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VP of Digital Innovation & Communities, Orange, France Telecom: “We don’t want to just be a carrier, it’s really important that we’re developing a relationship with our customers.”

Patrice Slupowski, vp of Digital Innovation & Communities, Orange – France Telecom

Patrice Slupowski is in charge of New Growth Activities and is VP of Digital Innovation & Communities at Orange, France Telecom. He is speaking in the Day Three of the Broadband World Forum, taking place on 16 – 18 October 2012 at the RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Ahead of the show we find out more about role is in bringing innovative solutions to market in the interactive TV space.

Vice president, media business strategy, KT: “Korea is one of the most competitive markets for telecommunications services.”

J. Sebastian Lee, vice president of media business strategy at Group Media & Communications Office, KT

J. Sebastian Lee, vice president of media business strategy at Group Media & Communications Office, KT, is speaking at the Broadband World Forum 2012, taking place on the 16 – 18 October 2012 at the RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre, Amsterdam. Ahead of the show we speak to him about KT’s recent achievements and how KT is continuing to innovate in the LTE space.

Director general, Grupo Salinas Telecom, Colombia: “Under-served areas have high growth potential”

Samer Salameh is director general, Grupo Salinas Telecom, Colombia

Samer Salameh is director general, Grupo Salinas Telecom, Colombia and is taking part in a panel discussion on innovative business models on Day One of the Broadband World Forum 2012. Ahead of the show we speak to him about the major milestones that company has reached over the past year and what its major challenges for the future.

CEO, Yuilop: “I don’t want to call numbers; I want to communicate with people”

Jochen Doppelhammer, CEO, of OTT player Yuilop

Jochen Doppelhammer, CEO, of OTT player Yuilop is speaking on Day Three of the Broadband World Forum 2012, taking place on the 16 – 18 October 2012 at the RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre, Amsterdam. Ahead of the show we speak with him on the difficult relationship between OTT players and operators and what the future is for communication.

Chieftain, Tribe Studios: “Tablets are a huge market for games”

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Elina Arponen is Chieftain at Tribe Studios, a Finland-based games developer, and is speaking in the Innovate! Track on Day Three of the Broadband World Forum 2012, taking place on the 16 – 18 October 2012 at the RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. We speak to her about fixed and wireless broadband connectivity is changing the gaming landscape.

VP strategy & corporate development, Intigral: “LTE will enable operators to sell content-based services”

Juan Jose de la Torre, vice president of strategy & corporate development, Intigral, UAE

Juan Jose de la Torre, vice president of strategy & corporate development, Intigral, UAE is speaking in the Innovate! track on Day Three of the Broadband World Forum 2012, taking place on the 16 – 18 October 2012 at the RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre, Amsterdam. Ahead of the show we speak to him regarding the importance of digital content and the opportunities that next-generation mobile broadband will bring.

Core services manager, Vipnet, Croatia: “Hybrid fibre coaxial networks hit tremendous speeds“

Hrvoje Jerković, core services manager, for VIPnet, Croatia

Hrvoje Jerković, core services manager, for Vipnet, Croatia is speaking in the Traffic Management track on Day Three of the Broadband World Forum 2012, taking place on the 16 – 18 October 2012 at the RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Ahead of the show we speak with him about Vipnet’s launch of LTE and its planned upgrade to a DOCSIS3 fixed-line cable network.

Director of product management YouTube: “YouTube has become a global living room”

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Hunter Walk is director of product management at YouTube and is delivering an opening day Keynote at the Broadband World Forum 2012, taking place on the 16 – 18 October 2012 at the RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. We speak to him on what has made YouTube the global success it has become and how he sees the video platform evolving in the future.

Chief revenue officer, OMGPOP: “Content is king and so is the customer”

Wilson Kriegel is chief revenue officer for OMGPOP

Wilson Kriegel is chief revenue officer for OMGPOP, the developer and publisher of multiplayer, social and mobile games. He is delivering a keynote speech on Day Three of the Broadband World Forum 2102 taking place on the 16 – 18 October 2012 at the RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Ahead of the conference we speak to him about how increasing broadband connectivity is changing the market for gaming.

VP technology and innovation, ooVoo: “Social video lets consumers share what they are doing”

Chang Feng, VP technology and innovation, of ooVoo

Chang Feng, VP technology and innovation, of ooVoo, the video chat and messaging service, is delivering a conference keynote on Day Three of the Broadband World Forum 2012, taking place on the 16 – 18 October 2012 at the RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Ahead of the conference we talk to him about how ooVoo fits in with current trends and what are its major challenges and opportunities it faces.

