New paidContent Mobile Speakers; Early Rate Ends Soon

There’s just five days left to take advantage of the early rate for our paidContent Mobile: Leveraging The Smartphone Boom, July 20 in New York City; starting July 7, ticket sales go up to $625. The full-day conference comes on the heels of some big news in the mobile industry, including Disney’s acquisition of iPhone app-maker Tapulous, Microsoft’s KIN disconnect, and Foursquare’s $20 million round. Join in the discussion of these issues and more with Foursquare Co-Founder Dennis Crowley, leaders from Twitter, Verizon Wireless, Google (NSDQ: GOOG), Pandora and these new additions to the speaking roster:

»  Alan Wurtzel, President of Research and Media Development, NBC Universal (NYSE: GE), will brief us on the results of the network’s intensive research during the Vancouver Olympics and the way the results are shaping current and future mobile strategy.

»  Luke Bradley-Jones, EVP and MD, BBC.com, leads strategic direction and operations for BBC.com and BBC’s international mobile services.

»  John SanGiovanni, Co-Founder and VP of Product Design, Zumobi. He was previously Tech Evangelist and Program Manager for Microsoft (NSDQ: MSFT) Research.

»  Michael Zimbalist, VP of Research & Development Operations, The New York Times Company (NYSE: NYT) leads R&D group; that includes overseeing mobile technology initiatives for the company. Previously, he headed the Online Publishers Associations.

Register today to take advantage of the $495 early-bird rate.

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Special thanks to our paidContent Mobile exclusive presenting sponsor, Gigya and our sponsors *Bango* and OpenMarket

The hashtag for the event is #pcmobile.