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Mobile Monday Boston at Mobile Internet World 2007, great event!!

We wanted to thank all the attendees of Mobile Monday Boston event at Mobile Internet World 2007. It was a great event with more then 200 people attending the event.

Also we wanted to thank David Carson and Alan Blount of Google for their great presentation of Android and all the companies that showcased their mobile products and technologies.

We are planning an informal meeting for December 10th before the holidays, so stay tuned for more details in the coming weeks. In the mean time you can join our mailing list, LinkedIn and Facebook group to stay connected.Here some interviews from attendees of the event.

Momo Boston @ Mobile Internet World 2007 — Featuring Google — Tues, Nov. 13th, 7:30pm

Free Registration Required: Click Here. Free expo pass: use code MIWMS38EP. $200 discount on conference registration: use code MIWMS38.

Our next Mobile Monday event will be held in partnership with Mobile Internet World 2007 at the Hynes Convention Center, Room 311, in Boston, MA. This event is being held in conjunction with Mobile Monday New York. Food and refreshments are sponsored by dotMobi.

We are excited to welcome David Carson and Alan Blount of Google as our featured speakers for this event:

Speakers: David Carson and Alan Blount, Google Inc.
Topic: Overview of the Open Handset Alliance and Android mobile phone SDK

For the second part of the evening we will break to schmoozing and demos. If you are interested in having a demo station at this event please contact Tom Schmidt: tschmidt at momoboston dot com.

Confirmed Demos:

  • Files2Phones – Remote desktop through mobile. 1stWorks Corporation, Nigel Spicer
  • Data Senitnel USB – Mobile Data Security for Small Business, Tony Mcgann
  • RoboCal – Spoken location-aware turn by turn directions, Ted Gilchrist
  • Vlingo – Mobile voice search, Steve Pennypacker
  • – MobileLiving isayusay, Doris Cheng
  • Untravel Media, Inc. – Multimedia Tours To Go! – Ira Hochman
  • Warelex – Mobiola Headset – turns mobile phone into wireless/USB headset for PC. Mobiola Web Camera – turns mobile phone into wireless/USB webcam for PC, Dennis Bolgov
  • Survol Interactive – Mobile browsing made tolerable, Stan Lyness

Event Details

Date: Tuesday, November 13th
Time: 7:30pm
Location: Hynes Convention Center, Room 311
Cost: $0 (food and drinks sponsored by dotMobi!)
Registration: Click Here

  • Free expo pass (use code MIWMS38EP)
  • $200 discount on conference registration (use code MIWMS38)
  • Conference Details

    Mobile Internet World

    “Mobile Internet World Conference & Expo is the first event to focus on the emerging business models that will empower industry participants to profitably capitalize on the Mobile Internet. Mobile Internet World will bring together the entire mobile internet ecosystem, including executive level participants from operators, infrastructure players, device manufacturers, content and media producers, software developers, application service providers and enterprises, who all will be there to collaborate and build profitable business models. We expect that Mobile Internet World will draw 1,500+ attendees, 30+ sponsors and exhibitors and 75+ key industry media, analyst and association partners from more than 50 countries globally”

    Sponsored by:


    Mobile Monday at Fall VON

    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 world’s largest mobile developer community. In his role, he manages strategy for Forum Nokia’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, Zilberman’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 d’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:

    • Free expo pass (use code MOMO)
    • $200 discount on multi-day conference registration (use code MOMO)

    Click here to register for Fall VON now.

    Special Offer for Mobile Monday Members
    Mobile Monday has secured a limited amount of passes to attend Pulvermedia’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.

    Sponsored By:

    Webcast from our Mobile Social Networking event

    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.

    Here are the links for the audio recording of the event, part 1 and part 2. An aggregation of notes taken at the event are in the files section of the MoMoBoston Yahoo Group.
    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

    Mobile Social Networking – Monday Sept 17th 7pm

    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


    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.

    Walking Directions:

    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 Café). 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.

    Demo night, great meeting

    We wanted to thank all the companies that demonstrate their products at the Mobile Monday Boston demo night last Monday.

    Here some pictures:

    We will take a break in August and we will come back with a meeting in September, so stay tuned for more infos in the coming weeks.

    Demo and Networking Night – Monday July 16th 7pm

    Free Registration (required):

    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.

    Confimed demos:

    • 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
    • – 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 you’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):

      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: “$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.”

    Our first Mobile Location event on June 18th

    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

    Immediately following the speaking portion of the event, we’ll have complimentary food and drink at the Cambridge Brewing Company. Our sponsors are Autodesk, WHERE, and TeleAtlas.

    If you are coming, please RSVP.

    We’ve got a great lineup for speakers on Mobile Location:

    Jeff Glass, Bain Capital Ventures

    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 Mitrovic, uLocate (WHERE)

    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 Sarver, Skyhook

    Ryan is in charge of Product Development for Skyhook Wireless which includes products like Loki and Loki Mobile. He is also the Chair of and is an Invited Expert for the W3C Ubiquitous Web Applications Working Group.

    Evan Shelby, Tele Atlas

    Evan Shelby manages critical product definition and development strategy for Tele Atlas enhancement products and partner programs globally, including developer tools and Tele Atlas’ Map Insight system. Shelby joined Tele Atlas in 2006.

    Ameesh Bhandari, Autodesk

    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 Rozenberg, Nextcode

    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.

    Aaron Willette, 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 D’Ambrosio, DiMo Project

    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.

    Matthew Cawley, DiMo Project

    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 local’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

    Cost: Free

    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.

    – Matt