About Us
Our track record
Robert Jones, Managing Director
Robert has 20 years experience in event organisation, founding and building some of the World’s leading Optical, Ethernet and Transport Networking live events. Robert brought together senior professionals with both events and industry backgrounds to launch Layer123 in spring 2010. Now a market-leading brand, Layer123 offers a unique knowledge exchange platform for network strategy professionals.

Mark LumMark Lum, Co-Founder & Market Lead
Mark is a well-known and widely respected consulting analyst with many years of experience in carrier network markets. Clients, associates and many in the industry know he takes care to stay on top of fundamental trends and disruptions, and examines new developments with a careful eye.

Anthony Streeter, Sales Director
Anthony brings over a decade of telecoms event sales and management experience as well as a solid reputation for client support to Layer123. Anthony has a friendly nature and enjoys working openly with clients to ensure they achieve the ROI they are looking for.
Who we are
Layer123 is a new generation business information and networking service provider, specialising in enabling knowledge exchange between network strategy professionals.

Main channels & Services
  • Live knowledge exchange events - 3 or 4 day conference/congress and exhibitions >> details here
  • CHANNEL123 webinars - topical presentations with Q/A made by key industry leaders >> details
  • CHANNEL123 News - market leading news aggregation service >> details
  • Download Zone - knowledge archive containing over 200 White Papers >> details
  • 123LIVE! event video - live edited broadcast quality video direct from the conference room >> details
  • Community - 14,000+ members and 13,000+ LinkedIn affiliates

Our ambition
Layer123 is a focus for thought leadership, an incubator for innovative ideas and an active support system for the business and technology ecosystems that drive advancement in key technologies, architectures, services and standards in optical, switching and IP/services layers.

Layer123 membership program – benefits and resources

Layer123 membership entitles you to a series of unique membership services and offers. Simply fill in the membership form and start reaping the benefits straight away. Membership benefits include:
  • FREE access to valuable content, including selected presentation slides and other materials.
  • Advanced notification and news of notable event developments, plus a Call for Papers for all Layer123 events – take your opportunity to influence the agenda of the industry's best-in-class professional networking events.
  • 5% member discount off the attendance price of any Layer123 event or training product.

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Robert Jones
Managing Director
E:  rjones@layer123.com
Anthony Streeter
Sales Director
M: +34 648 508 345
E:  astreeter@layer123.com