His body of work spans experimental interaction, applications, games, websites, installations, embedded devices, and mobile, with a recent focus on projects that span multiple screens.
Prior to AT&T/Cingular, Lee spent 3 years at Showtime Networks where she directed new products marketing and advertising for the premium cable network. She was instrumental in building awareness and tune-in to Showtime’s award winning original series like Weeds, Dexter, Fat Actress and The L Word. Lee also bolstered subscriptions to the network by developing acquisition campaigns in collaboration with cable and satellite affiliates that involved brand partners including Xbox, Apple, and Haagen-Dazs.
Winston joined AB InBev in 2011, bringing with him an extensive background in innovation leadership and mobile products and technologies; both at start-ups, and within global companies.
Prior to Twitter, Sean was Client Engineer for North America at SurfKitchen, and before that he was a Senior Engineer of Handset and Mobile Content Services at kajeet. He has developed mobile clients and the server-side architectures that support them for the past decade, most recently focusing on iOS and Android applications.
Sean holds a Master of Science degree in Computer Science and a Bachelor of Science degree in Software Engineering, both from Auburn University.
Niccolo de Masi joined Glu as its President and Chief Executive Officer in January 2010 and brings to Glu a strong background of senior management and executive experience in the mobile gaming and content sectors. Prior to joining Glu, Niccolo was the Chief Executive Officer and President of Hands-On Mobile, a mobile technology company and developer and publisher of mobile entertainment, since October 2009, and previously served as the President of Hands-On Mobile from March 2008 to October 2009. Niccolo was previously the Chief Executive Officer of the
Kjell Hegstad is Managing Director, Mobile and Emerging Channels at Capital One, responsible for driving the mobile banking strategy while using innovation to simplify the customer experience for the digital customer base. Prior to the 2012 Capital One buyout of ING DIRECT, Kjell spent eight years with ING DIRECT as the web tsar and he also conceptualized and designed Planet Orange, an award winning free financial literacy edutainment site for kids 6-12 years old. Due to the massive success of the ING DIRECT mobile apps, Kjell got to celebrate this by co-ringing the opening bell at New York Stock Exchange.
Paul Lanzi leads the Mobile App, Web App and Portal team at Gilead Sciences. Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need – in therapeutic areas like HIV, hepatitis, serious respiratory, cardiovascular, and metabolic conditions, cancer and inflammation. Paul and his team deliver beautiful and useful mobile apps to Gilead’s 5,000 global employees, seeking to make the job of finding, developing and marketing treatments for major unmet medical needs just a little bit easier.
Kiran Prasad joined LinkedIn in 2011. He currently leads the company’s mobile efforts, including phone/tablet and server solutions. Throughout his career, Kiran has lead & built industry changing mobile consumer products that help people communicate. Prior to joining LinkedIn, he was the Sr Director of Applications at Palm Inc., a leader in mobile OS and device development, where he started and delivered webOS, Palm’s first Windows Phone and was the tech lead for the original Treo. Kiran also held previous roles at Handspring. He received his MS from University of Michigan in Computer Science and Computational Mathematics.
Prior to joining Travelocity he was part of the mobile leadership team at Gannett, the parent company to USA TODAY and more than 100 local media properties.
Recognizing the dearth of granular data in the apps market Mr. Martin undertook an initiative to create a compelling data set that clients could leverage in order to contextualize the market.
Doris has over 15 years of experience in the software industry working in several open source web tier technologies, Java platform, .NET and distributed computing technologies.
Kevin Neville, Director of Technology and Enterprise Architect - Field Operations and Routing & Logistics, United Rentals Inc
National Geographic has over 35 smartphone and tablet apps. Its apps have been ranked No. 1 in nine Apple iTunes app categories: Books, Education, Entertainment, Navigation, News, Newsstand, Photo & Video, Reference and Travel. In 2012, National Geographic’s National Parks App was recognized with an Apple Design Award. National Geographic’s World Atlas App has been a perennial top-grossing reference app on the iPad and iPhone since its launch in 2010. National Geographic digital magazine is available through iTunes, Kindle, Nook and Zinio stores and currently has the most digital subscribers of any U.S. magazine title.
