RCS Shockwave Panels Genesis 2024

Presenting the RCS Shockwave Panel Session at Genesis 2024

On 20-21 May 2024, as part of our Genesis event, ROCCO will host the Shockwave Panel Sessions. The Shockwave Panel Sessions are a series of panels at Genesis 2024 where experts in the field will answer questions and give their points of view on the different topics: AI and RCS.

ROCCO is pleased to announce the stellar lineup for the RCS Shockwave Panel

Mayte Martín

Mayte Martín is a seasoned professional in the telecommunications industry, currently serving as the Business Development Head of RCS at Orange Spain. With a career spanning over two decades, Mayte brings a wealth of experience and expertise in the industry.

Mayte Martín began her telecommunications career at Jazztel, where she held various roles over fifteen years, including Wholesale Financial Specialist. In 2016, she joined Orange España’s Digital Communications division, driving the company’s digital transformation leveraging her deep understanding of RCS, SMS, Big Data, IoT, Chat, Smart Flows, and AI Conversational technologies to enhance customer experiences and drive business growth.

Since assuming the role of Head of RCS in January 2021, Mayte has been at the forefront of Orange Spain’s efforts to revolutionize communication experiences for its customers. Her leadership and vision have been pivotal in establishing Orange as a leader in next-generation communication technologies.

Throughout her career, Mayte has demonstrated a passion for innovation and a relentless drive for excellence. Her strategic mindset, combined with her hands-on experience across various facets of telecommunications, makes her a formidable force in the industry.

Robert Jones

Robert is the Head of Messaging at BT, leading the team responsible for the strategy and commercial delivery of BT’s Enterprise and Wholesale messaging products and has over nine years’ experience in the messaging industry. Before his current role in BT, Robert had various roles across the Consumer and Business divisions of EE, Orange and Wanadoo, working within Business, Airtime and Broadband. In these roles, Robert has consistently emphasised partnership development to deliver mutual value.

The focus of his team is on the development and delivery of messaging solutions that meet the needs of customers and partners, ensuring that BT’s products are both innovative and reliable. A key priority is the enhancement of the messaging portfolio to include richer messaging products, as well as tackling fraud in the SMS channel. This effort is part of the #TrustinSMS initiative, which has recently been recognised with the Prime Minister’s Award for Cyber, a testament to BT’s comprehensive strategy for protecting its customers. 

Robert has a keen interest in technology and security, a passion that informs his approach to leading his team and driving the development of secure and innovative messaging solutions.

Sarah Keller

Sarah Keller is Chief Global Enterprise Officer at GMS, the AI driven communications solutions partner for MNOs and Enterprises globally. Sarah is a telco expert with over 25 years of experience under her belt. After a successful career working with leading telcos in Switzerland, she joined GMS in 2015 to lead European sales. Since then, Sarah has played a pivotal role spearheading global expansion efforts for GMS. In her current role, Sarah bridges the gap between Enterprises and MNOs, bringing growth opportunities to both sides with her team of experts.

Alexandros Mygdalias

Alexandros Mygdalias is acting as Carrier Partnerships Manager at iBasis, where he spearheads initiatives to enhance interconnectivity and address market needs within the Messaging sector. With a background that initially began in the P2P sector, Alexandros has since evolved his expertise in A2P-P2A schemes, Security & Monetization fields, and now focuses on RCS.

With a diverse background that enhance the evolution of messaging technologies, Alexandros has understanding of the RCS ecosystem and its potential to transform communication experiences.

His track record of assisting MNOs in leveraging new revenue stream opportunities to drive revenue growth underscores his commitment to advancing the adoption and success of the RCS technology.

You can often find Alexandros participating in WAS GSMA events, where he shares insights and collaborates with industry peers , shaping the future of Messaging.

Guendalina Rossi

Guendalina is a seasoned Telecom Expert with over two decades of experience in the Wireless Industry. With a strong penchant for pioneering new technologies, Guendalina has held prominent positions within industry associations, mobile operators, and service providers. Her expertise spans a wide range of domains including Teams, Partners, and Vendors Management, as well as technical and commercial Product Management, with a particular focus on A2P/P2P markets and Anti-Fraud measures. She is also well-versed in consultancies and Start-ups.

In her current role as a Senior Product Manager at Sinch, Guendalina spearheads the safeguarding of Sinch Operator Services’ messaging infrastructure, overseeing tasks such as messaging protection, bypass control, and anti-fraud/spam measures.

Come to Genesis to see this session live!