Séverine Philardeau, Senior Director of Partnerships, TripAdvisor
Jure Sustersic, Business Development Manager, Forum Nokia EMEA
Prior to the current role he held position as developer product manager for the S60 platform and has extensive business and technology management experience in the IT industry. He holds an MBA in High Technology management from Helsinki School of Economics.
Robert Virkus, CEO Enough Software
He created J2ME Polish, the Open Source framework for mobile application development in 2004 and founded Enough Software to commercialize it. Today, J2ME Polish is the quasi standard for mobile Java development, comnmercially licensed by Nokia, Motorola, Qualcomm, Huawei and many more. As a service provider, Enough Software nowadays develops applications for all major platforms. This means that Robert has a first-hand knowledge of the fragmented mobile ecosystem- not only as a manager, but also as an experienced programmer who still enjoys coding whenever possible.
Shirlene Chandrapal, Director, Connected TV Yahoo! Europe
Peter Vesterbacka, CEO, Rovio (Angry Birds)
Nigel Smith, Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, NDS
Dan Saunders, Head of Content Services, Samsung Electronics Europe
Anthony Hicks, Senior Integration Manager, Strategic Partners and Platform PayPal X
Andrew Burke, CEO, Amino
SANYU KIRULUTA, Team Lead, Developer Relations, EMEA, RESEARCH IN MOTION
She co-ordinates and oversees multiple aspects of the BlackBerry applications programme to ensure the creation and delivery of compelling, high-quality and targeted applications which will appeal to business and consumer users in local markets across EMEA.
Mehdi Khorasani, Head of Consumer Business Solution Europe, Huawei
James Aley, Technology Specialist, Symbian
Jason Braverman, Chief Executive Officer, Blue Planet Apps, Inc
Jason Braverman is the Chief Executive Officer of Blue Planet Apps.
Provide tactical and strategic direction for development of cutting-edge Android* OS mobile applications. Lead teams of onshore and offshore developers engaged in continuing development of flagship 3G/WiFi RoboPrint and dTor BitTorrent products.
Josh Saunders, Head Of Technical And Creative Digital Marketing, EMI Group UK
Nick Lansley, Head of R&D, Tesco.com
In May 2010 magazine Wired UK voted Nick #35 in the "The Wired 100" - Britain's top digital power-brokers.
Ian Valentine, Founder and Chief Architect, Miniweb
He is a well known industry visionary, has advised the UK and European governments on Interactive TV standards.
Ian led the MBO creating Miniweb from his department at Sky. Prior to founding Miniweb, he served 4 years as Technical Alliances Director of Sky New Media, and a member of BSkyB's R&D steering committee.
Christian Hernandez Gallardo, Head of International Business Development, Facebook
Ilja Laurs, Founder & CEO, GetJar
Babs Rangaiah, Vice President, Global Communications Planning, Unilever
Babs Rangaiah is the Vice President of Global Communications Planning for all Unilever Global Brands and is based in their London Headquarters. In this capacity, he oversees a team that works with Global Brands and their Agencies to infuse Media Strategy and Channel thinking into the creative development process.
Most recently, Babs led media planning across all Unilever brands in the U.S. He has overseen media for several highly innovative campaigns in the area of branded entertainment, digital and Hispanic marketing. .
Elizabeth Kessick, Community Product Manager, JustGiving.com
Jaskirat Singh Gill, General Manager - Entertainment, Bharti Airtel Limited
Serge Jespers, Platform Evangelist, Adobe
Big Brother, and Miss Belgium. He became and an Adobe certified freelance Flash designer/developer in 2004 and joined Adobe in 2007.
Barry Rubery, Chairman and Founder, Green Button Media Ltd
The visionary entrepreneur, as co-founder of Pace Plc, has already revolutionised the digital TV industry once by launching the world’s first MPEG2 digital set top box in 1995. With Green Button, Barry and his team are now capitalising on the open HbbTV standard solution, using their worldwide consumer electronics insight, to offer a leading edge platform that makes the seamless connection of the Internet and TV possible.
John Lunn, Director of Platform and Integration, PayPalX
Originally a java certified developer and now an all purpose hacker and Start-up mentor. John heads up the technology for PayPals new developer network PayPalX in the EU.
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Mike Foss, Chief Operating Officer, Antix Labs
Nina Woolvett Portfolio Manager, Intel AppUp Developer Program, Software and Service Group Intel Corporation UK
Charles Pangrazi, Partner, Equity Plus Partners
Equity Plus Partners is a London-based investment management firm, which was formed in 2008 by a team of highly experienced entrepreneurs, each of whom has successfully built and sold a number of companies prior to forming EPP. Our objective is to invest in or acquire, and then provide management assistance to, established or new start-up businesses in the UK and beyond.
