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Mobile, Internet and app giants meet in San Francisco for The Open Mobile Summit

Leaders from mobile, Internet, media and high tech industries are gathering in San Francisco tomorrow for The Open Mobile Summit, taking place at the InterContinental Hotel.

The future of computing, platforms and ecosystems, mobile payments, TV, advertising and mobile first experiences are just some of the topics expected to dominate discussions between the global handset manufacturers, app publishers, brands, retailers and carriers attending the conference.

Rich Miner, co-founder of Android and General Partner of Google Ventures will be keynoting the event, alongside Anand Chandrasekher CMO Qualcomm, David Marcus President PayPal and Warren East CEO ARM. Keynote panels feature Bob Bowman CEO MLB AM, Kevin Packingham Chief Product Officer Samsung, Joe Kennedy CEO Pandora, Yongseok Jang VP LG and Gibu Thomas SVP Walmart.

Robin Batt, managing director and executive producer, said: “The response to this year’s Open Mobile Summit has been phenomenal. This is a gathering of the most innovative and influential in mobile from across diverse industry backgrounds.”

Tomorrow evening, the Mobile Cloud 9 VC group are hosting the Opening Reception – with 9 of the most respected vcs in mobile attending as VIP guests.

On Friday, CEOs of some of the most successful app publishers on the planet share best practices in app engagement, design, discovery and monetization. “App Idols” include Mick Johnson Product Manager Mobile at Facebook, Dave Engberg CTO Evernote, Niccolo De Masi CEO Glu, Dave Roberts SVP PopCap, Neil Young CEO ngmoco, Steve Jang CEO Soundtracking, Perry Tam CEO Storm8 and more.

The full agenda and speaker line-up can be seen here: http://www.openmobilesummit.com/agenda.aspx

About Open Mobile Media Ltd

The Open Mobile Summit is produced by Open Mobile Media Ltd, an independent group founded in 2008 by communications industry consultant Robin Batt. Contact: Robin Batt, +44 (0) 7968 006635 [email protected]

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