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Monday, June 10


Registration and Breakfast
Monday June 10, 2013 8:30am - Tuesday June 11, 2013 9:30am
Sculpture I &II


Opening Remarks
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Jason Pontin

Editor in Chief and Publisher, MIT Technology Review
As editor in chief, Jason Pontin is responsible for the editorial direction, media platforms, and business strategy of MIT Technology Review, including the rapidly expanding U.S. and international websites, the award-winning print magazine, videos, newsletters, business reports, and live events such as EmTech, the company's annual conference focused on emerging technologies. He also serves as chairman of its international entrepreneurial... Read More →

Monday June 10, 2013 10:00am - 10:10am
Gallery Ballroom


Next Generation Mobility

A look ahead at next generation devices and technologies that will deliver the next wave of innovation in the mobile revolution.

Which devices and applications will be next to delight us? Which will succeed in bringing the next billion mobile users online? What companies are poised to benefit as our personal and professional lives become increasingly untethered?


  • Jeff Evenson, Senior Vice President and Operations Chief of Staff, Corning, on reimagining the mobile experience
  • Young Sohn, President and Chief Strategy Officer with Samsung Electronics, on investing in next generation mobile devices
  • Rick McConnell, pesident of products and development at Akamai, on building a faster mobile Web

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Rick McConnell

President of Products and Development, Akamai
Rick McConnell is responsible for managing Akamai's product divisions, engineering, and corporate development teams. Since joining Akamai in 2011, Mr. McConnell has been instrumental in managing and scaling the development, innovation, and productivity of Akamai's product divisions. Under his leadership, Akamai has released market-leading solutions in the areas of site and application acceleration, enterprise cloud, security, mobile... Read More →
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Jeff Evenson

Senior Vice President and Operations Chief of Staff, Corning
Jeffrey Evenson joined Corning in June 2011. As senior vice president and operations chief of staff, he serves on Corning’s management committee and oversees a variety of strategic programs and growth initiatives. | Before joining Corning, Evenson spent seven years at Sanford C. Bernstein as a senior vice president and senior analyst. In this role, he formulated investment recommendations for data networking companies. Previously, Evenson... Read More →
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Young Sohn

President/Chief Strategy Officer, Samsung
Mr. Young Sohn is President and Chief Strategy Officer of Device Solutions, Samsung Electronics.  He oversees global innovation and new business creation for Samsung, by leveraging Samsung’s strategy & innovation centers located in global innovation hotspots and building open ecosystems through research & development, investments, strategic alliances and M&A.  In addition to his current role at Samsung, he... Read More →

Monday June 10, 2013 10:10am - 12:00am
Gallery Ballroom


Lunch and Networking
Monday June 10, 2013 12:30pm - Tuesday June 11, 2013 2:00pm
Sculpture I &II


Networking Break
Monday June 10, 2013 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Sculpture I &II


Mobile Advertising

New solutions are emerging for tracking consumer behaviors on mobile devices, between apps and the mobile web and across multiple devices. Mobile campaigns are also offering unprecedented reach in emerging markets, reaching the next 1B consumers that are coming online for the first time through their mobile devices.


  • Brian Boland, product marketing director of Facebook, on reinventing advertising for mobile users
  • Nathan Eagle, cofounder and CEO of Jana, on connecting global brands directly with people in emerging growth markets via mobile phones
  • Dan Grigorovici, founder and CEO of AdMobius, on emerging technologies driving next-generation mobile advertising
  • Brian Wong, cofounder and CEO of Kiip, on connecting advertisers with mobile gamers

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Dan Grigorovici

Founder and CEO, AdMobius
Dan Grigorovici is a digital marketing expert with 15 years’ experience leading product, analytics, and targeting for digital agencies and, online and mobile ad networks. As part of the Quattro Wireless executive team, he continued to lead analytics, targeting, and optimization for iAd after its acquisition by Apple. Dan believes that the current ad experience in mobile is limited, and he’s determined to make it better for... Read More →
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Brian Boland

Product Marketing Director, Monetization, Facebook
Brian Boland is director of monetization product marketing at Facebook, where he oversees product marketing for the company’s advertising and pages products. Before joining Facebook, Brian was a director of product management for Microsoft’s adCenter ad platform. He previously worked for Performics, where he led accounts specializing in retail, travel, and finance. He was also the founder of Kinetic Entertainment, an... Read More →
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Nathan Eagle

