Telco 2.0™ Executive Brainstorm
Reducing Friction in the Digital Economy
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STL Partners Ltd

Platinum Partners



Nokia Siemens Networks

Gold Partners


Juniper Networks


Supported by

Arete Research

DESS Consulting

Emerging Communications Conference & Awards

CMO Council

Ideas & Plans

Mobile Entertainment Forum

Based on landmark research
Telco 2.0™ Future Broadband Business Models Research Report
Telco 2.0™ - Telcos Role in Advertising 2.0 Report
Telco 2.0™ - Voice and Messaging 2.0 Report
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New Business Models, New 'Use Cases', New Roadmap

Focus: Reducing Friction in the Digital Economy: Exploiting new telecoms capabilities. Industry next steps towards realizing the $350bn 'two-sided' telecoms market opportunity

Format: The exec brainstorm uses Telco 2.0's unique 'Mindshare' interactive format (more)

Presenters and panelists: There will be over 30 'stimulus' speakers. Latest list here

Day One - 9th December

0830 Welcome, Agenda and Warm-Up

  • Simon Torrance, CEO, Telco 2.0 Initiative (Facilitator)

0900 Strategy & Finance 2.0: Business Model Innovation & Shareholder Value

  • Investors' perspective of the Telecoms-Media-Tech sector
  • New business models and metrics for growth
  • Key untapped telecommunications assets
  • Regulatory and Organisational Impacts

Presenters and panelists:

  • Richard Kramer, Managing Partner, Arete Research
  • Chris Barraclough, Managing Director & Chief Analyst, Telco 2.0 Initiative

1015 Media 2.0: Digital Distribution in a 'Pirate World'

  • New Business Models for MediaCo-Telco cooperation

Presenters and panelists:

  • Kevin Yen, Director Strategic Partnerships, YouTube
  • Eric Klinker, CEO, BitTorrent
  • David Touve, Asst Professor of Strategy, Williams School of Commerce, University of Washington & Lee
  • Sharon Martin, Founder and CEO, Result Network

1145 Break

1215 Consumer Services 2.0: Engaging with the 'digital generation'

  • Understanding changing consumer interests and actions
  • Next generation 'retailing'
  • Adding value to new communications media (social networking, games, MMORPGs)
  • Product innovation process improvement

Presenters and panelists:

  • Scott Adler, VP, Amdocs Interactive
  • Ilja Laurs, CEO, Getjar
  • Stephen Becker, VP Strategy, Sprint Wholesale
  • Pankaj Asundi, VP Media and Content, Ericsson

1345 Lunch

1430 Customer Data 2.0: Telco goldmine?

  • What is unique about telco customer data?
  • What is its competitive 'shelf life'?
  • How can it be exploited?
  • How much is it worth, and to whom?

Presenters and panelists:

  • David Boardman, VP & GM, Atigeo
  • Marc Davis, Partner, Invention Arts
  • Mikki Nasch, Executive VP, Sense Networks
  • Steve Buck, Head of Solutions Management, SDM, Nokia Siemens Networks
  • Jason Devitt, CEO, Skydeck

1545 Tea Break

1615 Digital Advertising 2.0: Services for 'customer-centric marketing'

  • Beyond banner advertising to digital direct response
  • Industry collaboration, aggregation and channels
  • New models of coopetition
  • Lessons from New Telco 2.0 'Use Case' #2: Telco Industry Play in Mobile Local Search

Presenters and panelists:

  • Chris Barraclough, Managing Director & Chief Analyst, Telco 2.0 Initiative
  • David Lang, President, MindShare Entertainment
  • Eric McCabe, Partner, Ideas & Plans

1730 Mobile Money 2.0: Strategies for Mature Markets

  • Beyond Mobile Wallet
  • Collaborative digital payment solutions that don't rely on NFC
  • Roadmap for creating a valuable role for telcos
  • New Telco 2.0 'Use Case' #3: Solutions for the 'Unbanked' in Mature Markets

Presenters and panelists:

  • Maribel Lopez, Founder, Lopez Research
  • Keith McMahon, Senior Analyst, Telco 2.0 Initiative
  • Rodger Desai, Co-Founder & Founding CEO, Payfone

1830 Close and Drinks Reception

View Day 2 agenda overview | Upcoming stimulus presenters here