|[February 21, 2012]
TM Forum Track at Mobile World Congress Helps Service Providers Meet Demands of Connected World
MORRISTOWN, N.J. --(Business Wire)--
Forum today announced final details of its conference track for Mobile
World Congress 2012 in Barcelona. The half-day conference track,
jointly produced with GSMA (News - Alert), explores key business transformation issues
facing service providers as they adapt to serve the emerging connected
world, and highlights how operators can seize growth opportunities and
take advantage of new opportunities with over-the-top players.
The Business Transformation track being held on held, Monday, Feb. 27,
2:00-5:30 p.m., Hall 5, Room 6, features two, back-to-back sessions:
Operators as Agile Businesses examines the key success
factors, pain points and leading exemplars to help service providers
deliver the agility and ingenuity they need to seize business
opportunities and maximize their revenues. Speakers include:
Martin Creaner, President and CEO, TM Forum (News - Alert)
John Dillon, Vice President Marketing S3G, Alcatel-Lucent
Pat McCarthy, Vice President Marketing, Service Delivery
Rob Rich, Managing Director, TM Forum Insights Research
Jay R Blanc Selva, Operational Excellence and TQM Director, Huawei
Ersin Ihsan Unkar, Senior Software Developer, Turkcell Teknoloji
Ben Weintraub, Chief Operating Officer, kajeet
Operators as Intelligent Partners explores the impact of mobile
data, new devices and M2M, and the role of service providers in an
increasingly complex value chain. Speakers include:
Khalifa Al Shamsi, Senior Vice President Networks and Technology,
Bill Archer, President Advanced Services, AT&T
Chris Barraclough, Managing Director, STL Partners
Daniel Gurrola (News - Alert), Vice President of Strategy and Business
Development, Consumer Mobile Business, Orange
Michael Manzo, Chief Marketing Officer, Openet
Tony Poulos, Market Strategist, TM Forum
Kennet Rådne, Senior Vice President, TeliaSonera (News - Alert)
Susie Kim Riley, Entrepreneur in Residence, North Bridge Venture
Vaughan Smith, Vice Preident of Mobile Partnering, Facebook
Jeff Warren, Vice President of Mobile, Local and Customer
Engagement, Expedia Worldwide
Today, TM Forum also announced that it will release the latest issue of
its annual yearbook Perspectives
2012 at Mobile World Congress (News - Alert) next week. Featuring exclusive
insights from industry leaders, journalists and analysts, Perspectives
2012 explores the theme of "Creating a Connected World." In addition to
including an article from China Mobile on how service providers can
evolve their businesses to meet subscriber demands and fend off fierce
competition, the annual yearbook also covers hot topics such as: cyber
security; customer experience; social networking; the technology impact
of the 2012 London Olympics; big data; mobile money; fraud management
and much more.
Stop by TM Forum's hospitality suite located at 4.6HS 50 in Hall 4 to
pick up a copy of Perspectives 2012 and meet with TM Forum executives.
To schedule an appointment with a TM Forum membership representative,
please contact Apostolos Kallis via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To learn more about TM Forum, visit our website.
Follow this link
to learn more about TM Forum membership.
To download a free copy of Perspectives
2012, please visit our website.
TM Forum offers a wide range of research
publications available to member and non-members.
To learn more about TM Forum's events, visit the event website.
Follow this link
to learn more about Management World 2012 in Dublin, May 21-24.
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About TM Forum:
TM Forum is a global, non-profit industry association focused on
simplifying the complexity of running a service provider's business. As
an established industry thought-leader, the Forum serves as a unifying
force, enabling more than 850 companies across 195 countries to solve
critical business issues through access to a wealth of knowledge,
intellectual capital and standards.
The Forum provides a unique, fair and safe environment for the entire
value-chain to collaborate on pressing industry issues, helping
companies of all sizes gain a competitive edge and the flexibility and
speed they need to underpin future growth.
For more information about TM Forum, visit www.tmforum.org.
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