We are proud to announce the official MobileMonday Madrid opening event on Monday, October 29 in Instituto de Empresa. Thanks to our partners Telefónica Movistar, Vodafone and Alcatel-Lucent, we can kick-off in style with a very interesting speakers program.
For our opening event in Madrid, we invited an interesting cocktail of local and international speakers to share views, experiences and ideas with us on the Mobile Content 2.0 topic.
Our guests this month are Hakan Ericsson from Mobile Complete (the MobileMonday “Community Favourite” Global Peer Awards winner), Guillermo Esteve of Vodafone Group R&D, and Karel de Beule from the promising local Spanish Start-up Kimia.
The event is free of charge; you just need to subscribe and reserve your seat. Don’t wait last minute to subscribe; we only have 150 seats available for this event.
Date: Monday, October 29, 2007
Location: Aula Magna, Instituto de Empresa
Topic: Mobile Content 2.0
Ricardo Pérez – Professor of Information Systems at Instituto de Empresa
Carles Ferreiro / Rudy De Waele – MobileMonday Barcelona & Madrid
Hakan Ericsson, VP Sales Mobile Complete (USA)
Guillermo Esteve, Vodafone Group R&D (Spain)
Karel de Beule, CEO & Founder Kimia (Spain)
Håkan Ericsson – European Sales Director, Mobile Complete (USA)
Based out of Gothenburg, Sweden, Håkan brings 15 years of experience of complex solution selling and marketing within the telecom industry. Håkan’s positions include Ericsson Hewlett-Packard Telecommunications (EHPT), Ericsson and running his own business consultancy. Mobile Complete offers solutions for managing mobile handset proliferation. Its unique Direct-to-Device™ technology provides access to and interaction with real mobile devices connected to live global networks.
Guillermo Esteve – Researcher at Vodafone Group R&D (Spain)
Vodafone Group hold two R&D centres in Spain, one in Huesca and another in Madrid, specialized in Enablers and Web and Media. Our speaker has been working in Public Mobile Cellular Networks since 1994, when he started in a Motorola’s joint-venture. In his nine years in Vodafone he has occupied several positions in key departments as Strategy or Product Development, joining Group R&D three years ago. Since 2004 he also works at the University of Alcala de Henares as part-time Teacher in Telecommunication Engineering.
Karel De Beule – Founder and CEO of Kimia Solutions (Spain)
Kimia Solutions has developed a revolutionary technology that allows mobile Operators to channel rich multimedia content from the World Wide Web into their existing service catalogue. This content may include news & information, audio, video, images, blogs, and e-mail. Founded in 2006 with headquarters in Madrid, Spain, Kimia is a mobile services company that specialises in channelling rich media content from the WWW to mobile phones. Its disruptive technology taps into thousands of data sources, and allows users to FIND, GET, STORE and SHARE Internet content.
One of the key aspects of the MobileMonday concept is the networking. A networking party will follow the conference where participants will enjoy a glass of cava while sharing experiences about life and work. Attendance is free; all you need to do is register and/or confirm your presence for this event at www.mobilemondaymadrid.com/subscribe/ and reserve one of the 150 seats available. Book now to avoid being left out!
* 19h00 Registration and Pre-Networking
* 19h30 Mobile Content 2.0 Speaker sessions and discussion
* 20h45 Cocktail and Networking Party
* 21h30 End
Location / Venue:
MobileMonday Madrid will be held at the in the Aula Magna at the Instituto de Empresa in María de Molina 11, 28006 Madrid. You can check directions how to get there at IE website or download a map.
Location and Directions at Google Maps.
Our thanks to our partners Telefónica Movistar, Vodafone, Alcatel-Lucent and MyStrands for their invaluable support.
MobileMonday is a community of mobile professionals organised around local networking events in almost 40 cities around the world. This open community promotes the mobile industry and fosters cooperation and networking among industry people and their companies by providing opportunities for personal and virtual contacts.
MobileMonday Madrid is organised by is organised by Rudy De Waele and Carles Ferreiro from dotopen, Marcos Eguillor and Barcelona Media.
Our Host Instituto de Empresa – International Business School
IE Business School shapes leaders that promote innovation and change in organisations, equipping directors with an entrepreneurial mindset that generates employment, wealth and social wellbeing. Recognised as one of the world’s leading business schools, IE Business School has an urban campus in Madrid and a faculty of more than 400 professors who teach students from 73 countries on its master, PhD and executive education programs. IE students use innovative online and presential learning formats, including the IE Communities platform where they exchange knowledge and experiences with 35,000 IE graduates that currently hold management positions in some 100 countries.
IE Business School
María de Molina, 11
28006 Madrid – SPAIN
Phone number: +34 915 689 600 / +34 915 689 612