CC Submarine Summit - Cape Town 11th & 12th November

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The demand for more connectivity is increasing around the globe and the subsea cable industry is evolving facing new challenges and opportunities.  CC is launching its first annual CC – Submarine event in Cape Town on 11th & 12th November 2018 at the Table Bay Hotel to enable the industry players to meet and network in one place.

 

We invite submarine cable operators, content providers, data-capacity operators, datacenters, cloud companies and other related segments to attend, meet and network while exploring business opportunities, discussing latest market trends and show casing their latest solutions. All Subsea registered guests have free access to the Asia 2018 GCCM – Singapore event taken place in the 2nd ballroom. 600+ telecom executives are attending these events. Please click here to view more details about this parallel event.

REASONS TO ATTEND CC Submarine Summit - Cape Town
  1. An exclusive event to meet the players in the submarine segment
  2. Meet the peers in a relaxed and exclusive environment
  3. Present and showcase latest product solution
  4. Discuss latest market trends and topics in the executive round table panel discussion session
  5. Enjoy networking discussion over drinks
AGENDA
Sunday, November 11
09:00 - 17:00 Networking Leisure Activity
17:00 - 19:45 Free time
20:00 - 22:00 Networking Dinner Reception
Monday, November 12
09:30 - 11:00 Registration – Morning Coffee Networking Reception
10:30 - 11:15

Executive Round-table Panel Discussions Session.

Topic: New Business Models to meet cables future digital demand

11:45 - 12:30

Executive Round-table Panel Discussions Session.

Topic: The role of Datacenters in the region to meet future demand

12:30 - 14:00 Networking Session and Lunch Break
13:45 - 14:30

Executive Round-table Panel Discussions Session

Title: The Role of Internet Service Providers today and tomorrow in the region

14:30 - 15:30

Executive Round-table Panel Discussions Session.

Topic: Mobile Messaging Market

15:00 - 16:00 Networking Session and Coffee Break
17:00 - 17:30 Official Closure
19:00 - 23:00 Official Closing Networking Reception with drinks, show, Canapés and DJ at Tjing Tjing sponsored by New Telco
VENUE
The Table Bay Hotel Cape Town
Quay 6, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town, South Africa
+27 21 483 1000

Offering an outdoor swimming pool, a spa center and a golf course, Table Bay Hotel lies in a shopping area of Cape Town near to Signal Hill, Table Mountain and Long Street. The hotel opened its doors in 1997 and was remodeled in 2009.
Set right on spectacular beaches close to a harbour and mountains. Table Bay Hotel is also located near Cape Town Diamond Museum, Nelson Mandela Gateway and Cape Town Stadium (Green Point Stadium).

SPEAKERS & PANELLISTS
Moderator
Erik van Stokkom
Board Member - MGI
Biography
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.
Panellist
Nikki Popoola
Sales Director at WIOCC
Biography

As Director, Sales – West Africa, Nikki is focussed on extending WIOCC’s footprint across West Africa. Nikki has been in the telecoms industry for almost 20 years and joined WIOCC in 2016 after eight years with Tata Communications, where she sold a wide range of Data services across numerous countries in Africa. Nikki also held managerial roles at Gateway Communications, where she established multiple interconnects with organisations such as Safaricom and Ethiopia Telecoms; and Cable & Wireless, for whom she sold services in sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East. Nikki is passionate about Africa and feels privileged to have seen and taken part in the technological advances that have occurred over the years. She lives in an Oxfordshire village and loves going on country walks with her daughter and dog.

Panellist
Dr. Inderpal Singh Mumick
Founder and CEO of Kirusa
Biography

A serial entrepreneur, with over two decades of working in the telecom environment, Dr. Inderpal Singh Mumick is the Founder and CEO of Kirusa, a global leader in providing communication solutions over data networks for consumers and enterprises. Previously Dr. Mumick had co-founded Savera Systems, Murray Hill, NJ, where he was the CEO and CTO. During his tenure, the company successfully developed its sales and marketing strategies and became an innovator in web-based billing and designed billing software for transactions between IP and telecom carriers. The Sunrise research Project at AT&T Bell Labs, which led to numerous billing initiatives, was pioneered by him.

Over the years, he has partnered with a host of network carriers and delivered some of the most ingenious mobile services that have effectively penetrated the telecom ecosystems of relevant markets. Kirusa’s clients include Airtel, Vodafone, Tata DoCoMo, Idea Cellular, TNM, Etisalat, MTN, Vivo, Econet, Glo, Orange, etc.

 Dr. Mumick has eighteen issued patents, over ten patent pending applications, and more than 40 technical papers in leading journals and conferences to his credit.  He is also a frequent speaker at conferences and trade shows around the world and has spoken at events like Africa IT and Telecom Forum, Convergence India, Mobile 360 Series Colombia, SMS and Messaging Summit at Capacity Africa, IEEE WCNC, ACG, NJTC Internet of Things, Stanford Alumni Startups NY, ITU Telecom World, AfricaCom, etc. There has been significant coverage on Dr. Mumick in media articles by magazines like Forbes, IT Web Africa, IT News Africa, European Communications, Silicon India and The Hindustan Times. He has been named amongst the ‘Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business 2017’ by the Asian American Business Development Center (AABDC). He was also a finalist in the Ernst and Young, CEO of the year Awards, 2014.

 Dr. Mumick received a B.Tech in Computer Science and Engg from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi, India in 1986, where he was awarded the President's Gold Medal and a Ph.D.  in Computer Science from Stanford University in 1991.  He further completed Mini MBAs in Finance and General Management from the AT&T School of Business in 1996 and 1998, and an Executive MBA for Growing Companies from Stanford University in 2000. Dr. Mumick is listed in various Marquis Who's Who publications.

 

Panellist
Larry Schwartz
Chairman & CEO at Seaborn Networks
Biography

Larry is the Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Seaborn. He previously served as CEO, board member and one of the owners of the parent company of Global Marine Systems Ltd., one of the world’s largest fleets of cable ships and a leading installer of submarine fiber optic cable systems. Larry led the acquisition of Global Marine from Global Crossing in 2004 as well as the asset acquisition of Red Sky Systems, a developer of subsea network technology. He also previously served as a board member of International Cableship Pte Ltd, a JV with Singapore Telecom that provides subsea cable maintenance in South East Asia.

Before entering the cable ship business, Larry served as a Senior Vice President, Operations of Genuity Inc., a Fortune 1000 and Nasdaq-listed, wholesale carrier with a global network infrastructure, and he also served as Co-Head of Genuity’s Office of Technology & Corporate Development. While there, he led the consolidation of Genuity’s Tier I Global IP Infrastructure with and into Level 3 Communications. Prior to Genuity, Larry was an equity partner with Choate Hall & Stewart, where he specialized in international communications & media transactions. He began his career with White & Case, where he worked on international project finance transactions, large-scale privatizations and M&A.

Larry has also been a co-founder, board member, investor and officer of numerous other telecom, marine engineering and technology companies.

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