Donn Felker is the founder of Agilevent, a agile software development company located in Scottsdale, AZ. He is a partner in Qonqr and Agile Health. He has over 11 years of professional experience in various markets that include – entertainment, health, retail, insurance, financial, and real estate. He is the author of Android Tablet Application Development for Dummies and the best selling Android Application Development for Dummies. He is also a Microsoft ASP Insider, an MCTS in Web Client Development for .NET and is a certified ScrumMaster.
Patrice Slupowski, Vice-President Digital Innovation & Communities (NExT.com), Orange France Telecom
Bertrand leads the charge at App Annie, where he oversees data across the leading app store platforms globally and provides insights to over 20,000 unique app publishers. He is a technology entrepreneur with 14 years of executive experience in the mobile, Internet and analytics space across Europe, US and Asia. Previously, he was Vice President of Mobile for Gomez, a web analytics company that was acquired in 2009 by Compuware.
Before that, he was Chief Operating Officer and Vice President of Marketing at Zandan, a mobile analytics company that was acquired by Keynote Systems. Bertrand also held management/founder roles at Neocom Multimedia and Arkadia Netsystems. An enthusiast of both business and technology, Bertrand received an MBA from The Wharton School and a Masters in Computer Science from ISEP, France. Outside of running tech companies, Bertrand is usually found trying out the latest gadgets and reading on his tablet.
He is currently the Head of Smart TV Services at Samsung Electronics, creating interactive television applications for the world's largest television and smart phone manufacturer.
He came to Samsung after his startup, FanFeedr, was acquired by the company in October of 2012. FanFeedr created an operating system for sports content that delivered the best news and information for over 4,000 sports teams and 55,000 players directly into social channels like Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest, as well as mobile, web and television devices. FanFeedr was founded in 2008 in New York City.
As the Vice President, Digital Development at Random House, Inc., Randi Rosenkranz oversees mobile application development for all Random House divisions including Crown, Knopf Doubleday, Random House Children¹s Books and the Random House Publishing Group -- and manages the relationship with recently acquired digital media agency Smashing Ideas.
Prior to Random House, Randi led multi-disciplinary teams in the creation of enterprise content management systems, portals, websites and mobile applications for various media &
Thilo Koslowski is Vice President, Distinguished Analyst and founder of the Automotive practice, Gartner Inc
Before founding Gartner’s Automotive practice in Silicon Valley in 1999, Mr. Koslowski was Lead Consultant in Gartner’s Consulting Practice where he managed global consulting assignments for companies in the automotive and emerging technologies markets. Prior to that, he worked in various marketing and strategy positions for a premium German automaker. Mr. Koslowski graduated from the Technical University (RWTH) Aachen in Germany and holds a master's degree in Business Studies with majors in Marketing, European Economy and Production Engineering.
Bumann has led award-winning campaigns for “Spartacus,”
“Magic City,” and “Camelot,” including live video chats with cast, interactive missions for fans, consumer sweeps, e-card sharing apps, Twitter aggregators, crowd-sourcing content reveals, Facebook Connect experiences and development of online paid media campaigns.
He has more than 18 years of experience delivering to global enterprise business requirements. He co-founded Intelligroup (NASDAQ: ITIG) which grew to a $200m company over five years under his leadership. He also built Seranova (NASDAQ: SERA) which he grew to about $100m in revenues within 2.5 years and was sold in 2001. Raj co-founded a BPO company, iTouchPoint, which was sold in 2005. Raj has a master's degree in management from BITS, Pilani, India.
Paul Condolora, Senior Vice President, Digital & Cartoon Network Enterprises (CNE), Turner Broadcasting
Dr, Brian Laughlin, Ph.D., TF Technical Fellow, Technical Architecture / Strategic Planning, The Boeing Co.
