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    Huawei Global Internet Service Industry Summit

    Building a Fully Optical, Intelligent Internet
    Create New Value TOGETHER

    May 24, 2022 | Vienna, Austria

The Internet Service Industry (ISI) faces challenges ahead. How can technology help it establish green, intelligent network connections, laying the foundation for future success?

To find out more, join us in Vienna at the Global Internet Service Industry Summit — Europe 2022, hosted by Huawei, May 24, 14:00 to 17:30 (CEST), at Prater 1, Courtyard by Marriott Vienna Hotel. If you can't make it in person, the entire summit will also be livestreamed on this page.

Huawei is also exhibiting at the Fiber To The Home (FTTH) Conference 2022 — at the Messe Wien Exhibition & Congress Center, May 23–25, at Booths G12 and G13 in Exhibition Hall B — where you can explore the latest innovations that foster industrial digital transformation, support digital infrastructure innovation, and promote carbon emissions reductions. (Please note that the FTTH Conference is a ticketed event.)

We look forward to seeing you in person, in the City of Music, or online.

Summit Agenda

14:00–17:30 (CEST, UTC+2)
Live
14:00–14:10

Welcome Speech

Ernest Zhang | President, Western Europe Enterprise Business, Huawei
14:10–14:30

Building a Fully Optical, Intelligent Internet in Europe

Huang Dachuan | CTO, Enterprise Business Group, Huawei
14:30–14:45

The Status and Outlook for FTTH Deployment in Europe

Artürs Alksnis | Public Affairs Director, FTTH Council
14:45–15:00

German Telco Market: Status of and Perspectives for FTTH

Wolfgang Heer | CEO, Bundesverband Glasfaseranschluss e. V. (BUGLAS)
15:00–15:20

Exploring the Evolution and Trends of Optical Technology Development

 Dr. Maxim Kuschnerov | Director, Optical and Quantum Communications Laboratory, Huawei
15:20–15:30

Product & Solution Launch

Yang Liang | Director, WEU Integrated Industry Department, Huawei
Robbie Wang | Director, ISP Industry, West Europe Enterprise Business, Huawei
15:30–15:40

Tea Break

15:40–15:55

M-Net Sea of Fiber for Climate Neutral 5G

Dr. Hermann Rodler | CTIOO, M-net Telekommunikations GmbH
15:55–16:10

Reshaping Services to Develop the MSP Market

Richard Miller | Business Development Director, Huawei
16:10–16:25

Real-World Success: ISP to Network-Based MSP Transformation

Jonas Emilsson | Co-founder, Glecom AB
16:25–16:40

Real-World Success: ISP to FTTH-Based MSP Transformation

Sven Van Gorp | CTO, Alea Soluciones, S.L.
16:40-16:55

Huawei Intelligent O&M Service 3.0 Supports Digital Transformation

Demetri Rico | Services VP, Huawei Enterprise Services
16:55–17:30

Panel: How Will Optical, Intelligent Technologies Define the Future for ISPs?

Walter Haas | CTO, Huawei Technologies Deutschland GmbH
Robbie Wang | Director, ISP Industry, West Europe Enterprise Business, Huawei
Dr. Hermann Rodler | CTIOO, M-net Telekommunikations GmbH
Wolfgang Heer | CEO, Bundesverband Glasfaseranschluss e. V. (BUGLAS)
Juan Bernal | National Sales Manager, Alea Soluciones, S.L.
Jonas Emilsson | Co-founder, Glecom AB

Speakers

    Ernest Zhang

    President, Western Europe Enterprise Business, Huawei

    Mr. Zhang joined the Huawei Security and Storage Product Line in September 2007 and established the business management team of the Domestic Sales and Service Department. Since the joint venture Huawei Symantec was founded, he also held the post of vice president for Domestic Sales and Service. He has also worked for the Enterprise Business Group as Vice-President of Global Sales Department. Mr. Zhang recently extended his expertise reach into Western Europe. As President of the Enterprise Business in Western Europe, he oversees Germany, UK, Italy, Spain, France, Netherlands, Switzerland, Portugal and Belgium.

