Activating New Paths to Growth for CSPs


Tue, 1 Mar: 17:00 - 18:00 CET


The MWC Broadcast Stage, Hall 4



Session Description

The rules of competition have changed. New platform entrants, emerging technologies and shifting customer priorities have put intense pressure on the communications industry. The Communication Service Providers (CSPs) that defy convention and move fast will find opportunity. The CSPs that adhere to the status quo, will struggle. Join Accenture during this high impact, one hour session, as we explore new growth opportunities for the CSP inherent in the clout of connectivity, the power of 5G across industry, reinvention driven by data, and in addressing the latest in customer expectation, head-on. 
17:00 - 17:30 
Unlocking the Value of 5G for the Industry 
Panel discussion moderated by Jefferson Wang, Global 5G and Cloud First Networks Lead, Accenture
Unlike its predecessors, 5G brings disruptive innovation that allows enterprises to unlock new products and services, value chains and market opportunities. This panel will explore how 5G is powering the industry by delivering connectivity and digitization and why the CSPs are well-positioned to win the connected industry race. 
Jefferson Wang, Senior Managing Director, 5G and Cloud First Networks Lead, Accenture (moderating)
John Walsh, Chief Strategic Accounts & Global Sales Officer, Accenture  
Adam Rashid, Senior VP of Smart Infrastructure, JBG Smith Real Estate Company 
17:30 - 18:00 
The Cloud Value for CSPs: Powering the Data-led Transformation 
Panel discussion moderated by April Wirtz, Global Growth and Strategy Lead for Communications & Media Industry, Accenture
To remain (or become) a leading company—or even to survive in the future—organizations are going to need to transform multiple parts of their business simultaneously, at unprecedented speed. The targets of transformation are many, but they all start the same way: with data. In this session we will explore how migration to cloud opens the door to faster decision-making with increased computing capabilities - making it possible for data to power every decision and action unlike ever before to drive operational efficiencies, create new products and services and drive sustainable growth.
April Wirtz, Global Growth and Strategy Lead for Communications & Media Industry, Accenture (moderating)
Andrew Walker, Global Communications & Media Industry Lead, Accenture
Amol Phadke, Global MD Telecommunications, Solutions, Google Cloud 
Ravin Dhalani González, Chief Information Officer, MasMovil 
Amit Nag, VP on Education and Entertainment, TELUS 

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