Skip to content

What’s Keeping Operator CTOs Up At Night?


Panel Discussion from Mobile World Congress 2019 in Barcelona, Spain

By any measure, CTOs of companies in the telecommunication industry have a big job.

Just the emergence of 5G have operators shifting towards more software driven architecture and becoming cloudified requires their utmost attention. This ever evolving role oversees about half of industry employees and will invest trillions in capital expenditures over the next five years.

A CEO wants and needs a partner who can execute their vision, help set strategic direction and offer insight based on a deep understanding of technology’s evolution. With the weight of expectations within the role and the deployment of 5G just around the corner, what is keeping a CTO awake at night?


Catherine Michel

Catherine Michel, CTO,
Sigma Systems

Dr. Derek Peterson

Dr. Derek Peterson, CTO, Boingo Wireless

Tareq Amin

Tareq Amin, CTO, Rakuten Mobile Network Inc.

Nikos Katinakis

Nikos Katinakis, Group Executive, Networks & IT, Telstra

Johan Wibergh

Johan Wibergh, CTO, Vodafone

Test drive our products today

Are you a CIO, Enterprise Architect or Head of Business looking to grow your digital business?
Let’s talk and see how we can help you.