[Mobileum Virtual Series] The Next Generation of Testing & Monitoring

Mobileum Virtual Series | 2-4 February, 2021

The Next Generation of Testing & Monitoring

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Join our Testing & Monitoring Virtual Event

This is Mobileum's very first virtual series, dedicated to Testing & Monitoring and we are gathering top industry thought leaders who will share their insights on relevant topics such as 5G, IoT and VoLTE Testing.

We also are eager to present our new testing platform based on SITE and GlobalRoamer. Looking forward, this will be also an opportunity to share with you our planned product roadmap.

The main session will be held from February, 2-4 at 3 PM CET. By registering, you will receive an invitation for all three days afternoon only.

                          3PM CET sessions

Although considering the different time zones of our global audience, we are repeating some of the sessions at 9AM CET on February, 3 and 4. By registering, you will receive an invitation for both days morning only.

                          9AM CET sessions

PS: In case you are unsure, if you can attend always the same session, please feel free to register for both sessions.

Speakers

  • Adil Kaya

    Adil Kaya

    Chief of Testing & Monitoring Business Unit

    Mobileum

    Adil is a world wide established international manager of broad experience in telecommunications. With his in-depth technical and market knowledge he has made significant contributions to network operators, vendors as well as standardization institutes. He provides as keynote speaker as well as moderator international events like Mobile World Congress (MWC in Barcelona).

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  • Adrian Scrase

    Adrian Scrase

    Chief Technical Officer

    3GPP, ETSI

    Adrian Scrase played a central role in the creation of the “3rd Generation Partnership Project” (3GPP) and is responsible for the operations of the 3GPP Project Co-ordination Group. He heads 3GPPs’ Mobile Competence Centre (MCC) which is an International team of 20 experts who provide comprehensive support to the Project. 

    He was also principally involved in the formation of the recently created “oneM2M” Partnership Project and oversees ETSI’s support to that initiative.

    He is CTO within ETSI with operational responsibility for all of ETSI’s standards production activities.  He has more than 30 years experience in the telecommunications field, which includes 25 years of experience in standardization.

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  • Anton Gatev

    Anton Gatev

    Global Roaming Quality Manager

    Telefonica Group

    Global Roaming Quality Manager with more than 15 years of experience in mobile network engineering. Since 2013 working for Telefonica’s global roaming technical unit (GRTU) leveraging and providing roaming quality solutions for operators and partners of  Telefonica Group (Europe & LATAM regions). Previously working as roaming network engineer (VAS & SoR) and in the automotive industry. Graduated from Technical University of Munich, engineer’s degree in Information and Communication Engineering.

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  • Bobby Srinivasan

    Bobby Srinivasan

    Founder and CEO

    Mobileum

    Bobby Srinivasan is the Chief Executive Officer of Mobileum. Bobby has been instrumental in transforming the company from a startup into a global leader in roaming&network services, testing, risk management and security. All targeted in helping the CSP's in their digital transformation.

    Since the Audax private equity in November of 2016, Mobileum has acquired three companies; Evolved intelligence, WeDo Technologies, SIGOS GmbH.

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  • Dietmar Freitag

    Dietmar Freitag

    Servicemanager VoLTE and VoWIFI

    Telefonica Germany

    10 years experience of OSS Engineering for Umbrella and IP Management systems.
    Switched then to Service Management 6 years ago and since 3 years responsible for VoLTE and VoWIFI at Telefonica Germany.

  • Ed Gallardo

    Ed Gallardo

    Senior Design Specialist

    TELUS

    During his 14 year tenure at TELUS, Ed has worked in various teams and key projects, from Roaming, Core, Reliability and Messaging. Ed is now in the position of Senior Design Specialist for the Voice and Service Automation Team.

  • Gerald Wittmann

    Gerald Wittmann

    Head of Research & Development - Testing & Monitoring

    Mobileum

    Gerald Wittmann serves as Head of Research and Development of the Testing & Monitoring Business Unit. He is responsible for the development teams for SITE, Smartphone Experience and GlobalRoamer. This includes platform maintenance as well as developing new concepts and features.

    Gerald Wittmann has more than 20 years of experience in the telecommunications industry, including work at Ericsson Eurolab. He joined SIGOS in 2003 as software engineer for SITE, later moved on to lead the SIGOS R&D application team, acted as Technical Product Manager and became Head of R&D in 2012.

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  • Goce Talaganov

    Goce Talaganov

    Head of Product - Testing & Monitoring

    Mobileum

    Goce Talaganov has been Business Unit Manager at SIGOS since June 2018, now as Head of Product - Testing & Monitoring, he is responsible for driving the complete product portfolio and solutions within the Testing & Monitoring Business Unit.

