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MobileBeat 2010 Kicks Off Monday in San Francisco

MobileBeat 2010 kicks off on Monday in San Francisco and we’ll be there covering it. VentureBeat’s third annual conference on the future of mobile this year asks the question who will profit from the “Superphone?” The talks cover every angle of the mobile industry from hardware to advertising to community building. In addition to the talks there will also be 20 startups competing in the Startup Competition for the coveted Tesla Prize. Here are a few more schedule highlights:

Keynotes
- John Donovan, CTO AT&T Operations
- Phil McKinney, VP & CTO of HP’s Personal System Groups
- Omar Khan, Chief Strategy Officer of Samsung
- Omar Hamoui, AdMob founder and now Google’s VP of Mobile Ads

Move over, Telcos, Here comes Silicon Valley
- Samir Argawal, Nokia, Head of MeeGo software development
- Kevin Thau, director of mobile, Twitter

Mobile Platforms 1: the Future Struggle Among the Titans
- Christy Wyatt, SVP Motorola
- David Ko, Yahoo! SVP, Audience, Mobile and Local, North America
- Alan Brenner, SVP at RIM

Mobile Platforms 2: Who is Winning the Heart of Developers?
- Jason Spero, Director, Mobile, Google
- Ian McKerlich, T-Mobile, Director of Mobile Content
- Oliver Gunasakera, Symbian
- Peter Vesterbacka, Angry Bird

Building a Successful Mousetrap
- Russ McGuire, Sprint, VP of Strategy
- “Tyler Lessard VP, Global Alliances and Developer Relations Research In Motion”
- Ilja Laurs, founder and CEO, GetJar
- Laura Merling, Alcatel-Lucent, Vice President Developer Platform and Programs

It’s 5pm. Do You Know Where Your Friends Are?
- Othman Laraki, Director Geo, Twitter
- Tasso Roumeliotis, Location Labs, Founder & CEO
- Seth Priebatsch, Chief Ninja, SCVNGR
- Keith Lee, CEO, Booyah (MyTown)

Enabling Mobile Games
- Stewart Putney, Founder and CEO, Moblyng
- Ben Keighran, Chomp, CEO & Co-Founder
- Si Chen, PapayaMobile, CEO

Take a look at the full agenda to see the breadth of the talks scheduled.

If you are interested in learning more, head on over to the MobileBeat site. 148Apps readers can use promo code “VB-148Apps” to get 15% off of a ticket purchase!

148Apps is a proud media sponsor of MobileBeat 2010.




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