The WeDo Technologies User Group Americas gathered in Miami, USA between October 19-20, 2017, more than 100 attendees, with more than 25 telecom operators represented from more than 10 countries. See the video with the highlights
We gathered more than 100 Revenue Assurance and Fraud Management professionals, with more than 25 telecom operators represented from more than 10 countries.
Reason to Attend
Learn from the Experts
Hear how top notch telecom operators reached operational excellency in Risk Management
Meet your Peers
Meet professionals like you and share experiences and new ideas for Revenue Assurance, Fraud Management and Business Management
Talk about New Trends
Digital Transformation, IoT, Big Data and Analytics, Digital Profiling and Next Generation Fraud Prevention, to name a few
Tony has been involved with software development and systems integration in travel and telecommunications for over 30 years. Tony has strong telecoms BSS knowledge in billing, revenue assurance, managed services, payments and mobile content delivery. In June 2011, Tony was recognized as one of the 25 most influential people in the telecom software industry.
Alexandre Manela is Revenue Cycle Manager, at Oi Brazil. For 20 years he has been assigned to top management positions in consulting, retail and telecom companies. He has a MBA in management and telecommunications, post graduate degree in project management, degree in Economics and he is a speaker in SSC and BPO Summits.
Antonio has over 20 years of professional achievements in diverse solutions/programs, customers and organizations in Latin America, Europe and North America.
He also has more than 14 years in leadership roles of large and multidisciplinary cross-country organizations in the areas of technical solutions, training, consulting, systems integration, software development, business development and sales.
Advanced Analytics Manager with over 17 years of experience in BI and Advanced Analytics projects. Her degrees in Statistics and Management make the perfect mix to response the day-to-day challenges in different business areas, such as Banking, Telco, Retail, etc. and in different business objective like Discount Analytics, Sales Forecast or Fraud Prediction.
Director of Fraud/Loss Prevention and Network Security
Ceres has been in the telecom industry for 28 years and has been the Director of Fraud and Security Compliance with TPx Communications for 18 years. She has a Bachelor of Science in Telecommunications Management.
Cezar has a vast experience in the control and auditing of financial results of large corporations, with a focus on Identification, analysis and resolution of revenue losses in the operational, accounting and fiscal processes.
Christiams has more than 25 years of experience in Operational Risk, Risk and Fraud Prevention, Project Management, and Process Transformation in the digital age. He is currently in charge of the Operational Risk Prevention area at Telefonica Peru. He is also an international speaker with more than 12 presentations in the recent years in different international events.
Over 22 years of IT leadership experience with a consistent track record of developing and executing IT strategies in alignment of corporate objectives. Managed organizations of up to 400 people and annual budgets of R$ 1Bi. Demonstrated strengths in large system development, continuous process improvements and creating cohesive teams for multi million dollars strategic initiatives.
Fernanda is a B2B Customer Services Director at Oi Telecom since 2011. She is responsible for ensuring customer satisfaction and improving customer experience, granting revenue increase.
She has a solid experience in business, finance and contract management. She Graduated in Chemical Engineering (UFMG), has Masters degree in Business Administration (FEAD) and two MBAs ass follows: MBA in Enterprise Management (FGV and Ohio University), MBA in Corporate Finance (IBMEC).
Having joined WeDo Technologies in 2001, João Barbosa has 16 years of experience managing Revenue Assurance, Fraud Management and Collections projects in the telecom sector all over the world. Currently he is responsible by the Product Applications department focus in pre-built RA and Fraud solutions over the RAID product.
Having joined WeDo Technologies in 2001, he previously spent four years at American Management Systems in various development and program management roles. João Resende leads the product development at WeDo Technologies. João Resende has over 15 years of experience in Software development and in Telecom industry.
Senior Product Specialist
Manager with over 16 years of experience in IT projects covering different areas and technologies, with proven experience on several international projects and customers. Currently working in the Professional Services team, in the design and deploy of WeDo's products involving Analytical and Machine Learning Techniques for areas like Fraud Management or Customer and Marketing Optimization.
Leonardo has more than 16 years of experience in the financial area, with leadership positions in the areas of Credit, Collections, Risk, and Fraud Prevention, being 13 years in the telecommunications industry. He has a Bachelor degree in Economics and a Master degree in Business Administration and is the head of the Credit and Collections area at Oi.
Jim has 32 years of experience in the Telecommunications Industry. He spent 27 years working for GTE Telecom and Verizon Wireless. While working for these Carrier Operators, Jim developed systems and managed national teams focused on Global Fraud prevention and detection, Revenue Assurance, Roaming Operations, and Margin Assurance. Jim also has extensive Account Management and Product Management experience.
A business development and IT professional with over 20 years experience in architecture, engineering, revenue assurance, process improvement and automation implementation in telecommunications. Proven ability to effectively link business objectives to technology and implement productive solutions. Expertise in testing and evaluating business and IT processes and infrastructure to minimize or prevent production outages with a solid track record for network problem diagnosis and resolution.
Joining WeDo Technologies in 2002, Nuno Pestana has worked in the regional teams delivering multiple RAID projects. He later join the Professional Services team were he was the responsible for the Rating and Billing Validation module. He is currently the responsible for the RAID Fraud Management Professional Services.
Pedro has over 20 years’ experience in Telecoms as an OSS/BSS manager in the areas of Billing, Interconnect, Mediation, Provisioning, Network Fault and Performance, Revenue Assurance and Fraud in Cable, Mobile and Fixed Telecom service providers.
With over 20 years of experience and having held various management functions, Rui Fontoura is the CEO of Saphety since 2010. Until then he was a Director at Softlimits and, previously, a Director at ParaRede and General Manager of ParaRede Brasil.
Rui Paiva is CEO and co-founder of WeDo Technologies. Prior to founding WeDo Technologies in 2001, Rui Paiva was System Information Director and Deputy of Optimus Communications’ Executive Committee. Before, he was Consultancy Director at HP Portugal, following a career at Telecel/Vodafone Portugal heading up the Infrastructure, Operations and Help Desk Department.
Revenue Assurance and Fraud Prevention Manager
Sebastian is responsible for the Revenue Assurance and Fraud Prevention department in Cablevision Argentina. He has 23 years of experience in the telecom industry specially focused on business process control.
Sergio Piris is a lawyer, Chief of Clandestinity and Crimes in Technologies at Cablevision Argentina, President of CERTAL Argentina (Center of Studies for the Development of Telecommunications and Access to the Information Society of Latin America), Vice President of the Argentine Anti-Piracy Association. He is also the author of notes on Piracy in Cable and Internet TV and participates as a panelist on Piracy in Cable TV and Internet in different countries in Latin America, the United States and Europe.
Steve has over 30 years’ experience in mobile telecoms in engineering and marketing roles for both equipment manufacturers and mobile operators. He has experience of fraud, identity and risk products for enterprises including banks, retailers, public sector and other verticals.
Seasoned Executive with 18+ years of experience in the Telecom Industry, providing consulting services globally to Tier 1 companies. Specialized in Risk Management, Revenue Maximization, Asset Optimization and Operational Excellence. Very solid know-how on the entire IT/Cloud space - OSS/BSS/ Digital transformation journeys as well as on Business Process Management.