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The 9th Telco 2.0 Executive Brainstorm will be held on 28th and 29th April at the Grange St Pauls, London. It is based on the output of our 7th and 8th Executive Brainstorms held in London and Orlando, and new market research and new analysis from the Telco 2.0™ Initiative.

"93% of strategy execs said that exploring new business models is as important in this current economic climate as cutting costs and retaining customers."
Telco 2.0™ Participant Survey

The Telco 2.0™ Initiative focuses on Business Model Innovation for the Digital Economy. See Manifesto and Blog for more.

April Event Focus

  • The Telco 2.0 roadmap: steps towards implementing new telecoms capabilities. It will feature and concentrate on the concrete steps telcos, media companies and other enterprises should be taking to improve the effectiveness of their business models in the ‘digital economy’.

Event Agena

Day Zero April 27 Pre-event Workshop: Introduction to Business Model Innovation in the Digital Economy

Day One April 28: Telco 2.0 Roadmap - Strategic Issues for 2010-2011:
Investment 2.0 - Building Confidence in Telecoms, Customer Data and Privacy - Monetising the Opportunity, Internet Innovators, Mobile Broadband Network Economics - Invest in Business Models or Technology?, Living with Google – Where to Cooperate; Where to Compete, Yes we can! Rapid Implementation of ‘Telco 2.0’ Business Models.

Day Two April 29: Digital Entertainment 2.0 Summit - Multi-platform distribution
Trends in Digital Entertainment, TV 2.0: Reinventing video distribution, Mobile App Stores and Developer Communities, Devices - Sources of New Revenue

Day Two April 29: Enterprise 2.0 Summit - New Opportunities in Wholesale and Enterprise Services
New Enterprise Market Opportunities, Growth Sector 1: M2M - the Opportunities Beyond Connectivity; Growth Sector 2: Financial Services; Growth Sector 3: Advertising and Marketing Services.

Unique Interactive Format

Telco 2.0's unique interactive format, called "Mindshare", gathers together representatives from across the telecoms, media, internet and technology sectors to explore opportunities to exploit telecoms assets and capabilities to grow business in the digital economy. It is run as a large scale structured brainstorm comprising roughly: 30% Stimulus presentations; 22% Interactive brainstorming with peers; 13% Panel discussions; 35% Networking.


Up to 250 invited senior execs from across the telecoms, media, internet and technology sectors.

Stimulus Presenters

The Telco 2.0™ Brainstorm Series attracts the most creative and dynamic minds in the Telecoms, Media and Technology sector. To stimulate the brainstorming as speakers we specially invite a mix of senior execs from large organisations, smaller innovators and experts with specialist knowledge. All speakers are briefed in detail to prepare new angles and insights, either in the form of short presentations or as part of panel discussions. They form an integral part of our unique ‘Mindshare’ interactive event process.

In addition to the Telco 2.0 Analysts, the other speakers stimulating the brainstorm include the following innovators (see agenda pages for more details):

Russell Buckley, Vice President of Global Alliances, AdMob and Chairman, Mobile Marketing Association; Dana Porter, Global Marketing Director, Amdocs Interactive; Richard Kramer, Managing Director, Arete Research; Jonathan Dann, Director, Barclays Capital; Paul Goode, Head of Industry Relations, comScore Europe; Rainer Deutschmann, SVP Mobile Products, Deutsche Telekom; Ingo Schneider, SVP, Mobile Internet, Deutsche Telekom; Marcus Lannerbro, Head of Marketing, Ericsson; Jonas Nordstrom, Head of M2M, Ericsson; Sebastian Lind, Head of SDP Marketing, Ericsson; Fernando Nunez Mendoza, CEO, FonYou; Tom Hume, CEO, Future Plaforms; Ilja Laurs, CEO, Getjar; Yves Maitre, SVP Group Devices, Orange Group; Xavier Perret, VP Digital Advertising Solutions & Services partnerships, Orange Group; Adam Smith, Global Futures Director, GroupM; Andrew Thomson VP, Infonova; Kevin Johnson, Worldwide Director, Embedded Systems, Intel; Dan Collins, CTO, Jasper Wireless; David Fieldhouse, Mobile Manager, MediaCom; Andrew Bud, Chairman, Mobile Entertainment Forum; Paul Magelli, Head of Customer Insights, Nokia Siemens Networks; Tim Haysom, Chief Marketing Officer, OMTP; Migge Hoffman, Senior Director, Media and Entertainment, Oracle; Xavier Perret, VP Advertising Services, Orange Group; Shaun Gregory, Managing Director, O2 Media; Colm Healey, VP Services EMEA, Qualcomm; Christopher Dean, Chief Strategy Officer, Skype; Alfonso, Mariconda, VP Strategy, Telecom Italia; Jose Valles, Head of Open, Telefonica SA; Tanya Field, Director Mobile Data Group, Telefonica SA; Maria Austenaa, VP Strategy & Products, Telenor Objects; Johan Wickman, Head of R&D, Business Area Mobility, Teliasonera; Miika Kuoppamaki, VP, New Product Development, Visa Europe; Pieter Knook, Internet Services Director, Vodafone Group; David Touve, Professor of Strategy, Williams School of Commerce.

Details of previous speakers and participants here

Additional Features

  • TelecomTV coverage: The event will be recorded, edited and the content available on-demand after the event. Some of it will be broadcast live via a webcast.
  • New Research: new Telco 2.0 analysis will be released at the event.
  • Pre and Post Event coverage: Previews and reviews via web TV, newsletter and blog sent to 60,000+ execs worldwide.
  • Networking:Advanced programme of social and business networking

Telco 2.0, EMEA 2009

"In times of fundamental change, it's important to have a considered and interactive debate about where we're going, with thought leaders and innovators from across different industries globally. The Telco 2.0 Executive Brainstorm series provides this and challenges senior execs to think more creatively about their business models and capabilities." Matt Bross, Group CTO, BT; CEO, BT Innovate

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Telecom TV, Broadband Stakeholders Group.