An experienced leader in the technology, media, and telecoms (TMT) market, Nik Willetts is the CEO of TM Forum. He is passionate about the digital revolution and its profound impact on our lives and businesses. As an industry thought leader, he is a frequent writer, speaker and moderator at industry conferences and events. In 2013, Global Telecoms Business named Nik to their Top 40 under 40 as one of the most exciting leaders in the communications industry. Previously, Nik served as the Deputy CEO of TM Forum where he was responsible for leading the Forum’s strategy, digital transformation and value-delivery for its core communications industry collaboration programs. Nik has also held a number of executive positions within the Forum, including responsibility for strategy, marketing and communications, global events and IT. Prior to joining TM Forum, Nik ran a successful consulting business working with multi-national companies including BT, WestLB and The Carphone Warehouse.
Olga Martynov has more than ten years of international experience in accounting and finance across different industries. Her diverse background includes supervising audits at KMPG where she supported Fortune 500 clients and global multibillion dollar private companies. Prior to joining TM Forum, Olga led accounting and financial reporting of the fast-growing post-IPO biotech company ContraFect. She has also worked in the EMEA HQ controllership at General Electric, where she was in charge of sixteen counties in the region. Additionally, Olga has expanded her experience by consulting in business and financial strategy, helping clients through M&A activities and structuring collaborations and strategic acquisitions. Olga is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a BS in Accounting and Finance, summa cum laude from Yeshiva University. Olga has also served as a Treasurer on the board of a non-profit organization.
- Managing Director, Membership Engagement & Sales
Tim Banham’s extensive sales, sales management and P&L management experience is rooted within the telecoms and technology space. Prior to joining TM Forum, Tim spent 11 years with Informa Telecoms & Media leading the strategy and digital transition of the media businesses, successfully migrating print orientated businesses to digital, launching significant new revenue streams and building highly effective client solutions. Tim also served as a European board member for the BPA Worldwide auditing body.
- EVP, Collaboration & Innovation
Andy Tiller has over 25 years’ experience in product marketing and product management for telecom suppliers and technology companies. He joins TM Forum from Chinese BSS/OSS supplier AsiaInfo, where he built an international product strategy, established a global marketing function and set up the company’s operations in Europe. Previously, Andy held senior positions at ip.access (where he was also a founding board member and director of the Small Cell Forum), ShoZu, and Geneva Technology (acquired by Convergys in 2001).
- Managing Director, Events & Publications
Mike has worked in international B2B events for nearly 25 years, including both commercial event companies as well as association owned or supported events. Prior to joining TM Forum, Mike worked with the GSMA for the last 10 years playing a key role in the growth of the renowned Mobile World Congress Barcelona, and more recently, launching the Mobile 360 series. In a new position on the Forum’s senior leadership team, Mike will be charged with building on the recent growth of the Forum’s events, particularly the TM Forum Live! events that take place in Nice, France and Singapore each year.
- Chief Marketing Officer
Paul Wilson has more than 20 years’ experience in the TMT and FinTech sectors. Prior to his work establishing Bristol Is Open, Paul was Chief Marketing Officer at Fortune 500 software company SunGard, where he worked for 14 years. During this time, SunGard grew from a $2.8bn primarily American company, to a $5bn global business, through a combination of organic growth and 180+ acquisitions. As CMO, Paul’s team developed global campaigns that helped to unite the company and deliver growth, winning B2B Marketing’s ‘Best International Campaign’ two years running. During this time Paul lived in the UK, America and Switzerland.