Dr Stuart Sharrock has been an analyst and consultant in the telecommunications industry for over two decades. Stuart has been the Editor of Telecommunications International, Mobile Communications International, and Voice+ magazines and the European Correspondent for RCR Wireless News. He contributes to a variety of trade publications in the telecommunications industry and has undertaken research and consultancy projects for many major operators and manufacturers as well as organisations such as the European Commission, European Telecommunications Office, Liberty Alliance, UMTS Forum, GSM Association, ITU, WiMax Forum and ICSTIS. Stuart is an experienced conference organiser and has designed the programmes for over 100 telecommunications conferences in Europe, Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Latin America. He is a regular speaker and chairman at international telecommunications conferences. Dr Sharrock has worked closely with the International Telecommunication Union over the past fifteen years. He has published the official exhibition catalogue for the World Telecom exhibitions in Geneva as well as for many of the ITU’s regional Telecom events in Africa, Asia and Latin America. He has been an active member of the Forum Committee of the ITU Telecom Board and is the Chairman of the International Advisory Board of the ICIN conference.