Xchange roundtable: Telco to TechCo evolving models: Maturing through transformational changes…which TechCo model are you?

Wednesday, 20 September 2023
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm |    Add to calendar

Location: The Xchange

This is an invite-only session. If you are interested in attending, please submit your interest here and we will be in touch.

Telcos today are pressured to transform their business models, driven by technology innovation. Telcos are evolving into Techcos. However, with so many changes impacting business and operating models, these require new digital technology stacks, organisation structures and ways of working.

During this session, we will hear from telco leaders around the world about how they are transforming to become a techco and the critical steps required to advance their journey.

Learn about the 3 Techco models: Dominating Powerhouse, Ecosystem Enabler and Innovative Trailblazer and come out with a refreshed transformation approach for your organization. You’ll also get a sneak-peak into our analyst and industry inspired Telco to Techco maturity assessment, as well as an industry spotlight into how Telcos are bringing AI into their day-to-day business.

TM Forum welcome
Tony Poulos, Industry Insights Advisor, TM Forum
Mritunjay Kapur, Head of TMT, Europe, Middle East, Africa, KPMG 

KPMG's 2023 Telco to TechCo journey

  • Learn about KPMG's three TechCo models, and 40 capability blocks required to build a successful connected tech business:
    • Dominating powerhouse
    • Ecosystem enabler
    • Innovative trailblazer

Darren Yong, Head of TMT, Asia Pacific, KPMG

Spotlight on AI: Global insights on how AI has transformed ways of work for the telco industry
Hear from leaders who have used AI to innovate services, amplify CX, and transform operations for the better

Moderated by: Tony Poulos, Industry Insights Advisor, TM Forum
Namal Jayathilake, CTO, Axiata Digital Labs
Silvia Candiani, Vice President, Telecommunications, Microsoft
Mritunjay Kapur, Head of TMT, Europe, Middle East, Africa, KPMG 

Roundtable discussions: Building blocks of a connected TechCo
In this roundtable, telco leaders will identify the core capabilities required when designing their ideal techo model

Sneak peek: Telco to TechCo capability maturity assessment tool

  • Unlock new value and insights for your team members as you design your future TechCo model by benchmarking your organization with hundreds of organizations across four sectors
    • Telco
    • Tech
    • SaaS
    • Digital Agencies

Yang Gan, Regional Business Development Director, KPMG

Closing remarks, and the way forward
Tony Poulos, Industry Insights Advisor, TM Forum
Darren Yong, Head of TMT, Asia Pacific, KPMG


Darren Yong

Head of TMT, Asia Pacific

Mritunjay Kapur

Head of TMT, Europe, Middle East, Africa

Namal Jayathilake

Chief Technology Officer
Axiata Digital Labs

Silvia Candiani

Vice President Telecommunications

Tony Poulos

Industry Insights Advisor
TM Forum

Yang Gan

Regional Business Development Director

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