David “Shingy” Shing is an Australian futurist, speaker, creative director, strategic digital consultant and entrepreneur. Known for his performative persona and his bold and polarizing moniker, the digital prophet, Shing is a multidimensional creative who specializes in advising clients about inventive and effective approaches to optimizing brand value within the digital landscape. Although a traditionally trained graphic designer, Shing has spent most of his adult life in the digital world, working for both large and small creative companies globally, while also coauthoring several technology-related patents. He recently served as Verizon Media’s digital prophet, and prior to that, as AOL’s European head of media and marketing.
Group Head of Revenue Management
Cable & Wireless USA
Lars Schott is Group Head of Revenue Management of Cable & Wireless Communications, an integrated telecommunications company focused on Latin America and the Caribbean Islands with 14 residential and 30 B2B markets (part of Liberty Latin America). Lars oversees transformation and operations of the company’s functions for Revenue Assurance & Fraud Management, Billing and Payment Operations. Lars is a proven senior leader and finance professional with a broad international background from the Telecommunication industry for over 20 years; coming from a technical background working with pioneers such as Ericsson and Telia Sonera, has given Lars valuable insight in the industry’s technical evolution and its ability to positively impact financial performance management.
Director, Revenue Assurance and Usage Fraud Technology
Sathya is an accomplished IT Architect with deep telecommunication network engineering and back office IT background. Worked for Telecommunication Vendors, Carriers and Consultants over the years in many parts of the world.
Senior executive with over 25 years experience in Information Technology, Telecommunication, Customer Care with a track record of leading and successfully delivering digital transformation programs based on technology innovation, change management and strong partnership with business and support areas. Long-term strategic vision to take advantage of technologies to increase business competitiveness, enabling rapid growth and time-to-market. Focused on innovation, efficiency, high quality services, digital and analytcs. Strong leadership to build high-performance organizations with engaged employees.
Alexandre Manela is Roaming and Billing Senior Manager, at Oi Brazil. For 20 years he has been assigned to top management positions in consulting, retail and telecom companies. He has a MBA in management and telecommunications, post graduate degree in project management, degree in Economics and he is a speaker in SSC and BPO Summits.
CTO Revenue Assurance & Fraud Management Business Unit
Álvaro has more than 20 years of experience in the OSS/BSS industry. He joined WeDo Technologies 16 years ago, participated in its founding, worked as a Senior Manager of WeDo Solutions BU, leading many delivery projects in Europe, Latin America and Asia. Álvaro was the Vice President for Asia Pacific region since 2007, before his appointment as Vice President Professional Services on 2016 and recently as CTO Revenue Assurance & Fraud Management Business Unit.
Antonio has over 20 years of professional achievements in diverse solutions/programs, customers and organizations in Latin America, Europe and North America.
He also has more than 14 years in leadership roles of large and multidisciplinary cross-country organizations in the areas of technical solutions, training, consulting, systems integration, software development, business development and sales.
Bernardo Lucas is the Chief Marketing Officer of Mobileum. Prior to his current role, Bernardo worked at US based Boston Consulting Group (BCG), where he led technology, media, telecommunications, retail and financial services consulting projects. He holds an MBA from INSEAD with distinction.
Advanced Analytics Manager with over 17 years of experience in BI and Advanced Analytics projects. Her degrees in Statistics and Management make the perfect mix to response the day-to-day challenges in different business areas, such as Banking, Telco, Retail, etc. and in different business objective like Discount Analytics, Sales Forecast or Fraud Prediction.
Joining WeDo Technologies in 2009, Carlos Marques previously held roles in marketing and sales for IT companies. Carlos is WeDo Technologies’ product marketing manager, the leader of the company product board - the “meeting point” for product & services strategy at WeDo Technologies. Carlos is also the person responsible for managing the product roadmap process in the company.
Claire currently works to detect and prevent Subscription Fraud at Xfinity Mobile by building and implementing statistical models and rules that identify and mitigate fraudulent behavior. Prior to joining the Xfinity Mobile Fraud team, Claire completed her Master’s Degree in Applied Statistics at Villanova University and her Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics at Loyola University Maryland.
