Mike van den Bergh has a deep understanding of both the African and the wider global telecommunications markets. As CEO of Gateway Communications, Mike was instrumental in developing the company leading position in the African carrier community and transforming Africa’s telecoms markets. He has long played a leadership role in the telecommunications industry, chairing a number of major industry associations, both in South Africa and internationally. Today, as Chief Marketing Officer of PCCW Global, Mike’s key responsibilities include branding, market and product strategy, and communications. He is also managing director of HKT Global Development Services, a company which delivers quadruple play services in partnership with emerging market operators.