2010 Events

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December 2010 : WCA LBS SIG
LBS Goes Indoors: Maps, Apps & Positioning
Moderator: Raj Singh, Co-Founder of YumYum Labs and EIR at Storm Ventures
-- Ankit Agarwal, Founder & CEO, Micello
-- Jerry Luk, Co-founder, Presdo
-- Jeremy Geiger, Founder & CEO, RetaiLigence
-- Robert Schoenfield, VP of North America, Polaris Wireless
-- Kiyo Kubo, CEO, Spotlight Mobile
-- Tristian Lacroix, Managing Partner and VP Business Development, IndoorLBS
-- Josh Marti, Co-Founder & CEO, PointInside
-- Jeremy Agulnek, Director of Product Management, NAVTEQ Global Maps & Content
Photos & writeup by D.J. Cline

November 2010 : WCA CenterStage
What’s Hot (and What’s Not) in Mobility 2010
-- Moderator: Shai Goldman, Director, Silicon Valley Bank
-- Steve Goldberg Ph.D., Venrock
-- Eric Zimits, Managing Director, Granite Ventures
-- Bob Borchers, General Partner, Opus Capital
Photos & writeup by D.J. Cline
Recap article by Mike Demler

November 2010 : WCA Cognitive Radio SIG
Commercial Status of Cognitive Radio and Software Defined Radio Technologies
-- Moderator: Dr. Lloyd Nirenberg, Shannon Bayes Company & founding co-chair of the WCA Cognitive Radio SIG
-- Steve Goldberg Ph.D., Venrock
-- Dr. Ahmad Bahai, Fellow & CTO of Wireless and Information Appliance Group, National Semiconductor
-- Dr. Andrea Goldsmith, Professor of Electrical Engineering, Stanford University
Photos & writeup by D.J. Cline

October 2010 : WCA Mobile SIG
Mobile Advertising - Strategies, Platforms and Opportunities
-- Moderator: Rich Wong, Accel Partners
-- Vishal Gurbuxani, Co-Founder, MobClix
-- Kedric Van de Carr, Director Publisher Development & Monetization, Smaato
-- Elgin Kim, Western US and Asia Sales, Nexage
-- Sean Galligan, VP Business Development, Flurry
-- Stephanie Bauer, Associate Director of Mobile Marketing & Advertising, Verizon Wireless
-- Alex Linde, Director, Mobile Advertising, Yahoo!
Photos & writeup by D.J. Cline

October 2010 : WCA LBS SIG
What's Hot About LBS? (Hosted at CTIA SF 2010)
-- Moderator: Philip E. Hendrix Ph.D., Director, immr & Analyst, GigaOM
-- Ian Heidt, Project Lead for Neer (geo-fencing), Qualcomm
-- Larry Magid, Technology Analyst, CBS; Co-director, ConnectSafely.org
-- Eghosa Omoigui, former Technical Assistant to the President, Intel Capital; Investor in LBS companies
-- Sanjaya Krishna, Principal and US Digital Services Leader, KPMG LLP; Vice Chair, Mobile Entertainment Forum
-- Laura Diaz, Verizon Wireless, Strategic Partnerships & Business Development
-- Lawrence Coburn, Double Dutch
-- Rob Reed, MomentFeed
Photos & writeup by D.J. Cline

September 2010 : WCA Smart Grid SIG
Demand Response in the Residential Market - Hype or Hope?
-- Moderator: Eric Wesoff, Senior Analyst, Greentech Media
-- Mary Ann Piette, Deputy Head of Building Technologies Dept., Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
-- Mark W. Toney PhD, Executive Director, TURN
-- Scott Hublou, SVP Products, Ecofactor
-- Jim Nichols, Enterprise Architect, EnerNOC
-- Aloke Gupta, Senior Energy Analyst - Energy Division, California Public Utilities Commission
Photos & writeup by D.J. Cline

