Director of Commercial Insight
Scott Sumner is the Director of Commercial Insight at EXFO, covering strategy, sales enablement and analytics. Scott has extensive experience in wireless and mobile telecom, AI and analytics, and service assurance. He has over 20 years of industry experience, including in roles as Director of Strategy and Communications at Nuvoola, VP of Marketing and Analytics at Accedian, GM of Performant Networks, Director of Program Management at MPB Communications, VP of Marketing at Minacom (Tektronix), as well as project and engineering management roles at PerkinElmer (EG&G). Scott has led numerous acquisitions and industry partnerships, and has authored numerous patents and conference papers.
Scott has Masters and Bachelor degrees in Engineering (M.Eng, B.Eng) from McGill University in Montreal, Canada, and completed professional business management training at the John Molson School of Business, the Alliance Institute, and the Project Management Institute.
Head of GSMA Intelligence
Peter leads the GSMA Intelligence analyst team, driving its content strategy and agenda. Working across the GSMA membership and broader mobile ecosystem, Peter is responsible for developing insights into the intelligence products required by the market as well as the best ways in which to deliver them. In the near-term, this means driving the rollout of new data sets and research on topics ranging from 5G and IoT, to Consumer Demand trends, Fixed TV & Convergence.
The mobile industry is setting its sights on new 5G revenue streams from enterprise customers. But, GSMA Intelligence conducted a global study to assess whether mobile operators are ready to successfully monetize this new vertical, and found significant gaps between the 2,000 enterprises surveyed and operators’ expectations.
In this webinar, Peter Jarich, Head of GSMA Intelligence, and Scott Sumner, Director of Commercial Insight at EXFO will explore the key findings of the study to: