The GSMA Foundry Presents: Opportunities for Startups in the Mobile Space


Thursday, 01 July: 12:00 - 12:45


Agora Stage, Hall 2



Session Description

The GSMA Foundry is the go-to place for cross-industry collaboration and business development, where GSMA members and industry players come together to rapidly develop real-world solutions to industry challenges, nurture new ideas through initial commercial trials and scale proven solutions at a regional and global level to forge our digital future.
The Foundry utilises the global power and reach of the GSMA to convene, engage and unify the end-to-end connectivity ecosystem. Foundry projects will advance key technologies such the next generation mobile networks, the Internet of Things, fraud & security, identity & data, energy efficiency, mobile Internet, roaming & interconnect and artificial intelligence. The first GSMA Foundry project focuses on trialling Telco Edge Cloud solutions highlighting the benefits of the technology and identifying new business applications to grow the future market.


12.00 – 12.05 Welcome & Introduction

Richard Cockle GSMA, Global Head of IoT, Identity and Big Data , GSMA

12.05 – 12.15 – Key Note - The GSMA Foundry: Partnering with the GSMA & the industry to create impact

David Pollington, Senior Technical Director GSMA Foundry

12.15 – 12.20 – Telco Edge Cloud trials & working with the GSMA Foundry

Juan-Carlos Garcia SVP Technology Innovation and Ecosystem at Telefonica Group

12.20 – 12.30 – Always On Network Service AONS

Jazz CEO Mr. Aamir Ibrahim

12.30 – 12.40 – Biometrics to Break Down Barriers

Simon Marchand, Chief Fraud Prevention Officer, Nuance

12.40 – 12.45 - Closing remarks / call to action & meet the GSMA Foundry Team

Richard Cockle


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