January 23-24 Kuala Lumpur

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WeMeet Asia 2019 gathered at Four Seasons Kuala Lumpur Hotel, between January 23-24, 2019, more than 85 attendees, with more than 11 CSPs represented from more than 13 countries. Watch the video with the best moments.

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WeMeet Asia 2019 by the Numbers

Networking and sharing experiences with CSPs from Asia, Middle East and Africa

  • +85

    Attendees

  • +15

    Speakers

  • 11

    CSPs

  • 13

    Countries

Know what tomorrow brings

  • Uncover the challenges and business risks that will come along with IoT and AI/Machine Learning
  • Explore how digital transformation is impacting the telecom business
  • Learn how to address the latest fraud threats, including Subscription Fraud and SIP Fraud

Your connections for the future

Learn, share ideas and experiences


  • C-Levels

  • Fraud Management

  • Revenue Assurance

  • Finance

  • IT / Operations


 

Speakers

  • Alekh Jain

    Alekh Jain

    Finance Consultant

    Vodafone Qatar

    Alekh is a qualified professional with 8 years of experience in Finance Operations, Financial accounting and ERP functional consulting. He has acquired industry expertise in Telecommunication, Healthcare, and Manufacturing with Vodafone Qatar over the past 3 years.

  • Álvaro Ribeiro

    Álvaro Ribeiro

    CTO

    WeDo Technologies

    Álvaro has more than 20 years of experience in the OSS/BSS industry. He joined WeDo 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 Chief Technology Officer, responsible for Product Development and Support as well.

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  • André Thomaz

    André Thomaz

    Engagement Manager

    WeDo Technologies

    With 15+ years of experience in the Risk Management practice focused on the Telecom industry playing different roles, André has been supporting operators across the globe to map and increase their risk awareness and coverage by implementing best practices for risk monitoring and controls.

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  • Bernardo Lucas

    Bernardo Lucas

    Chief Marketing & Strategy Officer

    WeDo Technologies

    Bernardo Lucas is WeDo Technologies Chief Marketing and Stratefy 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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  • Carlos Martins

    Carlos Martins

    RAID.Cloud Product Owner

    WeDo Technologies

    Carlos Martins is a software engineer and one of our product usability “gurus”. Having joined WeDo to help redesign the RAID’s UX in 2012, Carlos has more than 16 years of experience in the development and architecture of rich internet applications. Currently, and leveraging its extended technology knowledge, Carlos is the owner of WeDo Technologies RAID.Cloud innovative SaaS project, to support Telcos, fighting Fraud by leveraging elastic cloud architectures. Along with RAID.Cloud, Carlos is one of the key persons for WeDo’s transformation project of evolving the company product portfolio ready for public and private cloud architectures, leveraging the latest AI/ML enhancements. 

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  • Christian Maitre

    Christian Maitre

    Global Operations Transformation Director

    Orange Group

    Christian has llmost 30 years of transformations in IT and Telecoms. He is currently Director of the Global Operations Transformation for countries in Orange group, working on new digital paradigms for network, service platform and IT contexts. In parallel within the TMForum umbrella, expert in Smart City context with many awarded catalyst projects (Connected Citizens Digital Business Platform) to develop a standard interoperable framework to  help cities having better efficiency, attractiveness and enlarge their local digital ecosystem.

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  • Luis Brás

    Luis Brás

    Professional Services Senior Manager - Fraud SME

    WeDo Technologies

    More than 18 years of experience in the telecommunications sector, conducing projects within different business assurance areas: fraud management, revenue assurance, credit control, debt collections, dealer's commissions. TM Forum Fraud Management group lead. Active member of the GSMA Fraud and Security Group and CFCA.

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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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  • Melinda Tan

    Melinda Tan

    Head Business Operations

    Digi Malaysia

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  • Miguel Chibante

    Miguel Chibante

    VP APAC

    WeDo Technologies

    Miguel has more than 20 years of experience in the OSS/BSS industry. He joined WeDo Technologies 18 years ago, participated in its founding, started as Senior Consultant, leading WeDo’s first RA project implementation. Miguel worked as a Manager of WeDo Solutions BU, leading delivery projects in Europe, Latin America and Asia. Miguel was the Head of Delivery for Asia Pacific region since 2007, before his appointment as Vice President APAC on 2018, responsible for both Sales and Delivery across Asia region.

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  • Pedro Moreira

    Pedro Moreira

    Unitel

    Head of Risk Management

    Pedro has more than 10 years of experience working in risk management in telecom companies. As the current head of risk management at Unitel (Angola), Pedro is responsible for the Enterprise Risk Management, Information Security and Business Continuity programs.

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  • Robin Harwani

    Robin Harwani

    Global Partner Telecom Segment Solutions Lead

    Amazon Web Services

    Robin is a Global Partner Solution Leader at Amazon Web Services responsible for pre-sales and delivery of IT and Cloud solutions for strategic telecom partners. He leads large cloud technology alliance engagements and practice development responsibility.

