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Mayur Kamat

Mayur Kamat

Head of Enterprise Mobile Products, Google Enterprise

Mayur Kamat is the head of mobile products within Google's Enterprise business. He is responsible for driving Google's mobile strategy for both large enterprises and SMBs. Prior to Google, Mayur worked at Datalight where he drove their file system and flash management business. Mayur also worked at Microsoft in the enterprise security business, where he was part of the fastest-growing enterprise rights management product. Mayur has a master's degree from Texas A&M university and a bachelor's degree from University of Mumbai.

Lars Kamp

Lars Kamp

Strategy and Corporate Development lead, Accenture Mobility Services, Accenture

Lars is an Executive in Accenture’s Strategy Practice and has over nine years of experience in the mobile industry. He’s based in San Francisco and previously worked for Accenture’s offices in Vienna, Rome and Seoul. In his work he mainly focuses on the mobile web, digital services and devices at the intersection of consumers, media and technology. Lars lives in Presidio Heights with his wife Jutta. When not working, Lars is a Crossfit practitioner and spends his free time skiing in Tahoe and on the Bay sailing. Lars is a member of the IAB Mobile Advertising Committee. He also organizes “SF Mobile”, a Silicon Valley networking event with focus on mobile and digital media.

Additional Speakers

David Abramson

David Abramson

Director, Product Management, Logi Analytics

David Abramson is the director of product management at LogiXML where he shapes the delivery of leading-edge business intelligence software products. David joined LogiXML in 2003 when he oversaw LogiXML's technical support, services, and training programs. Prior to joining LogiXML he led Database application development teams for Federal Government agencies including Dept. of Transportation, Department of Defense, and the US Postal Service. His expertise includes Business Intelligence system design, data modeling and web application software development, and he has been the featured speaker at several industry events including SIIA, SDTimes webinars, and BI industry events. David earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan

Anshu Agarwal

Anshu Agarwal

Vice President, Marketing, Keynote Systems, Inc.

Anshu Agarwal is vice president of marketing at Keynote Systems whose products and services help companies improve the online experience in four areas: Web performance, mobile quality, streaming & VoIP, and online usability testing. Anshu is responsible for Keynote’s corporate marketing, product marketing and public relations. He has been involved with developing and leading marketing and public relations in companies ranging from HP to Shutterfly. Anshu holds a B.A. from Rutgers University and an M.B.A. from NYU Stern School of Business.

Reza Alizadeh

Reza Alizadeh

Architect Evangelist, Microsoft

Reza Alizadeh is an Architect Evangelist with Microsoft’s Developer & Platform Evangelism team. His main focus is working with top mobile app partners and supporting their efforts to adopt the Windows Phone platform. Reza has been involved in the mobile space for over four years, having created a successful mobile app startup prior to joining Microsoft, which published over twenty applications and accumulated 3M+ downloads on iOS and other platforms.

 

Ty Amell

Co-Founder & CEO, StackMob

Ty is the CEO of StackMob and founded the company in January 2010. He brings a wide range of product and engineering expertise, including scaling and monetizing mobile applications.

Prior to StackMob, Ty managed mobile, API, and frontend teams at imeem. Building out imeem’s popular mobile applications to over 1.2 million users, Ty learned first hand the pain behind writing apps and what it takes to scale them. imeem is where Ty and original co-founder Will Palmeri first had the idea of StackMob.

Originally from Northern New York ,Ty attended Northeastern University in Boston. After college, he spent 4 years running interactive departments at advertising firms in Boston. Seeking more of a technical challenge, Ty accepted a job at Refresh Software as their Senior Integration Engineer, leading their C# integrations. In 2006, Ty headed west and ran his own consulting company in San Francisco until joining imeem is late 2007.

Stefan  Andreasen

Stefan Andreasen

CTO & Founder, Kapow Software

Stefan Andreasen, CTO & Founder of Kapow Software, focuses on innovation for agile mobile, cloud and application integration solutions and is the company's key evangelist. In 1998, Andreasen started Kapow.net, which was based on the innovation of the Kapow Automation Browser for automated web data collection. Later this software became the foundation for Kapow Software and evolved into an enterprise-class application integration solution, known today as Kapow Katalyst and Kapow Mobile Katalyst.

