Las Vegas, Nevada at the Mobile World Congress – Americas. r to l: Mobile World Congress head John Hoffman, CEO & Director for GSMA Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the GSMA, the major global mobile industry trade body with long-standing friend & colleague, Mobilium Global’s Chief Executive, Ralph Simon.

John oversees the GSMA’s portfolio of award-winning trade shows and conferences – Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, & Shanghai & Las Vegas & Rwanda (Africa), plus its online, print & broadcast media properties, industry research services & a range of network managed services. John brings more than 25 years’ experience to the GSMA & is also a member of the Future Trends Forum, Bankinter’s global think task focused on issues impacting Spanish society and businesses. He serves on the GSMA Limited’s Board of Directors, as well as the Board of the Mobile World Capital Barcelona Foundation, & is the author of the “Wireless Evolution Insider” by the GSMA, as well as “GPRS Demystified”, published by McGraw-Hill Professional.

John is busy setting up the 2023 MWC Barcelona which takes place between February 27 – March 2nd in Barcelona, Spain, to which an anticipated 110,000 mobile professionals will attend.