Cofounder and CEO, Jana
Nathan Eagle cofounded Jana, a company that provides emerging-market consumers with free mobile airtime as incentive to complete surveys and purchase products. He was nominated to Wired’s “The Smart List 2012: 50 People Who Will Change the World” and elected to MIT Technology Review’s TR35 as one of the top global innovators under 35. Recently, Nokia name him one of the world’s top mobile-phone developers. He also... Read More →
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Brian Wong

Cofounder and CEO, Kiip
Brian Wong is the cofounder and CEO of Kiip, a mobile rewards network that is redefining mobile advertising through a platform that leverages “moments of achievement” in games and apps to simultaneously benefit users, developers, and advertisers. Wong received a bachelor of commerce from the University of British Columbia at age 18, and shortly after that he became one of the youngest people ever to receive venture capital funding... Read More →

Monday June 10, 2013 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Gallery Ballroom


OpenX on Rethinking Advertising for Multi-Screen World
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Tim Cadogan

CEO, OpenX
Tim Cadogan is the chief executive officer of OpenX. One of the world's leading providers of digital and mobile advertising technology, OpenX enables businesses to manage and maximize their ad revenue with a unique software-as-a-service platform combining ad serving, an ad exchange, a supply-side platform, and content valuation. From 2003 to 2008 Tim was at Yahoo, most recently as senior vice president of global advertising marketplaces... Read More →

Monday June 10, 2013 4:15pm - 4:30pm
Gallery Ballroom


Technology Spotlight: Mobile Video

MIT Professor Muriel Medard on clever coding to improve network performance for mobile video

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Muriel Médard

Professor, MIT
Muriel Médard is a Professor in EECS at MIT. She received three B.S. degrees, and her M.S. and Sc. D.  all from MIT. She was awarded the IEEE Leon K. Kirchmayer Prize (2002), the IEEE Communication Society and Information Theory Society Joint Paper Award (2009), and the IEEE William R. Bennett Prize (2009). She received the 2004 MIT Harold E. Edgerton Faculty Achievement Award. She was named a Gilbreth Lecturer by the NAE in 2007. She... Read More →

Monday June 10, 2013 4:30pm - 4:45pm
Gallery Ballroom


Mobile Healthcare

Our cell phones are becoming the hub for personal health monitoring and management. With the widespread adoption of affordable devices and sensors for monitoring critical health metrics, a new era of personal quantification is reaching the mainstream. Healthcare providers and health insurance companies are adapting quickly.

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Kevin Callahan

Cofounder and VP of Innovations, MapMyFitness
Kevin Callahan is cofounder and VP of innovations at MapMyFitness, a company powering the Internet's largest social network of fitness enthusiasts (now over 15 million users strong). The MapMyFitness suite of website and mobile applications, under the MapMyRun and MapMyRide flagship products, use built-in GPS technology to provide users with the ability to map, record, and share their activity in an online database and on their social... Read More →
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Erik Douglas

Founder and CEO, CellScope
Erik Douglas has experience in diagnostic technology for domestic and developing world applications and previously founded a company to provide technology diligence to investors. He holds a PhD in bioengineering from UC Berkeley and a BS in electrical engineering from Purdue University.
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Martha Wofford

Vice President, Consumer Platform, Aetna
Martha Wofford leads Aetna’s company-wide CarePass platform, delivering simple solutions to help consumers navigate the healthcare system.  The program reports into Aetna’s Chairman and will deliver an ecosystem of apps powered by an open, digital platform, enabling consumers to control their data and manage their whole health.  It also supports a developer community, to unleash their creativity in creating consumer... Read More →

Monday June 10, 2013 4:45pm - 5:45pm
Gallery Ballroom
Tuesday, June 11


Opening Remarks
avatar for Jason Pontin

Jason Pontin

Editor in Chief and Publisher, MIT Technology Review
As editor in chief, Jason Pontin is responsible for the editorial direction, media platforms, and business strategy of MIT Technology Review, including the rapidly expanding U.S. and international websites, the award-winning print magazine, videos, newsletters, business reports, and live events such as EmTech, the company's annual conference focused on emerging technologies. He also serves as chairman of its international entrepreneurial... Read More →

Tuesday June 11, 2013 9:30am - 9:40am
Gallery Ballroom


Summit Fireside: Mobilizing Twitter

With over 200 million users on the go, the Twitter product team is focused on a mobile first strategy. Twitter is delivering products that help mobile users create compelling content, leveling the playing field and rewarding access. Michael Sippey of Twitter will share his vision for the next phase of their mobile first strategy.