    Goce Talaganov joined SIGOS in 2012 and since than he covered technical sales and senior product management positions within the company.

    Prior to SIGOS Goce Talaganov worked in various engineering roles in both telecommunication sector as well as large enterprises specifically designing and dimensioning robust fixed and wireless networks that can facilitate mission critical services such as voice, voice conferencing, video, video conferencing, unified communication suits and payment.

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  • Heather Stacey

    Heather Stacey

    Sr. Director of Roaming Product Strategy & Operations

    T-Mobile US
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  • Heiko Westermann

    Heiko Westermann

    Service Quality Manager

    Telefonica Germany

    More than 20 years experience in Telecommunication services. Beginning in the area of Operation Support Systems with focus on Value Added Services and Trouble Ticket Workflow systems, moving to engineering and implementation of Service Monitoring realized with Active- and Passive Probing Systems. Afterwards Service Manager of Mobile Services from delivery and customer perspective. Currently supporting Telefonica Service Quality department due to developing KPIs and Service Reports in dependence of Active Probing data sources.

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  • Ian Pannell

    Ian Pannell

    Chief Engineer

    GSMA

    Ian is the Chief Engineer at the GSMA with responsibility for all technology working groups and the GSMA committees overseeing all technology activity. Prior to this he spent 10 years in Vodafone as Head of Network and Service Architecture. Ian has a background in Engineering, Signal Processing and dog walking.

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  • Igor Troskin

    Igor Troskin

    Architect Mobile Connectivity Platform

    Audi

    Working at Audi since 7 years and the last three years as a Head Architect of Mobile Connectivity Platform. Came to Audi from NW Consulting and worked on several global NW Rollouts with Telus, Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile.

  • JR Wilson

    JR Wilson

    VP Tower Strategy & Roaming

    AT&T Services

    JR Wilson leads operations, partnerships, and strategy for AT&T’s roaming and tower portfolios including both macro sites and small cells. JR is also responsible for AT&T’s deployment of FirstNet across AT&T’s domestic roaming footprint and wireless merger integrations. Wilson is also the Chairman of the Wireless Broadband Alliance as well as an Executive Committee Member of the High-Altitude Platforms Stations (HAPS) Alliance.

    Previously, JR served as CEO and Chairman of Wireless Maritime Services (WMS), dedicated to providing satellite-based cellular connectivity on major Cruise Lines. JR also led international partnerships and alliances for AT&T’s global Internet-of-Things (IoT) business and was the architect of the AT&T Global SIM. 

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  • Luis Jorge Romero

    Luis Jorge Romero

    Director General

    ETSI

    Luis Jorge Romero, Director General of ETSI, has 30 years of experience in the telecommunications sector.
    At ETSI he has initiated a global standardization partnership for Machine to Machine communications, oneM2M. He has overseen the rapid development of ETSI’s Industry Specification Groups accelerating market penetration of new technologies and has enabled the first Open Source group in ETSI.
    Luis Jorge has also successfully positioned the institute to take a leading role in 5G standardization through the 3GPP global partnership project and through initiatives such as ETSI’s Multi-access Edge Computing, Millimetre Wave Transmission and Network Functions Virtualization groups. He is now driving the implementation of the ETSI Strategy, an ambitious plan to prepare the institute for the future.

     

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  • Mohan Gyani

    Mohan Gyani

    Former President & CEO of AT&T Wireless Mobility Services

    Active investor in early stage companies and a seasoned executive with a wide range of experiences, including serving on numerous Public and Private company Boards in various industries and geographies. Public Boards have included Safeway, Blackhawk Networks, Ruckus Wireless, Audience Inc.,SirF Technologies Union Bank, Keynote Systems, Mobile Telesystems ( Russia ), IDEA Cellular (India). 

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  • Oljeg Fazlibegovic

    Oljeg Fazlibegovic

    Head of Roaming Quality

    Telefonica Group

    More than 22 years of experience in mobile network engineering. Since 01.05.2012 responsible for Roaming Quality for Telefonica Group leveraging and providing roaming quality control & improvement  for INBOUND & OUTBOUND Customer of  Telefonica Group (Europe & LATAM regions). Previously working as Senior E2E Service Performance Manager by Telefonica Germany.
    Graduated from Technical University of Zagreb, Master of Science degree in Telecommunications & Informatics

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  • Paul Fleuren

    Paul Fleuren

    Manager Operational Readiness & Operational Chain Management

    VodafoneZiggo

    Paul Fleuren is manager within VFZ Technology Operations for Operational Readiness & Chain Management since November 2016 and is/was line manager for many Technology Discovers – young graduates. Graduated from Utrecht University in 1998 (Geophysics, Seismology) and joined Vodafone-Libertel N.V. in 2000. Before managing ORM/OCM, Paul was an engineer involved in planning the mobile 2G/3G radio network, designing indoor antenna solutions for corporate accounts, setting up the first End-2-End Service Management tooling. First management role (2009) was within Service Management Centre Front-Office providing 1st line support on Network & IT services by 24/7 alarm surveillance, and 1st line incident resolution, including timely, proactive and customer focused communication. Paul is married to Ellen and lives with his wife and two children (Olav (16) and Ivo (16), identical twins) in Maastricht.