Previously, Dan worked on building several of the services that are now available on the MasterCard Developer Zone. Before joining MasterCard, Dan spent nearly a decade working in software research and development, building a variety of systems with geographic, mobile, web service, and e-commerce focuses.
Prior to DISH, Jimshade spent 6 years at Sprint in business development, marketing and product roles. In his last role as General Manager, he managed the product marketing strategy for all of Sprint’s consumer wireless data services (messaging, social networking, mobile video, etc.). Before joining Sprint, Jimshade worked in the financial services and technology sectors. He holds a MBA from the Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and a BS in Computer Engineering from Brown University.
Michael De Jongh was appointed Global Head of Sales for MACH’s Mobile Billing and Content business in February 2012. In this role, Michael is responsible for driving the wide spread adoption of MACH’s direct operator billing solution, its Direct Billing Gateway, amongst merchants, content providers, application stores and mobile operators across the globe.
In 2007 Bill joined GetJar. As SVP Sales & Business Development, Bill’s team manages advertising, publishing, and monetization for app developers.
Bill is from Seattle, Washington, USA. He has a BA in Philosophy from Amherst College and an MBA from Harvard University.
Faye Iosotaluno is Vice President of Digital Business Development for Viacom Media Networks. In her role, Iosotaluno is responsible for developing business relationships with digital content partners and emerging platforms across Viacom’s diverse network portfolio. She works with partners to create business and monetization strategies for partners in areas such as social media, second screen TV, content aggregation and other growing digital segments. Based in the company’s New York City headquarters, Iosotaluno reports to Jim Eadie, Senior Vice President of Digital Business
Anthony Bettini is the CEO and part of the founding team at Appthority, the leader in Mobile App Risk Management solutions and winner of the "Most Innovative Company of the Year" award at the Innovation Sandbox held at the RSA Conference 2012. His professional security experience comes from working for companies like Intel, McAfee, Foundstone, Bindview, and Netect.
John is a popular speaker at international conferences and has written numerous articles for leading IT magazines such as Java Developer's Journal, AjaxWorld Magazine, and JavaMagazine (DE). John is co-author of the book Pro JSF and Ajax: Building Rich Internet Components, (Apress). In his role as chief technology officer, John formulates Kaazing Corporation's vision of creating the best real-time Web solution based on industry standards. He defines the architecture of the Kaazing product suite and oversees its development.
Drew has worked in development, military collaboration, encryption (he's forgotten everything), construction, and at a vet clinic. He landed at Yammer in 2010, and since then has occupied no less than 15 different desks.
Holland has spoken at and has chaired a variety of conferences and events, including RSA Conference 2009, the IFSA Annual Global Payments Symposium, CardTech SecurTech, Card Forum and 3GSM.
Miko Matsumura’s career spans over 15 years of entrepreneurial technology leadership, having built and led technology platform marketing and product organizations across a wide range of software organizations from startup to billion-dollar levels. Miko is based in the San Francisco Bay Area and has worked to drive shareholder value through multiple significant M&A events at both startups and midsized companies.
Rensing has over 15 years of experience working in both technology and television worlds. As a member of the founding team of EPIX, he brings a unique insight into the traditional and emerging media landscape, overseeing a team that has delivered many firsts in pay-television at EPIX.
Arte was the founder and CEO of Motally, a leading mobile-analytics tracking and reporting service. He led Motally through a successful exit, selling the company to Nokia in August 2010. Arte built the first version of Motally, got the initial customers, and raised a Series A round as a sole entrepreneur.
In the past he has covered several research positions in different institutions. He received a Ph.D. in Artificial Intelligence from ETH Zurich in 2012 and a M.Sc. cum laude in Computer Science from the University of Udine
MagicSolver helps over 10 million users to save money every day with their mobile phone by downloading free apps and in addition helps developers and publishers gain visibility for their apps in the App Store.
