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Mary Chan (General Motors),
Marni Walden (Verizon Wireless),
Harri Koponen (Rovio),
Jennifer Lopez (entrepreneur, actress and entertainer),
Peggy Johnson (Qualcomm),
Marcelo Claure (Brightstar) and
Allison Cerra (Alcatel-Lucent) Join the Keynote Lineup
March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CTIA–The Wireless Association® today released its full keynote roster for CTIA 2013™ taking place
May 21-23, 2013 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in
Las Vegas. Representing a growing
$1 trillion global marketplace, CTIA 2013 will explore the trends shaping the vast mobile ecosystem as well as the impact of mobility on other vertical markets, such as health care, retail, education and government.
Mary Chan, President, Global Connected Consumer, General Motors;
Marni Walden, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Verizon Wireless;
Harri Koponen, Chief Operations Officer, Rovio Entertainment Ltd.;
Jennifer Lopez, entrepreneur, actress and entertainer and Chairman and CEO of Nuyorican Inc.;
Peggy Johnson, Executive Vice President and President, Global Market Development, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.;
Marcelo Claure, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Brightstar; and
Allison Cerra, Vice President, Global Marketing and Communications, Alcatel-Lucent.
"We've created these 'must attend' keynote sessions at CTIA 2013 with the innovators and disrupters who are defining the future of our wireless world, which will benefit executives, innovators and media throughout the wireless industry," said CTIA Vice President and Show Director
KEYNOTE SCHEDULE Tuesday, May 21- 9:00-11:00 a.m. PDT
Mary Dillon, President and CEO, U.S. Cellular and Board of Directors Chairperson, CTIA, the Power Panelis comprised of:
MaryChan, President, Global Connected Consumer, General Motors;
Beth Jacob, Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Target Corporation;
Peggy Johnson, Executive Vice President and President, Global Market Development, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.; and
Gerri Martin-Flickinger, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Adobe Systems Incorporated;
Allison Cerra, Vice President, Global Marketing & Communications, Alcatel-Lucent.
In addition, keynote remarks will be given by:
Jose María Alvarez-Pallete Lopez, Chief Operating Officer, Telefonica S.A. and
Michael Saylor, Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer, MicroStrategy and author of bestselling book, The Mobile Wave: How Mobile Intelligence Will Change Everything.
Wednesday, May 22 - 9:00-11:00 a.m. PDT
Michael Chasen, Chief Executive Officer, SocialRadar and Co-founder and former Chief Executive Officer, Blackboard Inc.;
Dr. Thomas Kiessling, Chief Product and Innovation Officer, Deutsche Telekom;
Harri Koponen, Chief Operations Officer, Rovio Entertainment Ltd.; and
Gibu Thomas, Global Head of Mobile, Walmart.
Wednesday, May 22 - 3:00-4:00 p.m. PDTMobile and the Fastest Growing Consumer Segment: The Modern Latino, 50 Million & Counting…
The panelists are:
Jennifer Lopez, Chairman and CEO, Nuyorican Inc. and Forbes Most Powerful Celebrity of 2012;
Marni Walden, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Verizon Wireless and one of the 2012 Most Influential Woman in Wireless; and
Marcelo Claure, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Brightstar and 2012 Hispanic Businessman of the Year.
Thursday, May 23 - 9:30-10:30 a.m. PDT
Ashton Kutcher, passionate champion of new and emerging technologies and award-winning actor and star of the upcoming Steve Jobs film "jOBS" will close out the week.
See the full keynote roster at
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About CTIA Shows CTIA Shows bring together all industries advanced by wireless technology for intense business, learning and networking. CTIA 2013™ takes place
May 21-23, 2013 at the Sands Expo & Convention Center in
Las Vegas and MobileCON™ 2013 takes place
Oct. 16-18, 2013 at the San Jose Convention Center in Silicon Valley. Visit
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