Sept 23rd 2014 Speakers Dinner
5:00 - 8:00 pm
Sept 24th 2014 Registration Opens. Breakfast and Networking
7:00 am

Homework for the Summit


To get the most out of the summit, it is recommended that you familiarize yourself with the following research papers:


-          Connected Intelligence Era: The Golden Age of Mobile

-          Mobile 4th Wave: Evolution of the Next Trillion Dollars

-          Operator’s Dilemma (and Opportunity): The 4th Wave

-          Industrial Internet at Work

-          Industry Transformation In the Networked Society


Morning Sessions (8:00am – 12:00pm)


Welcome – The Connected Intelligence Era


The major technology changes come in 40-50 year cycles. The telecom and Internet cycle that started in the 70s has perfectly setup the advent of the Connected Intelligence Era that is going to have a profound impact on the vertical industries, the global economy, and competitiveness of nations. At Mobile Future Forward 2014, we will discuss the emergence of this technology wave and its implications.


Chetan Sharma, President, Chetan Sharma Consulting


Fireside - Powering the Connected Intelligence Era


Matt Grob, CTO and EVP, Qualcomm

Chetan Sharma, President, Chetan Sharma Consulting (moderator)


Fireside - Industrial Internet: Transforming the Economy


Bill Ruh, VP – Global Software, GE

Hank Skorny, VP and GM, Intel

Steve Elfman, Former President, Sprint (moderator)


Fireside - Connected Intelligence: Platforms, Ecosystems, and Global Markets


Erik Ekudden, SVP, Ericsson

Benedict Evans, Partner, Andreessen Horowitz

Tim Bajarin, CEO, Creative Strategies (moderator)


Fireside - The Opportunities in the Golden Age of Mobile


Glenn Lurie, President and CEO, AT&T Mobility

Chetan Sharma, President, Chetan Sharma Consulting (moderator)


Afternoon Sessions (1:30 – 6pm)


Connected Intelligence Era through the lens of CIOs


Philip Fasano, CIO, Kaiser Permanente

David Webb, CIO, Equifax

Tim Campos, CIO, Facebook

Steve Mills, CIO, Motorola

Paul Brody, VP – Mobile Practice, IBM

Mark Fernandes, Managing Director, Sierra Ventures (moderator)


Connected Living


Kevin Petersen, President – Digital Life, AT&T Mobility

Liz Dickinson, Founder and CEO, MIO Global

Chris Putnam, SVP, Synchronoss

Josh Will, Chief Category Officer, Best Buy

Tim Wagner, SVP, Samsung

Dawn Chmielewski, Senior Editor, Re/code (moderator)


Growing the 4th wave Pie


Julie Moss-Woods, CMO/CEO – NG Business, Tata Communications

Rob Chandhok, President, Qualcomm Interactive Platforms

David Sprosty, CEO, Sprosty Network


Designing 5G and the Network of Tomorrow


Dr. Ron Marquardt, VP – Advanced Technology, Sprint

Dr. Hassan Ahmed, Chairman and CEO, Affirmed Networks

Glenn Laxdal, VP – Advanced Technology, Ericsson

Erik Moreno, SVP, Fox Networks


Harvesting the Opportunities in Mobile Commerce


Sharath Dorbala, Head of Mobile Financial Services, Amdocs

Andy Chu, VP – Mobile Commerce, Sears Holdings

Rajeev Tankha, Sr. Director - Applications, Oracle Communications

Mark Donovan, SVP, Comscore (moderator)


The Future of Consumer Engagement and Mobile Advertising


Vik Kathuria, Global Chief Media Officer, Razorfish

Erin Kienast, SVP, Starcom

Chia Chen, SVP, Digitas

Eric Mugnier, SVP, M&C Saatchi Mobile

Ujjal Kohli, Founder, Rhythm New Media (moderator)


Opportunities in the Emerging Markets


Mathew Oommen, President, Reliance

Andreas Gal, CTO, Mozilla

Nathan Eagle, CEO, Jana

Michael Fisher, Head of Intl. Biz Dev, Twitter


Cocktail Reception (6-8pm)


Chill, Network, and form partnerships for Life

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