We’ve got a big Mobile Monday Boston event coming up at the end of the month (Oct 30th). We’re holding Mobile Monday at Pulver Media’s Fall VON. VON is the largest and longest running IP communications event in the industry, and it’s right here in Boston.
Our speakers are:
Matt Collins is the Head of eContent for Forum Nokia, the worldÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s largest mobile developer community. In his role, he manages strategy for Forum NokiaÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s family of websites to ensure their relevance to the segments they serve, including coders, academia, business professionals, prosumers, and the creative community. Prior to working for Nokia, Matt was a Director of Marketing for Atari, one of the most recognized names in the video games industry, having managed such franchises as Dragon Ball Z, Dungeons & Dragons, RollerCoaster Tycoon, Pac-Man, Frogger and more. Matt holds an MBA from Indiana University (1999) and a B.A. from Amherst College (1994).
Boaz Zilberman is Founder and Chief Architect of fring. An industry veteran with over 20 years experience in high-tech businesses, ZilbermanÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s expertise include launching high-tech start-up business development and marketing of telecom technologies. Prior roles have included VP of Products at Telrad Connegy, the designer and manufacturer of PBX and VoIP solutions for enterprise customers worldwide; Director of Marketing at Radvision, a global market leader of video telephony solutions and converged communications tools for wireless carriers, vendors and international enterprises; founder and CEO of ExpertCall, a system providing complete, automated customer support for any website; and a series of computer-telephony marketing positions with EasyRun Ltd, providing software systems to the telecom market and Intel Semiconductors. Boaz holds an MSc in Computer Science from the City University of New York.
Hor dÃ¢â‚¬â„¢oeuvres and refreshments sponsored by Nokia Research Labs. Registration required for complementary refreshments.
Register with VON now to get your complimentary exhibition pass. You’ll need this to enter the convention center. We are also offering our members a discounted rate at the VON conference itself and at Nokia’s security conference.
When: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 30th
Where: Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, Boston, MA, Room 205A.
Cost: $0. Food and refreshments sponsored by the Nokia Research Center.
Fall VON runs from October 29th – November 1st, 2007. Mobile Monday members receive discounts:
Special Offer for Mobile Monday Members
Mobile Monday has secured a limited amount of passes to attend PulvermediaÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Mobile Security Conference at no charge. To take advantage of this opportunity, please submit your registration for the showcase. Qualified IT professionals will be upgraded to receive a complimentary conference pass. Note: The Mobile Monday Conference is co-located with Fall 2007 VON.
Our apologies to anyone who couldn’t attend the last event due to our hitting capacity. For those who couldn’t make it, we tried to capture the proceedings…. Thanks to everyone who attended and especially to the panelists. Also a special thanks to Orange for hosting the event.
Details on our fall schedule coming soon. In the meantime, here are some dates to pencil in:
- October: Mobile Monday Boston at Fall VON Boston, Tuesday, October 30th at 6:00 p.m
- November: Mobile Monday Boston at Mobile Internet World 2007, Tuesday, November 13th at 7.30pm
Free Registration (required): Sorry…our meeting space is at capacity given the level of RSVP’s, so we are SOLD OUT. Our next event will be on October 30th in cooperation with VON Boston.
While people of all ages can spend hours staring at Facebook, are they willing to do the same on their mobile phone? What’s different about delivering services to social networks through mobile? What are the viable business models?
Jason Karas of Orange Labs Boston will moderate a panel of experts and practitioners in this space to explore these and many other questions on mobile social networking.
- Jason Karas, Director of Commercial Development, Orange Labs Boston
- Dan Melinger, CEO, Socialight
- Keith Erskine, Founder, Padpaw
- James Gregoire, V.P. Marketing, MocoSpace
- Mattias Hansson, Head of Services, MOSH (Nokia)
- Raffi Krikorian, Partner, Synthesis Studios
When: Monday Sept 17th at 7pm
Orange Labs Boston
175 Second St.
Cambridge, MA 02142
At the time of the event, open metered street parking should be available on 2nd Street and along Rogers Street.
From Red Line Kendall Square (10 min):
Walk through the plaza facing the Bank of America branch and cross Broadway. Continue up 3rd Street passing 1 Broadway on your right (you will pass Zigo CafÃƒÂ©). At Binney Street, make a right. At the next intersection, make a left on 2nd Street. Orange Labs Boston is just past the intersection with Rogers on the left side.
From Green Line Lechmere (10 min):
Exiting the T-Station, continue walking along McGrath Highway. Stay to the left side and make a left on 2nd Street. Cross Cambridge Street and proceed 6 blocks. Orange Labs Boston will be on your right just past the intersection with Bent St.
Free Registration (required): http://www.eventbrite.com/event/63337444
Join us for an informal demo and networking event on July 16th at the Asgard Pub in Cambridge, between MIT and Central Square. Cash bar.
- Warelex – Mobiola Web Camera – Mobile webcam. PC Mobiola Studio – Drag and drop conversion of video to mobile format. Mobiola Remote Control – Remote mobile control and video recording
- Mobleo – Social bookmarking website for mobile devices
- OneHop – Proximity-based mobile social networking service
- FeedLion – Mobile drill-in feed reader
- Allfocus.com – MobileLiving isayusay: “What’s created online comes to life on the cell phone”
We have moved the event from July 9th to July 16th given the Web Innovators event on July 9th which was previously published.
Contact me if youÃ¢â‚¬â„¢re interested in demoing your product. We will use a similar format as for the 1st year anniversary event. My email is t4schmidt at comcast dot net (Tom).