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  • Shicheng Hu

    Shicheng Hu

    Principal Consultant Telecommunications

    Mobileum

    Shicheng Hu was one of SIGOS’ co-founders in 1989. He is working as Principal Consultant for standardization, patent and the long-term vision.

    As a world-leading testing expert for mobiles and networks, Shicheng Hu was the TF GRQ Chairman at GSMA Networks Group. He used to work for ETSI CTI and was the leader of 3GPP MCC TF 160 for mobile testing for 20 years.

  • Takis Papadakis

    Takis Papadakis

    Principal Quality Assurance Manager

    Vodafone Roaming Services

    Takis Papadakis, Principal Roaming Quality Manager in Vodafone Roaming Services, has 30+ years of experience in telecommunications.
    He started his career in the Greek PTT, continued in Inmarsat, and joined Vodafone Greece in 1993, there he worked in various management roles on Network & IT services in the rollout of 2G & 3G networks.
    He moved to Luxembourg in 2009 and since then he has been driving roaming quality in VRS.

     

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  • Vlad Bratu

    Vlad Bratu

    Product Manager - Testing & Monitoring

    Mobileum

    Vlad works as a Product Manager for Testing & Monitoring, with focus on the SITE system. As part of the product management team he drives the product roadmap and features in areas such as 5G, NFV,  IoT, eSIM and IMS Services. Before joining Mobileum, Vlad worked as a Research Engineer at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, where he was involved in research projects related to techno-economical aspects of M2M communication.​

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  • Wolfgang Wemhoff

    Wolfgang Wemhoff

    Executive Consultant

    Wolfgang Wemhoff, started his career with Mannesmann in 1988. After different leadership roles at D2 and know Vodafone, in 2011 he became the CTIO of NAWRAS, now OOREDOO Oman, the first private Operator there. OOREDOO Oman became one of the most successful members of the OOREDOO Group, formerly Qatar Telecom. Wolfgang left OOREDOO in March 2018 and lives now in Oman and Germany.

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Agenda

3PM CET Sessions & 9AM CET Sessions

  • Tuesday, February 2

  • Wednesday, February 3

  • Thursday, February 4

  • 3:00 PM 3:05 PM

    Opening

    Adil Kaya, Chief of Testing & Monitoring Business Unit, Mobileum
  • 3:05 PM 3:10 PM

    One Mobileum

    Bobby Srinivasan, Founder and CEO, Mobileum
  • 3:10 PM 3:45 PM

    5G – Will it really make a Difference?

    Opening Keynote Speech

    Adrian Scrase, Chief Technical Officer, 3GPP, ETSI
  • 3:45 PM 4:00 PM

    Testing Methodologies to Overcome the New Challenges of 5G Service Quality

    Goce Talaganov, Head of Product - Testing & Monitoring, Mobileum
  • 4:00 PM 4:15 PM

    Case Study: 5G Testing Experiences at the Radio Interfaces

    Gerald Wittmann, Head of Research & Development - Testing & Monitoring, Mobileum
  • 4:15 PM 4:30 PM

    24/7 Service Quality views - End-2-End QoS testing

    Paul Fleuren, Manager Operational Readiness & Operational Chain Management, VodafoneZiggo
  • 4:30 PM 4:45 PM

    Case Study: 5G Roaming Testing

    Takis Papadakis, Principal Quality Assurance Manager, Vodafone Roaming Services
  • 4:45 PM 5:00 PM

    Q&A Session & Closing

    Adil Kaya, Chief of Testing & Monitoring Business Unit, Mobileum
  • 9:00 AM 9:15 AM

    Welcome to 5G

    Adil Kaya, Chief of Testing & Monitoring Business Unit, Mobileum
  • 9:05 AM 9:45 AM

    5G – Will it really make a Difference?