Nara Balakrishna

Nara Balakrishna

Vice President, Strategy, Appirio

As vice president of corporate strategy at Appirio, Nara is responsible for the company’s strategy, corporate and solution messaging, sales enablement, and customer programs. Nara brings more than 15 years of experience helping technology develop and execute go to market strategies and programs and

Prior to joining Appirio, Nara led a competitive strategy team at SAP. He has also served as a partner in the high-tech practice at Oliver Wyman. Nara holds a bachelor’s in Physics and Mathematics from Williams College.

Eileen Boerger

Eileen Boerger

CEO & Director, CorSource Technology Group, Inc.

Eileen Boerger, CEO and a director of CorSource Technology Group, has more than 30 years of software and technology industry experience. She joined CorSource in 2000 and previously held titles of Executive Vice President, General Manager and President. She led the company to record growth as the leading provider of strategic consulting, software development services and technical staffing to organizations of all sizes.

Ms. Boerger launched our software development Consulting Services to help companies meet product development challenges for Business Intelligence (BI), Cloud/SaaS, Mobile and beyond. CorSource experts in BI, systems integration, and enterprise-wide data management provide tactical, sustainable solutions, serving SMBs and ISVs nationwide. She implemented delivery of our outsourced software development services to Vietnam, and has also managed the outsourcing of software development and maintenance projects to India and New Zealand.

She is a sought-after speaker on latest technology developments at global venues including All About the Cloud, All About Mobile, Softletter's All About SaaS, SVForum and others. She serves on the Board of Directors of the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) Software Division. She is a judge for the SIIA's CODiE Awards recognizing excellence in business software, digital content, and education technology industries.

Ms. Boerger is serving her third four-year term on the Engineering and Technology Industry Council (ETIC), and helped start ETIC's Oregon Pre-engineering and Applied Sciences (OPAS) Initiative to foster collaborations and programs that prepare, motivate, and enable the success of a diversity of students in the technical disciplines. She serves on Portland State University’s Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science Dean's Executive Council; served on Saturday Academy's Advisory Board of the Association of Women in Science, Engineering and Math; and supports Oregon Entrepreneurs Network's (OEN) Angel Oregon program providing launch-stage funding to promising new companies. She served on the Board of Directors of the Software Association of Oregon (SAO) and the Women in Technology International (WITI) Foundation. She was recognized by Open Computing magazine as one of the "Top 100 Women in Computing" and recently was named an Orchid Award winner honoring the "2012 Women of Influence" by the Portland Business Journal.

Prior to joining CorSource, Ms. Boerger was Vice President of Operations at QualityLogic, responsible for delivering quality assurance services. She has also held a variety of management positions at Mentor Graphics Corporation, including Vice President, Intellectual Property Partnerships, Vice President of Design Flows, Strategic Business Unit, and Vice President of Corporate Engineering. Prior to Mentor Graphics, Ms. Boerger was Vice President of Software Technology at Unisys Corporation.

She earned a Bachelor of Arts in math and Master of Arts in computer science from the University of Texas at Austin.

Cimarron Buser

Cimarron Buser

Vice President Product Marketing, Apperian

Cimarron leads Apperian's products for mobile enterprise solutions, including EASE (Enterprise App Services Environment). He has worked in technology for over 25 years, providing creative and visionary leadership for products and services in the technology, web and mobile areas. Cimarron made an indelible imprint on the mobile industry in creating the first iPhone magazine.

Prior to Apperian, he worked with Texterity, and built a product, sales, and marketing organization that led the digital magazine industry by providing solutions to b-to-b, trade association, and consumer publications.

Cimarron was also GM Internet Products at FaxNet, leading the group which was responsible for internet messaging solutions for the telecom industry. FaxNet was sold to Critical Path for approximately $240 million.

