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All of our courses are delivered by expert trainers with global telecoms policy and regulatory experience
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Our course content is underpinned by data from GSMA Intelligence, the definitive source of mobile industry insights, forecasts and research
Boris Wojtan, Senior Director, Consumer Policy, GSMA
In his role, Boris seeks to lead public debate around privacy in mobile and to help global membership deliver long-term benefits for mobile users. He is a firm believer in the value of data privacy leadership: organisations and governments can innovate and grow AND foster privacy and trust.
Boris has developed his expertise in data privacy over 17 years having previously worked as a specialist lawyer at Accenture, the UK Information Commissioner’s Office and in private practice. Before that he also gained valuable experience at the European Parliament and the European Commission. He currently sits on the Privacy Advisory Group for the UN Global Pulse and the European Commission Multistakeholder expert group for GDPR and holds IAPP CIPP/E and CIPM certifications.
Barbara Pareglio, Technical Director & Capabilities Director, IoT Programme, GSMA
Barbara has over 20 years of experience in the mobile industry. She has been part of the GSMA Internet of Things Programme since 2014, working on several aspects of the IoT such as the development of the Mobile IoT Technologies (LTE-M, NB-IoT), GSMA IoT Security Guidelines, GSMA Drone Interest Group and looking at a variety of emerging technologies, like machine learning/AI and edge computing, for helping the mobile industry to create trusted solutions for the IoT. Before joining the GSMA Barbara worked in R&D in several areas of telecommunications, including Intelligent Networks, IMS, Service Enabling and M2M/IoT. She also participate in and actively contributed to several standards
Dr. Jyrki Penttinen, Senior Technology Manager, GSMA
Dr. Jyrki Penttinen is Senior Technology Manager at GSMA North America. He has worked on mobile telecommunications in Finland, Spain, Mexico and the USA. His past employers include Telia Sonera, Nokia and G+D Mobile Security Americas. He is experienced in research and operational activities such as planning, optimisation, measurements, system architectures and services. Since 2014, he has focused on security solutions and developing industry trends. At present, he assists operator members with the adoption, design, development and deployment of GSMA specifications and programmes. He has also authored books on 5G and other telecommunication technologies, the latest publications being the 5G User’s Guide, 5G Simplified and 5G Explained.
Kamal Tamawa, Public Policy Director, GSMA
Kamal is a Public Policy Director on the Sub-Saharan Africa Policy Team. In his role, Kamal is involved in the delivery of GSMA Advocacy programmes in the Sub-Saharan Africa region and the dissemination of messages on a wide variety of policy topics, including Spectrum.
He has worked with the Nigerian Telecoms Regulator and, prior to joining the GSMA, he worked with Etisalat Nigeria where he managed Regulatory Compliance, Spectrum Policy and Technical Regulatory matters. Kamal is also been a member of the Technical Advisory Committee that prepares Nigeria’ s participation at International fora on spectrum and other technical matters.
Kamal holds a B.Sc in Computer Engineering from the American University of Cyprus and an M.Sc in Mobile and Personal Communications from King’s College London.
Maria Sendin Valle, Antitrust Counsel, GSMA
As Antitrust Counsel, Maria provides advice and counsel to GSMA departments on all aspects of antitrust law and policy. Additionally, Maria follows antitrust policy and enforcement developments around the world with a particular focus in Europe and the European Union Institutions.
Before joining the GSMA in 2017, Maria worked for a Public Affairs consultancy in Brussels, where she developed and implemented public affairs, communications and public relations campaigns for clients in the technology, competition and social affairs sectors. Maria moved to Brussels in 2012 to work for the European Commission Competition department and prior to that worked as a competition and EU lawyer for an international law firm in Madrid (Spain).
Maria has a Bachelor degree in Law, a Bachelor degree in Economics and a Masters Degree in EU and Competition law by Carlos III University of Madrid. She is a native Spanish speaker, fluent in English and Italian and has good knowledge of German and French.