Anders joined the PlayPhone team in 2010 after 10 years on the management teams of I-play and Oberon Media. Anders was responsible for co-founding and leading I-play US in 2000, where he was SVP and General Manager and an integral part of the success leading to the sale to Oberon Media in 2007. Following the acquisition, Anders later took over the responsibility as SVP of Oberon Media where he managed the global operations of the leading casual games company.
Prior to starting up the US division of I-play, Anders was with MobileSpring as co-founder and Vice President of Business Development. He has U.S. wireless carrier background from Omnipoint Communications, where he was responsible for strategic planning of Wireless Internet Solutions. Anders gained extensive European telecom experience during his three years in Norway at NetCom GSM, where he was as a Director of Business Development and responsible for the initial planning, development and commercial launch of Mother, one of the world's first mobile portals, as well as the development of content based text messaging products. Major launches included the first commercial launch of SMS-chat over text-TV, downloadable ringtones/icons, and calendar/e-mail wireless integration. Anders was educated at West Virginia University, and has attended the MBA program at St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia, PA.
He has been working on IPTV standardization for the past seven years, in particular with the establishment of the Open IPTV Forum. Previously he was chairman of the Forum's Architecture and Solutions Working Groups, which produced two releases of the IPTV Solution specifications during his tenure.
Pinches joined the Financial Times in 2002 on the FT graduate scheme; having previously worked as a teacher and journalist throughout Europe and Latin America, and has since then held a series of roles in e-commerce and business development for FT.com. He has been working in digital product development for the past five years.
Pinches holds a first class Bachelors and Masters Degree in European Literature from the University of Warwick.
Carlo Longino is the Director of Developer Marketing Services for the Wireless Industry Partnership (WIP), where he leads strategic consulting and marketing projects for mobile developer programs. Carlo has more than a decade’s experience in the mobile industry, beginning just after the turn of the century when he worked for Nokia at its headquarters in Finland and mobile data services were in their infancy.
Brian continues his visionary leadership as co-founder and CEO of neXva, Inc. neXva provides a fully managed and hosted white label digital content distribution solution for mobile carriers, brands and others that want to distribute mobile content without managing to the infrastructure necessary to make the store a success. Through a unique combination of proprietary cloud-based technology solutions and a robust mobile content distribution platform, neXva solves the problems affecting the mobile app ecosystem.
In addition to his business experience, Brian is an attorney who has practiced in the areas of corporate transactional law and business litigation. Brian is a frequent speaker on issues of mobile-content convergence, mobile marketing, application store evolution and investing in companies in the mobile space.
Bill began working in mobile on Google’s App Inventor project, the first app creation platform for Android. There, he helped universities unlock new opportunities in education by simplifying the complicated app development process. He later joined Bridgewater, the world’s largest hedge fund, before winning the 2010 TechCrunch Disrupt Hackathon with Appboy co-founder Jon Hyman.
Bill attended MIT, where he received both a Master Degree in Engineering as well as a Bachelor Degree in Computer Science. His Master’s thesis describes the cloud based multiplayer coordination framework he built for mobile Android games.
A native of Minnesota, Bill loves the outdoors and a good debate (he won the 2010 North American Debating Championship). His first mobile phone was a Motorola V2288.
Prior to joining appMobi, Joe was a leading consultant to technology startups, including muvee Technologies of Singapore and Cyberlink Corp of Taiwan and was also employed by Rockwell Semiconductor, Zoran and Turtle Beach Systems. Joe’s experience includes helping to take two companies public and managing two successful exit M&As.
At Ludei, Joe is responsible for coordinating all business strategy and planning, funding initiatives, strategic partnerships, business models, product planning and roadmapping, new hires, marketing, PR, and of course, developing a sound revenue and profitability plan. He works daily with most of the larger companies in the mobile game industry and its ecosystem. As a technologist, he is also actively involved in the day-to-day planning of the company’s offerings. Ludei is a cross-device native mobile game development and delivery platform that allows app developers to build, deploy and monetize high performance, native competitive HTML5 games for both iOS and Android from a single codebase.
