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Wireless Influencers 2014 Agenda

Sunday, October 19, 2014 | Monday, October 20, 2014 | Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Sunday, October 19, 2014

12:00pm - 4:00pm Offsite Activities
3:00pm - 5:00pm Wine Tasting
5:00pm - 5:45pm The Broadband Policy Debates
Speakers:

  • Julius Genachowski, Managing Director and Partner, The Carlyle Group
  • Kevin Lo, GM, Google Fiber
  • Mike Roudi, SVP and GM, Broadband Services, Time Warner Cable
  • Peter Karanjia, Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine (moderator)
5:45pm - 8:00pm Welcome Reception

Monday, October 20, 2014

8:45am - 9:00pm Opening Comments by Rajeev Chand, Managing Director and Head of Research, Rutberg & Company
9:00am - 9:40am Moonshots for the Next Billions
Speakers:

  • Mike Cassidy, Director and Lead, Project Loon, Google
  • Chris Daniels, VP, Product, Internet.org, Facebook
  • Rajeev Chand, Managing Director and Head, Research, Rutberg & Company (moderator)
9:30am - 10:00am CEO Fireside Chat with Sandra Peterson, Group Worldwide Chairman, Johnson & Johnson
Moderated by Anastassia Lauterbach, Independent Director, D&B and AgreeYa Mobility
10:00am - 10:30am Break
10:30am - 11:30am Boardroom Meetings

Connected Car Roundtable
Speakers:

  • Peter Carlsson, VP, Supply Chain, Tesla Motors
  • John Ellis, Global Technologist and Head, Ford Developer Program, Ford Motor Company
  • Christopher Penrose, SVP, Emerging Devices, AT&T Mobility
  • Stephen Waldis, Founder, Chairman and CEO, Synchronoss Technologies
  • Thilo Koslowski, VP, Distinguished Analyst, and Founder, Automotive Practice, Gartner (moderator)
On-Demand Services Roundtable
Speakers:

  • Sean Behr, Founder and CEO, Zirx
  • Kevin Gibbon, Co-founder and CEO, Shyp
  • Bastian Lehmann, Co-founder and CEO, Postmates
  • Tri Tran, Co-founder and CEO, Munchery
  • Semil Shah, Investor, Haystack Fund (moderator)
Commerce Executive Roundtable
Speakers:

  • Mike Effle, President and GM, 11 Main, Alibaba
  • Marise Kumar, Former SVP, Strategy and Modeling, Lowe’s
  • Mark Lavelle, SVP, Global Product, eBay Enterprise
  • Dave Sprosty, President, Sprosty Network (moderator)
Digital Video and TV Roundtable
Speakers:

  • Albert Cheng, EVP and Chief Product Officer, Digital Media, Disney/ABC Television Group
  • Thomas Gewecke, Chief Digital Officer and EVP, Strategy and Business Development, Warner Bros. Entertainment
  • Vivek Khemka, SVP, Product Management, DISH Network
  • David Wertheimer, President, Digital, Fox Broadcasting Company
  • Erik Huggers, Former President, OnCue, and SVP, Verizon Communications (moderator)
11:30am - 1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm - 1:30pm Mobile-First and Hyper-Growth
Moderated by Rajeev Chand, Managing Director and Head, Research, Rutberg & Company
1:30pm - 2:00pm CEO Fireside Chat with John Ridding, CEO, Financial Times
Moderated by Peter Horan, Founder, Horan MediaTech Advisors
2:00pm - 2:30pm Research Insights with McKinsey & Company
Moderated by Jeremy Schneider, Principal, New York, McKinsey & Company
2:30pm - 2:45pm Break
2:45pm - 3:45pm Boardroom Meetings

Connected Home Roundtable
Speakers:

  • Ben Cade, CEO, Trustonic
  • Hermann Eul, VP and GM, Mobile Communications Group, Intel
  • Mike Harris, CEO, Zonoff
  • Kevin Meagher, VP and GM, Smart Home, Lowe’s
  • Ryan Petty, VP, Product Development and Innovation, ADT
  • Ben Bajarin, Principal Analyst, Creative Services (moderator)
Connected Health Roundtable
Speakers:

