May 22-23 Cascais-Sintra

The Fifth Element of Risk

Handling new business risks together

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Why should you attend?

  • Learn how 5G will disrupt the current telecom business model
  • Relevant industry case studies will bring you new perspectives to your business challenges
  • Major telecom experts will share their knowledge about new technologies and industry trends


  • Álvaro Ribeiro

    Álvaro Ribeiro


    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.

  • Andreas Manolis

    Andreas Manolis

    Group Head of Strategy and Risk

    BT Group

    Andreas is the Group Head of Strategy and Risk for BT Revenue Assurance. Prior to joining BT, Andreas was the Head of Revenue Assurance & Fraud at mobile operator EE. He is a former Board Director of the Telecommunications UK Fraud Forum and the Mobile Industry Crime Action Forum.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Carlos Martins

    Carlos Martins

    RAID Cloud Product Owner

    WeDo Technologies

    Carlos Martins is a software engineer and a certified Usability professional that joined WeDo to help redesign the RAID’s UX. Carlos has more than 14 years of experience on the development and architecture of rich internet applications. More recently focused on the RAID.Cloud solution to build hassle-free software as a service solutions that help Telcos fighting Fraud.

  • Harold Tyrone Cruz

    Harold Tyrone Cruz

    Revenue Assurance Manager

    Globe Telecom Philippines

    Experienced Revenue Assurance Professional, with solid working foundation in a fast paced Technology and Telecommunication industry. Skilled in Enterprise Risk Management, Internal Audit, Management Reporting, Remediation and Fraud Investigations, Financial Analysis and Business Intelligence.

  • James Veitch

    James Veitch

    Comedian, Tech Influencer

    Responsible for the fastest ever TED Talk to reach over ten million views in the history of TED, UK comedian, musician and writer James Veitch has become renowned for his unashamedly nerdy and hilarious digital content.
    A former Apple Store Genius, Veitch’s comedy is high-tech: picking apart, parodying (and pranking) the fast-advancing and perplexing technology we live with. His live shows have explored technology, retrogaming, and finding love through troubleshooting theory. He had sold-out runs at the Edinburgh Fringe
    in 2014, 2015 and at Soho Theatre in 2016 with his first three shows, Dot Con, Game Face and Genius Bar and has written and performed two viral hit seasons of his show Scamalot with Mashable. He’s performed across the UK, the U.S. and Scandinavia and his best selling book, Dot Con, based upon the show, was published in 2015. He is currently at work on more geeky comedy about life, love and enabling bluetooth. He lives in London with his full body pillow.

  • Jean-Marc Barret

    Jean-Marc Barret

    Project Manager

    Orange Group

  • Jethro Roy Alonso

    Jethro Roy Alonso

    Revenue Assurance Manager

    Globe Telecom Philippines

    More than 10 years of experience in the various field of the Call Center and Telecommunications industry via call center operation management, workforce management, business process improvement, strategic initiatives,project management, vendor management, enterprise risk management specializing in revenue leakages and negative customer experience.

  • Nixon Wampamba

    Nixon Wampamba

    General Manager Revenue Assurance & Fraud Management

    MTN Group

    An engaging, functional specialist with a career focusing on revenue assurance, risk management and related technology systems and processes. Nixon built his global, professional experience as an expert advisor in the telecommunications industry in multi-national organisations such as Telefonica, T-Mobile, Bharti Group, Ericsson and MTN. Culturally agile, Nixon has lived and worked across Africa, the UK, North and South America working with and leading specialist teams. Currently Nixon is the General Manager at MTN Group looking after all RAFM Technology and the Shared service hub with oversight across 22 MTN Operations.

  • Prisciliano Quintanilla

    Prisciliano Quintanilla


    7-Eleven Mexico

    Prisciliano Quintanilla performs CIO role at 7-Eleven México convenience stores and Petro-7 service stations since 2007. Mr. Quintanilla is responsible for overseeing the operation, performance, vision and transformation of information technology and telecommunications of both companies; participating actively on strategic planning process.

  • Raul Azevedo

    Raul Azevedo

    VP Product Development

    WeDo Technologies

    With professional experience in Telecommunications, Banking and Retail, Raul Azevedo re-joined Wedo Technologies in 2010 as Director of Product Development, responsible for WeDo’s product development, product management and research areas. Raul chaired the TM Forum’s Fraud Management Team between 2011 and 2015.

