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The Jury for AppCircus @ Mobile 2.0 Europe

AppCircus is an app contest and showcase that travels around the world promoting the most innovative apps, and is ready to open the show again in Barcelona during the Mobile 2.0 Europe – openIDEAS conference, 10 apps will pitch in front of the jury and audience and will be introduced to the industry. This is the jury that will analyse them (read below for bio’s).

Carlos Domingo, CEO Telefónica I+D.
Sanyu Kiruluta, Team Lead, Developer Relations EMEA, RIM.
Leandro Mario, Cino, Business Development & Spain/LAR Portfolio Manager at INTEL Corp.
Reimund Schmald, Marketing Manager EMEA Mobile Division of Nuance Communications Inc.
Fernando Kanacri, Marketing Services Manager, Nokia Iberia.

Sanyu Kiruluta, Team Lead, Developer Relations EMEA, RIM.

Sanyu Kiruluta is a Senior Application Development Consultant with the Developer Relations team at Research in Motion. Her team is responsible for providing technical support to RIM Alliance Partners and BlackBerry® platform developers around the world. Sanyu specializes in mobile social networking applications on the BlackBerry platform. She has a B.Sc. in Computer Science from Concordia University and an MBA from Queen’s University.

Reimund Schmald, Marketing Manager EMEA Mobile Division of Nuance Communications Inc.

Reimund Schmald is Marketing Manager in the Mobile Division of Nuance Communications Inc. responsible for EMEA Central and Eastern Europe. He has been in the speech technology industry for 15 years joining Nuance in 2003 through acquisition. While at Nuance has held a number of Sales and Business Development positions and in January 2011 became responsible for the Marketing of the Handset based mobile technologies and solutions. Previously Reimund held several sales positions in the semiconductor and imaging industry. He received a diploma in semiconductor physics from Aachen Technical University, Germany. Reimund is married and has two children.

Fernando Kanacri, Marketing Services Manager, Nokia Iberia.

Fernando is responsible for managing Ovi Ecosystem including Ovi Store, Nokia’s key application and content selling platform. After twelve years of experience in the Internet and IT sector in several marketing, he joined Nokia in January 2008, to focus on entertainment business managing Ovi Store and reinforcing the relationships with developers to add local relevant contents to the store.

Carlos Domingo, CEO Telefónica I+D

Carlos Domingo is CEO for Telefónica R&D; he joined the company in 2006 as Director of Internet & Multimedia and Director of the Barcelona Center. Since then, he has implemented a new way of working and a new understanding of the R&D in a big Telco. Carlos serves on the board of directors of Jajah since 2010.

Carlos holds a MSc in computer science from the Tokyo Institute of Technology, a PhD in computer science from the Polytechnic University in Catalonia and post grad business studies from Stanford Graduate School of Business.

With more than 15 years of experience in the IT and telecommunications world, he has developed a big part of his career in Japan and USA, being VP of Celertem Technologies and eventually becoming the President & CEO of its subsidiary in Seattle after merging Extensis LizardTech and DiamonSoft.

In 2008 he was awarded with the `National Award to the Professional Career´ granted by the Asociación de Ingenieros en Informática (Computer Science Engineers Association) in Spain.

Leandro Mario, Cino, Business Development & Spain/LAR Portfolio Manager at INTEL Corp.

Leandro Cino, current Business Development & Spain/LAR Portfolio Manager,  joined Intel at 2008 as Product Manager. He has been driving Marketing & PR strategies for Intel AppUp Developer Program through different GEO’s, for its global diffusion. Part of these concrete actions implies digging  into ‘Developers communities’ and ‘Global Events’ to get closer contact and effective communication with them. Intel AppUp Application Labs showrooms, demonstrates, application developers, how to easily monetize their future & existing apps by using the Intel AppUp developer program SDKs available for MeeGo, Adobe AIR, Java, .NET, and Windows C/C++. Beside this effort he leads New ‘Marquees applications’ engagements for Latin & Spanish Region.

Within his previous background, Leandro served as Regional Sales Manager at Intelligenx, Inc. (formerly i411), VP of Business Development. at Quantum System A/S and IT Manager – Project Manager at Netactica S.A. More than 15 years combining business & project management, team leadership and IT experience within different IT projects in multiple technologies and functions are been reflected in this entrepreneurial spirit with a solid knowledge of IT industry.

Leandro, Cino holds an Executive M.B.A. degree at IAE Business School (Universidad Austral), Executive Negotiation and Conflict Management at ESADE Business School, and Bachelor in Information Systems at U.A.D.E. University supporting an strong Background within business development, product management, negotiation, new technologies research and evaluation.

Program for day one at Mobile 2.0 Europe – openIDEAS Conference:

The AppCircus is programmed at 17h00 on June 16th and followed by a networking cocktail. Click here to view the complete program of the conference.

