Author Rob van den Dam

Global Telecommunications Industry Leader

Rob van den Dam is the IBM Global Telecom Industry Leader at IBM’s Institute for Business Value. He leads strategic thought leadership in telecommunications – with focus on future agendas and industry outlooks – and is a contributor to IBM’s global telecom strategy. Rob has about 25 years of experience in the telecoms industry and has worked in a range of advisory and implementation roles for major telecommunications, media and government organizations. He periodically presents or participates in panel sessions at major industry conferences, and has published multiple articles in leading telecom magazines.


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