Karl-Johan Dahlström, Developer program architect, Sony Ericsson
Joe Neale, Principal, m8 Capital
Joe Neale is a Principal at m8 Capital, a London-based Venture Capital firm investing solely into mobile and related technologies.
Joe has worked in marketing, business development and the creative industries for close to a decade. He possess a deep understanding of the startup space and associated business models.
Most recently he served as Global Head of Online Presence and Engagement for Symbian, the world’s largest mobile operating system. In this role, Joe was responsible for identifying, developing and bringing the world’s leading mobile application developers onto the Symbian platform while running the companies social media engagement strategy.
Jeff Hadfield, President, The Code Project
Limvirak Chea, Vice President, Business Development Europe & Middle East, InMobi
Prior to InMobi, he spent four years at Google where he lead Strategic Partnerships focusing on mobile and distribution and then moved onto Google's New Business Development team helping the Product and Engineering teams bring new products to market through early-stage, exploratory deals and engaging with the tech community.
John Denton,Managing Editor, BBC TV Platforms
John Denton is Managing Editor, TV Platforms in the BBC’s Future Media & Technology division.
John has an extensive production background in television and new media.
For five years, John was responsible for chellomedia’s production of eTV and iTV applications for broadcast onto digital platforms across Europe.
Shaun Gregory, MD, 02 Media Business
Javier Lorente Martínez, Global Project Manager, Mobile Data Group, Telefónica, UK
Rahul Powar, Founder & CEO, Apsmart (UK)
Sébastien Marteau, VP Sales & Business Development, Fox Mobile Group
Tamar Shachar, Chief Revenue Officer, Logia Group
Logia works with a network of developers providing them the tools they need in order to distribute their application in different Android application markets and enable monetization of the apps by enabling in-app purchasing.
Stela Bokun, Senior Analyst, Pyramid Research
Based in the Pyramid’s London office, Stela is responsible for assessing market opportunities, market intelligence, forecasting and modeling market trends. For more information on Stela’s work, click here:
Paul Berney, Chief Marketing , EMOfficer and Managing DirectorEA; Mobile Marketing Association
Paul is the Chief Marketing Officer and Managing Director of the Europe branch of the Mobile Marketing Association (MMA), working towards the MMA’s charter to build a sustainable ecosystem for the mobile marketing industry in the region, and promoting the MMA as the leading association for region-wide consultation on key industry issues such as mobile media guidelines and best practices. Berney is involved in all of the MMA’s initiatives and communications for the 300+ Europe members representing the entire mobile media ecosystem.
Nigel Little, Managing Director, Distinctive Developments
Nigel Little is a games industry veteran with over 20 years of games development experience under his belt.
He founded Distinctive Developments in 1994 and has been leading the company with his hands on approach from strength to strength.
Peter Turner, CEO, CreditCall Ltd.
Ferhan Cook, President Any Screen Productions & MobiAdNews
Ferhan is the President of Any Screen Productions Ltd, a mobile media consultancy, and online publisher based in London, Paris and Istanbul.
Ferhan has 25 years of experience in marketing, electronic publishing, interactive content and international business development.
STEPHEN UPSTONE, VP Sales and Business Development Europe, VELTI
Christoph Weinmann, Application Engineer, Intel
Tristan Leaver, Director of Business and Audience Development, EMEA, The Wall Street Journal Digital Network
He previously spent 11 years at the Guardian, where he was Head of Business Development for several years.
Ben Rooney, Technology Editor, The Wall Street Journal Europe
Graham Rivers, CEO of WIN/Executive Director of IMImobile
He has been actively involved in the mobile industry since the mid-1980’s and has held senior executive positions with handset/device manufacturers, infrastructure providers and software service companies. With the completion of IMImobile’s takeover of WIN in October , he now holds the position of Executive Director.
Thibaut Rouffineau, VP Developer Partnerships, Wireless Industry Partnership (WIP)
Ian Malone, Co-founder & Managing Partner, We Are Apps
Tim Haysom, Head of Developer Relations at the Wholesale Applications Community
Tim has spent 20 years in mobile telecoms. He participates as a speaker at industry conferences and is a member of the Institute of Engineering and Technology. Tim holds a B.Eng. degree in Electronics from the University of Southampton.