Rob Chamberlin

Rob Chamberlin

Founder & CEO, True Wireless, Inc

Rob founded True Wireless in 2004. Since then they have grown to be one of Sprint-Nextel's largest Business Solutions Partners (BSP's) nationally, based on total revenue . True Wireless supports large, national clients like John Deere and Tyco International.

True provides many unique solutions to their clients and to our large telecom partners, including demand creation services, Tier 1 and Tier 2 support, service and repair offerings, proprietary software solutions, and mobile solutions leveraging national relationships with companies like ADP.

True is continuing to build an elite, enterprise-focused sales team to sell wireless data and voice solutions to targeted Enterprise accounts. They are based in Northern CA, with offices across the U.S. They are interested in continued expansion into other major metropolitan areas.

Vik Chaudhary

Vik Chaudhary

VP, Product Management and Corporate Development, Keynote Systems, Inc.

Vik Chaudhary serves as VP of product management and corporate development at Keynote Systems, a public technology company in Silicon Valley. He is responsible for leading Keynote's product management team and has extended the company into new markets via 14 acquisitions. He has spent 20 years in chief executive, marketing and engineering positions at blue-chip and start-up companies, previously having served as VP Marketing and Corporate Development at Keynote, CEO of a cloud startup Bizmetric, and has held leadership roles at public software companies Gupta Technologies and Oracle Corporation. Mr. Chaudhary is a frequent speaker at industry events on Internet software, cloud computing, and business development, and has been featured in the New York Times and on the ABC News Nightline program. Mr. Chaudhary holds a B.S. in Computer Science and Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

 

Brian Duckering

Senior Manager, Enterprise Mobility, Symantec Corporation

Brian Duckering is currently responsible for product marketing of Symantec’s mobility initiatives, covering everything from mobile management and security to protecting the networks that mobile devices rely on. Mr. Duckering brings over twenty years of industry experience as an engineer, product manager, marketing manager and evangelist, developing and bringing to market innovative technologies for enterprises and small businesses. At Symantec, he has promoted the idea of an information-centric view and anytime, anywhere productivity for over 6 years. Now, mobile trends are pushing the market to adopt strategies that support these ideas at a remarkable pace.
Duckering is an often requested speaker internationally on a wide range of topics, technologies and trends, from virtualization to smartphone. He has held executive level positions at both business- and consumer-facing companies and has multiple degrees in engineering and technology management.

 

John Flora

Mobile Product Management Leader, Intuit Financial Services

 

Alex Gaber

Technical Evangelist, Application Enablement Platform, Alcatel Lucent

Alex Gaber, Alcatel-Lucent Technical Evangelist, Application Enablement Platform. Alex brings a wealth of technical expertise in cross-platform mobile app development, web development, API enabled platforms, and software development tools. His focus at Alcatel Lucent is to promote the adoption of APIs of Service Providers who utilize 2G, 3G and 4G LTE technologies globally, and assist the developer community with best practices for application integration. Alex was most recently with Rhomobile, a leading cross platform framework for iOS, Android, Blackberry and Windows Phone 7 applications. Prior to that he was with Mashery, one of the earliest entrants in the Cloud and API Management infrastructure industry. He has also held an executive role at TechExcel, a leader in software development tools (SDLC / ALM), where he managed major development process transformations at clients such as Motorola and John Deere. Earlier, Alex was a Strategy Consultant with Keystone Strategy, working with Harvard Business School professors to advise Microsoft on their developer ecosystem strategy.

Bruce  Guptill

Bruce Guptill

SVP and Head of Research, Saugatuck Technology Inc.

Saugatuck SVP and Head of Research Bruce Guptill pushes his team to continually re-examine and re-invent the company’s research programs to focus more on the costs, benefits, effects, and value of an ever-changing mix of technologies and providers in different markets.

