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2011

Rutberg & Company, LLC Advises Qumu, Inc. in Acquisition by Rimage Corporation

Minneapolis, MN – Rimage Corporation (Nasdaq: RIMG) (“Rimage”), an industry-leading provider of on-demand CD/DVD/Blu-ray Disc™ publishing systems, announced the acquisition of San Bruno, CA – based Qumu, Inc. (“Qumu”), the leader in enterprise video communications serving 100 Global 1000 customers. Rutberg & Company, LLC served as exclusive financial advisor to Qumu. “Qumu is a cornerstone acquisition for Rimage and immediately positions us as a leader in the growing market for video communications and social enterprise applications,” said Sherman Black, President and Chief Executive Officer of Rimage. “The Qumu acquisition accelerates Rimage’s strategy to distribute live, on-demand, downloaded and optical media …
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Rutberg & Company Announces 2012 Conferences

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, November 3, 2011 – Rutberg & Company, a research-centric investment bank focused on the mobile and digital media industries, today announced the 2012 dates for its exclusive, invitation-only, senior executive conferences. Registration for the first conference of the year, Rutberg Summit: London, taking place April 23-25, 2012 at Claridge’s in London, is now open. Rutberg Summit: London April 23-25, 2012 Claridge’s London, England Future:Mobile June 18-19, 2012 Westin Market Street San Francisco, California Wireless Influencers October 21-23, 2012 Terranea Resort Rancho Palos Verdes, California Rutberg Summit: London Rutberg Summit: London 2012 is a two-day, invitation-only forum for …
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Rutberg & Company, LLC Advises Air2Web, Inc. in Acquisition by Velti plc

San Francisco, CA – Velti plc (Nasdaq:VELT) (“Velti”), a leading global provider of mobile marketing and advertising technology, announced the acquisition of Atlanta, GA – based Air2Web Inc. (“Air2Web”), a provider of mobile customer relationship management (mCRM) solutions in the United States and India for many of the world’s largest and most trusted consumer brands. Rutberg & Company, LLC (“Rutberg & Company”) served as exclusive financial advisor to Air2Web. “Air2Web’s mobile CRM platform is attracting and retaining many of the most marketing-savvy Fortune 1000 brands including, among others, AT&T, Comcast, American Express, HSBC, Barclays Bank and Citigroup” said Alex Moukas, CEO of …
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Marc Frons, New York Times; Akshay Kothari, Pulse; David Payne, Gannett; Peter Phillips, Marvel; Steve Sachs, Time to speak on Publishing Industry Panel at Wireless Influencers 2011

SAN FRANCISCO, September 29, 2011 – Rutberg & Company today announced the speakers for the Publishing Industry session at Wireless Influencers 2011, taking place October 16th – 18th at Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. Speakers for the Resurrecting the Publishing Industry boardroom session include: Marc Frons, CTO, Digital Operations, The New York Times Akshay Kothari, Co-Founder, Pulse David Payne, Chief Digital Officer, Gannett Peter Phillips, SVP and GM, Digital Media Group, Marvel Steve Sachs, EVP, Consumer Marketing and Sales, Time Craig Forman, Partner, JGC Capital (moderator) For the full agenda, click here. Wireless Influencers 2011 is the premier multidisciplinary …
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Dan Waggoner, Davis Wright Tremaine; Fas Mosleh, Juldee Innovation Ventures; Linda Norman, Microsoft; Mario Obiedat, Intellectual Ventures to speak on Intellectual Property Panel at Wireless Influencers 2011

SAN FRANCISCO, September 22, 2011 – Rutberg & Company today announced the speakers for the Intellectual Property session at Wireless Influencers 2011 taking place October 16th – 18th at Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. Speakers for the Intellectual Property as a Strategic Asset boardroom session include: Fas Mosleh, Chairman and Founder, Juldee Innovation Ventures Linda Norman, VP and Deputy General Counsel, Microsoft Mario Obiedat, Head of Telecommunications Licensing, Intellectual Ventures Dan Waggoner, Partner and Co-Chair, Communications, Media, and Information Technology Practice, Davis Wright Tremaine (moderator) For the full agenda, click here. Wireless Influencers 2011 is the premier multidisciplinary forum …
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John Burke, Motorola Mobility; Andy Forssell, Hulu; Glenn Lurie, AT&T Mobility and Consumer Markets; and Mitch Singer, Sony Pictures to Speak at Wireless Influencers 2011