Lothar Eckstein, Chief Marketing Officer, Badoo
Costas Stylianou, Senior Software Engineer, Intel
Mark Lister, Managing Director, Imano
Imano have offices in London, New York and Mumbai, where they combine skills in interactive design, iPhone/iPad development, web services, databases and strategic consultancy.
Angelo Pettazzi, Head of DTT Content Factory at Mediaset S.p.A.
interactive application to be broadcast on the Mediaset free to air and pay TV digital networks.
Brian J Friedman, CEO, Nexva
Luke Magnuson, Head of Apps Propositions: Products and Innovation, T-Mobile International
Charles Damen, VP of Business Development, MACH
Charles Damen joined MACH as Vice President, Business Development, Mobile Content & Applications in September 2007. He brings more than 15 years mobile and internet experience to his role. He is a member of the MACH Mobile Content and Applications management team with responsibility for business development, product management and the roadmap of MACH’s Mobile Payment Gateway Solution.
Since joining the company, he established the MACH Mobile Applications billing line of business, lead the creation of its direct billing offering and established agreements with major Application Stores and mobile network operators on a global scale.
Anthony Rose, CTO, YouView
Anthony joined the YouView team from the BBC where he was Future Media Controller, Vision & Online Media Group, responsible for the BBC iPlayer as well as realising the BBC’s plans to create a unified embedded media experience across its online properties.
Peter White, Lead Analyst, Faultline, Rethink Technology Research Ltd.
Bill Scott, COO, easeltv
Kelaine Olvera, Director of Product Marketing, VELTI
Michael Lantz, CEO and Founder
Former senior management consultant at Nordic consultancy company Digiscope. Prior to Digiscope, Michael worked for the medical IT company CellaVision as project manager for software development and product manager for Internet services.
Michael holds a Master of Science in engineering Physics from Lund Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Lund University.
Nick Black, Co-founder, CloudMade
Jamie Walters, Digital Director, Metro
As digital director Jamie has ownership of all elements of Metro's digital business including content, product and commercial departments. He is focused on establishing Metro as a leading UK online brand and delivering rapid revenue and audience growth from existing and new platforms.
Jamie has a Politics degree from the University of London.
Francesco Ponticelli, Head of Branded Content and Mobile Applications, Vodafone Italy
Jon Mews, Head of Mobile IAB UK
Jon Mew was appointed in November 2008 as the IAB’s first Head of Mobile. His role is to drive the IAB’s strategy in the mobile arena via a series of ongoing initiatives including dedicated events, educational publications and research essential to its development. Jon works with advertisers and agencies, helping them to understand the value of mobile advertising and how it can add to marketing campaigns.
Steve Reynolds, Chairman,Mobile Data Association
A qualified Electronics Engineer, Steve became involved with the design and development of field mobility solutions in 1985. One of his early innovations was utilising the potential that mobility solutions offered to the field service sector. He worked with some major clients (including Rank Xerox and British Gas) on what were landmark projects with handheld computers and wireless communications.
Andy Gower, Research Group Leader, BT
Andy Gower is a Research Group Leader within the Future Consumer Applications and Services practice in BT Innovate & Design. He currently leads BT’s research on future Social TV applications. He has a background in user centred design and has previously lead many research and development projects including Multi-client Platforms that link IPTV, web and mobile, and Location Based Media Services for gaming, urban regeneration and cultural heritage applications.
Mimmis Olsson, Global Manager, Technical Marketing & Developer Technologies, Partner & Developer Programs, NAVTEQ
Mimmis Olsson is managing a new team function responsible for identifying, evaluating and managing partnerships with third party technology and service providers. She is responsible for driving the technical roadmap, messaging and positioning around third party technologies, tools and services which bring strategic value to NAVTEQ’s developer offering and complement NAVTEQ APIs towards developers.
Jean-Luc Ottensen, Head of Mobile Games and Applications, Orange France
Beatrice Farina, Vice President Marketing Communications, Shazam
Gerry Gouy, Global Senior Director, MTV Networks
He is responsible for global distribution deals and partnerships (200+ deals in 100+ countries) across every country outside the United States, and across every digital platform including TV VOD, Online, Mobile, Applications, and across all MTV Networks global brands and properties including MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, South Park, The Daily Show, the MTV Europe Music Awards & SpongeBob SquarePants.
Jane Linton, Business Development Director, Imano
Paul Rawlings, Founder & CEO, ScreenReach
Randeep Wilkhu is a Senior Investment Manager at T-Venture
Randeep is actively involved with the boards of deCarta(US) , Mobile Commerce(UK) and Mindmatics – MOPAY(Germany).