Glen has more than 23 years of experience in many aspects of broadcast and telecommunications fraud and revenue assurance. He has pioneered the use of software tools to analyze and investigate RA, Fraud and Risk Management across the organization. Glen is a regular speaker on both Fraud and Revenue Assurance issues and was a co-author of the fraud management yearbook.
VP Service Delivery North America
Hans Eismann is Vice President of Service Delivery North America at WeDo Technologies. Based in the USA, Hans has a strong track record of managing technology projects on behalf of telcos in the region. His specialities include project management, team building, OSS/ BSS, PMP, and IPMA.
Jim has 32 years of experience in the Telecommunications Industry. He spent 27 years working for GTE Telecom and Verizon Wireless. While working for these Carrier Operators, Jim developed systems and managed national teams focused on Global Fraud prevention and detection, Revenue Assurance, Roaming Operations, and Margin Assurance. Jim also has extensive Account Management and Product Management experience.
V.V.R. Kishore is responsible for all aspects of the roaming business for Mobileum. As a founding member, he contributed significantly to successful products like Short Codes, Smart Call Assistant, and Voice Mail Call Completion.
Engagement Manager - Business Consulting and Analytics
Matthew has +17 years experience in Consulting and Telecom industry including Fraud Management designing and implementing risk methodologies in more than 50+ operators worldwide, including Onboarding, Pre-activation, and Post-activation controls. Specializing in KPI analysis, ongoing monitoring, and remediation/prevention planning.
Nuno has over 16 years of professional background oriented within the IT business development and consulting services for retail, telco & financial industries. Nuno joined Saphety’s team in 2009 and is now Vice-President of Sales (Electronic Bill Presentment & Data Synchronization).
Pedro has over 20 years’ experience in Telecoms as an OSS/BSS manager in the areas of Billing, Interconnect, Mediation, Provisioning, Network Fault and Performance, Revenue Assurance and Fraud in Cable, Mobile and Fixed Telecom service providers.
A dynamic and highly motivated professional with a proven track record on IT and Delivery Management. Result-oriented with excellent track record for delivering complex programs ensuring the business objectives are realized using different delivery methodologies.
+14 years experience in Consulting and Telecom industry. Revenue Assurance (RA) Consultant designing and implementing risk methodologies in more than 20 operators worldwide, including Control coverage assessment, Multilevel RA KPI definition, RA financial reporting, RA capability assessment, RA/FM Maturity assessment, etc.
With professional experience in Telecommunications, Banking and Retail, Raul Azevedo re-joined Wedo Technologies in 2010 as Director of Product Development, responsible for WeDo’s product development, product management and research areas. Raul chaired the TM Forum’s Fraud Management Team between 2011 and 2015.
Robin is a Global Partner Solution Leader at Amazon Web Services responsible for pre-sales and delivery of IT and Cloud solutions for strategic telecom partners. He leads large cloud technology alliance engagements and practice development responsibility.
Risk Management and Analytics professional with 15+ years of experience in Financial Services. Strong track record in driving results leveraging analytics, global processes, technology with matrix organizations.
Chief Revenue Assurance & Fraud Management Business Unit & CMSO
Rui Paiva is Chief Revenue Assurance & Fraud Management Business Unit & CMSO and co-founder of WeDo Technologies. Prior to founding WeDo Technologies in 2001, Rui Paiva was System Information Director and Deputy of Optimus Communications’ Executive Committee. Before, he was Consultancy Director at HP Portugal, following a career at Telecel/Vodafone Portugal heading up the Infrastructure, Operations and Help Desk Department.
Vice President North America
Seasoned Executive with 18+ years of experience in the Telecom Industry, providing consulting services globally to Tier 1 companies. Specialized in Risk Management, Revenue Maximization, Asset Optimization and Operational Excellence. Very solid know-how on the entire IT/Cloud space - OSS/BSS/ Digital transformation journeys as well as on Business Process Management.
Product & Strategy
Tim Schwiers is currently responsible for Verizon's Global Roaming portfolio. With nearly 20 years of industry experience, Tim has honed his expertise and unique perspective through an array of product-focused leadership roles across multiple phases of the wireless and roaming ecosystem, from supplier to industry standards, small business owner to Tier One MNO.
Tony has a strong telecom BSS knowledge in billing, revenue assurance, managed services, payments and mobile content delivery. In June 2011, Tony was recognized as one of the 25 most influential people in the telecom software industry.