SAN FRANCISCO, September 20, 2011 – Rutberg & Company today announced the speakers for the Connected Devices and Media session at Wireless Influencers 2011, taking place October 16th – 18th at Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. Speakers for the “How Connected Devices Change the Media Business” boardroom session include: John Burke, SVP and GM, Converged Experiences, Motorola Mobility Andy Forssell, SVP, Content Acquisition and Distribution, Hulu Glenn Lurie, President, Emerging Devices, National Resale and Partnerships, AT&T Mobility and Consumer Markets Mitch Singer, CTO, Sony Pictures The session is being moderated by Shahid Khan, Chairman and Chief Strategist, MediaMorph. …
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Barry Judge, Chief Marketing Officer, Best Buy to Speak at Wireless Influencers 2011

SAN FRANCISCO, September 15, 2011 – Rutberg & Company today announced Barry Judge, Chief Marketing Office of Best Buy, as a speaker at Wireless Influencers 2011, taking place October 16th – 18th at Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. Wireless Influencers 2011 is the premier multidisciplinary forum for senior executives who are doing business in the mobile ecosystem globally. Strictly limited to 500 participants, the closed-door, invitation-only, destination meeting is recognized for its exclusivity; retreat-style atmosphere; diverse, international, C-level attendee base; provocative, forward-looking content and boardroom-style discussion format; and the quality of its networking. Participants will span the global …
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Rutberg & Company Announces Wireless Influencers 2011 Discussion Topics and Themes

SAN FRANCISCO, September 12, 2011 – Rutberg & Company today announced the discussion topics and themes for Wireless Influencers 2011, taking place October 16th – 18th at Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. Wireless Influencers 2011 discussion topics and themes include: Commerce and Payments Offers, Commerce, and Payments The Impact of Mobile to Physical Retail eCommerce: The Shift to nScreen Commerce Mobile Payments: Getting to Value, Simplicity, Ubiquity What’s Next in Offers: Intersection of Mobile, Local, and Social Enterprise Mobility Mobile Platforms in the Enterprise: Who Will Win? Mobile Apps: A Focus on the Enterprise Mobile Web and Apps …
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Kim Feil, Chief Marketing Officer, Walgreens to Speak at Wireless Influencers 2011

SAN FRANCISCO, August 23, 2011 – Rutberg & Company today announced Kim Feil, Chief Marketing Officer, Walgreens, as a speaker at Wireless Influencers 2011, taking place October 16th – 18th at Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. “We are pleased to welcome Kim Feil to Wireless Influencers 2011,” said Rajeev Chand, Managing Director and Head of Research for Rutberg & Company. “Mobile computing will fundamentally impact the way consumers shop, and the implications and opportunities to physical and online retail is a significant theme for this year’s forum.” Retail industry participants at Wireless Influencers 2011 include Amazon, Best Buy, …
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Rupert Day, CEO, tenthavenue to Speak at Wireless Influencers 2011

SAN FRANCISCO, August 15, 2011 – Rutberg & Company today announced Rupert Day, CEO of tenthavenue, a new WPP company, as a speaker at Wireless Influencers 2011, taking place October 16th – 18th at Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. Wireless Influencers 2011 is the premier multidisciplinary forum for senior executives who are doing business in the mobile ecosystem globally. Strictly limited to 500 participants, the closed-door, invitation-only, destination meeting is recognized for its exclusivity; retreat-style atmosphere; diverse, international, C-level attendee base; provocative, forward-looking content and boardroom-style discussion format; and the quality of its networking. Participants will span the …
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