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Welcome to the
WIS 2015 Europe Summit

Wi-Fi is evolving. Both in how it is used and what it brings to its users, there has never been such interest in in Wi-Fi access as there is today.

Wi-Fi has a critical role in the infrastructure that will deliver public access, new smart digital services, enhanced voice capabilities and more. There’s a clear need to understand what’s happening, how it can drive new business models and what can be delivered to users.

That’s why we’re bringing together the Wi-Fi ecosystem for the most important European summit on Wi-Fi innovation. Our goal is to educate, inform and challenge. We want our delegates and speakers to connect, exchange idea and be inspired.

Join us in Amsterdam this Autumn, as our thought-leaders share their view, expose the latest developments and explore how you can capitalise on the next wave of Wi-Fi.

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Speakers

  • Gary GriffithsGary A GriffithsCEO, iPass Inc.

    Gary A GriffithsCEO, iPass Inc.

    Gary A. Griffiths is president and Chief Executive Officer of iPass Inc. Griffiths’ initiative is to drive Wi-Fi adoption in iPass’ Open Mobile applications to accelerate the company’s growth. He has been described as a natural leader with a strong operational background and a wealth of relevant experience.

  • Murat Dokmeci of TurkcellMurat DokmeciNetwork QA Engineer, Turkcell

    Murat DokmeciNetwork Quality Assurance Engineer, Turkcell

    Murat Dokmeci is the Network Quality Assurance Engineer in Turkcell for 7 years and has been working in Telecommunication Area since 2005. He received his MS in Telecommunications Engineering from Istanbul Technical University. He is mainly responsible from network/Wi-Fi/terminal/application performance measurements and analysis.

  • Hassan Claussen of HanseComHassan ClaussenFounder, HanseCom

    Hassan ClaussenFounder, HanseCom

    Hassan M. Claussen has been working in the Telecoms and IT market for over 25 years. In the early 90’s, Hassan was heading sales & marketing operations in Hamburg (Germany) for one of the largest IT Consultants, Telemation (acquired in 2000 by Dimension Data).
  • Dean Bubley of Disruptive AnalysisDean BubleyDisruptive Analysys

    Dean BubleyDisruptive Analysys

    Dean Bubley is a leading analyst covering the evolution of wireless networks & voice/video interaction, with particular focus on service provider strategies, telecoms regulation and the evolution of WebRTC & contextual communications technologies.

  • Jacques Vermeulen of Alcatel LucentJacques VermeulenAlcatel-Lucent

    Jacques VermeulenAlcatel-Lucent

    Jacques Vermeulen is Alcatel-Lucent’s Global Go-To-Market Lead for Smart Cities in charge of strategy, solution, partnerships and business development. Jacques is passionate to bring his ICT, digital video and customer experience to Smart Cities in order to help build a sustainable urban development.

  • Guy Redmill of Redmill Marketing Assoc.Guy RedmillRedmill Marketing Assoc.

    Guy RedmillRedmill Marketing Assoc.

    Guy is an experienced marketer and has an extensive background in telecoms and IP signalling. He has been a frequent speaker at industry events on topics such as IMS and Service Delivery Platforms.

    He has been involved with the complete life cycle of telecoms products, from development through to product validation, installation and interconnection with public networks.

  • Ger Baron of CTO City of AmsterdamGer BaronCTO City of Amsterdam

    Ger BaronCTO City of Amsterdam

    Ger started his professional career in Accenture, working as analyst in the consulting department. Subsequently he spent a year with the Dutch Social Democratic Party (PvdA) as a member of the national campaign team. In 2007 he joined Amsterdam Innovation Motor (AIM) as an ICT project manager. In this role he was responsible for starting up the Amsterdam ICT-cluster and initiated several projects in public-private partnership. Several of these projects several involved the development of Amsterdam Smarter Cities.

  • Paul Ramsey of VodafonePaul RamseyVodafone

    Paul RamseyVodafone

    Paul has worked within the WiFi industry for over 15 years with organisations ranging from Service Providers, Service Integrators, Vendors and Carriers. This mixture of experience has allowed him to appreciate all aspects and challenges in WiFi service evolution and delivery. He is responsible for development of VGE’s inbuilding connectivity services and solutions. This business area leverages Mobile Device Services, Connectivity Infrastructure & Analytical Data to deliver WiFi and 4G managed services.

  • Peter BriggsPeter BriggsCurrent Analysis

    Peter BriggsCurrent Analysis

    As Senior Analyst for Consumer Services, Peter is responsible for analysing trends and developments in services and service providers, primarily in Europe but also including key innovations and emerging best practice in other regions, such as Asia and Latin America. His coverage areas include mobile and fixed delivery of Internet and value-added services.

  • Aamer EjazAamer EjazPTCL

    Aamer EjazGeneral Manager Carrier Services & Wholesale, PTCL

    Aamer is responsible for Business Development & Relationship Management with Cellular Mobile Operators, Network Operators and Local & International Carriers. He has over 18 years of diverse exposure in Technology, Project Management, Product Development Corporate strategy and Business Development.

  • Damien StaplesDamien StaplesBT

    Damien StaplesGeneral Manager

    As general manager of portfolio, strategy and business development for BT Global Telecom Markets (GTM), Damien is responsible for all services provided on the BT Global IP Exchange and associated international-switching platforms. He also develops and commercialises value-added services (LTE, wi-fi, HD voice) to generate new revenue streams.

