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Zipcar, Symantec and IBM Executives to Keynote Day One of MobileCON™

Day one also offers IT experts educational sessions on some of the toughest mobile enterprise issues

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- WHO:  CTIA convenes mobile technology industry leaders, IT executives, corporate end users and members of the media. Attendee and media registration is open from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. PDT.


WHAT:  Today's keynote remarks are 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. PDT and will be streamed live: 

In addition, attendees will have the opportunity to attend these immersive educational sessions today. These sessions will not be streamed live, but, highlight clips will be available for many of these sessions on MobileCON's show page:

BYOD – Friend or Foe? – Tuesday, 11 a.m., Room 25

  • Brad Davis, VP & Partner, IBM Global Business Services
  • Tim Wagner, VP & General Manager, Enterprise, Samsung Mobile
  • Ronny Haraldsvik, CMO & SVP, SpiderCloud
  • Jon Kuhn, Senior Director, Product Management Enterprise Mobility Group, Symantec
  • Moderator: Afzal Bari, Financial Analyst, Tech and Telecom Sectors, Bloomberg Government

Mobile Cloud: Enabling the Mobile Workforce, Safeguarding the Crown Jewels – Tuesday, 1 p.m., Room 25

  • Andy Geisse, CEO, AT&T Business Solutions
  • Kevin Kiley, Chief Strategy Officer, Airwatch
  • Rob Lilleness, CEO, Medio Systems
  • Biju Nair, EVP, Product Management & Chief Strategy Officer, Synchronoss
  • Moderator: Michal Lev-Ram, Enterprise Writer, Fortune

Government Adoption of Wireless Services: Leveraging Mobile Communications to Help Agencies Meet Their Missions – Tuesday, 1:30 p.m., Room 22

  • Kevin Beck, Solutions Sales Manager, Education Vertical, Sprint
  • Stacey Black, VP Market Development/External Affairs, AT&T Advanced Mobility Solutions
  • Eric Engelman, Senior Policy Advisor for Energy and Innovation, Office of the Mayor, City of San Diego
  • Kathleen Ham, VP, Federal Regulatory Affairs, T-Mobile
  • Mehdi Yahyanejab, Information Sciences Institute, University of Southern California, on behalf of U.S. State Department
  • Moderators:  Scott Bergmann, AVP, Regulatory Affairs, CTIA  and Jackie McCarthy, Director, External and State Affairs, CTIA

Borderless Networks: Mobile Cybersecurity Public Sector – Tuesday, 3:00 p.m., Room 22

  • Troy Lange, Senior Executive, National Security Agency's Mobility Mission
  • Gregory Youst, Chief Mobility Engineer, Defense Information & Systems Agency
  • Andrew Regenscheid, Mathematician, National Institute of Standards & Technology
  • Mike Pozmantier, Program Manager, Science & Technology Directorate, Dept. of Homeland Security
  • David S. Turetsky, Bureau Chief of the Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau, Federal Communications Commission

WHERE: San Diego Convention Center, 111 West Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101

WHEN: The keynote and educational sessions listed above are October 9. MobileCON is October 9-11, 2012.

About CTIA Shows: CTIA Shows bring together all industries advanced by wireless technology for intense business, learning and networking. MobileCON 2012 takes place Oct. 9-11, 2012 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego and International CTIA WIRELESS® takes place May 21-23, 2013 at the Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas. Visit Twitter: @ctiashows (#MobileCON); Facebook; LinkedIn

SOURCE CTIA-The Wireless Association