GigaOM Announces Headline Speakers for Sixth Annual Mobilize Conference

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Program features leaders from Philips, SmartThings, GE, Twilio, Pebble, Google Ventures and more.

At Mobilize, we’ll hear from the voices disrupting the mobile sector and dig into some of the most promising technologies they’ve developed.

GigaOM, a global technology media company, today announced headline speakers for Mobilize 2013. Now in its sixth year, Mobilize will examine the technical potential and business opportunities made possible by mobile innovation, particularly by the Internet of Things (IoT).

The IoT promises to network any number of devices, sensors and objects that were previously unconnected, but a lot big questions remain.

  • How are these networks going to work, and are today's network technologies and communications standards up to the task?
  • Who is going to collect, store and manage the data the IoT generates?
  • With connected devices producing constant streams of information how can that data be filtered, organized and presented in a useful way?

Mobilize will address these questions to help attendees be better prepared for the opportunities and challenges of the IoT.

Representing hardware, software, carriers and consumers, speakers will debate the technologies and sectors primed for growth and disruption in the next 12-18 months. Speakers include:

  • Glenn Lurie, AT&T
  • Olof Schybergson, Fjord
  • Eric Migicovsky, Pebble
  • Dennis Miloseski, Samsung Design America
  • Rich Miner, Google Ventures
  • Todd Yellin, Netflix
  • Alex Hawkinson, SmartThings
  • Alan Dabbiere, Airwatch
  • Paul Gaudio, Adidas
  • Mike Kuniavsky, PARC
  • Joanna Lambert, American Express
  • Jeff Lawson, Twilio
  • Rob Chandhok, Qualcomm
  • Gary Shapiro, Consumer Electronics Association
  • Rob Coneybeer, Shasta Ventures
  • Omar Javaid, Hewlett-Packard
  • George Yianni, Philips

New speakers and sessions are being added weekly. See the full list here.

“Connectivity is inspiring designers and technologists to push the limits of mobile computing,” said Kevin Fitchard, senior writer for GigaOM and chair of Mobilize. “At Mobilize, we’ll hear from the voices disrupting the mobile sector and dig into some of the most promising technologies they’ve developed.”

Event attendees will receive a complimentary GigaOM Research Sector RoadMap™ report and will have access to exclusive mapping sessions led by GigaOM Research analysts. Discounted supersaver tickets are available through September 13. Follow @GigaOM on Twitter (#mobilizeconf) to stay up to date as new speakers and sessions are announced.

Some of the most influential companies in cloud computing have already lined up to sponsor Mobilize, including Accellion, ArcSoft, Citrix Byte Mobile, HP, netbiscuits and xively. Sponsorships are expected to sell out early. Contact Mike Sly at eventsales(at)gigaom(dot)com or +1 415 235 0358 to learn more about sponsorship and exhibition opportunities.

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