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2009

Global Participation by Wireless Carriers Confirmed for New Rutberg Event, Future:Mobile 2009

SAN FRANCISCO, November 11, 2009 – Rutberg & Company today announced the attendees for Future:Mobile 2009, its invitation-only conference for 200 senior executives, taking place December 1, 2009 in Silicon Valley. Notably, nearly one in four of all registered attendees are from the company headquarters of leading domestic and international carriers. Further, almost half of confirmed participants are from global device manufacturers, infrastructure vendors, content providers, and Internet companies. “In partnership with GSMA Mobile Innovation, Rutberg & Company is assembling, for the first time, a group of major carrier and vendor executives and bringing them to Silicon Valley to connect …
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AT&T, Verizon, Vodafone, Comcast, T-Mobile USA, and SK Telecom Confirmed to Speak at Future:Mobile 2009

SAN FRANCISCO, October 19, 2009 – Rutberg & Company today announced the speakers for Future:Mobile 2009, taking place Tuesday, December 1, 2009 at the Sofitel San Francisco Bay in Redwood City, California. Additionally, tomorrow is the application deadline for private companies that want to participate in the GSM Association’s Mobile Innovation Grand Prix – Americas Tournament, which is being held in conjunction with Future:Mobile. Future:Mobile is the world’s premier forum that catalyzes information exchange and deal making between private companies, public companies, investors, and service providers in the wireless industry. Given the pace of innovation in this ecosystem, identifying and …
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News Corp. Chief Digital Officer Jonathan Miller to Host Town Hall Meeting at Wireless Influencers 2009

SAN FRANCISCO, October 7, 2009 – Rutberg & Company today announced that Jonathan Miller, Chief Digital Officer, News Corporation, will host a town hall meeting at Wireless Influencers 2009. Based in New York and reporting directly to News Corp. Chairman and CEO Rupert Murdoch, Mr. Miller is charged with driving digital strategy across News Corp. businesses, including MySpace, IGN Entertainment, Photobucket, as well as Jamba and the Hulu joint venture with NBC Universal. He also collaborates with operational heads and digital executives throughout all News Corp. businesses around the globe to develop and refine digital efforts. At Wireless Influencers 2009, …
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Rutberg & Company Announces Call for Submissions for GSMA Mobile Innovation Tournament at Future:Mobile 2009

SAN FRANCISCO, September 29, 2009 – Rutberg & Company today announced that the GSMA is now accepting entries for its Mobile Innovation Grand Prix – Americas Tournament being held in conjunction with Rutberg’s Future:Mobile 2009 conference. The call for entries is open until October 20, 2009 for small- and medium-sized private companies developing innovative mobile products and solutions. The ten companies chosen to participate in the Tournament will present their ideas, products, services, or technologies in front of an audience of top mobile industry investors and executives, as well as an esteemed panel of judges comprised of operators, investors, and …
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Rutberg & Company Announces New Conference, Future:Mobile 2009, and Partnership with GSMA

SAN FRANCISCO, August 20, 2009 – Rutberg & Company today announced a new, invitation-only conference, Future:Mobile 2009, taking place Tuesday, December 1, 2009 at the Sofitel San Francisco Bay in Redwood City, California. Future:Mobile 2009, featuring the GSMA Mobile Innovation Grand Prix – Americas Tournament, is a one-day forum that catalyzes information exchange and deal making between private companies, public companies, investors, and service providers in the wireless industry. Attendance is limited to 200 senior executives, who are responsible for innovation assessment and adoption, strategic partnerships, investments, and acquisitions within their organizations. “We are pleased to announce Future:Mobile and our …
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Rutberg & Company Announces Wireless Influencers 2009 Content

SAN FRANCISCO, July 22, 2009 – Rutberg & Company today announced the content for Wireless Influencers 2009, taking place October 25 – 27 at the Four Seasons Resort Aviara in Carlsbad, California. The annual Wireless Influencers is the world’s premier multidisciplinary forum for senior executives to examine what’s next for wireless and digital media. Notably, on the keynote stage, Wireless Influencers 2009 will feature its first town hall meeting. The Monday afternoon session will be an immersive exchange between audience members and global telecommunications visionary Hamid Akhavan, COO, Deutsche Telekom and former CEO, T-Mobile International. Other keynote topics will cover …
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Rutberg Announces Speakers for June 18 Quarterly Event in Palo Alto

SAN FRANCISCO, May 20, 2009-Rutberg & Company today announced the speakers for its June 18 installment of Rutberg Quarterly, taking place at the Garden Court Hotel in Palo Alto, California. Rutberg & Company’s Rajeev Chand, Managing Director and Senior Equity Research Analyst, Wireless, will host a discussion, entitled “Will 2010 be the Year of Mobile Video?” A panel of executives across the wireless ecosystem-from carriers and handset OEMs to aggregators and advertisers-will discuss what we have learned so far about consumer interest in mobile video, whether free-to-air services will serve as the catalyst for renewed mobile video growth, and how consumer …
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Meru Networks Raises $30 Million in New Funding

SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 20, 2009 – Meru Networks has raised $30 million in a private funding round led by a new investor managed by Vision Capital Advisors, LLC, of New York City. Existing investors, including Clearstone Venture Partners, NeoCarta Ventures, BlueStream Ventures, The D. E. Shaw Group, Evercore Partners, Tenaya Capital and Monitor Ventures, also participated in the funding round. “We are experiencing unprecedented enthusiasm for IEEE 802.11n solutions, and enterprises’ rapid adoption of the 802.11n standard presents us with the opportunity to accelerate our WLAN market share growth,” said Brett White, Meru’s chief financial officer. “CIOs are looking for …
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Rutberg & Company Announces Speakers for March 4, 2009 Rutberg Quarterly

SAN FRANCISCO, January 28, 2009 – Rutberg & Company today announced the topic and speakers for this year’s first installment of Rutberg Quarterly, taking place March 4 at the Garden Court Hotel in Palo Alto, California. Rutberg & Company’s Rajeev Chand, Managing Director and Senior Equity Research Analyst, Wireless, will host the discussion, entitled “What Are Advertisers Spending Money on in 2009?” Speakers will include: Hashem Bajwa, Digital Strategy Director, Goodby, Silverstein & Partners Brian Bos, SVP and Convergence Director, Mindshare-Team Detroit John Hadl, Managing Partner and Founder, BrandinHand In this edition of Rutberg Quarterly, decision-makers from advertisers and agencies will share …
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