Guptill’s own technology and business background laid a solid foundation for such a flexible, yet stable, approach to IT research value for clients. His technology research work includes mobility, collaborative IT, telecom, data networking, web commerce, and electronic marketplaces. His research work for enterprise IT and business clients includes return on IT investment, total cost of IT ownership, and business planning for IT. His research and guidance on vendor channel management, market identification and development, and buyer behavior analysis has enabled hundreds of established and startup IT providers to find, enter, and profit from new and traditional markets, while helping to guide user enterprise leaders toward optimal IT procurement and vendor management.
Guptill’s research background includes several years as a VP and research director with Gartner, senior positions with TeleChoice and Robert Frances Group, and editorial work within the IDG companies, including four years as a writer and editor with NetworkWorld. His marketing business focus was honed as VP of marketing for firms ranging from custom development providers to non-IT firms in aviation and other industries. His sales and channel experience started by traveling with a sample bag, then working for IT VARs, then advising telecom and wireless carriers on partner choices, to developing partner programs for traditional and Cloud-based software development firms and ISVs.

Guptill holds an MBA in marketing and finance, and a BA in the psychology and business of mass media communication. He is licensed to ride motorcycles, fly airplanes, drive boats, and sell houses; he is also a certified baseball coach, serves on the boards of regional civic groups, and is a serial home renovator. Married with three children, Guptill resides on Cape Cod in southeastern Massachusetts, and is a lifelong fan of the Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, and the University of Connecticut Huskies.

Jeff Haynie

Jeff Haynie

CEO and Co-Founder, Appcelerator

Jeff Haynie is Co-founder and CEO of Appcelerator. Jeff is a long-time serial entrepreneur, technologist and blogger. Previously, Jeff was Co-founder and CTO of Vocalocity, a software provider in the communications arena and before that, CTO of eHatchery, a digital incubator and off-shoot of Bill Gross’ idealab!. Jeff has worked on numerous standard committees such as IETF and W3C as well as core contributor to a number of important open source technologies such as JBoss and OpenVXI. Jeff served with distinction in the U.S. Navy.

Lars Kamp

Lars Kamp

Strategy and Corporate Development lead, Accenture Mobility Services, Accenture

Lars is an Executive in Accenture’s Strategy Practice and has over nine years of experience in the mobile industry. He’s based in San Francisco and previously worked for Accenture’s offices in Vienna, Rome and Seoul. In his work he mainly focuses on the mobile web, digital services and devices at the intersection of consumers, media and technology. Lars lives in Presidio Heights with his wife Jutta. When not working, Lars is a Crossfit practitioner and spends his free time skiing in Tahoe and on the Bay sailing. Lars is a member of the IAB Mobile Advertising Committee. He also organizes “SF Mobile”, a Silicon Valley networking event with focus on mobile and digital media.

 

Dave Karow

Senior Product Manager, Internet Test and Measurement, Keynote Systems, Inc.

Tony Kueh

Tony Kueh

SVP Product Management, Antenna Software

Tony Kueh joined Antenna Software in March 2011 as Senior Vice President of Product Management. In this role, Tony is responsible for driving overall product strategy, planning, and execution of Antenna’s product offerings.

Prior to joining Antenna, Tony was most recently the Head of Product Management in Enterprise Mobility at Sybase, an SAP Company, where he was instrumental in defining the mobility strategy and led the execution of the Unwired Platform products. Additionally, Tony has held various management positions at Palm, Qualcomm, and Microsoft. Throughout his career, Tony has been deeply involved in various aspects of mobile computing, having productized mobile servers products, mobile OS platforms, mobile hardware devices, and various mobile services.

Tony received his Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and his Masters in Business Administration from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.

Lars Leckie

Lars Leckie

Managing Director, Hummer Winblad Venture Partners

Lars is a Principal at Hummer Winblad and has played a key role in the firm’s investments in Aria Systems (SaaS billing and customer management) and vKernel (Virtualization Infrastructure). Prior to joining Hummer Winblad Venture Partners in 2006, Lars was involved in founding and operational roles at start-up companies. He was a co-founder of AutoFarm (now Novariant), a company focused on GPS and robotics. Lars was in charge of strategy, product marketing, business development and building the sales team across three continents. Lars has also been involved with the founding team of SportBug, a GPS and Internet fitness company. While Lars spends less time programming now, he started his technical career coding and hacking computer games. He is the holder of several US patents. Lars is an avid sailor and a former member of the Canadian Sailing Team. He represented Canada sailing Snipes in the Pan American Games as well as other international events.

