John Brooks, Subex

John Brooks is one of the founders of Connexn Technologies, which was one of the worldwide pioneers of telecoms revenue management technology. Beginning in the 1990’s, John also served as an executive advisor, and he assisted several successful technology start-ups as they pursued and acquired funding. Today he serves as a Vice President in Subex, which acquired Connexn/Azure in 2006.

John’s experience spans three decades, and covers fraud, mobile, data, and video technologies. Within the industry, John was a board member for the Global Billing Association, founded the TM Forum Fraud team (authoring the first International Fraud Operations and Fraud Classifications guides), and now leads the TM Forum Network Asset Management team, focusing on transformative best practices for SDN/NFV operations.

Over the years John has served as an Advisory Board member for a prominent technical university, and has spoken at over 60 industry events and authored numerous papers on topics including IoT, digital disruption, big data, SDN/NFV transformation and enterprise risk management.

John has worked with more than 100 operators globally, and directed over 40 successful cost, revenue, and business optimization engagements at over 24 top-tier carriers globally, including AT&T, America Movil, BT, Vodafone, Telecom New Zealand, Optus, and Verizon.