2017 Speakers

Charlot Salwai
Charlot Salwai is a ni-Vanuatu politician and former accountant. He is the Prime Minister of Vanuatu, having been elected on 11 February 2016 ...



Charlot Salwai, Prime Minister, Gov of Vanuatu

Gerard Metsan
Gerard Metsan is the Chief Information Officer at the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer, Prime Minister's Office ...



Gerard Metsan, Chief Information Officer, OGCIO

Jackson Miake
Jackson Miake is the ICT Program Manager at the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer, Prime Minister's Office Government ...



Jackson Miake, ICT Program Manager, Gov of Vanuatu

Dalsie Baniala
Dalsie Baniala started working for TRR after leaving USP, Emalus Campus in April 2008.She took up the position for the ...



Dalsie Baniala, Regulator, TRR

Fred Samuel
Fred Samuel worked for many years as engineer and business manager for Telecom Vanuatu, Ltd., before assuming the role ...


Fred Samuel, CEO and Director, Pacific Group Ltd                                       

Barlen Lutchmoodoo
Mr Barlen Lutchmoodoo is currently the Chief of Corporate & Business Markets. Mr Lutchmoodoo has been handling several managerial ...



Barlen Lutchmoodoo, Chief of Corporate & Business Markets, TVL

Andrew Middlebrook
Andrew has over 10 years experience in the ICT industry, starting out working with Australian mid-sized organisations to utilise communication...




Andrew Middlebrook, Sales Director, Digicel Vanuatu                          

Dr. Paul Gardner-Stephen
Dr. Paul Gardner-Stephen is Senior Lecturer at Flinders University as well as a Shuttleworth Telecommunications Fellow and Mercator Fellow...




Dr. Paul Gardner-Stephen, Senior Lecturer, Flinders University             

Laura Hosman
Laura Hosman is Assistant Professor at Arizona State University, holding a joint appointment in the School for the Future of Innovation in Society...




Laura Hosman, Assistant Professor, Arizona State University                          

Huseyin Ozel
Huseyin is an experienced technology strategy, architecture and consultancy professional with an industrial background in a wide range of sectors...




Huseyin Ozel, Chief Technologist                                                                   

Ian Thomson
Ian is currently working at the University of the South Pacific as a senior fellow of e-Learning. In this role, he jointly manages the Teachers...




Ian Thomson, Fellow of e-Learning, University of the South Pacific

Sajjad Ahmed
Sajjad has been instrumental in Digicel’s roll out in the Pacific, as part of the core team planning and optimizing the networks in Vanuatu, Fiji...




Sajjad Ahmed, Chief Technical Officer, Digicel Vanuatu Limited           

Madhukar Saini
Madhukar comes with 13 years of experience from fast growth emerging Asian markets in areas of consumer telecom brands,sales and marketing. He also has consulting...




Madhukar Saini, Commercial Director, Digicel Vanuatu Limited

Sue Bryant
Sue has over 25 years work experience in various roles across the Telecommunications and ICT Industries in Huawei, IBM and Accenture...



Sue Bryant, ICT Solution Marketing Director - Pacific, Huawei Technologies

Barry Lerner
With over 30 years' experience in the Telecommunication Industry, Barry has held various positions in Telecom Operators, IT Companies, and...



Barry Lerner, CIO - Solutions Marketing, Huawei Technologies