Maribel Lopez

Maribel Lopez

CEO, Lopez Research

Maribel brings both enterprise and consumer market expertise honed from two decades of product management and technology marketing expertise as well as industry analyst expertise roles. Maribel launched Lopez Research LLC in 2008 to offers detailed research-based strategic guidance for dealing with disruptive trends through strategy consulting, advisory services and custom market research. Maribel offers guidance in go-to-market strategies, product gap analysis and competitive assessments, as well as strategic partnering and acquisitions strategies. Maribel combines survey-based research and predictive analysis to gain insight into coming trends. The company has analyzed multiple topics related to the telecommunications industry including operator network and service strategies, enterprise voice and data communications, all mobile services as well as the consumer markets for voice, Internet and entertainment services. The firm’s mission is to understand the evolution of these markets in order to assist its clients’ with technology selection. Prior to founding Lopez Research, Maribel was a respected analyst for more than 10 years at Forrester Research, most recently as Vice President of the tech industry strategies group, providing analysis on multiple topics including network and service strategies, enterprise communications and consumer markets for voice, video and data. Before she joined Forrester, she worked for Shiva Corporation, where she held positions in strategic marketing, product marketing and was responsible for a competitive product evaluation laboratory. Prior to joining Shiva, she worked for International Data Corporation as a data networking industry analyst. Maribel started her career at Motorola holding positions in finance, marketing and global corporate development.

Vasyl Mylko

Vasyl Mylko

R&D Director, SoftServe

With core competencies of technology & feasibility, user experience, usability, mobility, cloud & security, virtualization, and enterprise architecture Vasyl Mylko is a leader in cutting edge mobile technology.

Kieran Norton

Kieran Norton

Principal, Deloitte & Touche

Kieran Norton is a principal with Deloitte & Touche’s Security and Privacy practice based in San Francisco. Kieran is a core member of Deloitte’s Mobility Enablement leadership team and leads our Mobile Security practice nationally, where he focuses on mobile security risk assessment, mobile infrastructure and application security, mobile strategy and architecture, as well as device management and mobile operations.

Prior to Deloitte & Touche, Kieran spent a decade in the IT industry and in professional services firms, and has a background in information security, IT operations, and application development. Kieran is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) as well as a frequent speaker at security conferences and industry events.

Mark Orttung

Mark Orttung

Chief Operating Officer, Bill.com

Mark Orttung is the Chief Operating Officer of Bill.com. Bill.com provides a cash flow command and control center for businesses. Mark is responsible for products and services at Bill.com and has been with the company for four years.
Mark has more than 20 years of experience in enterprise software and more than 10 years leading the design, development, and operation of software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions. Prior to Bill.com, Mark served as Vice President of Platform & Engineering for Rearden Commerce, helping the company grow to over 700 customers and more than 40 distributors, while building his team to over 100 employees. Mark has also held executive Products positions at at GetThere (acquired by Sabre) and Genesys Telecommunications (acquired by Alcatel). While at Accenture, Mark worked with numerous clients implementing advanced technology based solutions and was selected as one of Accenture's inaugural Corporate Fellows.

Mark is a graduate of Stanford University, with a BS in Mathematical and Computational Sciences, and Northwestern University, with an MS in Computer Science. Mark also enjoys snowboarding, coaching basketball, travel, and mobile app development.

Medhi Ait Oufkir

Medhi Ait Oufkir

Chief Technology Officer, PunchTab

Mehdi Ait Oufkir is a founder at PunchTab.
A native of France, Mehdi graduated from the Polytech Nantes then joined YouSendIt as an early member of the engineering team.
Mehdi is was integral to scaling the YouSendIt platform and built the company's first revenue-generating features.
Mehdi is now at the heart of PunchTab and drives the day to day operations of the product development. Mehdi is a technologist who believes in people.

