speaker bio

Herbert Blum

Global Practice Leader -Communications, Media & Entertainment - Bain

Herbert Blum is the Global Head of the Telecommunications Practice at Bain & Company.

Since joining the firm more than 20 years ago, he has been working with the leading network service providers globally as well as with their equipment vendors and large private equity investors. Herbert is a recognized thought leader on the industry’s future evolution writing multiple publications on the topics of monetization, CAPEX, 5G network evolution and carrier strategy and has been frequently featured in various media outlets.  Prior to joining Bain, Herbert founded HPC M and built a 130 FTE strong salesforce for telecom services in Western Canada before working at Fonorola (Sprint / MCI).  He currently serves on the Board of Telecon Inc., Canada’s leading telecommunication network infrastructure services provider.

Tuesday 19 September | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm | CET
Keynotes: The Rise of AI: What it means for today and tomorrow