CC launch its first CC – Digital Cloud event in London on 14th & 15th February 2018 at the Royal Lancaster Hotel and invite cloud companies to attend, meet and network while exploring business opportunities and show casing their latest solutions. Companies from various segments such as Application – Content Providers – Cloud – Security – Data Storage – Mobile –– Datacenters – Enterprises and other related segments will participate and meet in one place. All Digital Cloud registered guests have free access to the Europe 2018 GCCM event taken place in the 2nd ballroom at the Lancaster Hotel. 1000+ telecom exectives are attending this 11th annual conference in 2018. Please click here to view more details about this parallel event.
Erik van Stokkom
Board Member - MGI
Based in Switzerland, VSC provides strategic advisory services in M&A, Business Development & Media for the telecommunication industry. Over the last 20 years, Erik developed extensive expertise and deep domain knowledge working at major telecom companies. His international career includes senior & executive level positions.
Over the years, Erik has been a regular speaker & moderator at major international telecom conferences.
President and Founder at HOT TELECOM
Owner at GTC
Microsoft Networking Partner Lead, EMEA at Microsoft
EVP Europe at Megaport
Senior Director of Product Management at OpenMarket
Programme Manager at Anam Technologies
CTO at BTS
Senior Manager, Vertical Marketing, Cloud Strategy at Equinix
Eddie Adnan Jamil
Managing Director at UNIVERSAL CALL
CTO at Virtual1
Managing Director at Red Dawn Consulting
Chief Executive Officer at UNIFI Communications
Entrepreneur, Philanthropist, Industry pioneer, disrupter and founder of UNIFI Communications, Inc. and UNIFI Holdings Companies. CEO of recently acquired WIS Telecom SPA and WIS Telecom SA (formerly M- Link Orascom and Wind International Services) ranked top 15 in the world by Telegeography in terms of volume in 2014. Mr. Shatku is one of the true visionaries of the IP telephony UC (unified communications) technologies. Early believer in the power of the Internet to transform global telecommunications, in the early 90’s. Mr. Shatku established UNIFI as one of the first providers of top-quality Voice-over-IP (VoIP) service. Providing leadership and entrepreneurial spirit to help UNIFI become one of the world's largest international carriers. Mr. Shatku has over 20 years of experience in the telecommunications industry and is a Harvard Business School and MIT Sloan Alumni.
Director of Corporate Strategy and Product at Epsilon
Mark plays a leading role in identifying and developing Epsilon’s cutting edge Cloud and communication strategies, with a focus on market and customer needs.
A veteran telecommunications professional, Mark served 14 years with Telstra and other high profile Telecommunication companies such as NTT and eircom. Mark held leading Products and Marketing roles in Telstra’s move into the European market in the mid 90’s, and wrote NTT’s European ICT strategy in the mid 2000’s which they continue to deliver today, as well as winning NTT’s first ever World Communications Award. Mark has also held executive Marketing & Product Director positions at Cap Gemini TMN UK and spent 8 innovative years in the Mobile Roaming world including at WSI’s first US Roaming Hub and launching Syniverse’s first hosted intelligent network services portfolio.
Recently, Mark spent 4 years at NetDev that had developed the next generation of web based OTT voice, video and WebRTC service functions, as well as developing the leading innovative Audio Conferencing platform at BT, which now includes Spatial Audio.
Founder & CEO
Andreas was the Founder and Group CEO of Epsilon Global Communications, which includes Epsilon service provider and Cataleya technology businesses. He is now continuing to supporting the industry’s evolution through his start-up and investment facilitator (Incipio) and his position on the board of Cirrus Core Networks. During his 18 years in the global telecoms community he has contributed to the evolution of the international markets and technologies, creating innovative businesses, and disruptive business models.
Commercial Director at Yuboto
Chief Insight Analyst at mobilesquared Ltd
Nick is Chief Insight Analyst and Founder at mobilesquared, and specialises in all aspects of the mobile and telecommunications industries, including; messaging and OTT, unified communications, mpayments, the enterprise, mobile marketing and advertising, premium rate services, automated platforms, mobile internet and social media, apps and content, as well as networks and technology.
Nick oversees all aspects of client projects; research, analysis, data modellling, and creative output, to drive awareness of clients' brands through white papers or reports, or provide our clients with market positioning and competitor analysis to support company expansion and product launches, as well as Mobilesquared’s own reports, including Global A2P SMS forecasts, 2015-2020.
Nick speaks at conferences around the world, and is a judge for the Global Mobile Awards, the MEFFYS and the EMMAs.
In his time as an analyst, Nick has written strategic industry reports on all of the subjects listed above.
VP Commercial Developments at Expereo International
Managing Director at BL International Consultant
Bernard Lecanu began his professional Career as a teacher, after 5 year of which he joint AMP Group (Now part of Tyco) where he continue for 15 years and became Division Director.
