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About Alex Leslie 903 Articles
Alex was Founder and CEO of the Global Billing Association (GBA), a trade body focused on the communications sector. He is a sought after speaker and chairman at leading industry conferences, and is widely published in communications magazines around the world. Until it closed, he was Contributing Editor, OSS/BSS for Connected Planet. He was publisher at DisruptiveViews.
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About John C. Tanner 659 Articles
John Tanner has been covering the Asia-Pacific telecoms industry since 1996. He has two degrees in telecommunications, and worked for six years in the US radio industry in various technical and advisory capacities, covering radio and satellite equipment maintenance, studio networking, news writing and production, the latter of which earned him several regional and national awards.
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About Joana Bagano 290 Articles
Joana Bagano is a writer, editor, and project coordinator with over 10 years of combined experience in technology, banking, cultural heritage, and sustainable development. She currently works full time for an international non-profit organization.
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About Jouko Ahvenainen 201 Articles
Jouko Ahvenainen is a key member of the Disruptive.Asia editorial team and a pioneer in digital finance, FinTech and data analytics solutions. Jouko started his work with digital finance and FinTech models in 2008 and is a listed world-class influencer. He participated in changing US finance regulation, getting the Senate and President to pass the JOBS Act, and has worked with EU and Asian finance regulators.
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About Richard Windsor 187 Articles
Dr Richard Windsor is the founder of Radio Free Mobile which is an independent research provider. The research helps clients to understand and evaluate the players in the digital ecosystem and presents a unique perspective on how all the pieces fit together in an easy to read and digest way. The product is available on a subscription basis and counts members of the handset, telecom carrier, Internet, semiconductor and financial industries as its subscribers. RFM is the land of the one man band, meaning that Dr. W. also makes the tea.
About Tony Poulos 169 Articles
Tony is a freelance writer, regular speaker, MC and chairman for the telecoms and digital services industries worldwide. He has founded and managed software and services companies, acts a market strategist and was editor of DisruptiveViews and is now managing editor of Disruptive.Asia. In 2011, Tony was recognized as one of the 25 most influential people in telecom software worldwide.
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About Avanti Kumar 90 Articles
Avanti is contributing editor for Disruptive.Asia and an independent columnist for various media. A British Asia-based editor & award-winning journalist, and cross-sector industry professional with more than 25 years experience, Avanti continues to take delight in covering digital and leadership trends across the region.
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About Ryan Jeffery 41 Articles
Ryan Jeffery is Passionate About OSS. So much so that he's the founder of, the independent site that looks at OSS from all angles. Ryan is an OSS / telecommunications consultant and has worked with clients on disruptive / transformative OSS projects since 2000. In addition to publishing (almost) daily articles on he has authored the book, "Mastering your OSS" and various other publications.
About Teresa Cottam 34 Articles
Teresa helps B2B service providers improve their commercial results and the customer experience they deliver through research, insight and analysis that builds effective strategy. She is chief strategist with industry analysts and strategy consultants Omnisperience.
David Birch
About David Birch 32 Articles
Dave is Director of Consult Hyperion, the secure electronic transactions consultancy and is an internationally-recognised thought leader in digital identity and digital money. Named in Wired magazine’s global top 15 favourite sources of business information; rated one of the NextBank “Fintech Titans”; voted one of the European “Power 50” people in digital financial services and ranked Europe’s most influential commentator on emerging payments.
Jeremy Wagstaff
About Jeremy Wagstaff 19 Articles
Jeremy Wagstaff is a former technology journalist, most recently chief technology correspondent in Asia for Thomson Reuters. He now runs a boutique consultancy in Singapore/UK, Cleft Stick. His blog can be found at
Matt Walker
About Matt Walker 4 Articles
Matt is Founder and Chief Analyst of independent industry analyst firm, MTN Consulting, focused on telecommunications and cloud markets. Matt is an expert in telecommunications & cloud markets with 25 years of experience providing independent analysis and consulting to private and public sector clients. (