Leaders of the app economy converge at MobileBeat 2010

Jul 9, 2010
Tech

Mobile media visionaries from the likes of AT&T, Facebook and Yahoo! will be on hand in San Francisco July 12-13 for MobileBeat 2010. The third annual MobileBeat conference, hosted by VentureBeat, will include a comprehensive itinerary of industry panels and keynotes with subjects ranging from mobile advertising, to how carriers are approaching the mobile boom, […]

Mobile media visionaries from the likes of AT&T, Facebook and Yahoo! will be on hand in San Francisco July 12-13 for MobileBeat 2010.

The third annual MobileBeat conference, hosted by VentureBeat, will include a comprehensive itinerary of industry panels and keynotes with subjects ranging from mobile advertising, to how carriers are approaching the mobile boom, to winners and losers in the mobile gaming space.

John Donovan, chief technology officer of AT&T, will deliver a keynote address that will lay out how carriers can be more involved in software and application development. Expert moderators at MobileBeat 2010 include Kara Swisher of AllThingsD and venture capitalist Rich Wong of Accel Partners.

A startup competition that will showcase 20 young companies and app developers  in the mobile arena will be emceed by celebrity blogger Robert Scoble. Appolicious CEO Alan Warms will participate as a judge in the competition.

Appolicious, a sponsor of MobileBeat 2010, will be on hand to report all of the news and insight that will emerge from the industry-defining conference. If you have a story, new application or any interesting insight you want to share with the Appolicious audience, please look out for yours truly, and visit our booth at the conference.

More conference and registration details – including a special discount code which will save you 20 percent –  can be found at  http://events.venturebeat.com/mobilebeat2010/.

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Brad Spirrison

Brad Spirrison is the managing editor of appoLearning and Appolicious Inc. In this capacity, he has sampled and evaluated thousands of iOS and Android applications. He also holds an M.A. in Education and Media Ecology from New York University.

Spirrison worked in concert with appoLearning Expert and Instructional Technology Specialist Leslie Morris while curating and evaluating educational applications.

A longtime media and technology commentator and executive, Spirrison is also a regular contributor to ABC News, The Huffington Post, TechCrunch, Bloomberg West and The Christopher Gabriel Program.

Spirrison is married and lives with his wife and young son in Chicago. As his son was born just weeks before the debut of the iPad, Spirrison takes his work home with him and regularly samples and enjoys a variety of educational applications for young children.

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