Name:Rob Van Den Dam
TitleCompany:Global Telecommunications, Media and Entertainment Industry Leader, IBM Institute for Business Value
Bio:Rob van den Dam is the Global Industry Leader, Telecommunications, Media and Entertainment (TME) for the IBM Institute for Business Value (the business think tank of IBM). In his role, he is responsible for developing strategic TME thought leadership. He has over 25 years of experience in the industry and is a member of the IBM Global Business Services (GBS) senior leadership team.
Rob received the highest (Platinum) Acclaim Award for achieved global recognition as a Telecommunications thought leader within and outside IBM. He is a recognized presenter – often being invited as keynote speaker – at most major industry conferences, such as TMForum, ITU, GSMA, and CommunicAsia. In the last 15 years, Rob has authored more than 100 reports, articles, and blogs. He has published articles in, among others, Annual Review of Communications, Jnl. of Telecommunications Management, European Communications, Forbes, Total Telecom Magazine, Telecom Asia, Mobile Europe, and Wireless Asia.