2011 Events

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December 2011 : WCA Mobile & LBS SIG
Next Gen, Life Changing Mobile & LBS Solutions
-- Moderator: Doug Renert, Managing Entrepreneur, Tandem Entrepreneurs
-- Brian Salisbury, Director of Business Development, TeleCommunication Systems
-- Bo Begole, PARC
-- Juliana Carnes, Chief Operating Officer, MVS
-- Kayshav Dattatri, Sr. Technical Lead, Cisco Systems
-- Christophe Ramstein, CTO, Immersion

November 2011 : WCA CenterStage
12th Annual What's Hot (and What's Not) in Mobility
-- Moderator: Carrie Walsh, Managing Director, Silicon Valley Bank
-- Dev Khare, VP, Venrock
-- Eric Zimits, Managing Director, Granite Ventures
-- Juha Christensen, Partner, Progression Partners
-- Rama Sekhar, VP, Norwest Venture Partners
-- Tae Hea Nahm, Managing Director & Founding General Partner, Storm Ventures

October 2011 : WCA Futures SIG
New Frontiers: THz, TV White Spaces, Energy Storage
-- Moderator: John Notor, President/Chief Technologist, Notor Research
-- Dr. Ali Niknejad, UC Berkeley & Berkeley Wireless Research Center (THz) - Presentation
-- Peter Ecclesine, Cisco Systems, (TV White Spaces) - Presentation
-- Benjamin Rolfe, Blind Creek & ElementEnergy (Energy Storage) - Presentation
Photos & writeup by D.J. Cline

September 2011 : WCA Mobile SIG
Mobile Cloud – Thin vs. Smart Device & Services Differentiation
-- Moderator: Dr. Avril Salter, Principal Technologist, Next Direction Technologies
-- Laura Merling, Sr. VP of Applications Enablement Platforms, Alcatel-Lucent
-- Samir Kumar, Director of Business Development, Samsung Telecommunications America
-- Jamie Perlman, Sr. Director of Business Development, Box.net
-- Karun Bakshi, Director, Cloud & Infrastructure Portfolio, Microsoft BizSpark One
-- Hugh Fletcher, Associate Director of Technology, Verizon Wireless
-- Priya Abani, Senior Cloud Solutions Manager, Intel Architecture Group
Photos & writeup by D.J. Cline

September 2011 : WCA Smart Grid SIG
Electric Vehicles in the Smart Grid
-- Special Speaker: The Honorable George Shultz, Former US Secretary of State
-- Moderator: John Addison, Author, Publisher, www.cleanfleetreport.com
-- Rob Bearman, Director of Global Alliances, Energy & Utilities Group, Better Place
-- Richard Lowenthal, Founder & CTO, Coulomb Technologies
-- Trae Vassallo, Partner (Fisker Automotive), Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
-- Saul Zambrano, Director Integrated Demand Side Management Product Portfolio Lead, PG&E
-- Mike Wojcik, Enterprise Data Sales Director, Verizon Wireless

August 2011 : WCA LBS SIG
LocationPalooza! Who Let the Apps Out!?!?
-- Moderator: Marc Kleinmaier, Business Development & Evangelism – LBS, Nokia EDX
-- Bryan Trussel, CEO & Co-Founder, Glympse
-- Dave Elchoness, CEO & Co-Founder, Tagwhat
-- Nick Bicanic, CEO & Co-Founder, EchoEcho
-- Bart McCormick, VP of Business Development, Poynt
-- Richard MacKinnon, CEO, ChimpIt
-- Lawrence Coburn, CEO & Co-Founder, HYVE by DoubleDutch
-- Liz Rice, Vice President, Thrutu
-- Ankit Agarwal, CEO, Micello
-- Sunit Lohtia, CEO, GeoQpons by XYMOB

May 2011 : WCA Futures SIG
Connect With Sensor Networks
-- Moderator: John Notor, President/Chief Technologist, Notor Research
-- Dr. Somdeb Majumdar, Staff Systems Engineer, Corporate R&D, Qualcomm
-- Dr. Jan Rabaey, Professor EECS Department, UC Berkeley
-- Dr. Richard Zai, Chief Technology Officer, PacketMicro

May 2011 : WCA Mobile SIG
Whither Mobile App Development?
-- Moderator: Sarah Allen, Blazing Cloud
-- Adam Blum, CEO, Rhomobile
-- Andre Charland, CEO, Nitobi
-- Jeff Haynie, CEO, Appcelerator
-- Sean Shadmand, CSO, AppMakr

May 2011 : WCA Mobile SIG
Mobile Data Offload
-- Moderator: Stefan Pongratz, Financial Analyst, Mobility Infrastructure Market Research, Dell'Oro Group
-- Michael Luna, CTO, SEVEN Networks
-- Steve Shaw, VP Marketing, Kineto Wireless
-- Steve Sifferman, VP of Advanced Radio Systems, Powerwave
-- Greg Williams, Senior Vice-President of Corporate and Business Development, BelAir Networks
Writeup by K. Daniel Wong

April 2011 : WCA LBS SIG
Location Apps for Entertainment Seekers!
-- Daniele Calebrese, Founder & CEO, Soundtrkr
-- Preston Cox, Mobile App Consultant, Event Radar
-- Alex Matulich, COO, Event Radar
-- Dave Chambers, Founder, Napa Winery Finder iPhone App & DaveTheWineMerchant.com
NAVTEQ Network for Developers YouTube Video (Soundtrackr)
NAVTEQ Network for Developers YouTube Video (DaveTheWineMerchant)
NAVTEQ Network for Developers YouTube Video (Event Radar)

January 2011 : WCA Smart Grid SIG
Smart Grid Security -- Challenges and Solutions
-- Moderator: D. Mike Ahmadi, COO, GraniteKey
-- Dr. Isaac Ghansah, Professor of Computer Science, CSU Sacramento
-- Rohit Khera, Strategic Planning & Architecture - Smart Grid Technology, PG&E
-- Christopher Villarreal, Regulatory Analyst, CPUC
-- Pan Kamal, Director of Marketing, AlertEnterprise
-- Aditi Dubey, Software & Hardware Product Manager, Silver Spring Networks
Photos & writeup by D.J. Cline