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Ghassan Hasbani
CEO, Graycoats

Ahmad Julfar
Group CEO, Etisalat

Ghazi Atallah
CEO, NxtVn


Linda Suvi
Chairperson, du

Marc Halbfinger
CEO, PCCW Global

Hussein Rifai
Chairman CEO, MDIC

Greg Young
CEO, Ooredoo

Luigi Gambardella
President, ChinaEU

Rafiah Ibrahim
President ME & East Africa, Ericsson

Bernard Najm
VP ME & Africa, Nokia

Sheikh Mohammed Bin Abdullah Al-Thani
CEO Kuwait, Ooredoo

Mohammed Mourad
Regional Director MENA, Google

Jay Srage
President Middle East, Africa and South East Asia, Qualcomm

Khalifa Al Shamsi
Chief Digital Service Officer, Etisalat Group

Dr. Homoud Mohammed Al Kusayer
Vice President of Wholesale, STC


  • Digital Transformation
  • Opportunities for telecom Operators
  • Mobility & Customer Experience
  • IOT Service – Enterprise Digital Transformation – Role & Potential Revenue Stream

Bilel Jamoussi
Chief Study Group Department, ITU


Hatem Bamatraf
Group CTO, Etisalat

Tarek Saadi
VP ME & East Africa, Ericsson

Paul Berriman
Group CTO, HKT

Noel Kirkaldy
Head of Vertical Solutions MEA, Nokia Networks

Dirk Jungnickel
SVP Business Analytics & Big Data, du

Ihab Ghattas
Assistant President, Huawei Middle East

Visar Sala
Strategy Lead for Middle East and North Africa, Accenture


  • Who should invest in the Smart City infrastructure?
  • Role of Operators & Governments/li>
  • How can we benefits from Big Data

Ghazi Atallah
Chief CEO, neXgen


Dr. Aisha Bin Bishr
Director General, Smart Dubai

Orvar Hurtig
VP and Head of Busines line Industry & Society, Ericsson

Job Witteman

Carlos Domingo
Senior Executive Officer, du

Safder Nazir
Regional VP Smart Cities & IoT, Huawei

Vick Mamlouk
VP Wireless Sales MEA, Commscope

Salomon Salinas
Global Smart Cities Lead, Accenture

Francisco Salcedo
SVP Digital Service, Etisalat

Jay Srage
President Middle East, Africa and South East Asia, Qualcomm


  • Economy, Innovation, Entrepreneurship
  • Mobility, Transport, Traffic
  • Living (Health, Education, etc)
  • Governance (Citizens services, Citizens engagement)

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Highlighting the Lebanese operator’s achievements in 2017, Emre Gurkan, CEO, touch shed light in an exclusive interview to Telecom Review TV, on touch’s positive financial results registered throughout 2017 and mentioned his plans and aspirations for the upcoming year, notably in terms of digitization.

Salam Yamout, Regional Director, Middle East, Internet Society, spoke to Telecom Review TV at the 2017 Telecom Review Summit about the importance of protecting data. Internet Society is an American non-profit organization founded in 1992 to provide leadership in Internet-related standards, education, access, and policy.

Guillaume Boudin, CEO of Sofrecom, the consulting arm of Orange Group, spoke to Telecom Review TV at the 2017 Telecom Review Summit about the opportunities for telecom operators to grow. He talked about the ways in which Sofrecom can support telco customers to transform and embrace new business opportunities such as data monetization.


The Telecom Review Summit 2017 in Dubai was bigger and better than ever, covering two days for the very first time. This video explores some of the topics discussed at the Summit, featuring exclusive interviews with just some of the influential attendees at the event. Join us as we revisit the Telecom Review Summit – It’s All About SMART Networking.

Mr. Bahjat El-Darwiche, Partner Lead, EMEA, TMT, Strategy& spoke to Telecom Review TV at the 2017 Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit about how telecom operators in the Middle East were set to embark on a new wave of M&A’s in order to accelerate growth and expansion.

Dr. David Kravitz, VP-Crypto Systems Research at UAE security firm DarkMatter, shared his insights on blockchain technology and cyber-security with Telecom Review TV at the 2017 Telecom Review Summit. Kravitz Spearheads research and development efforts on a variety of cyber security and privacy topics, including Internet of Things, Public Key Infrastructure, Privilege Management Infrastructure, and advances in blockchain.

Volker Ziegler, Global Head of 5G Leadership, Chief Architect, Nokia, spoke to Telecom Review TV at the Telecom Review Summit 2017 about the company’s ambitions for 5G which go “way beyond” mobile broadband. Ziegler reflects on his panel discussion at the event and discusses 5G use cases.

Summit Sessions

Joint Keynote:
Younus Al Nasser
Assistant Director General, Smart Dubai Office
CEO, Dubai Data Establishment

Wesam Lootah
CEO, Smart Dubai Government Establishment

Egypt’s Vision for Digital Transformation

Role of Telecom operators in the Smart City

Digital Transformation: What’s next for Telcos?