Between 1984 and 1993 he was Managing Director of different companies for the BICC Group mainly in South Europe for components and cables activities. He had his own company in the information system business until 1995 and joint Siemens Group,he was appointed Managing Director for France and their French Africa, south America and part of Asia pacific market for OSP products from 1996-2002 he was Vice President International for Outside plant product ,and his capacity among other responsibilities, he was responsible for the Data center Market ,and launch with his team a number of Data center projects in Europe ,middle east and Asia pac. Since 2002 , he is managing the consulting company BL International consultant specializes in the field of access network and transmission ,Marketing and Industrial strategy. He was the vice President of the UK Data center association (CHA) he is member of the European commission group for implementation of the European code of conduct. He was one of the founder and Chairman of the European Data center Association and now Honorary chairman of it.
Bernard Lecanu hold an MBA, he is author of several papers .He writes a French book use in many business school “Diversifier ses canaux de vente pourquoi et comment” he has spoken at a various European forum about Data center market including united Sates, China and Singapore.
Recently B.Lecanu have been request to participate to the French Digital Agency
Director & Co-Founder at Ilex Content Strategies
Matthew Whalley co-founded content marketing agency Ilex Content Strategies.
Ilex supports Tech and Telecoms companies with Public Relations, Marketing Content and Sales Enablement. It supports the development of Channel Partner Programmes, Lead Generation campaigns and Offline and Online engagement. Ilex serves start-ups through to billion-dollar businesses in Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Europe and the Americas.
Matthew was the editor of Capacity magazine and the European Technology Content Director at global PR firm Edelman.
His business development skills and entrepreneurial spirit have allowed him to create a content marketing business from the ground up and see it succeed as a thriving global business.
Head of Carrier Sales EMEA at Telstra
Bernhard Pusch is Head of Carrier Sales, EMEA at Telstra, a leading telecommunications and technology company with A$28.2 billion revenue.
Based in Paris, Bernhard is responsible for developing and driving Telstra’s wholesale business across EMEA, primarily to develop new markets in Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa. Since joining Telstra in 2005, Bernhard has drawn on his extensive IT and Telecoms experience in Europe and Asia lead the company’s expansion into the Middle East and Africa. He has also contributed to new business and driven significant growth in EMEA.
Bernhard has more than 20 years’ experience in senior roles in Sales, Product Management and Marketing. He joined Telstra from Nortel, where he was Sales Director for Global Accounts in Asia.
Keynote Speaker, Panellist
Chris van Zinnicq Bergmann
Head of Carrier Sales in Europe at Global Cloud Xchange
Head of Data Centre Technical Consulting at CBRE
Mark’s role as Head of Data Centre Technical Consulting is to provide data centre specific thought leadership and technical direction to CBRE’s Global Data Centre Solutions (DCS) business and clients to ensure that the DCS service offering continues to set the highest possible benchmark worldwide within the data centre sector. CBRE Data Centre Solutions offers clients a full suite of data centre specific service including technical consulting, facilities management, engineering, project management, risk reviews, certifications and diligence reports as well as a range of IT specific services in the data centre.
CEO of DigitalMe
Senior Director Business Development EMEA at Twilio
Sven heads up all Business Development activities in Europe, Middle East and Africa for Twilio, the leading cloud communication API. Twilio provides software developers with services such as messaging, Voice and Video.
Prior Twilio, Sven was SVP Business Development at Upptalk and worked at Amazon and Telefónica.
Sven holds an MBA from EDHEC Business School in France and lives in Munich, Germany.
President of France-IX Services
Franck Simon is President of France-IX Services since its inception in 2010 and brings his extensive industry experience to the management and ongoing development of the non-profit association Internet exchange point.
Prior to France-IX, Franck was the Technical Director of RENATER, the French academic network, where he worked for almost 15 years. As part of his duties at RENATER, Franck held responsibility for the SFINX (Service for French Internet exchange), the first Internet exchange point ever created in France, for more than 10 years.
Franck has in-depth experience in wide area networks (WAN) and of backbones operators as well as being knowledgeable about the strategies and policies for interconnection between operators and the context of peering in France and in Europe. Since 2012, he has also been involved in the AFNIC’s (Association Française pour le Nommage Internet en Coopération) scientific committee and its contribution to the definition of future trends in internet infrastructure.
Vice President Merchant Payments - Europe at ACI Worldwide
Andy leads a team of payments and fraud professionals across the EMEA region, helping ACI Worldwide grow its eCommerce payments business. He has a background in both sales and general management roles at start-ups, high growth companies and large corporates, bringing a wealth of experience and payments knowledge to his role.
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Royal Lancaster London Hotel
Address: Lancaster Terrace, London W2 2TY, UK
Phone: +44 20 7551 6000
5-stars London hotel is quietly located next to Hyde Park, Kensington Gardens and Lancaster Gate Tube Station. It offers a free on-site 24/7 gym and a restaurant with panoramic views of Hyde Park. The Royal Lancaster London is also just a 5-minute walk from Paddington Underground Station. Oxford Street and Knightsbridge’s shops are 15 minutes away by foot.