[Mobileum Virtual Series] Unravelling the Future of Roaming

11-12 May, 2021 Mobileum Virtual Series

Unravelling the Future of Roaming

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Unravelling the Future of Roaming

Are you set and ready to unravel the future of Roaming?

During this event, you will hear from our panel of industry experts about:

  • Adapting your roaming business to the challenges that 5G will pose, strategizing for success during this transformation, and the opportunities that lie in store
  • Delivering roaming services that delight your customers
  • Designing and deploying offers, and executing targeted campaigns through an analytics-driven platform
  • Boosting your wholesale roaming business strategies
  • Deploying a layer of security for voice service threats


Stay tuned for more updates on the agenda and for more speaker announcements in the coming weeks.

  



 



Speakers

  • Deep Basu

    Deep Basu

    SVP for Product Management

    Mobileum
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  • Heather Stacey

    Heather Stacey

    Sr. Director of Roaming Product Strategy & Operations

    T-Mobile US

    Telecom professional with over 20 years of experience combined at AT&T Wireless and T-Mobile US. Formerly a part of M&A teams at both AT&T Wireless and T-Mobile US, then a leader of commercial negotiations for domestic and international roaming at T-Mobile US.  Currently the leader of Roaming Strategy at T-Mobile US covering areas including legacy international roaming services, evolving IoT support strategy, and 5G roaming deployments.

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  • Kishore Vangipuram

    Kishore Vangipuram

    Head of Business - Roaming & Network Services

    Mobileum
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  • Michele Zarri

    Michele Zarri

    Vice President - CTO Office

    Mobileum

    Michele is a Vice President in the CTO office of Mobileum working on evolution of the existing products portfolio to 5G and new products. From 2015 to 2020, Michele has served as technical director in GSMA where he worked on advanced 4G technologies and has been leading the GSMA 5G activity. Michele has also delivered 5G training to 300+ regulators globally. Prior joining the GSMA Michele worked for Deutsche Telekom where he accrued more than 15 years of experience in standardization of mobile technologies. During this period Michele served as chairman of working groups both in 3GPP (SA1) and GSMA (RILTE). Michele started his career in the research and development team of Fujitsu working on adaptive antennas and physical layer of WCDMA. He graduated in telecommunications engineering at University of Pisa (Italy) and completed his studies at King’s College of London (UK). He is the author of several patents.

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  • Nars Haran

    Nars Haran

    Technology Evangelist

    UScellular

    Experienced Technology leader with a demonstrated history of working in the wireless industry. Strong engineering professional skilled in CDMA2000, Wireless Technologies, LTE, 4G, and Voice over IP (VoIP).

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  • Nermeen Sobhy

    Nermeen Sobhy

    Head of Roaming Operations

    Etisalat

    Nermeen is leading Roaming Operations undertaking responsibility for Etisalat worldwide roaming coverage, revenue and budgets management, international A2P SMS revenue development, and Hubbing services administration. Nermeen focuses on devising and implementing long-and short-term strategies to improve roaming and international services through generating new revenue streams, where she joined multinational telecom operators since startup phase till leading the market.
    Nermeen is a growth-focused leader with extensive experience in telecom overseeing both technical and commercial aspects with strong business acumen and executive leadership skills through holding diversified positions in multinational organizations like Schlumberger, Vodafone and Etisalat. Nermeen has a B.Sc. in Communications Engineering and holds a Master degree of International Business Administration.

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  • Jon King

    Jon King

    Chief Commercial Officer

    Kaleido Intelligence
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  • Nishant Sharma

    Nishant Sharma

    Director of Product Management

    Mobileum
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  • Shamit Bhat

    Shamit Bhat

    Interoperability Solutions Director

    GSMA

    Shamit is responsible for the development and building of GSMA’s new blockchain network for the entire Telco ecosystem.  This global intra-telecom network will enable companies to exchange information, secure agreements for services, agree transactions, fulfil services and settle fees in a secure and immutable way.

    Shamit is also responsible for GSMA’s Internet Group, the newly created GSMA Internet Group Distributed Ledger Taskforce (DLT) and Blockchain for Wholesale Roaming (BWR) Group which has been leading the effort for launching GSMA’s blockchain network beginning with wholesale roaming use case.

    Shamit has a Professional Education in Blockchain – Disruptive Technology from M.I.T. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), a MBA in Finance from Leeds University Business School, and a BE in Information Technology from Mumbai University.

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  • Sunil Joshi

    Sunil Joshi

    Head of Roaming

    BT

    Sunil has 17+ years of experience in Telecoms, working mostly for tier 1 MNOs primarily in the Roaming & Interconnects domain. He currently works for EE (now part of BT) where he heads up a team looking after roaming products, contracts and footprint expansion. His engagement and contribution within the GSMA is also well recognized in the industry. One of the claims to his fame is his work on preventing roaming voice fraud which is now a de facto solution within most groups and MNOs.

     

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  • Vishal Gandhi

    Vishal Gandhi

    VP Product Management

    Mobileum
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Agenda

Time zone: CET

  • Tuesday, May 11

  • Wednesday, May 12

  • 3:00 PM 3:05 PM

    Welcome words

    Kishore Vangipuram, Head of Business - Roaming & Network Services, Mobileum
  • 3:05 PM 3:25 PM

    Why VoLTE Roaming? Lessons learned.

    Sunil Joshi, Head of Roaming, BT
  • 3:25 PM 4:00 PM

    Roaming & Network Services: Product Strategy & Roadmap

    Deep Basu, SVP for Product Management, Mobileum
  • 4:00 PM 4:20 PM

    Voice Firewall: Filling the Invisible Cracks with AI/ML

    Nishant Sharma, Director of Product Management, Mobileum
  • 4:20 PM 4:40 PM

    Permanent Roamers and Converged Policy Controls

    Nars Haran, Technology Evangelist, UScellular
  • 3:00 PM 3:05 PM

    Intro

    Deep Basu, SVP for Product Management, Mobileum
  • 3:05 PM 3:25 PM

    Securing 5G Roaming Without Compromising Global Connectivity

    Michele Zarri
    Michele Zarri, Vice President - CTO Office, Mobileum
  • 3:25 PM 3:45 PM

    NTR (VoLTE & IoT)

    Vishal Gandhi
    Vishal Gandhi, VP Product Management, Mobileum
  • 3:45 PM 4:05 PM

    Rebuilding the Wholesale Chain with Blockchain

    Shamit Bhat, Interoperability Solutions Director, GSMA
  • 4:05 PM 5:00 PM

    Discussion Panel: Unravelling the Future of Roaming

    Jon King
    Jon King, Chief Commercial Officer, Kaleido Intelligence
    Heather Stacey, Sr. Director of Roaming Product Strategy & Operations , T-Mobile US
    Nermeen Sobhy , Head of Roaming Operations, Etisalat