Jason Loia is Chief Operating Officer at Digital Chocolate, a leading cross-platform publisher of social games for mobile and web. Among his many duties at Digital Chocolate, Jason manages monetization, partnerships, technology, and platforms. Before joining Digital Chocolate, Jason helped build Lavastorm, one of the first mobile game studios in the U.S. Jason holds engineering degrees from U.S. Coast Guard Academy and Stanford, as well as an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Latest Projects include CBS All Sports App, Grammy's Live App
Previously, Chris was a Vice President with Bessemer Venture Partners where he led investments in digital media & mobile companies including Millennial Media (NYSE: MM), Goal.com (acq by Perform Group) & Enforta Wireless. Prior to BVP, he was a consultant with Bain & Co where he advised on large scale technology buyouts. Prior to Bain, Chris spearheaded the successful turnaround of Skybitz, a wireless enabled SaaS company, which was acquired by Telular Corporation. At Skybitz, Chris led Product Management and was responsible for finance, recruiting the executive team as well as market & business development. Earlier in his career, Chris founded an investment advisory firm for angel investors & private equity funds and served as a Venture Advisor to an early stage venture capital fund where he led investments in SkyBitz and Applied Semantics (acquired by Google to form the foundation for AdWords & AdSense). He started his career on Wall Street in the private equity group of Cowen & Company.
Chris received a BA in International Relations & Business from Tufts University & the Fletcher School of Diplomacy. He has been published in Harvard Business Review, The Wall Street Journal, Institutional Investor, The Journal of Private Equity and other leading publications."
He first experienced the magic as an apprentice architect when he was introduced to computer graphics in its infancy. Single frame renders took hours using all the mainframes cycles, the artistic process was so technologically confined he retrained as a programmer to build better tools.
Prior to Singly, Simon founded Introspectr, a personal search engine that aggregated social services and provided a single place to search for them. He is a recovering mechanical and jet propulsion engineer.
Mark Young, Vice President, Mobile Strategy, NBCUniversal Digital Networks (Fandango.com, Movies.com, DailyCandy, and DailyCandy Deals)
Eduardo Cocozza, Executive Director of Product Marketing Software Services and Mobility – GE Services
Eduardo is a Software and Services Executive at GE responsible for the creation and go-to-market activities for cross-platforms applications and digital services. Using predictive analytics, social collaboration, and elegant user experiences, GE Services provides business insights that empower customers to make better decisions.
Jeppe Dorff, a native of Denmark, returned in 2011 to Canada to join Rogers Communications and brings with him a wealth of global perspective with a career spanning most continents and more than a handful of individual mobile payments and mobile banking deployments. Jeppe joined Rogers Communications where in his role as "Head of Transaction Services" he is responsible for development and execution on the transactional technology, product and business strategy.
Eric has worked across all business areas at M&C Saatchi Mobile and has been able to use his extensive knowledge and experience to help drive the business forward, allowing it to become a market leader. In 2011 Eric moved to the US to open the first international office of M&C Saatchi Mobile.
Today Eric heads up M&C Saatchi Mobile in Americas, via two offices in New York and Los Angeles.
Ravi Kamran is deeply connected in the German mobile community and is involved in various events and conference. As expert for mobile app marketing, he has spoken at several events such as Germany’s biggest mobile conference the M-Days and is frequently asked by the media to contribute expert interviews.
Andy is responsible for leading the next stage of the agency’s evolution in mobile and emerging platforms, working in
tandem with counterparts across the world. Andy joined the UK agency in May 2003 and became MEC’s first Digital
Strategist in 2005. During this time, he developed overall communications strategy for Monster UK, as well as digital
strategy for Colgate Palmolive and Paramount Pictures International.
