David Pollington

Head of Applications & Services, GSMA

David Pollington

Speaker Bio


David Pollington is a Senior Director at the GSMA, providing technical & strategic steer across a number of GSMA's key programmes, with extensive knowledge in identity and leading a number of projects with mobile operators and global companies on a worldwide basis.



Prior to joining the GSMA, David played a key role in the Vodafone R&D leadership, instrumental in driving many of the key technology transitions across the industry and has extensive knowledge in all aspects of mobile from device architecture and network topology through to mobile services and enablers.



David graduated from Imperial College, London with a Masters degree (MEng) in Electrical & Electronic Engineering and has more than 25 years' experience in the mobile industry.



David Pollington is the Head of Applications & Services at the GSMA, providing technical & strategic steer across a number of GSMA's programmes including Mobile Connect, a worldwide x-MNO authentication & identity service which a user manages via their mobile phone.  David graduated from Imperial College, London with a Masters degree (MEng) in Electrical & Electronic Engineering and has more than 20 years' experience in the mobile industry.