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  • Rui Paiva

    Rui Paiva

    Chief Executive Officer

    WeDo Technologies

    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.

  • Samuel Vogel

    Samuel Vogel

    Data Scientist

    WeDo Technologies

    Samuel is a Data Scientist with experience in Log Analysis and Customer Experience Analytics, He has a degree in Mathematics and Computation. He uses his background in mathematics and IT development to solve advanced analytics problems.

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  • Seongbok Baik

    Seongbok Baik

    Research Scientist

    KT Corporation

    Seongbok Baik is a research scientist in the Division of Network Infrastructure Innovation at KT Infra R&D Laboratory where he has been a research member since 1995. He currently serves as Vice Chairman of Focus Group on Machine Learning for Future Networks including 5G of ITU-T.

  • Tony Poulos

    Tony Poulos

    Market Strategy Advisor

    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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  • Vaibhav Dixit

    Vaibhav Dixit

    Margin Assurance Analyst

    Vodafone Qatar

    Vaibhav has 7+ years of experience in the telecom industry with CSPs like MTS India, Videocon India, DST Brunei, Celcom Malaysia, and Vodafone Qatar.

    As part of Vodafone Qatar RAID implementation, he was the core member of the implementation team and constructively contributed for a successful delivery.

Agenda

  • Wednesday, January 23

  • Thursday, January 24

  • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Badge Pick-up & Welcome Coffee

    Four Seasons KL Hotel - Level 6A

  • 2:00 PM - 2:15 PM

    Opening Words

    Tony Poulos, Market Strategy Advisor, WeDo Technologies
    Miguel Chibante, VP APAC, WeDo Technologies
  • 2:15 PM - 2:45 PM

    [ Fireside Chat ] WeDo Technologies' Vision and Strategy

    Tony Poulos, Market Strategy Advisor, WeDo Technologies
    Rui Paiva, Chief Executive Officer, WeDo Technologies
    Bernardo Lucas, Chief Marketing & Strategy Officer , WeDo Technologies
  • 2:45 PM - 4:00 PM

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

    Carlos Martins, RAID.Cloud Product Owner, WeDo Technologies
    Robin Harwani, Global Partner Telecom Segment Solutions Lead, Amazon Web Services
  • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Networking Coffee + Live Product Demos

  • 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

    Leveraging AI to Overcome Subscription Fraud and Credit Risk

    Tony Poulos, Market Strategy Advisor, WeDo Technologies
    Melinda Tan, Head Business Operations, Digi Malaysia
    Carlos Martins, RAID.Cloud Product Owner, WeDo Technologies
  • 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM

    Dinner & Cocktail

    Yun House - Four Seasons Kuala Lumpur Hotel

  • 9:00 AM - 9:40 AM

    Digital Transformations

    Christian Maitre, Global Operations Transformation Director, Orange Group
  • 9:40 AM - 10:00 AM

    WeDo Technologies Product Strategy

    Álvaro Ribeiro, CTO, WeDo Technologies
  • 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

    Mitigating Risks with Payment Assurance

    Alekh Jain, Finance Consultant, Vodafone Qatar
    Vaibhav Dixit, Margin Assurance Analyst, Vodafone Qatar
    Alekh Jain, Finance Consultant, Vodafone Qatar
  • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    Networking Coffee + Live Product Demos

  • 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

    Next Generation of Incentive Compensation Management

    Mafalda Póvoas, Product Marketing Manager, WeDo Technologies
  • 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

    Enterprise Risk Management as a driver for Strategic Planning

    Pedro Moreira, Unitel, Head of Risk Management
  • 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

    Lunch

    Four Seasons KL Hotel

  • 2:00 PM - 2:40 PM

    Business Consulting & Analytics

    André Thomaz, Engagement Manager, WeDo Technologies
    Samuel Vogel, Data Scientist, WeDo Technologies
  • 2:40 PM - 3:20 PM

    Risk Management in the IoT Value Chain

    Bernardo Lucas, Chief Marketing & Strategy Officer , WeDo Technologies
    Robin Harwani, Global Partner Telecom Segment Solutions Lead, Amazon Web Services
  • 3:20 PM - 4:00 PM

    AI-based Fraud Detection

    Seongbok Baik, Research Scientist, KT Corporation
  • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Networking Coffee + Live Product Demos

  • 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

    Rethinking Connections: IoT Telecom Trends and Challenges

    Tony Poulos, Market Strategy Advisor, WeDo Technologies
    Christian Maitre, Global Operations Transformation Director, Orange Group
    Luis Brás, Professional Services Senior Manager - Fraud SME, WeDo Technologies

About the Venue

Part of the KLCC complex and adjacent to the Petronas Twin Towers, Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur is located at the centre of the Golden Triangle neighbourhood, the city's exciting business, shopping and entertainment hub.

Address

Four Seasons Place
145 Jalan Ampang
50450 Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia


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Directions

- Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL): 60 Km (1h by car)

- Subang Airport (SZB): 30 Km (35 minutes by car)

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