Panelists include: Alice Harris, Director - Billing Services, Qwest Communications; Andreas Manolis, Head of Revenue Assurance & Fraud, T-Mobile (UK); Scott Petty, Director for Business Product Management and Enterprise Services, VODAFONE; and Praveen Singhal, CTO, Bharti Airtel. Moderator: Kathy Romano, Executive Director, Revenue Assurance & Billing, Verizon Services Operaitons.
OSS/BSS World Summit is a world-class, exclusive summit, delivering independent and objective thought-leadership for the C-suite within the telecoms industry globally.
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Márcio Caroso is Head of Billing & Customer Collections for TIM Brasil.
Stefano Maria De' Rossi
Stefano Maria De'Rossi is Group Director of Fraud & Business Intelligence for Telecom Italia.
Ms. Harris is the Director of Billing Services for Qwest. As such, her responsibilities include strategy and execution of new billing initiatives and infrastructure improvements along with management of certain critical line operations for Qwest billing. Harris has a team of over 85 employees.
Ms. Harris holds an MBA with honors from the University in Denver. She has worked at Qwest and its predecessors for 30 years with a brief stint at Level3 Communications where she was the Senior Director of Network Processes and Metrics charged with aligning North American and European network deployment processes.
Andreas Manolis is Head of Revenue Assurance & Fraud for T-Mobile (UK).
Scott Petty leads Vodafone's Business Products and Services team and is responsible for driving the delivery of the product and service portfolio to support the implementation of Vodafone's total communications strategy. Petty and his team are focused on product and service delivery in three key priority areas: Fixed Mobile Convergence, Machine to Machine & Global Enterprise.
Before joining Vodafone in January 2009, Petty ran the Services Division for Dimension Data, the global IT Systems Integrator. It was this role that brought him from his native Australia to the UK. During his four year tenure, his team grew service revenues from $US 800M to $US1.5Bn at a CAGR of 20% while holding cost growth at just 10% per annum. In total he enjoyed 18 years with Dimension Data â€“ always in Services and Technical roles.
Kathy Romano is executive director of revenue assurance and billing, for Verizon Communications Inc.
She has achieved a diverse knowledge of the industry during her 28 years with Verizon by leading myriad departments including product line management, human resources, finance, systems integration, billing operations and others.
Praveen Singhal is CTO and products head with AIRTEL Enterprise BU. 22 years experience in CTO/CIO capacity with operators and vendors in technology, products development, services innovation.
Prime responsibility include interface with business units to understand products need for market growth and strategy to enhance business with products and services innovation. Worked with telcos business solutioning, architecture, process, IT, ITES, technology forums participation and presales.