    Artürs Alksnis

    Public Affairs Director, FTTH Council

    Arturs joined the FTTH Council Europe team in April 2022 and is responsible for defining and implementing the FTTH Council's Public Affairs strategy.

    Before joining the FTTH Council Europe, he was Public Affairs Director at FEPA, the Federation of European Producers of Abrasives. Prior to this, he worked as Public Affairs Manager in the European Rail Supply Industry Association (UNIFE) where he was responsible for the investment policy portfolio. His previous EU-related experience includes working as a Political Advisor to a Member of the European Parliament, as a Programme Manager in the European Commission (DG Regional Policy), and as a Research Associate in the EU Centre in Singapore. He holds Master’s degrees in International Relations and Political Science from Sciences Po (Paris, France) and University of Latvia.

    Wolfgang Heer

    CEO, Bundesverband Glasfaseranschluss e. V. (BUGLAS)

    BUGLAS (Bundesverband Glasfaseranschluss, German Assocation of Enterprises and Institutions which deploy and run Fiber Access Networks in terms of FttB/H) has more than 160 members such like NetCologne, M-net, wilhelm.tel, TeleColumbus as well as Stadtwerke and communal enterprises, Zweckverbände and investor driven enterprises like UGG, Deutsche GigaNetz and many others. Furthermore, leading suppliers such like Huawei, NOKIA and many others belong to BUGLAS association. The members of BUGLAS, which had been founded in 2009, all deploy and/or run Fiber Access Networks in Terms of FttB/H all over Germany and supply much more than one million households, businesses and public institutions with future-proof, sustainable high speed internet access and thus contribute to their readiness for future. More information to be found: www.buglas.de

    Dr. Hermann Rodler

    CTIOO, M-net Telekommunikations GmbH

    Dr Hermann Rodler has more than 30 years of management experience in the information and communication technology industry and has been managing director technology and operations at the leading Bavarian fiber optic provider M-net since November 1, 2017. In this function, he is responsible for all technical areas from network planning and network construction to technical service and network operation to corporate IT.

    Previously, he was Executive Vice President and Head of the Antenna Products division at the technology supplier Kathrein and held various management positions at Nokia Networks for over nine years - including more than five years as managing director of Nokia Siemens Networks and Nokia Networks Germany. In addition he can look back on almost 20 years of management at Siemens AG, communication division.

    Dr Hermann Rodler holds several patents in the fields of coherent optical communication, mobile data transmission and Internet protocols. He holds a degree in communications engineering from the Technical University of Munich and a doctorate in engineering in the field of optical communications engineering from the Ruhr University in Bochum.

    Jonas Emilsson

    Co-founder, Glecom AB

    Sven Van Gorp

    CTO, Alea Soluciones, S.L.

    Juan Bernal

    National Sales Manager, Alea Soluciones, S.L.

    Dr. Maxim Kuschnerov

    Director, Optical and Quantum Communications Laboratory, Huawei

    Maxim Kuschnerov joined Huawei in 2016 and is now leading the optical research laboratory in Munich, Germany focusing on the topics of optical access, data center networks, coherent optical transceivers, optical switching and quantum security. He has more than 15 years of experience in optical research, development and product management, having started his career at Siemens and then working for Nokia Siemens Networks and Coriant (now Infinera) before joining Huawei.


    Richard Miller

    Business Development Director, Huawei

    Richard has 28 years’ Product Management, Marketing and Strategy Development experience in telecoms markets both in the UK and other markets.

