Mobile {Dev} Sync at Mobile World Congress

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Event Details

Date: February 16, 2011
Time: 09:00-19:00 CET
Venue: Hall 7- ADC Area 2, Apps Planet, Barcelona, Spain


Event Overview

Infosys is a Gold Sponsor of Mobile {Dev} Sync at Mobile World Congress. Mobile {Dev} Sync focuses on the fast-paced growth and convergence in the mobile industry. It will host developer programs, application demos and product launch announcements.


Session Details

Session 1: Presentation by Infosys' Deepak Swamy

Topic: App Stores to App Marketplaces - The Road Ahead
Time: 14:00-14:25 CET
Speaker: Deepak Swamy, Associate Vice President and Global Head - Flypp™, Infosys Technologies

Session Description: Deepak Swamy will present his views on "App Stores to App Marketplaces - The Road Ahead"

Session 2: Panel Discussion

Topic: Potential the mobile application space offers to brands to enhance their discoverability
Time: 14:25-15:15 CET
Panelists: Edward Scott, Head - Product Development, Strategy and Marketing, Flypp™, Infosys Technologies
Adam Leach, Practice Leader, Ovum
Warren Platt, Head - Partnership Development, Appitalism
Ajit Jaokar, Thought Leader and Influential Blogger, Founder - Futuretext

Session Description: A hosted panel discussion supported by panelists deliberates on the potential of brands in the mobile application space.


Speaker Profiles

Deepak has 20 years of global experience (US, Europe and India) in telecom, software and communications. He is an innovator with strong track records in IT and consulting. Deepak is also an entrepreneur, credited with several start-ups. He has held CMO/ CSO and key management consulting positions thus far.

Edward has over 20 years of consulting, management and industry experience in the Communications, Media and Entertainment businesses. Ed is co-creator of Infosys’ award-winning Flypp™ Applications Marketing Platform. He leads conceptual development, strategy and marketing for the product, with patents filed for multiple components of the platform.

Adam has more than 15 years of experience in the wireless industry. His research at Ovum covers mobile phones, smart phones and adjacent consumer electronics, with a focus on software platforms, applications, developer ecosystems, and web convergence. Prior to Ovum, Adam worked for Vodafone and Symbian.

Warren has over 20 years of telecommunications experience, serving in various senior management positions covering Business Development, Sales and Marketing focusing on international markets. During his career, Warren Platt has specialized in activities that include marketing products, services and platforms directly to mobile carriers, content licensing and development and management of alternate sales channels. In addition, he has established and managed Latin American subsidiaries, formed joint ventures in Australia/ New Zealand and established strategic agreements with major Asian companies to distribute his company's products.

Ajit is a thought leader and influential blogger on wireless technologies. He is also the founder of the London-based publishing and research company Futuretext focused on emerging Web and Mobile technologies. In 2009-2010, Ajit was nominated as part of the Global Agenda Council on the Future of the Internet by the World Economic Forum. Ajit chairs Oxford University's Next Generation Mobile Applications Panel and conducts a course on Web 2.0, Social Networking, Mobile Web 2.0 and Long Term Evolution (LTE) services at Oxford University.

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