  • 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.

  • Selman Demirel

    Selman Demirel

    Software Developer


  • 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.



(more details in the upcoming weeks)

  • Wednesday, May 22

  • Thursday, May 23

  • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

    Badge Pick-up

  • 9:00 AM - 9:05 AM

    Welcome Words

    Tony Poulos, Market Strategy Advisor, WeDo Technologies
  • 9:05 AM - 9:30 AM

    WeDo Technologies' Vision and Strategy in a Fireside Chat

    Tony Poulos, Market Strategy Advisor, WeDo Technologies
    Rui Paiva, Chief Executive Officer, WeDo Technologies
    Bernardo Lucas, Chief Marketing & Strategy Officer , WeDo Technologies
  • 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

    Presentation title to be announced

  • 10:00 AM - 10:20 AM

    WeDo Technologies' Product Strategy Insights

    Álvaro Ribeiro, CTO, WeDo Technologies
  • 10:20 AM - 10:50 AM

    [Discussion Panel] The Fifth Element of Risk

  • 10:50 AM - 11:50 AM

    Coffee-break + Product Demos

  • 11:50 AM - 12:50 PM

    Breakout Session 1

    - Globe Telecom Philippines Presentation
    - BT Group Presentation

    Andreas Manolis, Group Head of Strategy and Risk, BT Group
    Jethro Roy Alonso, Revenue Assurance Manager, Globe Telecom Philippines
    Harold Tyrone Cruz, Revenue Assurance Manager, Globe Telecom Philippines
  • 11:50 AM - 12:50 PM

    Breakout Session 2

    - Turkcell Presentation
    - WeDo Technologies Presentation

    Raul Azevedo, VP Product Development, WeDo Technologies
    Selman Demirel, Software Developer, Turkcell
  • 12:50 PM - 2:00 PM


  • 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

    Presentation title to be announced

    James Veitch, Comedian, Tech Influencer,
  • 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

    Group Deployment Model for an Integrated Revenue Assurance and Fraud Management Solution

    Nixon Wampamba, General Manager Revenue Assurance & Fraud Management, MTN Group
  • 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

    WeDo Consulting, Analytics and More

    Bernardo Lucas, Chief Marketing & Strategy Officer , WeDo Technologies
  • 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

    Presentation title to be announced

  • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Coffee-break + Product Demos

  • 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

    [Discussion Panel] Leveraging AI/ML to Overcome Subscription Fraud

    Tony Poulos, Market Strategy Advisor, WeDo Technologies
    Prisciliano Quintanilla, CIO, 7-Eleven Mexico
  • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

    Welcome Cocktail

    (boat sightseeing tour from Cascais to Lisbon)

  • 8:30 PM - 2:00 AM

    Dinner & Social Gathering

    Pap'Açorda restaurant + Rive-Rouge

  • 9:30 AM - 9:50 AM

    Risk Management in the IoT Value Chain

    Carlos Marques, Head of Product Marketing, WeDo Technologies
  • 9:50 AM - 10:10 AM

    Presentation title to be announced

    Jean-Marc Barret, Project Manager, Orange Group
  • 10:10 AM - 10:50 AM

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

    Carlos Martins, RAID Cloud Product Owner, WeDo Technologies
  • 10:50 AM - 11:50 AM

    Coffee-break & Product Demos

  • 11:50 AM - 12:20 PM

    Presentation title to be announced

  • 12:20 PM - 12:50 PM

    [Discussion Panel] Protecting your Roaming Business against Fraud

  • 12:50 PM - 1:00 PM

    Closing Words

  • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM


About the Venue

The Oitavos represents the pinnacle of contemporary design and innovation. Located on the coastline, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, and on the fringe of the Sintra National Park, only 5 minutes from the town of Cascais and the famous Guincho beach.


The Oitavos
Rua de Oitavos
Quinta da Marinha
2750-374 Cascais

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- Lisbon International Airport (LIS): 40 Km (35 min by car)

- Cascais center: 5 Km (10 minutes by car)

- Sintra center: 20 Km (25 minutes by car)

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+250 professionals representing + 60 CSPs