Tim Ward

Chief Strategy Officer, XConnect

Speaker Bio

Tim joined XConnect in November 2016 to lead Number Information Services. As the new Chief Strategy Officer for XConnect, Tim has responsibility for marketing and product management, launching a range of innovative services for applications, messaging and interconnect providers that set new standards for access to network, service and user information. Tim has over 30 years of experience in technical, sales and marketing roles across the telecoms industry including NET, Sonus Networks, and most recently with Neustar where he managed their relationship with the GSMA and their market leading PathFinder portability and service discovery registry. He is passionate about establishing a level playing field across the industry, with a common set of standards to ensure the highest quality of service. He sees XConnect playing a pivotal role in this and, as such, works with key industry stakeholders and bodies such as MEF and GSMA to drive this agenda forward.