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Mobile 2.0 Europe – openIDEAS – Final Program!

We are proud to present the final program of the 2011 edition of Mobile 2.0 Europe – openIDEAS Barcelona, on June 16 & 17, 2011, a two-day conference for visionaries and builders exploring the Future of Mobile Development and Innovation of an ever-changing Mobile Ecosystem. The event is taking place at the spectacular “Diagonal 00″ – the new Telefonica R&D Catalunya Headquarters.

The first day of Mobile 2.0 Europe – openIdeas 2011 will be devoted to the talks of distinguished members of the mobile industry who will analyze the present and future of the innovation in technology and the mobile market in keynotes, panels and startup pitches.

Download the Program (PDF 376 KB)

Some of the speaker highlights include:

Peter Vesterbacka, “Mighty Eagle” of Angry Birds.
Carlos Domingo, CEO Telefónica I+D.
Di-Ann Eisnor, VP Platform and Partnerships, Waze.
Jyri Engeström, Founder and CEO of Ditto.
Usman Haque, Director Haque Design + Research Ltd, Founder and CEO of Pachube.com.
Fadi Bishara, Founder of Blackbox / Founder & CEO at techVenture, Inc.
Colin McElwee, Managing Director and Co-Founder of Worldreader.org.
Talmon Marco, CEO and Founder Viber.
Assaf Biderman, Associate Director of the SENSEable City Laboratory at MIT.
Petra Söderling, Founder and Chairman of the Board, Mobile Brain Bank.
Boris Veldhuijzen van Zanten, Serial Internet Entrepreneur, Founder TwitterCounter.com and The Next Web. Jacques van Niekerk, CTO MIH Internet Group, and CEO at MIH SWAT – both divisions of the Naspers group.

And many more C-level participations from industry experts on the mobile app economy by companies such as Vision Mobile, Bluenove, FjordDistimo, Scoreloop, Future Platforms, Robot Media, Gbanga, Siine, Seesmic, SoundCloud, Tingle, uxebu, yuilop, Mobialia, skobbler, and many more…

Check the speakers’ page for complete speaker list, bio’s and latest confirmation updates.

We’re closing the first day with an edition of AppCicus, the competition and showcase that travels through more than 50 cities around the world in order to promote and reward the best apps. The selected apps that will present at the event will be announced on our blog soon, so stay tuned.

The second day is a developer day including four simultaneous workshop tracks (each for 50 persons) with – amongst others – sesssions from Intel, BlackBerry, BlueVia and a full day business track to learn all about how to make money with apps.

Mobile 2.0 Europe – openIDEAS is supported by BlackBerry, BlueVia, Intel and Nuance.

About Mobile 2.0 Europe

Mobile 2.0 is an initiative to bring the entrepreneurs of the mobile industry together. A place where top leaders, industry experts, startups, developers and companies share their points of view about the present and the future of Innovation and Development in an ever changing mobile ecosystem. The first Mobile 2.0 Conference was held in the year 2006 in the City of San Francisco. Mobile 2.0 Europe is presented by dotopen and the Mobile 2.0 Advisory Board. To read more about Mobile 2.0 Europe, please visit the about page.

About AppCircus

AppCicus is a unique global travelling showcase of the most creative and innovative apps presented by their creators during some of the most influential international events in mobile/web. AppCircus is open to developers, startups and any other organization and offers each participant a chance to get a nomination to the Mobile Premier Awards. AppCircus is powered by dotopen.

 

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More Speakers Added to Mobile 2.0 Europe – openIDEAS

If you haven’t decided yet to join the Mobile 2.0 Europe – openIDEAS conference in Barcelona on June 16th and 17th, 2011, check our latest info on confirmed speakers and program.

This week we added the following speakers to our program:

Fadi Bishara, Founder of Blackbox / Founder & CEO at techVenture, Inc.
Daniel Gurrola, VP Strategy Consumer, Orange.
Andrew Berglund, Executive Creative Director / Consultant at Andrew Inc.
Reimund Schmald, Marketing Manager EMEA Mobile Division of Nuance Communications Inc.
Jose Valles, Head of BlueVia, the new developer platform from Telefonica.
Matthias Sala, co-founder and CEO, Gbanga.
Ian Andrew Bell is the founder and creator of Tingle.
John Roberts, co-founder of Qustodian.
Gladys Chacartegui and Luis Villarejo, IT Project Managers, Community Initiatives at the Office of Learning Technologies (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya).
Philipp Kandal, CTO & co-founder of skobbler.

We are currently finalizing the program and will announce all details soon on our website.

We have some more speaker surprises joining our conference -to be announced soon, check this link for the complete speakers list.

On Day 2 we have the following workshops confirmed:

Learn all about Monetizing Apps or Coding Network-as-a-Service APIs with BlueVia. Read all about here.

