KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

ADRIAN WOOSTER

Gigaclear
Head Of Network Strategy

Adrian Wooster is a broadband strategist with over 20 years experience who has a special focus on

full-fibre and more widely Next Generation Access (NGA) broadband strategy.

Having worked with a range of clients in public, private and community sectors including alternative operators, local and national governments, Adrian currently heads up the Strategy function within Gigaclear Networks, the wholesale and infrastructure side of the UK’s largest rural broadband specialist.

ADRIAN WOOSTER

Gigaclear
Head Of Network Strategy

Adrian Wooster is a broadband strategist with over 20 years experience who has a special focus on

full-fibre and more widely Next Generation Access (NGA) broadband strategy.

Having worked with a range of clients in public, private and community sectors including alternative operators, local and national governments, Adrian currently heads up the Strategy function within Gigaclear Networks, the wholesale and infrastructure side of the UK’s largest rural broadband specialist.

ZOLTAN KOVACS

Community Fibre
Head Of Planning

Head of Planning at Community Fibre with a demonstrated history of working in the telecommunications industry. Experienced in the Network design and build of Fiber to the x (FTTx).

Helped deploying various fibre networks in Eastern Europe and the UK. Community Fibre is delivering high-speed fibre-to-the-home broadband services to large urban locations across the UK, starting with London and expanding into other areas over the next several years. 

Simon Wade

Emtelle
Sales Manager

ZOLTAN KOVACS

Community Fibre
Head Of Planning

Head of Planning at Community Fibre with a demonstrated history of working in the telecommunications industry. Experienced in the Network design and build of Fiber to the x (FTTx).

Helped deploying various fibre networks in Eastern Europe and the UK. Community Fibre is delivering high-speed fibre-to-the-home broadband services to large urban locations across the UK, starting with London and expanding into other areas over the next several years. 

MALCOLM CORBETT

Independent Networks Co-operative Association (INCA)
CEO & Founder

Malcolm Corbett is the Chief Executive of the Independent Networks Co-operative Association, set up in 2010, to bring together organisations in the public, private and community sectors

working to develop next generation superfast broadband services. 

Prior to setting up INCA, Malcolm founded and ran the Community Broadband Network from 2003 to 2010.

SEAN PILLANS

Virgin Media / Liberty Global

Senior Engineer

Sean has been working within the telecommunications industry for over 26 years. He has undertaken a number of different roles during this time - Planning, Planning Management, Standards Writing and Engineering Design & Type Approval. 

More recently he has been responsible for supporting the introduction of  FTTx systems and solutions for rollout within Virgin Media in the UK.

Today he is part of the Liberty Global Central Access Engineering Team supporting LG affiliates across UK/Europe with FTTx rollout.

Simon Wade

Emtelle
Sales Manager

Emtelle is a leading UK manufacturer of FTTx Products which includes Fibre Cables, Blown Fibre Tubing and Ducting. Simon Wade is responsible for FTTH Projects in UK for Emtelle. Simon has been involved in optical fibre evolution since 1989 and joined the Emtelle team in 2011.

Emtelle has delivered FTTH projects throughout the world and is establishing a market presence for all aspects of FTTx in the UK, for both urban and rural environments. Emtelle is a member of the FTTH Council.

©Fibre Roadshow 2019