TIP Summit '18

ExCeL Centre, London

October 16 + 17

On October 16 & 17 over 1,200 members of the Telecom Infra Project (TIP) community gathered in London for our third annual TIP Summit, where we highlighted some of our most significant TIP Project Group developments and discussed our vision for the future of TIP.

In the two years since the first TIP Summit, we’ve expanded to encompass numerous Project Groups that touch nearly every aspect of telecom infrastructure and are working to bring TIP technologies closer to maturity through trials and deployments. Learn more about the exciting developments by viewing the presentation videos below.

Main Stage, Day 1

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Axel Clauberg, TIP Chairman and VP, Technology Innovation, Deutsche Telekom AG

Welcome from TIP’s Executive Director

Attilio Zani, Executive Director, Telecom Infra Project

Fireside Chat with Jay Parikh and Ina Fried

Jay Parikh, Head of Engineering and Infrastructure, Facebook
Ina Fried, Chief Technology Correspondent, Axios

Paving the Way for the Future of Mobile Access

Yago Tenorio, Head of Network Strategy & Architecture, Vodafone
David del Val Latorre, CEO, Research and Development, Telefónica

Focus on vRAN: Making Virtualized Access Networks a Reality

Moderator: Attilio Zani, Executive Director, Telecom Infra Project
Howard Watson, Group Chief Technology and Information Officer, BT
Ike Elliott, Chief Strategy Officer and SVP of Strategy and Innovation, CableLabs
Lucy Lombardi, Senior Vice President, Technology Ecosystem Innovation, TIM
Matt Beal, Director, Technology Strategy & Architecture, Vodafone

Reaching the “Unconnected”

Babak Fouladi, Group Executive, Technology and Information Systems, MTN

Building Better Networks with Analytics

Vincent Gonguet, Product Manager, Connectivity Analytics, Facebook

Internet para Todos: Connecting the Unconnected in Latin America

Moderator: Roger Greene, Rural Access Lead, Connectivity Ecosystem Programs, Facebook
Speakers: Juan Campillo, Internet Para Todos Lead, Telefónica
Omar Tupayachi, Founder & CEO, Mayutel

The New Transport Network

Hans-Juergen Schmidtke, Director of Engineering, Facebook

State of the Telecom Industry

Richard Kramer, Managing Partner, Arete Research
Brett Simpson, Co-Founder, Arete Research

Investing in Next-Generation Telecom Infrastructure

Moderator: June Shin McCarthy, Manager, TEAC, Telecom Infra Project
Speakers: Francesca Warner, Venture Advisor, Seraphim Capital
David Leftley, Co-Founder & CTO, Bloc Ventures Ltd.
Etienne Moreau, Investment Manager, Orange Digital Ventures
Tayman Kan, Managing Partner, CreditEase Venture
Guenia Gawendo, Scouting and Innovation Investments Director, Telefónica

TEAC Success Stories

Moderator: June Shin McCarthyManager, TEAC, Telecom Infra Project
Max Wisten, Head of Electronics and Control, Transcelestial
Kelvin Yeo, Head of Vision and AI, Transcelestial
Hagen Woesner, CEO & Co-Founder, BISDN