Enterprise MobileNext Announces Final Speaker Line-up; Additions Include Mobile and IT Consumerization Thought Leaders from Google, Research in Motion (RIM) and Good Technology
FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Nov. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — International Data Corp (IDC), the premier global provider of market intelligence and advice, and IDG World Expo, the leading producer of world-class tradeshows and events, today announced the final presenter list for the inaugural Enterprise MobileNext Forum, a content-rich mobility event focused exclusively on the enterprise. Enterprise leaders driving some of the most exciting mobile deployments today and senior industry executives from across the mobile ecosystem including IBM, AT&T, LG Electronics, SAP, RIM, Google, Good Technology and Xerox, will present on and discuss emerging mobile trends including securing and protecting organizations from common "BYOD" exposures and mobile enabling the sales team, and share real world examples of leading-edge mobile deployments.
"The strong lineup of keynote speakers, event sponsors and conference presenters is huge validation of our 'enterprise' focus. Mobile has already impacted society, changing the way we interact with our community and absorb information. Organizations are beginning to feel its positive effects and, attending events like MobileNext, will better prepare decision makers as mobile increasingly shapes the future of how enterprises are run and managed," said Stephen Drake, program vice president of mobility and telecom and forum co-chair, IDC.
Exciting additions to the already stellar conference program include:
Mayur Kamat, product manager of enterprise mobility at Google, will discuss the impact of cloud services on mobile applications;
John Herema III, senior vice president of corporate strategy at Good Technology, will present on virtualization in the data protection and security panel;
David Heit, director of product strategy at RIM, will join mobile strategists in the enterprise panel to discuss and debate the growing power of tablet technology, the future of the PC in the enterprise and implications of these changes on budgets, policy and the role of IT;
James Musick, director of web communications and social media at Genentech, will discuss the evolution of usability and the success of one of the leading "in-house" app store deployments;
S. Richard Re, executive director of treasury services and core cash management at JPMorgan Chase, will join a panel discussion on mobile enterprise application strategies, implications for development and internal vs. external enterprise app stores;
Eric R. Stager, product manager of web and mobile apps at Eaton Industrial Sector, will share a unique tablet solution for mobile sales;
Rick Peltz, senior vice president and CIO at Marcus and Millichap, will offer examples of how mobile is transforming commercial real-estate.
Scott Weiss, managing partner at leading venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, will close the conference with a provocative keynote entitled, "The Enterprise Software Massacre."
For a complete list of speakers visit: http://www.mnextforum.com/speakers.
Registration is open for Enterprise MobileNext. To register, visit https://register.rcsreg.com/r2/mnext2011/ga/clear.html. Those interested in obtaining more information about the Enterprise MobileNext, can visit www.mnextforum.com.
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