European VoIP Summit 2016 - Hosted by the Cavell Group
'Exploring the Future of Voice Communications'
1st March 2016
Director of Research and Consultancy
Matt is a respected analyst and is an author of regular research, a judge on key industry awards and a regular guest speaker on the area of VoIP. He has been active in the VoIP space for the last 12 years, working on major consultancy and research projects in the Middle East and Europe.
Managing Director, Product Management, Strategy and Regulatory Affairs
Steve has worked at BT Wholesale for 7 years following an extensive career at Viatel, Verizon and Worldcom. Steve leads BT Wholesales product and strategy and has been instrumental in implementing their IPX and voice strategies.
Charles is the Managing Director at TalkTalk Business, where we has been for the last three years. Charles’ career started in the IT Industry 22 years ago with IBM in Australia, beginning as an Engineer and working on a number of Project Management, Sales and Senior Leadership roles.
With more than 25 years of international operations and investment banking experience in the telecommunications industry, Michael has originated, structured, and executed more than 100 deals totaling more than $4 billion in transaction value.
UK Market Analyst
Dominic has been Cavell's UK market analyst for the last 2 years focusing on the Hosted VoIP and SIP Trunking markets. He also is involved with the consultancy side of the business where he heavily involved with all aspects of project delivery.
Alan is responsible for the strategic direction and overall management of Blueface. Alan was previously an executive with NCB Group on the wealth management side of the business and worked with Coyle Hamilton (now Willis) in the area of business transformation.
Equinox Business Consulting
Dave has worked in the telecoms world for companies such as Inclarity, Nortel and Avaya and now provides independent advice to SME companies looking to reduce the cost of their telecoms needs. He also works closely with Cavell on a number of global consulting projects.
Six Degrees Group
Formerly CEO of SpiriTel plc, Alastair founded Six Degrees which now offers a fully integrated range of cloud, datacentre, connectivity and voice services to customer across the UK. Alastair has won numerous awards for his work in the telecommunications industry.
Foloowing a background at Telco's such as BT, Telefonica and Upstream, Simon now runs Vonage's UK entitity, serving the UK SME and SOHO markets with high quality Hosted Telephony services.
UK Managing Director
Kevin manages all of 8x8’s activities and expansion in the UK and Europe. Prior to joining the 8x8 team, Kevin was CEO of Voicenet Solutions and previously had senior roles at other large telecoms companies such as BT, Ericsson and Nortel.
Rami has been the UK MD of NFON for the last three years since their entrance into the UK market following a career in Ventura Investors and Msona. NFON delivers Hosted Telephony services to a number of countries around Europe and is one of the largest providers in the European market.
Director for Public Policy in EMEA
Matthew advises across a range of sectors to devise and execute government affairs solutions and manages engagement with governments and international organisations, including the European Commission and Parliament, the ITU, and the United Nations.
Benelux Market Analyst
Rob recently joined Cavell's Research and Consulting team, heading up our Benelux Hosted VoIP research report. He also works as a consultant for Europe's leading cloud communications technology providers and largest software vendors on international marketing, business development and innovation.
Steve is a co-founder of SIPHON Networks Ltd and focuses on the overall strategy and direction of the company. Prior to setting up SIPHON, Steve held various Regional VP EMEA roles at VC funded technology companies such as NexTone (acquired by Genband) and Covergence (acquired by Acme Packet).
Alan has over 20 years' experience in the telecoms and data managed services industry, in senior product management, marketing and project management roles. Immediately prior to his current role, Alan was Head of Voice Services at Gamma and earlier in his career was at Aspective and Global Crossing.
John was previously Managing Director of GCI, one of the UKs largest independent service providers, where he led the business during its significant transformation from traditional telecommunications provider to one of the leading providers of cloud, hosted voice and connectivity managed services.
International CTO, Mobile Division
Daan de Wever
Department of Culture, Media & Sport
Head of Telecommunications, Markets, and Regulatory Policy
VP Product Marketing
VP of Business Development
Head of UC One Sales & Nordics
Director of Partner Sales
Director of Technology EMEA
Senior Manager Voice Business Services
Head of Communication Products
VP Sales & Marketing - UK, Ireland & Nordics
Miguel Ponce de Leon
VP of Product Management
2015 Speaker List
Campbell Williams - 6 Degrees
Charles Aylwin - 8x8
Oli Barker – BT Wholesale
Alan Foy - Blueface
Todd Wilkins - Broadsoft
Paul Aabryn - Broadsoft
Alan Mackie - Gamma
David Tubb - Genband
Ralph Page – Genband
Peter Gradwell - Gradwell Communications
Rob Pickering - IPCortex
Mike Nudd - Inclarity
Stu Smith - Kcom
Rami Houbby – NConnect
Marcus Otto - NFON
Jon Marlowe - RingCentral
Steve Harris - Siphon Networks
Jon Nowell - TalkTalk
Colin Duffy - VoIPfone
Simon Burckhardt - Vonage
Dan Winfield - Voxhub