Tony Poulos | Managing Editor

Tony Poulos, Managing Editor, DisruptiveViews

Tony Poulos has a background of over 25 years in software development and systems integration in travel and telecommunications. He has worked in the areas of BSS, ICT, revenue assurance, billing, payments, mobile internet access, mobile email, content delivery and customer experience.

Tony headed up the Revenue Management Initiative of the TM Forum until 2010, then as Market Strategist and Editor of online content including the Inform portal and newsletters until 2014. He now acts as Market Strategist for WeDo Technologies.

In June 2011, Tony was recognized as one of the 25 most influential people in the telecom software industry. The rankings, determined by an independent panel of editors at the publication Billing and OSS World, highlight the industry leaders and visionaries that have had a significant effect on the direction and development of business and operations support systems (BSS/OSS).

Tony is a regular speaker, moderator and chairman at telco and finance conferences worldwide, including plenary sessions at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and Shanghai. He has been a Contributing Analyst for IDC, writes freelance for a number of industry publications and records numerous video interviews. Tony is also managing editor of


Total Telecom Congress Day 1 @ 08:50

08:50 Chair's opening address

Total Telecom Congress Day 1 @ 09:50

KEYNOTE PANEL: How should the telco evolve in the digital economy?

     After our keynote interviews our CxOs will join a panel where we will explore some of the key issues telcos face in delivering digital transformation including:
  •     How should the telco evolve in the digital society?
  •     Transforming into a digital service provider
  •     The role of NFV and SDN in digital transformation
  •     Building agile, intelligent and responsive networks
  •     Enabling cross-sector digitisation
  •     Dealing with legacy in a digital age 

Total Telecom Congress Day 1 @ 11:20

Outlook for & performance of the global telecoms industry

- Player profile and performance
- Growth markets
- Consolidation outlook
- Technology dynamics

Total Telecom Congress Day 1 @ 17:30

Digital disruption in emerging markets

  •     Delivering digital transformation in emerging markets
  •     Digital products and services
  •     Business model innovation
  •     Seizing the ‘no legacy’ advantage

Total Telecom Congress Day 1 @ 18:00

18:00 Chair's closing remarks

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