    Keynote Speech

    Adrian Scrase, Chief Technical Officer, 3GPP, ETSI
  • 9:45 AM 10:00 AM

    Testing Methodologies to overcome the new challenges of 5G Service Quality

    Goce Talaganov, Head of Product - Testing & Monitoring, Mobileum
  • 10:00 AM 10:15 AM

    Case Study: 5G Testing Experiences at the Radio Interfaces

    Gerald Wittmann, Head of Research & Development - Testing & Monitoring, Mobileum
  • 10:15 AM 10:30 AM

    24/7 Service Quality views - End-2-END QoS testing

    Paul Fleuren, Manager Operational Readiness & Operational Chain Management, VodafoneZiggo
  • 10:30 AM 10:45 AM

    Case Study: 5G Roaming Testing

    Takis Papadakis, Principal Quality Assurance Manager, Vodafone Roaming Services
  • 10:45 AM 10:55 AM

    Q&A Session & Closing

    Adil Kaya, Chief of Testing & Monitoring Business Unit, Mobileum
  • 3:00 PM 3:15 PM

    Welcome to IoT & VoLTE

    Wolfgang Wemhoff, Executive Consultant,
  • 3:05 PM 3:20 PM

    Testing Methodologies to overcome the new challenges of IoT Service Quality

    Vlad Bratu, Product Manager - Testing & Monitoring, Mobileum
  • 3:20 PM 3:35 PM

    Case Study: IoT Connected Car Testing at Audi

    Igor Troskin, Architect Mobile Connectivity Platform, Audi
  • 3:35 PM 3:55 PM

    Case Study: Ensuring VoLTE for Domestic Markets

    Dietmar Freitag, Servicemanager VoLTE and VoWIFI , Telefonica Germany
    Heiko Westermann, Service Quality Manager , Telefonica Germany
  • 3:55 PM 4:15 PM

    Case Study: Ensuring VoLTE for International Markets

    Oljeg Fazlibegovic, Head of Roaming Quality, Telefonica Group
    Anton Gatev, Global Roaming Quality Manager, Telefonica Group
  • 4:15 PM 4:35 PM

    VOLTIS *new* - Verification Methods for VoLTE Networks and Devices by GSMA

    Ian Pannell, Chief Engineer, GSMA
    Shicheng Hu, Principal Consultant Telecommunications, Mobileum
  • 4:35 PM 4:40 PM

    Q&A Session & Closing

    Wolfgang Wemhoff, Executive Consultant,
  • 9:00 AM 9:05 AM

    Welcome to IoT, VoLTE and Service Automation

    Wolfgang Wemhoff, Executive Consultant,
  • 9:05 AM 9:20 AM

    Testing Methodologies to overcome the new challenges of IoT Service Quality

    Vlad Bratu, Product Manager - Testing & Monitoring, Mobileum
  • 9:20 AM 9:35 AM

    Case Study: IoT/eSIM Connected Car Testing at Audi

    Igor Troskin, Architect Mobile Connectivity Platform, Audi
  • 9:35 AM 9:55 AM

    VOLTIS *new* - Verification Methods for VoLTE Networks and Devices by GSMA

    Ian Pannell, Chief Engineer, GSMA
    Shicheng Hu, Principal Consultant Telecommunications, Mobileum
  • 9:55 AM 10:10 AM

    Enhanced Automation for Service Assurance

    Goce Talaganov, Head of Product - Testing & Monitoring, Mobileum
  • 10:10 AM 10:25 AM

    Case Study: Automation Framework – Service Assurance

    Ed Gallardo, Senior Design Specialist, TELUS
  • 10:25 AM 10:40 AM

    CI/CD Pipelining with Continuous Testing from Lab to Production Networks

    Gerald Wittmann, Head of Research & Development - Testing & Monitoring, Mobileum
  • 10:40 AM 10:50 AM

    Q&A Session & Closing

    Wolfgang Wemhoff, Executive Consultant,
  • 3:00 PM 3:05 PM

    Welcome to Service Automation

    Goce Talaganov, Head of Product - Testing & Monitoring, Mobileum
  • 3:05 PM 3:20 PM

    Enhanced Automation for Service Assurance

    Goce Talaganov, Head of Product - Testing & Monitoring, Mobileum
  • 3:20 PM 3:35 PM

    Case Study: Automation Framework – Service Assurance

    Ed Gallardo, Senior Design Specialist, TELUS
  • 3:35 PM 3:50 PM

    Continuous Testing from LAB to Production based on CI/CD pipelining

    Gerald Wittmann, Head of Research & Development - Testing & Monitoring, Mobileum
  • 3:50 PM 4:30 PM

    Executive Panel Discussion – Key Drivers for Mobile Business

    Mohan Gyani, Former President & CEO of AT&T Wireless Mobility Services,
    Luis Jorge Romero, Director General, ETSI
    Heather Stacey, Sr. Director of Roaming Product Strategy & Operations , T-Mobile US
    Paul Fleuren, Manager Operational Readiness & Operational Chain Management, VodafoneZiggo
    JR Wilson, VP Tower Strategy & Roaming, AT&T Services
  • 4:30 PM 4:45 PM

    Q&A - Closing

    Goce Talaganov, Head of Product - Testing & Monitoring, Mobileum