Prior to joining Bravo, Viles served as Director of Creative Services at Ensequence, a premiere provider of internet TV products and services, responsible for building revenue generating business services for programming and advertising partners and
Colin has had a diverse career having worked as a research fellow, laser-powered microscope designer and software engineer for medical systems. But finally, Colin has found his groove in software, where he has most recently been helping corporates define their mobile technology strategy. Colin is a keen technical writer and speaker, having written on subjects covering a wide range of mobile technologies including Windows Phone, iOS and HTML5 technologies. Colin has a PhD in Physics and is currently based in Newcastle, UK.”
Dion has been writing Web applications since it took over from Gopher. He has been fortunate enough to speak around the world, has published many articles, a book, and of course covers life the universe and everything on his blog athttp://almaer.com/blog/ .
He has been called a human aggregator, and you can see that in full force if you follow him on Twitter https://twitter.com/dalmaer.
Joost founded EveryTrail in 2006 with the vision to change the way travelers share their experiences and interact with information in the mobile era. He grew EveryTrail into an early travel app leader and successfully sold the company to TripAdvisor in 2011.
Tiny Hearts is Robleh’s second successful startup. His first was an online social network he co-founded in 2006 called Sneakerplay. Sneakerplay received international attention from a variety of mainstream media outlets including the New York Times, USA Today and blogs like Techcrunch, Mashable and Cool Hunting. The company worked with a stellar list of brands which included Nike, Adidas, Microsoft and EA Sports. Sneakerplay was acquired in 2009.
Prior to Placecast, Alistair was Vice President of Strategic Marketing at Exponential Interactive, an online media services and technology company whose flagship brand — the Tribal Fusion ad network — grew to be one of the largest privately-held digital media companies in the U.S. during his time there. Before joining Exponential, he was a founder and Senior Vice President for Sales and Marketing at Impli, a San Francisco-based digital media company which was acquired by Premier Retail Networks (PRN). Earlier in his career, he worked first on Wall Street and then as a management consultant for both CSC Index and Corven UK Ltd, helping large organizations with process reengineering and the implementation of growth strategies.
Alistair holds a BA from Haverford College, an MBA from the J.L. Kellogg School of Management and was a Henry Luce scholar in Asia from 1993—94. He is a frequent speaker at online advertising and mobile media industry conferences.
Before joining paysafecard in 2012, Thomas was Cloud Computing Evangelist for Google.
Most recently, Randy was Founder & CEO of Red8 Interactive, an interactive agency based in San Francisco, Shanghai and St. Louis. Randy began his career in Asia living and working in Hong Kong, China and Japan for leading media and internet companies, including CMGI, Fox Networks, Shop Channel Japan and CCTV9 Beijing.
Randy received a BA with honors from the University of California at Irvine and is a member of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
For over 20 years, Greg has been a veteran and a driving force in the video games industry. After leading Product Development as Senior Vice President of Eidos Interactive, Greg joined Electronic Arts to serve as Vice President and General Manager of EA Partners.
RIDES.tv is a platform for that provides tools, infrastructure, distribution and playback for multi-screen content. Highly scalable and portable to nearly every device, RIDES.tv is a recognized leader in providing technology and content for next-generation entertainment.
Previously, Jim raised $15M for Fourth Wall Studios, and built a world-class team that created RIDES.tv and a dozen groundbreaking original content series for the platform. The first major production by the company, DIRTY WORK, won the first-ever Primetime Emmy® for Original Interactive Content.