July 2010 : WCA LBS SIG
Locationpolooza! Hyperlocal, Social Apps, and Emergency Alerts
-- Jonathon DeLong, EVP of Business Development, ZOS Communications - Presentation
-- Brendan Kenney, New Business Development Manager, Geodelic - Presentation
-- Renato Mascardo, Co-Founder, MotiveCast - Presentation
-- Shawna Pandya, CMO & Co-Founder, Civiguard - Presentation
-- Christian Wiklund, CEO, Skout - Presentation
NAVTEQ Network for Developers YouTube Channel (Contains video segments of this event)
Photos & writeup by D.J. Cline
Writeup by Mike Demler

May 2010 : WCA Smart Grid SIG
Home Energy Management in the Smart Grid World
-- Moderator: Vito Longo, Technology Editor, Transmission & Distribution World
-- James Dempsey, Vice President for Public Policy, Center for Democracy & Technology
-- Paul Nagel, Vice President of Strategic Development, Control4 Energy Systems
-- Ted Reguly, Director of Smart Meter Program Office, SDG&E
-- Raj Vaswani, CTO, Silver Spring Networks
Photos & writeup by D.J. Cline

April 2010 : WCA LBS SIG
How Does Mobile Device Selection Influence LBS?
-- Moderator: Hugh Fletcher, Director - Network APIs, Verizon Wireless
-- Scott Hotes, CTO & VP Engineering, WaveMarket, Inc.
-- Marc Kleinmaier, Mgr of LBS Business Development, Nokia
-- Patrick Mork, VP Marketing, GetJar
-- Ashu Pande, VP & GM LBS Infrastructure & Services, SiRF Technology
-- Martin Tannerfors, Director & Mobile Innovator, Samsung Mobile
Photos & writeup by D.J. Cline

April 2010 : WCA Mobile SIG
Mobile OS – 2010 and Beyond
-- Moderator: Lars Kamp, Executive, Accenture Growth Strategy Practice
-- David Cao, CEO, ExtendLogic
-- Todd Crick, President & CEO, inCode Telecom
-- Hugh Fletcher, Director of Technology, Verizon Wireless
-- Oliver Gunasekara, Head of N.A. for Global Alliances, Symbian Foundation
-- Asokan Thiyagarajan, Director, Samsung Telecommunications America
Photos & writeup by D.J. Cline

February 2010 : WCA Cognitive Radio SIG
Technology Solutions to the Spectrum Crisis
-- Moderator: Lloyd Nirenberg, CEO, Shannon-Bayes Venture Corp. - Presentation
-- Michael J. Marcus Sc.D., Director, Marcus Spectrum Solutions - Presentation
-- Joe Hamilla, COO & Co-Founder, Spectrum Bridge - Presentation
-- Dewayne Hendricks, CEO, Tetherless Access - Presentation
-- Jeff Stern, SVP and GM for Government Solutions, TerreStar Corp. - Presentation
Photos & writeup by D.J. Cline

January 2010 : WCA Smart Grid SIG
Smart Grid Evolution -- 2010 and Beyond
-- Moderator: TJ Glauthier, President, TJG Energy Associates LLC
-- Andy Balaschak, Dir. Product Management, Tropos - Presentation
-- Rob Conant, VP of Infrastructure Development, Trilliant - Presentation
-- Bob Friday, Dir. Strategic Initiatives, WNBU, Cisco - Presentation
-- Nada Golmie, Group Leader, Emerging and Mobile Network Technologies, NIST - Presentation
-- Aloke Gupta, Senior Energy Analyst, CPUC - Presentation
-- Robert Gustin, Industry Solutions Manager Utilities, Sprint Nextel - Presentation
-- Michael Wojcik, Manager, Enterprise Data Solutions, Verizon Wireless - Presentation
-- Seppo Yrjola, Principal Innovator, CTO unit, Nokia Siemens Networks - Presentation