What about Doing More with BlackBerry Messenger or learning how to Develop for the BlackBerry PlayBook, check all the details about the workshops with BlackBerry here.

And the Intel AppUpSM Application Lab is coming back to Barcelona after the last exceptional reception during the Mobile World Congress. Intel is offering 2 different workshops, check all details here.

More workshops sessions on the following topics below:
Using OpenStreetMap data for Location Based Service Apps
Market Shifts In Content Distribution
Performance Marketing for Mobile Apps Workshop
Performance Marketing for Mobile Apps Workshop

You can book your tickets at 299 Euros.

If you’re interested to speak, pitch or sponsor at Mobile 2.0 Europe – openIDEAS events, please get in touch with us.

Mobile 2.0 Europe – openIDEAS is supported by BlackBerry, BlueVia, Intel and Nuance.

Follow @mobile20 on Twitter for latest news and updates.

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New Speakers Added to Mobile 2.0 Europe – openIDEAS

If you haven’t decided yet to join the Mobile 2.0 Europe – openIDEAS conference in Barcelona on June 16th and 17th, 2011, check our latest info on confirmed speakers and program. Early Bird tickets are closing this Sunday (May 29th)!

This week we added the following speakers to our program:

Usman Haque, Director Haque Design + Research Ltd, Founder of Pachube.com.
Jacques van Niekerk, CTO MIH Internet Group, and CEO at MIH SWAT – both divisions of the Naspers group.
Petra Söderling, Founder and Chairman of the Board, Mobile Brain Bank.
Sanyu Kiruluta, Team Lead, Developer Relations EMEA, RIM.
James Parton, Head of Marketing for BlueVia, the new developer platform from Telefonica.
Cedric Giorgi, Director Europe of Seesmic.
Caroline Drucker, Product Manager, SoundCloud.
Talmon Marco, CEO and Founder Viber.
Hermés Piqué, Founder, Robot Media.
Colin McElwee, Managing Director and Co-Founder of Worldreader.org.
Esteve Almirall, Associate Professor ESADEUPF.
Jochen Doppelhammer, Founder and CEO of yuilop.
Stefan Bielau, Founder & CEO at Stefan Bielau | Consulting.

More speakers are still added to our program every day, check the complete speakers list.

On Day 2 we have confirmed workshops by BlackBerry, BlueVia, Intel and sessions on Android and App Store Optimization (ASO) for mobile developers. Stay tuned here for more updates and details on our program.

Book your tickets now! Early Bird tickets are available until 29.05.2011 midnight CET!
After the 29th of May tickets for dotopen members will be 299 Euros.

If you’re interested to speak, pitch or sponsor at Mobile 2.0 Europe – openIDEAS events, please get in touch with us.

Mobile 2.0 Europe – openIDEAS is supported by BlackBerry, BlueVia, Intel and Nuance.

Follow @mobile20 on Twitter for latest news and updates.

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Intel AppUp Application Lab @ Mobile 2.0 Europe

The Intel AppUpSM Application Lab: MeeGo series is coming back to beautiful Barcelona! Join us for the Mobile 2.0 Europe – openIDEAS Conference pre-events to learn how to create exciting experiences with MeeGo and the Intel AppUpSM developer program. MeeGo promotes innovation and portability across multiple device types, such as tablets, netbooks and smartphones. Developing for MeeGo presents a great opportunity to make money with your applications quickly and easily.

Join us at the spectacular Telefonica’s new R&D headquarters in Barcelona, Spain on Friday, June 17, 2011 for one of our FREE training sessions to learn about the benefits of joining the Intel AppUpSM developer program and developing for MeeGo. Two sessions are available to choose from, however please note that at this point in time we can only accept registrations from people that are actually attending the Mobile 2.0 Europe – openIDEAS Conference:

Friday, June 17: 11:00am – 1:00pm – Sala 1
Friday, June 17: 3:00pm – 5:00pm – Sala 1

General Agenda:

  • Check-in process will start 1 hour prior to each event at the Intel Booth. You should keep your proof badges to walk into the Workshop.
  • Session Content
    • Overview of the Intel AppUpSM center & Intel AppUpSM developer program
    • Overview of MeeGo, including technical MeeGo details
    • Introduction Intel AppUpSM Software Development Kits (SDKs)
    • Validation process including some tips & tricks and Introduction of Intel Developer Tools
  • Talk to Intel engineers about your specific code & questions with an information Q&A session

Location Information:

  • Diagonal 00 is located at Telefonica’s new R&D headquater, Diagonal 00, Barcelona, Spain (Click here for location map and directions)

Seating for the event is limited to registered attendees—so register now.

Early Bird tickets are avialable at 199 Euroes until 29.05.2011 midnight CET! After the 29th of May tickets for dotopen members will be 299 Euros.

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