Announcing Preliminary Agenda – Mobile Future Forward Leadership Summit, Sept 10, 2012

Announcing Preliminary Agenda – Mobile Future Forward Leadership Summit, Sept 10, 2012

Greetings Everyone!

Hope you are having a great summer.

I am very excited to announce our preliminary agenda for our upcoming Mobile Future Forward thought-leadership summit with an incredible line-up of speakers, thinkers and doers. The meeting of the minds will hopefully inspire you, help meet the most influential decision makers in the mobile ecosystem, and learn a thing or two about the future direction of the mobile industry.

Give us your one day and we will give you the next 5 years in mobile.

Registration and other information at

Please note: Olympics Saver is expiring this Thursday, Aug 23, 2012. Limited Seats.

In proud partnership with: Intel, Amdocs, Compuware, Ericsson, Juniper, Synchronoss, Tekelec.

Preliminary Agenda: Mobile Future Forward – Seattle – Sept 10, 2012


8:30 am

Keynote Panel: Looking back from Mobile 2020 – the last 10 years.

Erik Ekudden, Head of Strategy, Ericsson (moderator)

Stephen David, former CIO, P&G

Jeff Bradley, SVP – Devices and Developer Services, AT&T

Jason Hoffman, CEO, Joyent

9:30 am

1-on-1 with Renee James

Renee James, SVP – Software and Services, Intel

Chetan Sharma, President, Chetan Sharma Consulting

10:30 am

Future of Mobile Devices

Kevin Packingham, Chief Product Officer, Samsung

Mike Woodward, President, HTC Americas

Nick Wingfield, Reporter, New York Times (moderator)

11:30 am

Mobile Operators: Succeeding on the 4th Wave

Steve Elfman, President, Sprint

Glenn Lurie, President, AT&T

Chetan Sharma, President, Chetan Sharma Consulting (moderator)

1:30 pm

LTE is here and now. What’s Next?

Stephen Bye, Chief Technology Officer, Sprint

Neville Ray, Chief Technology Officer, T-Mobile USA

Vince Spinelli, MD – Mobility Solutions, Juniper Networks

Soren Elsborg, Head of Mobile Broadband, Ericsson

Tyler Davidson, Vice President, Amdocs

Kevin Fitchard, Senior Writer, GigaOM (moderator)

Mobile Enterprise and the Cloud

Gus Hunt, Chief Technology Officer, CIA

Abhi Ingle, VP – Advanced Mobility Solutions, AT&T

Dave Whalen, VP/GM – Software Services, Intel

Marianne Marck, VP – Software Engineering, Starbucks

Ed Cantwell, SVP, West Wireless Health Institute

2:30 pm

When will Mobile Commerce eclipse Ecommerce? And How?

Michael Bayle, EVP, ESPN (moderator)

Jana Messerschmidt, VP, Twitter

Antonio Benjamin, Global CTO, Citi

Mark Young, VP, NBC Universal

Stefan Happ, SVP – mobile and online, American Express

nScreen Era – Engagement and Commerce

Oke Okaro, Global Head and GM – Mobile & Connected Devices, Bloomberg

Martin Fichter, VP – Products, HTC

Jorge Espinel, EVP, News Corp

Hank Skorny, VP/GM, Intel

Wilson Rothman, Deputy Editor, NBC News (moderator)

4:00 pm

Managing network growth in the Yottabyte Era

Dan Deeney, Partner, New Venture Partners (moderator)

Houck Reed, VP, Tekelec

Wim Sweldens, President, Alcatel Lucent Wireless

Erik Moreno, EVP, Fox

Biju Nair, SVP, Synchronoss

The fight for developers – Apps, OTT, APIs, and Dollars

Frank Meehan, Executive, Horizons Ventures

Todd Simpson, Chief Innovation Officer, Mozilla

Mark Hillman, SVP – Strategy and Business Development, Compuware

Carlos Domingo, CEO, Telefonica R&D

Brad Duea, SVP – Product Management, T-Mobile

John Malloy, General Partner and co-founder, Blue Run Ventures (moderator)

5:00 pm

Big Data, Big Opportunities

Anjul Bhambri, VP – Big Data, IBM

Jeff Warren, VP – Mobile, Expedia

Internet of Things – Journey to 50 Billion

Mark Anderson, CEO, SNS (moderator)

Amir Mashkoori, CEO, Kovio

Jeff Smith, CTO, Numerex

Kevin Howard, CEO, ICG

Bobby Morrison, President, Verizon

Sebastien Taveau, CTO, Validity