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Michael Sippey

Vice President of Consumer Product, Twitter
Michael Sippey is responsible for leading the consumer product management team at Twitter, which includes Twitter's mobile applications, Twitter.com, TweetDeck and Twitter's developer platform. Prior to joining Twitter in 2012, Michael was VP of Artist Development at SAY Media, where he was responsible for identifying influential content creators and launching new media properties. Earlier, he was VP Product at blogging platform provider Six... Read More →

Tuesday June 11, 2013 9:40am - 10:15am
Gallery Ballroom


Networking Break
Tuesday June 11, 2013 10:30am - 11:00am
Sculpture I &II


Crittercism on Saving the World One App at a Time
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Robert Kwok

Cofounder and CTO, Crittercism
Robert Kwok is the cofounder and CTO of Crittercism, a San Francisco–based startup with the first crash reporting and application performance management SDK for mobile apps. Before joining Crittercism, Robert developed and shipped several database monitoring and management tools as a user interface software developer at Hewlett-Packard. Previously, he held various positions in research, helping to develop software to teach data analysis and... Read More →

Tuesday June 11, 2013 11:00am - 11:05am
Gallery Ballroom


Mobile Enterprise
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Kendall Collins

EVP, Salesforce.com
Kendall Collins is responsible for leading Salesforce.com’s global product design, mobile, and search teams to deliver customers a breakthrough experience across Web and mobile platforms. In his previous role as SVP and GM of Salesforce Chatter, he was responsible for the product and market strategy for this enterprise social network and collaboration platform.
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Oren Michels

CEO, Mashery
As CEO of Mashery, an Intel company, Oren Michels has led the team responsible for connecting 175 leading brands with 200,000 developers to build 62,000 live apps using APIs. Prior to Intel’s acquisition of Mashery in 2013, Oren created the Business of APIs conference, now in its sixth year. A frequent speaker at events globally, he has taken the stage at events such as Web 2.0, Enterprise 2.0, the London Web Summit, the GCA/Savvian Summit... Read More →

Tuesday June 11, 2013 11:05am - 12:00pm
Gallery Ballroom


Summit Fireside: Box
Aaron Levie of Box on his belief that sharing, accessing and managing content on the go should be ridiculously easy, and lessons learned from working with enterprise customers to support mobile workers. 

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Aaron Levie

Cofounder and CEO, Box
Aaron Levie cofounded Box with friend and CFO Dylan Smith in 2005. The Box mission is to provide the simplest solution to share, access and manage  information. Aaron is the visionary behind Box's product and platform strategy, which is focused on incorporating the best of traditional content management with an easy to use user experience suited to the way people collaborate and work today. Box is one of the fastest growing companies in... Read More →

Tuesday June 11, 2013 1:15pm - 2:00pm
Gallery Ballroom


Mobile Security
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Kevin Mahaffey

Cofounder and CTO, Lookout
Kevin is an entrepreneur and technologist with a background in security, wireless, and Web applications. He is the CTO of Lookout, which he cofounded in 2007 with John Hering and James Burgess. Kevin is responsible for driving Lookout’s technology to protect people from current and future threats while keeping the product simple and easy to use. He started programming when he was eight years old, and it has been a love affair ever since... Read More →

Tuesday June 11, 2013 2:00pm - 2:15pm
Gallery Ballroom


Mobile Payments

The race to provide our mobile wallets is on. Sarah Friar of Square will share the company's approach to providing services to thousands of vendors that were unable to access traditional credit card services before.

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Sarah Friar

CFO, Square
Sarah Friar is the chief financial officer of Square, which aims to make commerce simple for everyone. Sarah joined Square in July 2012 from Salesforce.com, where she served as senior vice president for finance and strategy. She holds a master’s in engineering from Oxford University and an MBA from Stanford University. She is a board member of Spark, a nonprofit focused on changing the lives of at-risk middle schoolers through mentorship... Read More →

Tuesday June 11, 2013 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Gallery Ballroom


Networking Break
Tuesday June 11, 2013 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Sculpture I &II


Emerging Technology Spotlight
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Victor Bahl

Principal Researcher, Microsoft
Victor Bahl is research manager and principal researcher for Microsoft’s Mobility & Networking Research (MNR) Group. MNR’s mission is to invent and research technologies that make Microsoft’s networks, services, and devices indispensable to the world. The group focuses on basic and applied research in all areas related to networked systems and mobile computing; with emphasis on interdisciplinary research. Researchers... Read More →

Tuesday June 11, 2013 3:30pm - 3:45pm
Gallery Ballroom



Closing Reception
Tuesday June 11, 2013 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Sculpture I &II


Closing Champagne Toast
Tuesday June 11, 2013 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Sculpture I &II