MWC 2018 gets new keynote speakers

MWC 2018GSMA announced new keynote speakers for the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018, the world’s largest telecom trade event.

This year’s MWC 2018 will be held from 26 February – 1 March 2018 in Barcelona.

New confirmed keynote speakers

Brigitte Baumann, founder and chief investment officer of Go Beyond Early Stage Investing

Brian Behlendorf, executive director of Hyperledger

Ricardo Antonio Rossello Nevares, governor of Puerto Rico

Marie Ehrling, chair of the Board of Telia Group and chairwoman, Securitas

Alastair MacLeod, CEO of Teralytics

Kathy Calvin, president and CEO of United Nations Foundation

Ajit Pai, chairman of Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

Jim Yong Kim, president of World Bank

GSMA announced several new exhibitors, sponsors and partners for Mobile World Congress.

BMW will showcase its BMW i brand in a driverless car demonstration, while Byton will highlight its new connected car, joining other automakers including Mercedes-Benz, SEAT and Toyota on the show floor.

Kazakh Telecom and Salesforce are also among the latest companies confirmed to exhibit at Mobile World Congress.

Alibaba, AT&T, China Mobile, Cisco Systems, Deutsche Telekom, Ericsson, Essential, Facebook, Google, HTC, Huawei, Intel, Lenovo, LG, Microsoft, NTT DOCOMO, Nokia Solutions and Networks, Orange, Qualcomm, SK Telecom, Telefonica, Verizon, Vivo, Vodafone, Xiaomi and ZTE, among others, are also supporting MWC 2018 as sponsors.