  • Marc VerschaerenMarc VerschaerenRed Dog

    Marc VerschaerenRed Dog

    Marc is co-founder of Red Dog Communications s.a.. a web development agency specialising in application development. With 35 years of experience in the high tech sector, Marc has a unique perspective on the evolution and challenges of the WiFi industry.

  • Jonathan FreemanJonathan FreemanArqiva

    Jonathan FreemanArqiva

    Jonathan is Director of Capacity Solutions and Business Development at Arqiva. He is responsible for helping mobile, fixed and virtual operators increase network capacity and launch new services, with a current focus on WiFi and Small Cells. Arqiva operates at the heart of the UK’s wireless, broadcast, M2M and media markets providing mission critical services and supporting infrastructure.

  • More to comeMore to followCheck back soon for more details

Agenda

Through six essential themes, WISEurope 2015 will explore the role WiFi will play in the strategic evolution of all WiFi stakeholders.

This year’s themes are:

CarrierWiFi

Carrier
WiFi

One of the hottest topics in the WiFi debate. How can operators best use WiFi to add value and enhance their customer offer?

SmartWiFi

Smart
WiFi

WiFi as the backbone of the smart city. What are the challenges and opportunities of the rise of the smart city?

WiFiMonetisation

WiFi
Monetisation

Essential listening for WiFi stakeholders. How does WiFi create new marketing, advertising and monetisation opportunities?

Public Safety& Security

Public Safety
& Security

One of the main concerns for WiFi users. How can we provide safe and secure access to develop customer trust and guarantee compliance?

PublicAccess

Public
Access

WiFi is an integral part of the seamless experience. How can providers approach the challenge of authentication?

Broadcast &Content Delivery

Broadcast &
Content Delivery

Pushing the WiFi envelope. How to best enable high-quality media and content delivery via WiFi systems?

By bringing the entire communications community together, WISEurope 2015 aims to help WiFi stakeholders understand all aspects of WiFi’s evolution, including how you can become more competitive, and how to capitalise on today’s opportunities, while preparing for the new and exciting opportunities of tomorrow.

Venue

Our Sponsors

iPass

IPASS

iPass helps enterprises and telecom service providers ensure their employees and subscribers stay well connected. Founded in 1996, iPass (NASDAQ: IPAS) is the world’s largest commercial Wi-Fi network and trusted connectivity platform, with 2.2 million hotspots across 130 countries and territories. iPass also delivers access to millions of community hotspots around the globe.

Cambium Networks

Cambium Networks

Cambium Networks’ new ePMP wireless broadband platform is a ground-breaking affordable solution to connecting the unconnected. Its reliability, scalability, performance, security and quality of service are unparalleled and unrivalled at its price point.

freee

FREEE

Freee Wifi is a cloud platform that uses a wifi network to provide businesses with real-time analytical data on their customers and the tools to use that data to deploy targeted, personalized marketing campaigns directly on their smartphones.

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Past Events

  • WIS 2015  USA

    WIS 2015 USA

    SAN FRANCISCO / APRIL 2015

  • WIS 2014 Europe

    WIS 2014 Europe

    COPENHAGEN / DECEMBER 2014

  • WIS 2014 Europe

    WIS 2014 Europe

    COPENHAGEN / DECEMBER 2014

  • WIS 2014 USA

    WIS 2014 USA

    PALO ALTO / 2014

  • WIS 2014 Germany

    WIS 2014 Germany

    FRANKFURT / 2014

  • WIS 2015 USA

    WIS 2015 USA

    SAN FRANCISCO / APRIL 2015

    Testimonials

    • “It’s been one of the best conferences in a while. Great mix of speakers.”

      Dario Salice, Swisscom. (WIS2015, USA)
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      “By far this was one of the best and most informative seminars I’ve ever participated in…great panel discussions. Organisers did a great job! Overall I give them 5 stars!!!”

      Shane Armani, Smartcom. (WIS2014, Europe)
    • “Well done! The show very much exceeded my expectations. I thought that it was set up very well and I benefited from the presentations and discussions”

      Rajesh Gangadhar, Time Warner Cable
      (WIS 2015, San Francisco April 2015)

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      “Fantastic event – very well run and great event organizers”

      Jordan Pratt, Taqua
      (WIS 2015, San Francisco April 2015)

    • “There was a good mix between different Wi-Fi stakeholders. This is one of the main strengths of this event next to the very good speakers & host”

      Gordon Verhagen, Ziggo
      (WIS 2014, Europe)

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      “It was my pleasure joining the conference. I see it as a win-win situation, since I met many people and had great discussions.”

      Matthias Siebert, Deutsche Telekom
      (WIS 2014, Europe)

    • “It has been a few years since I saw such excellent conference presentations with new thinking and information. The speakers and the audience were very involved as evidenced by the questions raised during the panel sessions.”

      Stefan Zehle, CEO, Coleago Consulting Ltd
      (WIS 2014, Europe)

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      “I enjoyed being there and got very valuable information for my day-to-day business and info about market trends.”

      Matthias Leisurs, Taqua
      (WIS 2014, Europe)

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