Dr. Antonis Papatsaras

Dr. Antonis Papatsaras

Chief Technology Officer, SpringCM

Dr. Papatsaras brings more than 15 years experience in massive cloud infrastructure, highly available and scalable architectures, and very high volume ingestion to SpringCM. Prior to joining SpringCM he was Director of Software Engineering of Autonomy where he had responsibility for leading the rearchitecture of numerous products to true SaaS multi-channel, multi-tenant solutions. Prior to Autonomy, Antonis was Director Software Engineering at Interwoven, and Vice President of Software Engineering at Discovery Mining, a SaaS eDiscovery company.
Antonis received his PhD in Formal Specification and Design of Safety Critical/Distributed Systems from Teesside University, UK. In 2003, he was elected a member of the Institute of Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (ILTHE) and in 2007 he achieved the status of Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Jason Prater

Jason Prater

Vice President Development, Plex Systems, Inc.

Jason Prater is Vice President of Development for Plex Systems, the SaaS ERP for manufacturers, where his team has been working with mobile web development platforms for the last 8 years. He is an evangelist for continuous deployment, with his team putting changes in customer's hands hundreds of times per day on one set of source code. Jason combines manufacturing and information technology to drive high value for Plex�s user base around the world.

Andy Schroepfer

Andy Schroepfer

Vice President, Strategy & Enterprise , Rackspace Hosting

Andrew Schroepfer has been the go-to analyst in the hosting industry since its inception in the late 1990s. From his beginnings at Piper Jaffray where he developed and managed the VoIP industry’s primary market statistics, Schroepfer published a 270-page report on the dis-aggregation of communications, which sparked his coverage of the Web hosting industry. He then joined Goldman Sachs as VP and Senior Equity Analyst on the Internet Infrastructure Services industry during the time when Equinix, Loudcloud (now HP), and Webex (now Cisco) were executing their IPOs. In late 2000, Schroepfer founded, led, and later sold Tier 1 Research, the leading specialist research firm on the hosting and data center industry.

Schroepfer currently serves as Vice President, Strategy & Enterprise and has been with Rackspace since July 2009. Before joining Rackspace, he was a technology investor and founded CagedTweets.com, an archiving firm for business use of social media applications like Facebook (/Schroepfer) and Twitter (@shrepfur). He graduated with a B.A. in Accounting & Economics from St. John's University.

 

Joe Shirey

Senior Architect Evangelist, Microsoft

Clarence So

Clarence So

Senior Vice President, Strategy, salesforce.com

Clarence So currently serves as SVP, Chief Strategy Officer at salesforce.com, focused on new technology initiatives. During his tenure at salesforce.com, Clarence has helped the company grow from a business plan to its current position as the leading enterprise cloud computing company. During his first four years, he served in the role of vice president of Product Marketing, responsible for bringing the company's first eight product lines to market. He later assisted with the company's first three acquisitions and led the EMEA marketing organization out of the company's London office. Following that, he led salesforce.com's global marketing efforts as chief marketing officer, responsible for generating awareness, leads and pipeline.

Prior to salesforce.com, Clarence spent 10 years in a variety of engineering, sales, strategic planning and venture capital roles at IBM, Motorola Semiconductor, Arbor Software (acquired by Oracle) and US Venture Partners respectively.

Clarence was born in Toronto, Canada. He holds an MBA from the University of California, Berkeley and a Bachelor's in Electrical Engineering from Queen’s University, Canada.

Jeff Yoshimura

Jeff Yoshimura

VP Marketing, Zuora

Jeff is an early pioneer to cloud computing having joined Salesforce.com in 2003. During his 5-year tenure at Salesforce.com, Jeff built out and oversaw the delivery of some of the first major enterprise cloud deployments in the industry with ADP, Merrill Lynch, and Dupont. Jeff was also part of core team that launched the industry's first marketplace, the AppExchange, working with hundreds of developers and ISVs to create, deploy and distribute new applications. Jeff has been at Zuora since its inception, and during these 3.5 years, Jeff has held senior roles in sales, business development, sales engineering, product marketing and marketing. Jeff's prior experience includes an ecommerce startup, XUMA, and management consulting roles at Cambridge Technology Partners and Arthur Andersen.


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