Free Registration (required): http://www.eventbrite.com/event/63337444
When: Monday July 16th at 7pm
Where: Asgard Pub, 350 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA
Directions: Take the red line to Central Sqaure. Walk East on Massachusetts Avenue toward Boston. The Asgard is on the right hand side just past the intersection of Main Street and Mass. Ave. Map
Parking: From web site: Ã¢â‚¬Å“$3.00 validated parking in the University Park garage (located behind The Asgard). Enter after 5 p.m.weekdays, exit by 2 a.m. Anytime weekends, for up to three hours. Validate your ticket at the hostess stand or through your server.Ã¢â‚¬Â
The next meeting of Mobile Monday Boston will be on June 18th at 7PM. Our topic is Mobile Location. Jeff Glass will be our moderator.
We will have speakers on mobile location from 7pm to 8pm at MIT Sloan, room E51-335, 70 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA
If you are coming, please RSVP.
We’ve got a great lineup for speakers on Mobile Location:
As a partner at Bain Capital Ventures, Jeffrey Glass focuses on wireless, digital media and consumer marketing technologies. Prior to joining Bain Capital, Jeff was President & CEO of m-Qube, Inc., a Bain Capital portfolio company recently acquired by VeriSign Inc, in a cash and stock deal valued at nearly $300M.
Ivan is VP of Engineering at uLocate and is responsible for the existence of WHERE. Ivan boasts a breadth of wide ranging experience including the design and implementation of some of the world’s largest Financial Enterprise Applications for clients including Bank of America, Fleet, ABN AMRO, Nova Scotia Bank, CIBC and Sovereign Bank.
Ryan is in charge of Product Development for Skyhook Wireless which includes products like Loki and Loki Mobile. He is also the Chair of LocationAware.org and is an Invited Expert for the W3C Ubiquitous Web Applications Working Group.
Evan Shelby manages critical product definition and development strategy for Tele Atlas enhancement products and partner programs globally, including developer tools and Tele AtlasÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ Map Insight system. Shelby joined Tele Atlas in 2006.
Ameesh has twenty years of successful sales and management experience in the wireless industry that includes Unisys Channel Partner Management, Regional Sales Management for the IDEN Group managing Nextel, and ten years at Verizon Wireless.
Amir is Director of Product Management at Nextcode Corporation. Nextcode is providing ConnexTo, the mobile code scanning solution that enables tourists to access digital content in the DiMO project.
After working in the architecture industry, Aaron decided to return to his Alma Mater to run the small tools lab. His current investigations delve into the relationship between technology and craft in fabrication and its role in architecture.
Ashley is a 3rd year BArch student. Being in architecture school, she tries to balance her other discipline, dance, in her spare time. Her other interests include art, photography and travel.
Matt is a 4th year BArch student. He is interested in urban environment, art, and history. He is also interested in studying the network of localÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s favorite destinations being juxtaposed in a linear network.
Topic: Mobile Location
Who: Anyone interested in mobile
When: Monday June 18th at 7PM
RSVP: please rsvp
Where: At MIT Sloan, room E51-335, 70 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA (entrance at Amherst and Wadsworth Streets near Kendall Square) Directions: (Map): From the Kendall Square Subway Stop, exit the Red Line at the east (river) end of the platform. Walk towards the river and make a right on Wadsworth Street (Bank of America on corner). Walk one block to Amherst Street. Building E51 will be on the corner facing you. Walk through the lobby of E51 and up the stairs and bear to your right. Take the stairs or elevator to the 3rd floor.
Yesterday we had a great meeting. We wanted to thank all the speakers for their great presentations and all the attendees.
Next meeting should be on June 11th, topic Location Based Services, so stay tuned for more information in the coming weeks.
Mobile Monday Boston is holding next meeting on May 7th at 7PM. Topic of the meeting is Mobile Multimedia with three great speakers from three different companies Chris Bondhus from NMS Communications, Philipp Negele from Verisign and Stephen Randall from LocaModa. We will explore text, music and video applications and services using mobile phones. Please RSVP here.
Topic: Mobile Multimedia
- Chris Bondhus, Director of Product Marketing for Mobile Applications at NMS Communications, creates the overall marketing strategy for NMS’ solutions in the mobile applications marketplace.
- Philipp Nagele, Product Manager for Verisign and dedicated to the design and roll-out of music applications for mobile devices. He has been an integral part in the design of one of the first Java based music applications, deployed in Europe.
- Stephen Randall, founder and chief executive of Boston based LocaModa Inc., a technology company, dedicated to enabling mobile interactivity on out-of-home networks.
Who: anyone interested in Mobile technologies
When: Monday May 7th at 7PM
RSVP: please rsvp here
Live Streaming: Here at 7PM EST (Enter as guest with your name)
Where: At MIT Sloan, room E51-345, 70 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA (entrance at Amherst and Wadsworth Streets near Kendall Square) Directions: (Map): From the Kendall Square Subway Stop, exit the Red Line at the east (river) end of the platform. Walk towards the river and make a right on Wadsworth Street (Bank of America on corner). Walk one block to Amherst Street. Building E51 will be on the corner facing you. Walk through the lobby of E51 and up the stairs and bear to your right. Take the stairs or elevator to the 3rd floor.
Last Monday we had our 1st year anniversary party. It was a great event with many people. We wanted to thank everyone for coming and also wanted to thank the companies doing the demos.
Next Mobile Monday Boston meeting will be on May 7th and the topic will be Mobile Multimedia. Stay tuned for more information in the coming days.