Van Huyssteen

  • Arno has more than 16 years hands-on experience in the Telecommunications industry.

  • He is a passionate technology focussed entrepreneur with ventures in telecommunications, fiscal accountancy and the medical industry.

  • Arno has spent the last 10 years providing hands-on product, technology strategy, technical architecture, process & project management consultancy to some of the largest multinational telecommunication operators and vendors across the globe with clients including Vodafone Australia, VFH Australia, 3GIS/Telenor Sweden, DU Dubai UAE, Telkom SA, Tango Luxembourg, Belgacom BE, Mobistar Belgium, Base Belgium, Orange, KPN Mobile International, Nokia Siemens Networks and Ericsson.

  • Arno was the Technical Architect on the first commercial LTE network to launch in Western Europe. At the time it remained the only commercially available LTE network in that specific region for almost 2 years.

  • Some of the other activities included leading a network renewal project in Luxembourg in which a new core was architected for a leading Luxembourgish Mobile Operator; leading a network audit of a joint venture multi-operator RAN company in Sweden; starting up the operations department for a turn-key network operator being delivered by NSN in the UAE; leading network swap activities of the Vodafone Australia Core project; and several other technical roles at companies like Orange, Telkom SA and KPN.