Mobilize 2010: New Speakers Announced

Andy Rubin (Google) and Sanjay K. Jha (Motorola) join Om Mallik on stage at Mobilize 2009.

Industrial designer Yves Béhar and Qualcomm EVP and President, Steve Mollenkopf, have joined the speaker lineup at Mobilize taking place on Sept. 30, 2010 in San Francisco. This year’s event will detail how the adoption of mobile computing and the availability of connectivity everywhere have changed the landscape for innovation. Truly, in the coming year, mobile will meet the cloud. Mobilize has sold out each year, so register by Aug. 28, and save $100.

Other confirmed speakers include:

  • Nicholas Negroponte, Founder and Chairman, One Laptop per Child
  • Thomas Keys, COO, MetroPCS Communications
  • Osama Bedier, VP of Platform, Mobile and New Ventures, PayPal
  • Weili Dai, Co-Founder, Marvell
  • Geoff Iddison, Group Executive, e-Commerce and Mobile, MasterCard Worldwide
  • Steve Mollenkopf, EVP and President, CDMA Technologies, Qualcomm
  • Derek Kuhn, VP of Emerging Technology and Media, Alcatel-Lucent
  • Evan Kaplan, President and CEO, iPass

See the full list here.

The Future of the Mobile Web

Mobilize 2010 is a high-level meeting-of-the-minds where executives and entrepreneurs from app companies, carriers, service providers, infrastructure companies and technology firms will come together with leading media and venture investors to discuss pressing issues in the mobile industry, and how the mobile and cloud industries are converging to alter the communications landscape. GigaOM Editor Stacey Higginbotham and Founder Om Malik will be co-chairing the conference. In addition, attendees to the conference will receive the new GigaOM Pro report on Mobile Apps. Topics include:

  • What the “mobile cloud” will do for innovation in services and products.
  • How new wireless broadband networks will enable consumer adoption of cloud services via their mobiles.
  • The impact of touch devices and new form factors on markets.
  • Where the opportunities are for Internet-connected objects – “The Internet of Things” or M2M (Machine-to-machine).
  • Which mobile monetization options are succeeding.
  • Why the architecture of wireless networks will be linked to cloud-based services.
  • Which mobile web technologies are being funded and why.

See details here.

10 Best Mobile Startups

Mobilize 2010 will also feature its annual LaunchPad event, inviting the most promising mobile industry startups to present on stage. Mobile startups will come from infrastructure, web and enterprise, broadband, location-based services and other sectors less than 18 months old with a soon-to-launch or recently-launched product. The closing date for entries is August 25, 2010 at 11:59 PM PST, with the 10 winners to be announced September 1, 2010.

Mobilize has sold out each year. Register by August 28 and save $100.