The Open Mobile Summit happens in San Francisco in 4 weeks time. November 8-10.

The conference connects 400 of the most influential executives across carriers, OEMs, Internet and media giants, innovators and app developers – for a strategic conversation. The focus this year is how to monetize the open mobile economy.

The Open Mobile Summit features an impressing line-up of speakers from across the converging ecosystem, including:

Operators, and Network Equipment:

  • Dan Hesse, CEO, Sprint
  • Anthony Melone, CTO, Verizon Wireless
  • Sanjiv Ahuja, CEO, LightSquared
  • Hossein Moiin, CTO, Nokia Siemens Networks
  • Danny Bowman, President Integrated Solutions Group, Sprint
  • Erik Halberg, SVP, TeliaSonera
  • Daniel Gurrola, VP Strategy Consumer, Orange
  • Peters Suh, CEO, WAC
  • Carleton Miller, President & CEO, BLINQ
  • Sanjay Macwan, AVP, AT&T
  • Brad Mohs, Vice President, AT&T
  • Mark McDiarmid, VP, T-Mobile USA

Media and Publishing:

  • Bob Bowman, CEO, MLB AB
  • John Loughlin, EVP, Hearst Corporation
  • Bryan Perez, SVP and GM, NBA Digital
  • Brandon Lucas, VP and GM Mobile, BET
  • Tim Connolly, VP Mobile and TV Everywhere, Disney/ESPN/ABC
  • Terry Fitzpatrick, EVP Distribution, Sesame Workshop
  • Kinsey Wilson, SVP Digital, NPR
  • Christa Quarles, CFO, Playdom
  • Greg Coleman, President, Huffington Post
  • Morgan P. Guenther, CEO, Next Issue Media
  • Keith McAllister, Global Editor and Publisher, Thomson Reuters
  • Dan Gillmor, Author
  • Joe Wilcox, Independent Journalist

OEMS and Silicon :

  • Alain Mutricy, SVP, Motorola
  • Jérôme Nadel, EVP, Sagem Wireless
  • Omar Khan, CSO, Samsung
  • Jason Mackenzie, President, Americas, HTC
  • Mike Bell, Vice President UMG, Intel
  • Seshu Madhavapeddy, GM Smartphones Business Line, TI
  • Sayeed Choudhury, Director of Product Management, Qualcomm
  • Tyler Lessard, VP Global Alliances, RIM
  • Jason Kenagy, VP Product Management, Qualcomm

Internet and mobile web:

  • Hilary Schneider, EVP, Yahoo!
  • Jason Spero, Director Mobile, Google
  • Justin Siegel, Co-Founder and CEO, Mocospace
  • Mark Curtis, CEO, Flirtomatic
  • Ben Keighran, CEO and Co-Founder, Chomp
  • Tom Conrad, CTO, Pandora
  • Gustav Söderström, VP Products, Spotify
  • Barak Berkowitz, Managing Director, Wolfram Alpha
  • Giles Corbett, CEO, ON
  • Sam Altman, CEO, Loopt
  • John Trimble, Chief Revenue Officer, Pandora
  • Adam Nash, VP Platforms, LinkedIn

Venture Capital:

  • Ann Winblad, Managing Director, Hummer Winblad Venture Partners
  • John Malloy, Co-founder, BlueRun Ventures
  • Rich Wong, Partner, Accel Partners
  • Daniel Deeney, Partner, New Venture Partners
  • Patrick Chung, Managing Director, SK Telecom Ventures

Press and Analysts:

  • Kara Swisher, All Things Digital
  • Sue Marek, Editor-in-Chief, FierceMarkets
  • Kevin Fitchard, Senior Editor, Connected Planet
  • John Jackson, VP Research, CCS Insight
  • Julie Ask, VP, Forrester Research
  • Mark Lowenstein, Managing Director, Mobile Ecosystem
  • Matt Kapko, Features Editor, RCR Wireless
  • Derek Kerton, Principal Analyst, The Kerton Group
  • Chetan Sharma, President, Chetan Sharma Consulting


  • Dr Nagappan Arunchalam (Arun), CMO, Newbay Software
  • Jon Von Tetzchner, Co-founder, Opera Software
  • Ken Denman, CEO, Openwave
  • Jay Sullivan, Vice President of Products, Mozilla
  • Charles Jolley, CEO, Strobe
  • Joel Hughes, CEO, Umber Systems
  • Vineet Gupta, CTO Java Embedded Group & VP, Oracle
  • Eric Chu, Group Manager Android Mobile Platforms, Google
  • Todd Brix, Senior Director Windows Marketplace, Microsoft
  • David Marcus, CEO, Zong
  • Mark Britto, CEO, Boku
  • Kevin Wagner, Senior Vice President, Aepona
  • Patrick Mork, CMO, Getjar
  • Simon Khalaf, CEO, Flurry

App (Appcelerate):

  • Jeff Smith, CEO, Smule
  • Keith Lee, CEO and Co-founder, Booyah
  • Jeff Sellinger, Co-Founder, Shopkick
  • Neil Young, CEO, ngmoco
  • Calvin Carter, CEO, Bottle Rocket
  • Chuck Goldman, CEO, Apperian
  • Hiroki Oohashi, CEO, NTT Solmare
  • Randy Breen, CEO, SGN
  • Jen Herman, Director of Farmville, Zynga
  • Theodore Gray, Author, The Elements
  • Amit Kumar, CEO, SocialScope
  • Chris Nesladek, Commerce UI Lead, Google
  • Scott Kveton, CEO, Urban Airship
  • Steve Makofsky, VP Mobile and Client Platforms, Playdom

Agency and brands:

  • Alan Cohen, CEO, OMD US
  • Nancy Hill, President, 4A’s
  • Mark Rolston, Chief Creative Officer, frog design
  • Hampus Jakobsson, Co-founder, TAT
  • Christian Lindholm, Managing Partner, Fjord
  • Gene Keenan, VP, Isobar
  • Michael Chang, CEO, Greystripe
  • Will Pinnell, Director of Mobile Strategy, Sabre
  • Nathan Maehren, Head of Mobile Channels, Target
  • Jinee Ellis, VP Mobile, Walls Fargo
  • Steve Yankovich, VP Mobile and Platforms, eBay

Unlike the major tradeshows, attendance is strictly limited to ensure intimate networking, and this conference typically sells out, so act now if you are planning to attend.

Members of the Telecom Council of Silicon Valley can secure a $200 discount if they register following the link below, by end-of-day this Friday October 15

Gold Sponsors

  • ibm
  • etown
  • angel
  • marvel
  • pills
  • xhtz

Silver Sponsors

  • yangpu
  • admob
  • sanyou
  • deloitte2
  • ms

Conference Sponsors

  • sina
  • alohar
  • chris
  • ddtv
  • icn
  • people
  • elMobile Inc.
  • Surdoc
  • reed
  • svbank
  • qihu
  • hsbc
  • aceq
  • svbuilder
  • ixia


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