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Why should you attend?

  • Learn how 5G/IoT/Blockchain will change CSPs business models
  • Major telecom experts will share their insights about the industry upcoming challenges
  • Relevant Risk Management case studies will bring you new perspectives to your business
  • Network with Senior staff from the Pan-america telecom community

Speakers

  • Alexandre Manela

    Alexandre Manela

    Roaming and Billing Senior Manager

    Oi Telecom

    Alexandre Manela is Roaming and Billing Senior 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.

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  • Álvaro Ribeiro

    Álvaro Ribeiro

    CTO Revenue Assurance & Fraud Management Business Unit

    WeDo Technologies

    Álvaro has more than 20 years of experience in the OSS/BSS industry. He joined WeDo Technologies 16 years ago, participated in its founding, worked as a Senior Manager of WeDo Solutions BU, leading many delivery projects in Europe, Latin America and Asia. Álvaro was the Vice President for Asia Pacific region since 2007, before his appointment as Vice President Professional Services on 2016 and recently as CTO Revenue Assurance & Fraud Management Business Unit.

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  • Amber Kerr

    Amber Kerr

    IT Applications Supervisor and CFCA Board Member

    Union Wireless

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  • Bernardo Lucas

    Bernardo Lucas

    Chief Marketing Officer

    WeDo Technologies

    Bernardo Lucas is WeDo Technologies Chief Marketing Officer. Previously, Bernardo worked as a project lead at US based Boston Consulting Group (BCG), where he led technology, media, telecommunications, retail and financial services consulting projects. He holds an MBA from INSEAD with distinction.

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  • Bobby Srinivasan

    Bobby Srinivasan

    Chief Executive Officer

    Mobileum

    Bobby Srinivasan is the CEO of Mobileum (formerly Roamware) and has been instrumental in transforming the company from a startup into a global leader in roaming and big data analytics.

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  • Carlos Marques

    Carlos Marques

    Head of Product Marketing

    WeDo Technologies

    Joining WeDo Technologies in 2009, Carlos Marques previously held roles in marketing and sales for IT companies. Carlos is WeDo Technologies’ product marketing manager, the leader of the company product board - the “meeting point” for product & services strategy at WeDo Technologies. Carlos is also the person responsible for managing the product roadmap process in the company.

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  • Lars Schott

    Lars Schott

    Group Head of Revenue Management

    Cable & Wireless USA

    Lars Schott is Group Head of Revenue Management of Cable & Wireless Communications, an integrated telecommunications company focused on Latin America and the Caribbean Islands with 14 residential and 30 B2B markets (part of Liberty Latin America). Lars oversees transformation and operations of the company’s functions for Revenue Assurance & Fraud Management, Billing and Payment Operations.
    Lars is a proven senior leader and finance professional with a broad international background from the Telecommunication industry for over 20 years; coming from a technical background working with pioneers such as Ericsson and Telia Sonera, has given Lars valuable insight in the industry’s technical evolution and its ability to positively impact financial performance management.

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  • Kishore Vangipuram

    Kishore Vangipuram

    Chief of Roaming Business Unit

    Mobileum

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  • Mafalda Póvoas

    Mafalda Póvoas

    Product Marketing Manager

    WeDo Technologies

    Mafalda is a product marketing manager at WeDo Technologies and has 10+ years of experience in IT and telecom. She is passionate about technology, marketing and digital strategy.

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  • Nuno Fernandes

    Nuno Fernandes

    Head of International Business Development

    Saphety

    Nuno has over 14 years of professional background oriented within the IT business development and consulting services for retail, telco and banking & financial industries. In 2004, was invited to join the Deloitte Enterprise Risk Services department merging IT know-how with an auditor perspective. Since October 2016 is globally responsible for all International business development at Saphety.

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  • Parthiban Balasubramanian

    Parthiban Balasubramanian

    Product Owner - Telemetry

    TELUS Canada

    12+ yrs experience in Telecom, Information Media and Entertainment domains. 6+ years of experience in leading and driving technical teams from design phase till deployment phase.

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  • Pedro Fidalgo

    Pedro Fidalgo

    North America Delivery Director

    WeDo Technologies

    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.

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  • Richard Kosche

    Richard Kosche

    Risk Director

    Entel

    Richar is responsible for the areas of Credit Risk, Collections, and Fraud at Entel.

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  • Sathya Weerasooriya

    Sathya Weerasooriya

    Director, Revenue Assurance and Usage Fraud Technology

    Comcast USA

    Sathya is an accomplished IT Architect with deep telecommunication network engineering and back office IT background. Worked for Telecommunication Vendors, Carriers and Consultants over the years in many parts of the world.