  • Don Jones, Chief Digital Officer, Scripps Translational Science Institute
  • Stuart McGuigan, VP and CIO, Johnson & Johnson
  • Paul Porter MD, Director, Telemedicine and Special Projects, Emergency Medicine, Brown University
  • Warren Wiechmann, Associate Dean, Instructional Technologies, UC Irvine School of Medicine
  • Sri Velamoor, Principal, McKinsey & Company (moderator)
Data & Data & Digital Roundtable
Speakers:

  • Ulas Bardak, Chief Data Officer, Whisper
  • Mike Boush, Chief Digital Officer, Discover Financial Services
  • Perry Hewitt, Chief Digital Officer, Harvard University
  • Kevin McKenzie, Chief Digital Officer, Westfield Labs
  • Nick Mayberry, Senior Research Associate, Rutberg & Company (moderator)
3:45pm - 4:00pm Break
4:00pm - 4:30pm CEO Fireside Chat with Brian Krzanich, CEO, Intel
Moderated by Jonathan Visbal, Senior Director, TMT Practice, Spencer Stuart
4:30pm - 5:00pm CEO Fireside Chat with John Chen, CEO, Blackberry
Moderator by Rajeev Chand, Managing Director and Head of Research, Rutberg & Company
5:00pm - 5:30pm Break
5:30pm - 6:00pm Unscripted with Henry Samueli, Chairman, Co-founder and CTO, Broadcom
Moderated by Geoff Blaber, VP, Research, Americas, CCS Insight
6:00pm - 6:30pm Unscripted with Dave Limp, SVP, Devices, Amazon.com
Moderated by Jeff Bradley, SVP, Devices and Developer Services, AT&T Mobility
6:30pm - 8:00pm Evening Reception

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

8:45am - 9:00am Opening Comments by Rajeev Chand, Managing Director and Head of Research, Rutberg & Company
9:00am - 9:30am CEO Fireside Chat with Napoleon Nazareno, President and CEO, PLDT and Smart Communications
Moderated by Rajeev Chand, Managing Director and Head of Research, Rutberg & Company
9:30am - 10:00am CEO Fireside Chat with Michel Combes, CEO, Alcatel-Lucent
Moderated by Richard Lynch, President, FB Associates
10:00am - 11:00am Break
11:00am - 12:00pm Boardroom Meetings

Advertising Executive Roundtable
Speakers:

  • Roi Carthy, CMO, Shine Technologies
  • Laura Desmond, Global CEO, Starcom MediaVest
  • Harris Diamond, Chairman and CEO, McCann Worldgroup
  • Ben Jankowski, Group Head, Media Marketing, Global Marketing, MasterCard
  • Mike Baker, Co-founder and CEO, DataXu (moderator)
Enterprise Mobility Roundtable
Speakers:

  • David Kline, CIO, Viacom
  • Richard Borenstein, SVP, Business Development, RingCentral
  • John Strain, EVP and Chief Digital and Technology Officer, Williams-Sonoma
  • Walter Yosafat, SVP and Global CIO, Wyndham Worldwide
  • Steve Drake, VP, Business Development, FeedHenry and former Program VP, IDC (moderator)
Wearables Roundtable
Speakers:

  • Daniel Debow, SVP, Emerging Technologies, salesforce.com
  • Ricky Engelberg, Experience Director, Digital Sport, Nike
  • Bengt-Arne Molin, SVP, Sony Mobile Communications
  • Chris O’Neill, Global Business Lead, Google Glass
  • Robin Thurston, President, MapMyFitness and SVP, Connected Fitness, Under Armour
  • Nick Mayberry, Senior Research Associate, Rutberg & Company (moderator)

Mobile + Retail Roundtable
Speakers:

  • Mary Clark, CMO, Syniverse
  • Bryon Colby, SVP, Digital Commerce, Cornerstone Brands
  • Danny Sullivan, VP, Global Digital Experience, Pizza Hut
  • Michael Scharff, Independent (moderator)
12:00pm - 1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm - 1:45pm Keynote Discussion: Data, Digital, and Mobile
Speakers:

  • Ganesh Bell, Chief Digital Officer and GM, Commercial Software and Analytics, General Electric
  • David Dunne, Chief Data Officer, TIAA-CREF
  • Peter Marx, Chief Innovation and Technology Officer, City of Los Angeles
  • Rajeev Chand, Managing Director and Head of Research, Rutberg & Company (moderator)
1:45pm - 2:00pm Closing Comments by Rajeev Chand, Managing Director and Head of Research, Rutberg & Company
2:00pm - 3:00pm Closing Reception