Santhana KrishnasamyIndependent Consultant, ex-Orange / France Telecom
Jacob SapersteinDirector of Strategic Innovation Alliances, AT&T
Aaron McDanielSr. Director- Global Strategy & Business Development, AT&T
Jean-Marc FrangosManaging Director, External Innovation, BT Technology Service and Operations
Sean JacobsohnVenture Partner, Emergence Capital
Michael LuddenSr. Marketing Manager, Samsung Developers
Rudy de WaeleCEO & Co-founder, Nyota Media
Waqas MakhdumMobile Cloud Initiative, Rackspace
Harald NeidhardtCurator, Founder & CEO, MLOVE Inc.
266% increase in volume of Mobile & Wireless M&A deals from 2009-2012
186% increase in value of Mobile & Wireless Financings from 2009-2012
In Q3 2012, the number of smartphones in use topped 1 billion and is expected to rise to 2 billion by 2015. Vendors consolidating around network traffic challenges (e.g. Citrix / Byte) and expand service layer portfolios (e.g. Synchronoss / Miyowa).
Investors pouring more cash into Mobile Payments, Lifestyle and Enterprise, consistent with expected growth in these segments.
iPods changed media industry... iPhones ramped even faster... iPad growth (3x iPhone) leaves "siblings" in dust
Android adoption has ramped even fast - 4x iPhone
Mobile monetization growing rapidly (71% apps, 29% ads)
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