26 February - 1 March 2018


The Challenges Of ESIM Deployment

GSMA Seminars

Date & Time

Wednesday, 28 Feb

17:00 - 18:30


CC1 Room 1.5


This seminar will explain the opportunities and threats of eSIM from company strategy to deployment. CEOs of the SIM industry will share the business transformation challenges brought by the digitalisation of the SIM in the first half. The second half, sponsored by the SIM Alliance, will focus on the challenges for the wider ecosystem.

Welcome Speech
Jean-Christophe Tisseuil , Head of eSIM GSMA

Session 1:  Panel Session:

When the Industry goes Digital -  The strategical challenges of transition management.

Moderated by Jean-Christophe Tisseuil, Head of eSIM, GSMA
Frederic Vasnier, Executive Vice President, Mobile Services & IoT Business, GEMALTO
Carsten Ahrens, CEO, G&D, Mobile Security 
Yves Portalier, General Manager & Executive Vice President – Connected Objects Business Unit, IDEMIA.
Salvador Cabrera Aguilar, EMEAA& APAC Director, VALID

Session 2: Panel session:

From vision to implementation and deployment

Moderated by Dario Talmesio, Principal Analyst - Head of Europe, OVUM

Remy Cricco, Chairman, SIM Alliance
Shai Guday, Partner Group Program Manager, Microsoft
Philippe Lucas, Senior Vice President, Strategy, Architecture & Standardisation, ORANGE
Per Lindsberg, Senior Business Developer, VOLVO