The future of connectivity, at your fingertips
They took to the stage and gave us their vision of what’s next in the tech industry and how it might affect your business. Now it’s your turn to keep in the know and plan your strategy for the year ahead.
Day 1 Highlights
Keynote 1Vision of an Open Future
“I believe that we are at the beginning of a new era of exploration. Those that dare can lead the way.” Mats Granryd, CEO, GSMA, speaks in no uncertain terms about the mindset the industry needs as shifts in innovation set us on a more immersive and inclusive trajectory. Hear from him, plus CEO of Orange, Christel Heydemann and Chairman and CEO of Telefónica Mobile, José María Álvarez-Pallete on how networks are evolving to be more open.
Keynote 2Delivering the digital decade
Join Doreen Bogdan-Martin, Secretary General ITU; Börje Ekholm, President and CEO, Ericsson; Tim Hoettges, CEO, Deutsche Telekom; Xin Dong, President and CEO, China Mobile, and presenter, Lara Dewar, CMO, GSMA, for an impassioned session on how advancements in AI, 5G and the availability and accessibility of cloud services, together with the emergence of VR and AR applications, is changing the way we interact with the world. In the words of Tim Hoettges, “Trust your nerds! Technology first … we should listen to the innovators in our companies.”
Keynote 3Changing Worlds - A Two-Part Story
In part one of this keynote, three leading women in business, Margherita Della Valle, CFO and Interim Group CEO of Vodafone Group, Allison Kirkby, President and CEO of Telia Company, and Anna Borg, President and CEO of Vattenfall, discuss the impact of the energy crisis, supply disruptions, and increasing costs - can collaboration and forging new ecosystems lead to transformative opportunities?
Part two sees Alejandro Agag, Founder and CEO of Formula E, and two prominent racing drivers, Christine Giampaoli Zonca and Laia Sanz come together with presenter Carmine De Sibio, to discuss renewable energy sources and the new sporting platform promoting technology advancements, the environment and equality.
Day 2 Highlights
Keynote 4The Evolution of Innovation
Hear from a wide range of experts (James Taiclet, Chairman, President and CEO, Lockheed Martin; Raymond Dolan, Chairman and CEO, Cohere Technologies; Andrew Feinberg, Chairman and CEO, Netcracker and BostonGene; Takayuki Morita, President and CEO, NEC Corporation; Vincent Clerc, CEO, AP Moller - Maersk, and Vicki Brady, CEO, Telstra) on how advanced technology systems, innovation and collaboration are changing the realms of manufacturing, logistics, early cancer detection and more.
Keynote 5Is it Time for Co-Creation
To become digital enablers of the global economy, we need a new digital mindset, so we can serve an ever-growing number of end users. Building a fully connected and intelligent world is delivering a wealth of experiences and platforms that cannot be achieved alone. Leaders in the mobile industry (Pekka Lundmark, President and CEO, Nokia, Cher Wang, Chairperson and CEO, HTC, Kuan Moon, SEO Singtel, Hyeonmo Ku, President and CEO KT and Pietro Labriola, CEO, Telecom Italia) discuss the new path of digital collaboration that is emerging.
Keynote 6The Future of Sports and Entertainment
Hear two big names from the worlds of sport (Lucy Bronze, player FC Barcelona) and entertainment (Greg Peters, Co-CEO, Netflix) talk about how technology is defining their futures. At FC Barcelona, it’s connecting and drawing fans closer, which fuels their success, while at Netflix, they’re collaborating with telcos to better connect consumers to the stories they love.
Day 3 Highlights
Keynote 7New Behaviour for a New Reality
“2022 was supposed to be the year of the metaverse but was in fact the year of generative AI… over 100 million tried Chat GPT,” remarks Lauren Kunze, CEO of Iconiq, who kicks off this diverse keynote that moves from the significant advances in AI and innovating to make the world more playful, (Tjodolf Sommestad, President, King) to creating a financial app that’s changed the lives of millions of Filipinos (Martha Sazon, President and CEO of Gcash from Mynt, Globe Fintech Innovations Inc).
Keynote 8Enter the Metaverse
“Why not enter the metaverse through a mobile device?” asks Marcus Ko, CVO and President at Dimple, the South Korean company aiming to accelerate its mass adoption. He’s just one of its advocates in this keynote, along with The Sandbox co-founder and COO, Sebastien Borget, and Nicole Lazzaro, President and Founder, XEO Design – explaining why your brand needs to enter now, how they should join in and what are the practical solutions.