Brian Formato is the Global Director of Web Strategy and Communications for Ingersoll Rand’s Industrial Technologies business sector. Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR) advances the quality of life by creating and sustaining safe, comfortable and efficient environments. Our people and our family of brands – including Club Car®, Ingersoll Rand®, Schlage®, Thermo King® and Trane® – work together to enhance the quality and comfort of air in homes and buildings; transport and protect food and perishables; secure homes and commercial properties; and increase industrial
Robert Spier serves as Director, Mobile at Travel Channel. Robert worked previously as Mobile Product Director for Travel Channel’s parent company, Scripps Networks Interactive, which is also home to HGTV, DIY Network, Food Network and Cooking Channel. Robert was formerly Director of Content Development & Mobile OPs at NPR, where he oversaw award-winning mobile web, applications and podcasting portfolios. A dual US/French citizen, Robert is based in Washington, DC.
His extensive blog on the evolving 2nd screen ecosystem is at: http://digitalvideospace.blogspot.com
You can find him on Twitter @ChuckParkerTech
I received my MBA from IDC Herzelia and hold a BSc from the Shenkar College. I have three amazing kids and am an avid windsurfer.
Camay Wells is the Director of Mobile Games Marketing at GameHouse, responsible for overseeing mobile and tablet app marketing, consumer acquisition and distribution. A thirteen year marketing veteran, Camay is currently focused on Gamehouse’s mobile game development and product launches. Leveraging her previous marketing experience in game consoles and handhelds, as well as both core and casual games, Camay has brought such notable games such as Doodle Jump, Collapse! Blast and Emily’s Wonder Wedding to the mobile market.
Camay started her career in advertising and then went on to diversify her marketing experience, ranging from broadcast and online media, sports and event marketing, to consumer marketing with companies such as JWT, Fox Broadcasting, IMG, Pierce Promotions (an Omnicom Company), MasterCard and Condé Nast.
Prior to CBS, Malène served as executive assistant to President/Agent of a talent agency who represents on--‐air talent, producers and directors in the reality television genre. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Washington, where she double majored in Political Science and Dance.
Alan is a creative technologist, with over 15 years of experience leading teams that innovate on digital products.
Before joining MOVL, Alan founded Digimix: creators of audio applications for the web and the desktop, which was acquired by Aviary.com.
Alan started his career in the music business and was a pioneer in the creation of enhanced CDs at Intersound Records. He later became a Media Director at IBM where he worked with teams dedicated to innovation in new media for clients such as Chrysler, Kodak, NBA, and PGA. Alan has worked at Schematic, Halcyon Worlds and Shockwave.com architecting and developing products as well as managing teams that create online multilayer games and applications.
In addition, Alan teamed up with Studiocom from 2001 to 2005, where he built multiplayer games and online experiences for clients like Coca-Cola, Turner, Mattel, and other name brands.
At MOVL, Alan is head of technology, and has created a proprietary technology platform that connects users on mobile devices and internet connected TVs to allow for quick deployment of multi-user and multi-device applications.
Jennifer’s pregnancy inspired her to harness mobile technology to address women’s needs. Her journey from pregnancy to parenthood has defined a company mission to ensure women’s lives are enriched and empowered throughout every life stage.
Jennifer is a graduate of UCLA and the California Culinary Academy.
Mike usually engages at the earliest stage of a product and provides conceptualization, design, architecture, and hands-on engineering to proof the idea. He has a history of building teams out of these early efforts and bringing the product to market. At Nuance Communications, after developing the Voyager Voice Web Server, he transitioned into strategic sales, and then became Nuance's Strategic Partner Manager for companies such as Intel, Sun, and Compaq.
Brian Johnson joined tyntec in May 2012. He boasts a wealth of previous experience in the telecommunications industry and is a regular speaker at the world’s premierindustry events, including AdTech, CTIA, MWC, and 3GSMHong Kong. In addition, Brian also has extensiveexperience in M&A activity and VC fund raising. He wasnamed as one of Mobile Entertainment's Top 50 Most Influential Leaders in Mobile.
