Announcing Mobile Future Forward 2011

Announcing Mobile Future Forward 2011

I am really excited to announce or 2011 Mobile Future Forward. We have been working on it for a while and thanks to our wonderful partners and speakers, the program is starting to take shape. As usual, we are deeply focused on the understanding the underlying currents of the mobile ecosystem and how behavior, technologies, and business models will be morphed over time.

First of all, a big thanks to our current partners in this endeavor

 att_interactive  Qualcommopenwave  millennial_mediareal synchronoss

We are also grateful to our fantastic thought-leaders who are eager to share and discuss the future of mobile. Current list of outstanding speakers includes:

  • Abhi Ingle, VP, AT&T Wireless
  • Amit Gupta, SVP and CTO, INQMobile
  • Charlie Herrin, SVP – Technology, Comcast
  • Danny Bowman, President, Sprint
  • David Messenger, EVP, Head – Online/Mobile, American Express
  • Erick Tseng, Head – Mobile, Facebook
  • Erik Moreno, SVP, Fox
  • Gibu Thomas, SVP – Mobile, Walmart
  • Glenn Lurie, President, AT&T Wireless
  • Hank Skorny, Chief Strategy Officer, Real Networks
  • Jason McKenzie, President, HTC-Americas
  • Jerry Batt, CIO, PulteGroup
  • Ken Denman, CEO, Openwave
  • Kris Rinne, SVP – Networks, AT&T Wireless
  • Mike Mulica, President, Synchronoss Technologies
  • Paul Palmieri, CEO, Millennial Media
  • Prof. Cliff Nass, Human Computer Interaction, Stanford University
  • Rob Glaser, Partner, Accel
  • Sanjiv Ahuja, CEO, LightSquared
  • Stephen Bye, CTO/VP – Technology & Strategy, Sprint
  • Steve Elfman, President, Sprint
  • Steve Mollenkopf, Group President, Qualcomm
  • Suja Chandrasekaran, CIO, Timberland
  • Will Hsu, Chief Product Officer, AT&T Interactive

We will keep you posted as we have more updates and news.

Mobile Future Forward Early bird registration is open now.

We are also launching our Global Student Paper Contest. If you are a student or you know of one in college, this is a great way to meet the movers and shakers of the industry. Last year’s contest was a runaway success and we are working hard to make this year’s memorable as well.

Thanks and hope to see you at the summit.