    Richard joined Huawei in January 2020 as Business Development Director, a new role within the EBG responsible for developing the processes and best practice for developing carriers as a channel to market.  His current focus is on evolving Huawei’s revised Managed Service Provider Support Programme; and the development of selected carriers, helping them optimise their go to market approach for Huawei portfolio

    Demetri Rico

    Services VP, Huawei Enterprise Services

    25+ years in ICT Transformation and ICT Services; 

    Director of Operation for large Telecomunication group;

    Director of Operations and Digital Transformation for Tier 1 ICT Integrators and ICT Service providers at European Level.

    CTO and VP Services at Huawei.

    Walter Haas

    CTO, Huawei Technologies Deutschland GmbH

    Mr. Haas is Chief Technology Officer and member of the management board of Huawei Germany. In his role as CTO he is in charge of new business development for Huawei products & solutions in German carrier and enterprise market.

    Mr. Haas holds a Dipl. Ing. degree in Telecommunications and Mechatronics. He has over 30 years experience in telecommunication industry and held several management positions in R&D, Business Development and Product Management. In 1999 he established a cooperation with Huawei Technologies and realized first projects in German/European markets.

    In 2004 he joint Huawei Germany and since that time he is involved in major projects at various customers.

    One of his current business focus areas is on developing ecosystems for 5G, AI & Internet-of-Things era within the context of digitization of industries and society.

    In addition he is corporate speaker, active member in various telecommunication and industry associations and is Huawei representative in Bitkom Main Board.

    Kevin Liu

    Senior Vice President, Sales and Channel, Western Europe Enterprise Business, Huawei

    Kevin Liu has more than 20 years’ experience in ICT industry. He is currently serving as the Senior VP of Sales and Channel in Huawei WEU Enterprise Business and prior to this role, he held various leader roles in Huawei WEU region including GM of Huawei Enterprise business in Switzerland.

    Huang Dachuan

    CTO, Enterprise Business Group, Huawei

    With more than 26 years of experience in the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) field, Huang Dachuan is the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Huawei's Enterprise Business Group, leading a team of senior experts to provide technical support services for major projects and key customers. Mr. Huang is also responsible for improving the mid- and long-term competitiveness of Huawei products and solutions. His customers span a wide range of industries, from the finance, Internet, and government sectors, to large enterprises and more.

    Hobe Li

    President, Global ISP Business, Huawei

    Hobe Li in charge of Global ISP business in Huawei EBG and has served as the GM of the enterprise business, Huawei Netherlands and the director of FSI business in Huawei WEU region, Based in Shenzhen.


    Ma Qi

    CEO, Czech and Ukraine Rep. Office, Huawei

    Mr. Maqi, as the current CEO of Czech and Ukraine Rep. Office, Huawei, has served as Vice General Manager of Ukraine Rep. Office and the general manager, senior product manager and engineer in Huawei Mongolia.

    Yang Liang

    Director, WEU Integrated Industry Department, Huawei

    Mr. Yang Liang is currently the director of Huawei's West European Enterprise Business Integrated Industry Dept. He is responsible for developing and executing business strategies for ISP, transportation, finance, manufacturing, energy, and retail in the West European market. He also leads the team to actively promote Huawei's leading position in the West European industry business.

    He joined Huawei in 2000. He served as the director of the Southern-East Asia Enterprise Business Transportation Dept, the director of the Laos Enterprise Business Dept and the Director of the Product & Solution Configuration Mgmt Dept and Director of the Product & Solution Data System Engineering Dept.

    He has worked at Huawei for 14 years in R&D, three years in industry sales, and two years in industry solutions. Rich experience in industry business development, marketing, industry solution sales, and R&D.

    Todd Sun

    Vice President, Marketing & Solution Sales, Western Europe Enterprise Business Group

    Robbie Wang

    Director, ISP Industry, West Europe Enterprise Business, Huawei

    More than 20 years’ experience in ICT industry, 14 years' work experience in Huawei and 2 years for current position

    Tony Hu

    Senior Architect, Global ISP Business, Huawei

    Tony Hu has more than 20 years' experience in the Telecom and Networking industry.

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