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  • Rui Paiva

    Rui Paiva

    Chief Revenue Assurance & Fraud Management Business Unit & CMSO

    WeDo Technologies

    Rui Paiva is Chief Revenue Assurance & Fraud Management Business Unit & CMSO 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.

  • Thomas Steagall

    Thomas Steagall

    Vice President North America

    WeDo Technologies

    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.

  • Tony Poulos

    Tony Poulos

    The Host

    WeDo Technologies

    Tony has a strong telecom 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.

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Agenda

(more updates coming soon)

  • Thursday, September 26

  • Friday, September 27

  • 8:00 AM 9:00 AM

    Badge Pick-up

  • 9:00 AM 9:05 AM

    Welcome Words

    Thomas Steagall, Vice President North America, WeDo Technologies
    Tony Poulos, The Host, WeDo Technologies
  • 9:05 AM 9:30 AM

    WeDo Technologies' Vision and Strategy in a Fireside Chat

    Bobby Srinivasan, Chief Executive Officer, Mobileum
    Rui Paiva, Chief Revenue Assurance & Fraud Management Business Unit & CMSO, WeDo Technologies
    Bernardo Lucas, Chief Marketing Officer , WeDo Technologies
    Tony Poulos, The Host, WeDo Technologies
  • 9:30 AM 10:00 AM

    Assuring your Business with RAID Agile

    Parthiban Balasubramanian, Product Owner - Telemetry, TELUS Canada
    Sathya Weerasooriya, Director, Revenue Assurance and Usage Fraud Technology, Comcast USA
  • 10:00 AM 10:30 AM

    WeDo Technologies' Product Strategy Insights

    Álvaro Ribeiro, CTO Revenue Assurance & Fraud Management Business Unit, WeDo Technologies
  • 10:30 AM 11:30 AM

    Coffee-break + Product Demos

  • 11:30 AM 12:00 PM

    An End-to-End Approach to Subscription Fraud

  • 12:00 PM 12:30 PM

    [Discussion Panel] Innovation in Business Assurance

    Lars Schott , Group Head of Revenue Management, Cable & Wireless USA
  • 12:30 PM 2:00 PM

    Lunch

  • 2:00 PM 2:30 PM

    5G: A Transformation in Progress

  • 2:30 PM 3:00 PM

    Business Assurance in the 5G Era

    Carlos Marques, Head of Product Marketing, WeDo Technologies
  • 3:00 PM 3:30 PM

    Revenue Assurance in IoT

  • 3:30 PM 4:00 PM

    Consulting & Analytics: Improving your Business Today, Enhancing it Tomorrow

    Thomas Steagall, Vice President North America, WeDo Technologies
    Bernardo Lucas, Chief Marketing Officer , WeDo Technologies
  • 4:00 PM 5:00 PM

    Coffee-break + Product Demos

  • 4:15 PM 5:00 PM

    Media Roundtable

    (exclusive session for Press)

  • 5:00 PM 5:30 PM

    [Discussion Panel] Roaming: New Opportunities and Strategies

  • 7:30 PM 8:30 PM

    Welcome Cocktail

  • 8:30 PM 1:00 AM

    Dinner & Social Gathering

  • 9:30 AM 10:00 AM

    How AI is Transforming Collections and Incentives Management

    Mafalda Póvoas, Product Marketing Manager, WeDo Technologies
  • 10:00 AM 10:20 AM

    Electronic Bill Presentment

    Nuno Fernandes, Head of International Business Development, Saphety
  • 10:20 AM 11:20 AM

    [Live Stage Demo] How to Leverage Distributed Edge Clouds to Optimize Revenues

    Pedro Fidalgo, North America Delivery Director, WeDo Technologies
  • 11:20 AM 12:00 PM

    Coffee-break & Product Demos

  • 12:00 PM 12:30 PM

    Presentation title to be announced

  • 12:30 PM 1:00 PM

    [Discussion Panel] Fraudsters Are Using ML/AI and So Should You

    Richard Kosche, Risk Director, Entel
    Amber Kerr, IT Applications Supervisor and CFCA Board Member, Union Wireless
  • 1:00 PM 1:05 PM

    Closing Words

  • 1:05 PM 2:30 PM

    Lunch

About the Venue

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Situated on oceanfront Collins Avenue in the heart of Millionaire's Row, Fontainebleau Miami Beach is one of the most historically and architecturally significant hotels on Miami Beach.

At Fontainebleau, striking design, contemporary art, music, fashion and technology merge into a vibrant new kind of guest experience, perfect suited to held the WeDo Technologies User Group Americas.

Address

Fontainebleau Miami Beach Hotel

4441 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33140

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