQ
London, WC1X 8HN United Kingdom

Organiser

Mobile Ecosystem Forum (MEF)
Phone:
+44 (0)20 8819 0554
View Organiser Website