Head of Services, GSMA

David Pollington

David Pollington is the Head of Services at the GSMA, providing technical & strategic steer on identity across a number of GSMA's programmes including Mobile Connect (a worldwide x-MNO authentication & identity initiative), IoT and RCS (business messaging).

Prior to joining the GSMA, David was part of the Vodafone R&D leadership, instrumental in driving many of the key technology transitions across the industry as mobile devices evolved from pure telephony devices to the smartphones of today and generating new revenue opportunities for Vodafone.

David graduated from Imperial College, London with a Masters degree (MEng) in Electrical & Electronic Engineering and has more than 23 years' experience in the mobile industry.