Pictures from TADHack Global 2016 – we made breakfast TV in South Africa – massive attendance all around the world
Welcome to TADSummit 2017, The Programmable Telecoms
TADSummit, 14-15 Nov, Lisbon
• TADSummit is The Programmable Telecoms global event
o Contextual communications, conversational CRM and BOTs, M2M and IoT, telecom APIs and WebRTC,
internal innovation in non-telecom industries, decentralized web, application-to-person comms, network
app stores, enterprise telecom apps, open source telecom software, open networks…
o TADSummit is open, no BS, practice-based, business/strategy, world-first demos, thought-leadership,
companies involved keep being bought!
• Telecoms the transmission of information, as words, sounds, or images, usually over great
distances, in the form of electromagnetic signals, as by telegraph, telephone, radio, television
or the internet.
• Programmable capable of being programmed for computer processing (cloud, data center,
smartphone, enterprise server….)
ITS ALL ABOUT THE SERVICES!!!!
• MVNO Service Success
• Innovation Showcase, led by DataArt
• MONEH Showcase, led by the inimitable James Body
• Application to Person Service Showcase
• Programmable Telecoms in the Enterprise
• Decentralized Web / Decentralized Telecoms / Network App Store /
• Network Services Built for the Cloud
• TADHack service successes
• Accelerating Programmable Telecoms
Massive Global Community of 65+ Partners and many
more individuals contributing because they think
Programmable Telecoms is powerful
• Not just programmers; product, design, and business people
– Team diversity is important for winning
• Students: showcase talent to innovative companies
• Businesses: copy Uber before someone else does and starts
disrupting your business
• Telecoms people: create new services in hours, its the best
and most fun 2 days of training you’ll get this year
• Cash prizes! So you have fun, free food, meet cool people,
hack, and a good chance at winning some cash
World’s first MVNO began 18 years ago in 1999.
Today virtualization has gone further. No longer need to
own a network OR resell network services.
Its all just IP and you/customers define the services.