Experian International Telecom Forum 2013

Nottingham, 07 June 2013 – Experian®, the global information services company, has today announced details of its 8th annual Experian International Telecom Forum, taking place this year in Madrid on Thursday 20 and Friday 21 June.

The two-day conference will bring together credit risk and marketing professionals from across the telecommunication and multimedia industry to explore the present and future challenges in marketing and risk management. The forum promises to be an influential platform for the strategies and solutions that are setting industry trends, with keynotes and presentations from experts across the arena.

Confirmed speakers across the two-day event include:

  • Vodafone Group Services Limited: Chris Handley, Group Head of Mobile Analytics
  • Telefonica Group: Eduardo Navarro, Head of Global Strategy
  • KPN: Anja Salier, Credit Manager
  • Vodafone (Spain): Mariano de Mora – Head of Credit and Risk
  • Orange (Spain): Celia Aragones, Risk Director
  • Vodafone (Spain): Iñigo Santamaria, Collections Manager
  • Intrum Justitia: Cristina Aparicio, Sales Director
  • BT Italia (Italy): Mirko Polizzi, Working Capital and Cash Manager
  • Telenor (Denmark): Samuel Lindstedt, Head of Revenue Management
  • Tuenti Movil (Spain): Adam Holt, Director of MVNO
  • SFR: Pierre Alarcon, VP Cross Channel Customer Management
  • EE (UK): Jason Rees, Director of New Business
  • Vodacom (South Africa): Linda Morgan, Head of Collections
  • Telefonica (Spain): Antonio Velazquez, Head of Corporate Risk
  • Finconsum (LA Caixa Group): Jaume Torra, Risk Director
  • Turkcell: Esra Nil Dilbaz, Credit Risk Manager, Finance and Ayhan Akay Risk Management Consultant
  • Yoigo (Spain): Javier Méndez Castillero, Director of Credit, Collections, Billing & Fraud Prevention

The Forum agenda will cover several topics including ‘View of the global economy, impacts, trends & challenges on the Telecom industry’; ‘Understanding and managing credit and fraud risk’; and breakout sessions such as ‘Fraud’ and ‘Investment in Innovation’. There will be a number of case studies and workshops, as well as parallel interactive sessions run by leading market players. The Forum will also feature an impressive product and solutions showcase, with the event offering the opportunity to arrange private consultancy meetings with international experts in the industry.

Tim Barber, Sales & Marketing Director for Experian in EMEA, comments:
“The conference is an excellent opportunity for leading experts and businesses from across the Telecoms industry to come together and debate prominent industry issues and trends, as well as to share knowledge, skills and contacts. This is Experian’s 8th annual Telecom Forum – we’re looking forward to an ever-strong panel of speakers, presentations and interesting discussion.”

The conference is open to CEOs, COOs, directors, head and senior executives of marketing, risk and fraud departments, from mobile and fixed network operators, mobile virtual network operators, mobile manufacturers, multimedia companies, industry associations and regulators.


Chantal Heckford / Maddy Morgan Williams
020 7490 8828
chantalh@lansons.com / maddymw@lansons.com

About Experian

Experian is the leading global information services company, providing data and analytical tools to clients around the world. The Group helps businesses to manage credit risk, prevent fraud, target marketing offers and automate decision making. Experian also helps individuals to check their credit report and credit score, and protect against identity theft.

Experian plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange (EXPN) and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 index. Total revenue for the year ended 31 March 2013 was US $4.7 billion. Experian employs approximately 17,000 people in 40 countries and has its corporate headquarters in Dublin, Ireland, with operational headquarters in Nottingham, UK; California, US; and São Paulo, Brazil.

For more information, visit www.experianplc.com