CTIA-The Wireless Association® Announces MobileCON™ Speaker Lineup

Sep 21, 2012, 11:02 ET from CTIA-The Wireless Association

WASHINGTON, Sept. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CTIA-The Wireless Association® today released the official lineup of speakers for MobileCON™ 2012. Featuring a compelling roster of wireless, technology and IT leaders from the private and public sectors, the speaker sessions for MobileCON™ 2012 will directly connect attendees with the organizations and people driving mobile enterprise innovation today and in the future. Debuting October 9-11, 2012 at the San Diego Convention Center, the MobileCON event will tackle topics including BYOD, cybersecurity, mobile cloud, M2M, mobile commerce, enterprise applications and vertical markets.

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Keynote Speakers

MobileCON™ 2012 features a dynamic lineup of world-class speakers on the main stage sharing their insights, experiences and visions of how to harness the power of mobility, tackle key challenges and mobilize a workforce.

Featured keynotes are:

Day One:  Oct. 9, 9:30-11:00 a.m.

  • Scott Griffith, Chairman & CEO, Zipcar
  • Steven Trilling, Chief Technology Officer, Symantec
  • Bridget van Kralingen, SVP, Global Business Services, IBM

Day Two: Oct. 10, 9:00-10:30 a.m.

  • Robin Bienfait, Chief Information Officer, Research In Motion
  • Sanjay Poonen, President, Technology & Innovation Products, SAP
  • Robert Wheeler, Major General, USAF; Deputy CIO for C4 & Information Infrastructure Capabilities, Department of Defense

Day Three:  Oct. 11, 9:30-10:30 a.m. – Mobile Commerce Roundtable

  • Dekkers Davidson, Head, Mobile Commerce Business, Barclaycard US
  • Ryan Hughes, Chief Marketing Officer, Isis
  • Mike Love, EVP & CTO, Mozido
  • Dodd Roberts, Merchant Customer Exchange (MCX)
  • Tayloe Stansbury, SVP and CTO, Intuit
  • Moderator: Afzal Bari, Financial Analyst, Tech and Telecom Sectors, Bloomberg Government

To view the latest keynote lineup, visit www.ctiashows.com/keynotes.

Exhibit Floor Thought Leadership Presentations & Bit Talks   

CTIA has optimized the trade show experience by placing three Thought Leadership Stages directly on the exhibit floor, creating a one-of-a-kind learning, networking and demo experience for attendees and exhibitors. Additionally, through Bit Talks, attendees will have a fast-pace and hands-on engagement with IT professionals and experts who will provide real solutions and straight answers so they can mobilize their enterprise companies. Forty-five sessions and Bit Talks will be hosted on these stages and participating companies include Blackberry, Brigade Modernization Command, Cloudmark, CommNexus, CompTIA, Dell, Ericsson, HP, IBM, Kimberly-Clark, MobiTechFest and more. For more information on the sessions, visit http://bit.ly/PIfz8b.          

High-Level Sessions, Boardroom and Cybersecurity and Policy Panels

Through high-level sessions Boardroom and Cybersecurity and Policy Panels, attendees will get an inside look at how those shaping the industry are tackling some of the toughest issues facing wireless and IT professionals. Hear directly from top executives such as the CIO of the American Red Cross, CEO of Medio, VP of IBM Global Business Services, the founder of AirWatch and more. For session descriptions and speakers, visit: http://bit.ly/RgYY0w.

Deep Dive Seminars

Featuring full-day or half-day events on IT security, BYOD, enterprise applications, M2M and unified communications & collaboration, the Partner Event Series provide an immersive deep dive into each topic. Experts from 151 Advisors, Accenture, Award Solutions, CompTIA, FCC, M2M Zone and Ovum will give attendees the comprehensive understanding and insight they need to address and tackle specific issues in their organizations. For more, visit: http://bit.ly/PUoA1l.


Tickets and up-to-date event information is available on MobileCON's website:  http://www.mobilecon2012.com.

For more information on MobileCON 2012, visit http://www.mobilecon2012.com.     

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CTIA Shows bring together all industries advanced by wireless technology for intense business, learning and networking. MobileCON 2012 takes place Oct. 9-11, 2012 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, and International CTIA WIRELESS® takes place May 21-23, 2013 at the Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas. Visit www.ctiashows.com.

About CTIA
CTIA–The Wireless Association® (www.ctia.org) is an international organization representing the wireless communications industry. Membership in the association includes wireless carriers and their suppliers, as well as providers and manufacturers of wireless data services and products. CTIA advocates on behalf of its members at all levels of government. The association also coordinates the industry's voluntary best practices and initiatives, and sponsors the industry's leading wireless tradeshows. CTIA was founded in 1984 and is based in Washington, D.C.

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