SVP, service infrastructure, NTT: “To provide network quality bandwidth control is required”

Yukio Ito, senior vice president, service infrastructure, NTT Communications

Yukio Ito, senior vice president, service infrastructure, NTT Communications is giving a keynote speech on Day Two of the Broadband World Forum 2012, taking place on the 16-18 October 2012 at the RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Ahead of the show we catch up with him to speak about the major hot topics and future plans for NTT Communications.

Nair Balan, EVP & CTO, Liberty Global: “OTT is not a threat. It is a complimentary service”

Nair Balan, EVP & CTO, Liberty Global

Nair Balan, EVP & CTO, Liberty Global is speaking on the topic of “Making the Digital Home a Reality for All” on Day Two of the Broadband World Forum 2012, taking place on the 16 – 18 October 2012 at the RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. We catch up with him to gain his insights insight into the true nature of the OTT challenge and innovation in the broadband industry.

CEO TIM Fiber, Brasil: “TIM believes in an unlimited experience.”

Rogerio Takayanagi is CEO of TIM Fiber, Brasil

Rogerio Takayanagi is CEO of TIM Fiber, Brasil and is speaking on Day Three of the Broadband World Forum 2012, taking place on the 16 – 18 October 2012 at the RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Ahead of the show we speak to him about the current state of play for TIM Brasil, and where it will be focussing in the near future.

Waoo! CEO, Denmark:”Every ISP is being challenged by OTT”

Anders Christjansen, CEO of Denmark’s triple-play ISP Waoo!

Anders Christjansen is CEO of Denmark’s triple-play ISP Waoo! and is speaking in the FTTH Deployment and Content Strategies session of the FTTH stream on Day Three of the Broadband World Forum 2012. We catch up with him to find out what has made Waoo! a Scandinavian success story and where he sees the market heading in the future.

IPv6 evangelist, Yahoo!: “IPv6 is real, and is here.”

Jason Fesler, distinguished architect and IPv6 evangelist for Yahoo!

Jason Fesler, is a distinguished architect and IPv6 evangelist for Yahoo!. He will be appearing as a panel speaker on Day One of the Broadband World Forum 2012 in the Next Generation IP Networking section of the Service Delivery & Support track. Here, he talks about why IPv6 networking is important to the industry and how it will affect end users.

COO, Fon, Spain: “Operators cannot afford to not have a wifi strategy”

Alex Puregger is COO and director of the board for Fon

Alex Puregger is COO and director of the board for Fon, Spain and is speaking at the Broadband World Forum 2012, taking place on the 16 – 18 October 2012 at the RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. We speak to him about why in a mobile broadband world Fon’s wifi based business model is set to be more relevant then ever.

Orange wifi director: “The biggest challenge is the mix between unlicensed and licensed spectrum”

Cedric Gonin, wireless broadband director at Orange France

Cedric Gonin, wireless broadband director at Orange France and director and co-chair of the Wireless Broadband Alliance Board, is speaking at the Broadband World Forum 2012, taking place on the 16 – 18 October 2012 at the RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre, Amsterdam. Here he gives his views on where wifi fits in with the overall strategy at Orange France.

Yahoo!: “We ensure that our cross-platform apps are built for mobile first”

Denise Parkinson, entertainment partnerships director, Yahoo!, UK

Denise Parkinson, entertainment partnerships director, Yahoo!, UK, is speaking as part of the Innovate! Track on Day Two of the Broadband World Forum 2012, taking place on the 16 – 18 October 2012 at the RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. We catch up with her to get her views on how connected devices are making content providers think differently about how they approach the market.

CEO Gbanga “The player’s experience is affected by the speeds of different network technologies”

Matthias Sala, CEO of gaming app Gbanga will be attending the Broadband World Forum 2012

Matthias Sala is the CEO of Gbanga, a location aware gaming experience for smartphones. He will attending the Broadband World Forum 2012 as part of a panel discussing “The Ascendance of the App – Uncovering the Successes and Opportunities for Growth.” We catch up with him to discuss he views on how improved mobile broadband will enhance applications such as Gbanga.

Ian Livingstone: “The move to multiplayer online is unstoppable”

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According to recent figures, the video game industry is a big deal, bringing in $65m in 2011 – more than the DVD, movies and music industries combined, and it is set to reach over $90bn in value by 2015. A man who was there right at the beginning of it all, and a keynote speaker on Day Two of the Broadband World Forum 2012, is Ian Livingstone, a name that will have great resonance for those gamers of a certain age.

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