18:00 | Doors open
18:30 | Matevž Klanjšek - Celtra
Matevž is a co-founder and VP products at Celtra, venture-backed mobile marketing start-up, based in Cambridge, MA. Celtra focuses on development of tools for mobile marketing and advertising. Its clients include 20th Century Fox, Warner Bros., Universal Pictures, Heineken, Hennessy and others.
Matevž is also a creative director at Renderspace (a part of Digitel Pristop Group), a leading Slovenian digital marketing agency, and is the author of many key digital marketing projects in Slovenia (Mobitel Itak integrated campaign, SiOl iO platform). He worked as a creative director on the online campaign for Danilo Türk at the previous Slovenian presidential elections.
Matevž graduated from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London with masters in Communication Design. He is a co-founder and director of Modri zob, a Slovenian mobile film festival. He collaborated with art group IRWIN on the East.Art.Map project. He also organized and curated the first exhibition of Slovenian web design.
19:15 | Tomi Ahonen
Tomi Ahonen is a bestselling author with a focus on telecommunications and technology. He is also a well-known independent consultant in the converging areas of mobile telecoms, internet, media, advertising, credit and banking, social networking and virtual reality. Ahonen is co-inventor of several patents in the mobile telecoms industry, serves on the boards of several innovative high tech companies, and is a founding member or co-founder of the Wireless Watch, Engagement Alliance, Carnival of the Mobilists, Every Single One of Us and Forum Oxford. He is a regular speaker at Mobile Mondays around the world.
Tomi has been quoted in over 300 publications including the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Business Week, and Economist as well as multiple books, and also appears regularly on TV. He is a prolific writer of columns and articles for industry press and also blogs at Communities Dominate Brands.
Prior to focusing on lecturing and consultancy, Ahonen held various positions at Nokia, including head of their 3G Research Centre and later head of Nokia’s Global 3G Business Consultancy Department. He currently resides in Hong Kong.
20:00 | Networking
As usual the key component of every MobileMonday event is the networking part. Have a chat with the speakers, meet the attendees and start engaging conversations about mobile (or anything else).
Note: both talks will be in English