Prior to joining T-Venture, Randeep has accumulated over a decade of experience as a senior manager with expertise encompassing web and mobile space within CSC Computer Sciences, RareMedium & T-Mobile International; accustomed to strategy development/management; international product and proposition management
Dmitry Troshkin, Director, Applications and Mobile Commerce, MTS
Director, Applications and Mobile Commerce at MTS.
Areas of responsibility:
- developement of branded mobile applications
- management of applications portfolio
- customization of handsets for retail
- developement of applications store concept at MTS
- implementation of JIL/WAC concept
- mobile commerce and payment services
- payments from mobile account
Ilicco Elia, Head of Consumer Mobile Products, Reuters Media
Simon Miller CEO, Betfair TV
Loo Cheng Chuan, Principal, SingTel Idea Factory
Before his role as Principal of the SingTel Idea Factory, Loo served the organisation as its Next Gen Nationwide Broadband Network (NGNBN) Strategy Director. He was the SingTel project lead of the winning NetCo bid.
Nicolas Bry, FT/PRESIDENCE/, Orange Vallée
Nicolas is a senior VP at Orange Vallée, an Orange entity dedicated to rapid innovation.
Nicolas is higly skilled in digital innovation & TV services design. He successfully lead 3 major TV programs: first worlwide roll-out of Microsoft TV in 2006 at Club-Internet (Deutsche Telekom subsidiary), VOD in 2008 at SFR, and in 2009 Orange Box with Intel technology, now developed as SoTV product.
Franco Beschizza, Head of Mobile, COI
Franco the Head of Mobile oversee’s COI business development for mobile and enlists mobile agencies at the forefront of the industry to develop mobile as a channel for Government. Franco has created the Mobile Insight Team within Interactive Services which is responsible for mobile strategy and planning, design and development and measurement. They are involved in integrating communications planning with interactive planning to develop a single citizen experience by integrating product based planning with digital marketing.
Franco is experienced with mobile technology including strategy and planning, design and development, measurement and buying media, search, display, m-sites, apps, SMS, MMS, and Bluetooth. He is also experienced in digital marketing, integrated campaigns, websites, search, PPC, email, viral, affiliate, display, sponsorship and social media campaigns.
Franco has an MSc Digital Marketing Communications.
Cian O'Sullivan, Chief Reporter, GoMo News
Cian is the Chief Reporter for GoMo News, the leading news site on Android, barcodes, advertising and all things mobile. He moved to GoMo from his position as Picture Editor for the Irish Sun after five years in the news media.
Faisal Galaria, Global Head of Business Development, Spotify
Faisal Galaria is a member of the management team at Spotify where he is responsible for Corporate and Business Development. Previously, Faisal was the International Managing Director of Kayak.com, the online travel meta search engine. Here he was responsible for expanding the service to nine countries and propelled it to become the second largest travel search engine in the UK in less than one year.
Sissel Henriette Larsen, VP, Head of Content & Applications, Telenor Group, Corporate Development
Ed Lea, CTO, Grapple Mobile
Stephen Pinches, Lead Product Manager, FT.com at Financial Times
Laura Osbaldeston, head of the VDC for Business Markets & Applications, Verizon Wireless
Andrew McGrath, Director of Design and Usability, Orange
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Dr. Randolph Nikutta, Leader New Media, Innovation Development, Deutsche Telekom AG, Laboratories
David Gibbs, General Manager Mobile, BSkyB
John Lincoln, Vice President - Enterprise Marketing, Du
Currently leads the enterprise marketing function for du, an integrated telecommunications operator in Dubai. Has full responsibility for enterprise revenues, customer numbers and the customer value proposition including overall enterprise customer experience.
Valentina Rivoira, Project Leader Innovative Services, Telecom Italia
Since 2001 she’s been leading activities with the Marketing and Strategy departments of Mobile (TIM) and Wireline divisions, involving future scenario analysis and definition of new offerings.
Richard Kastelein, Founder/Editor, App Market TV / Social TV
Richard Kastelein, a Dutch-Canadian dual citizen, is the publisher, editor and founder of www.appmarket.tv - a leading Business2Industry online portal that covers the emerging TV industry. Based in Groningen, The Netherlands, he is a speaker, social TV, convergent media and Connected TV analyst - and has guest lectured at Hanze University Groningen, Netherlands on futurism in technology and marketing.