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.
- 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.
- Vice President of Communications and Marketing
Steve Bonadio leads global communications and marketing for TM Forum. His responsibilities include marketing strategy and operations, messaging and positioning, branding and creative, product marketing, demand generation, web/digital/social marketing, public and analyst relations, sales enablement, and partner marketing. Prior to joining the Forum, Steve held senior marketing roles with leading technology companies such as Oracle and InnoCentive, and he spent the first ten years of his career as an IT industry analyst and consultant with firms such as META Group (acquired by Gartner). Steve holds a BA in Economics and Business from Lafayette College.