Brian has held a number of senior positions in the telcoindustry. His most recent position was as Senior VicePresident, Global Sales, at mBlox, which he joined in 2005.There, he was responsible for revamping the direct sales organization andestablishing relationships with carrier, portal and content companies around theglobe. Prior to joining mBlox, Brian led sales organizations for Comverse,PacWest and ATG. He has also held general management positions at Harris, GE,Winstar and McCaw Cellular.
tvstrategies publishes qualitative IPTV market analysis and research reports directly, as well as in collaboration with leading market research organizations, including MRG, GigaOm, Pivot Media, Pyramid Research and others. Prior to establishing tvstrategies, he served in management and team member roles for companies that include Myrio Corporation (later a unit of Nokia Siemens Networks), Northern Telecom (later Nortel Networks), and Aldus Corp. (acquired by Adobe Systems).
Mr. Hawley has delivered more than twenty technology products to market, including IPTV middleware (service delivery) platforms, Web-based commerce platforms; digital media content design, management & production tools; personal videoconferencing, integrated messaging and other multimedia communications solutions. He has also contributed to a wide variety of industry events and is also a member of the New York chapter of the National Academy of the Television Arts and Sciences (“N.Y. Emmys“).
Kevin McNeish is author of the best-selling iOS App Development for Non-Programmers book series, winner of the prestigious 2013 Publishing Innovation Award. This book series is designed to teach non-programmers and programmers new to the iOS platform how to create Apps for the iPhone and iPad.
I have over 14 years of experience, in the Software industry with vast experience as business, operation and engineering manager. I specialized in enterprise applications and platforms, with emphasize on mobile, web security and fraud detection.
Asif, is a veteran tech start-up, business-development and marketing entrepreneur with more than 15 years experience. He currently worksas a consultant, educator and speaker to the location-based marketing services community as founder of the Location Based Marketing Association (The LBMA).
Prior to launching The LBMA, Asif worked with companies as diverse as Limited Brands, IBM, Baxter Pharmaceuticals, Molson-Coors, Communispace, BestBuy, American Airlines, ScotiaBank, and Sears.
He was also the creator of Traction, a relationship marketing platform which is highly regarded across the digital marketing industry. Traction is now the cornerstone product of Traction digital whose clients list includes multinationals operating out of North America, Europe and Asia.
Steve also co found 2and2 an e-learning company focused on creating beautiful digital experiences that educate, engage and inspire and Feverpitch Entertainment a content company with a mission to entertain
In 2012 Steve decided to venture into the world of apps. As the founder and creator of AppVillage, Steve believes he has developed an incubation model to meet the needs of innovators, designers, developers, investors and consumers who love being part of the app world.
Most recently Ilya was the first employee at Etacts (acquired by Salesforce) where he worked on all things product and engineering. Before that he built a ton of stuff as an early engineer at Ooyala. His boss from those days is now an investor in Parse.
Nick Pudar, Vice President of OnStar Planning and Business Development, is responsible for the managing the business planning activities and development of key business relationships critical to sustaining the OnStar business. He assumed this position on February 1, 2005.
Nicole is responsible for all operations related to print and online advertising sales, reprint, supplement, and other special commercial sales opportunities for SAGE and its society partners.
Nicole joined Leonard Media Group in 2003. She moved into her role as Advertising Sales Manager for Leonard Media Group’s Publisher’s Representative team in 2006, working as sales representation for Springer, Wiley-Blackwell, SAGE, and several self-published society and association publications.
A seasoned digital marketer, Richard O’Connell most recently was Vice President of Marketing Programs for the Disney ABC Television Group where he was responsible for driving traffic and building engagement across a portfolio of network websites including ABC.com, ABCNews.com and Disney Channel.
While at Disney, Richard oversaw the digital marketing strategy for the Academy Awards including the launch of The Oscar Backstage Pass app which was rewarded with an Emmy for "Outstanding Creative Achievement in Interactive Media."
In the mid-1990s, he worked with Konrad Becker to found Vienna's Institute for New Culture Technologies and Public Netbase - at that time Austria's only free public-access internet server - thus establishing an international competency platform for the critical use of information and communication technologies.