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Bora Varliyagci

Bora Varliyagci

Bora is a well-recognised industry expert trusted by many investors, operators and service providers in telecommunications, media and technology sector. He has over 21 years’ experience with projects delivered in more than 50 countries over 3 continents. He is a regular speaker at industry events and conferences. He served as a board member of FTTX Council Africa between 2016 and 2020 and contributed to the advancement of broadband and fibre reach over 3 million premises on the continent.

Chief Executive Officer
Digitalthings Pty Ltd

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Bora is the CEO of Digitalthings, a boutique investment and strategy advisory firm specialising on telecommunication, media and technology. His over 21 years’ international experience in the telecommunications industry covers emerging markets from Asia, Central, Southern and Eastern Europe to the Middle East and Africa over 50 countries. Throughout his career, Bora has successfully set-up new businesses and practices, established and managed large project teams in emerging markets, pioneered strategic alliances and partnerships with both industry players and investors and led the development of practical solutions to complex business challenges. His understanding of the African telecommunications market and background in strategy and negotiations combined with his commercial experience brings unique support and value-add to his clients. His business engagements included communication service providers, funders and investors, regulators, and technology vendors both in the private and public sectors. Bora thrives to contribute expansion of broadband footprint globally and digital inclusion as a human right and served as a board member of FTTX Council Africa between 2016 and 2020.

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