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Speaker List

Crossfire Media

Carl Ford

Carl Ford
Partner and Community Developer

Carl has become known throughout the Communications community for his ability to connect people (and, thus, businesses); be it in formal conference settings or through the well-planned serendipitous encounter. Carl’s diverse experience in technology spans the areas of Costing, Operations, Marketing, Regulatory, and Product Management. Carl’s technology experience along with his expertise in building a relevant, thought provoking conference program, makes him an invaluable asset to Crossfire Media. As CEO of the company, Carl directs the programs and services offered by Crossfire Media. As Community Developer he looks to facilitate discussions about advances in technology, market drivers and business obstacles.
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Exhilent

Joey Janisheck

Joey Janisheck
Founder

Joey began his love with computing when he got a Commodore Vic-20 (complete with audio cassette data recorder) as a child. He works as a front-end developer and senior user experience lead delivering interface design and open source software integration to his clients. Over the past 17 years, Joey has worked for startups in Austin, Dallas, Boston, San Antonio and New York City, and excels in bridging the gap between a business stakeholders vision and the development it takes to make that idea real.
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Forecast

Richard McClellan

Richard McClellan
Mobile Engineer / Co-Founder

At Forecast, Richard is the lead mobile developer. He led the technical design and development of Hurricane Party for iPhone, and built Forecast for iPhone and Android. He also holds the company award for Best Laugh. Richard earned a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin. He spent most of his time in school designing and building robotic systems, including numerous autonomous ground vehicles, a two-wheeled balancing segway, and a programmable CNC machine. After graduating, Richard worked at AVAI Ventures for a little over a year, where he gained experience in iPhone and Android development. In his spare time, he enjoys practicing his skills as an Eagle Scout going backpacking, camping, skiing, and mountain climbing.
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Intific

Steve Baker

Steve Baker
Senior Graphics Engineer

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Khronos Group, NVIDIA

Neil Trevett

Neil Trevett
President

A UK native, Neil has been awarded a joint BS from the University of Birmingham in both Electronic Engineering and Computer Science. Neil has spent 25 years in the 3D graphics industry starting in 1985, when Neil became the Head of Graphics Systems at benchMark Technologies. Over several years, he helped to guide the company through its evolution into DuPont® Pixel and then 3Dlabs® before its final acquisition by Creative®. Today, Neil stays busy serving as the elected President of the Khronos Group as well the Chair of the OpenCL™ Working Group. In his “free time”, Neil is the Vice President of Mobile Content at NVIDIA®, a position he has held since 2005
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Law Office of Henry W. Jones, III -and- Intersect Technology Consulting

Hank Jones

Hank Jones

Henry W. (Hank) Jones, III is a 31-year i.t. lawyer/businessperson. Hank has served on the senior management teams of 3 publicly-traded global i.t. vendors in blended legal/business roles, represented over 150 i.t. product and service vendors, and assisted dozens of i.t. buyers in hundreds of i.t. projects. He had hands-on co-managed Web site operations, content, and strategy for 4 multi-billion revenue companies. Hank consults nationally and globally as “memphishank@aol.com” on (a) e-commerce transactions, compliance, operations, and risk management; (b) software development, licensing, sales, intellectual property, and risk management transactions, training, processes, and disputes; (c) outsourcing, (d) open source; and (e) other i.t. issues. An alumnus of the Accenture legal function, Duke, and Vanderbilt Law and a member of the California and Texas bars, he’s based in Austin, TX. He has delivered 200+ training talks in 5 countries for dozens of I.T. trade groups, corporate training, professional continuing education, university classes, and other events, and published over 25 articles on i.t. management topics.
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Mobiquity

Jonathan Stark

Jonathan Stark
VP of Application Architecture

Jonathan Stark is a mobile application strategist who the Wall Street Journal has called an expert on publishing desktop data to the web. He is the author of iPhone and Android mobile app development books for O’Reilly, is a frequent speaker at leading industry conferences, and still thinks Zork was a sweet game.
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Phunware

Andy Greff

Andy Greff

Andy has over 15 years of consulting, product management, general management and sales experience in the software industry. He has a proven track record of delivering value to his customers and partners. He has a customer-first philosophy and uses his role as an advocate and key stakeholder to drive success. His unique background in both account management as well as product strategy enables him to collaboratively work with large and small customers to create a mobile strategy roadmap that maximizes ROI. He has over 12 years experience in the broadband/telco world with the last 4 years focused on building, marketing, selling and delivering mobile software globally for wireless operators.Prior to joining Phunware, Andy served as Sr. Director of Mobile Products at Alcatel-Lucent (Motive Product Division)where he built the global mobile product portfolio from the ground up and secured key customer wins in Asia, Australia, Western Europe and North America. Before that, Andy was Director of North American Consulting Services for Motive, Inc. delivering successes at customers such as ATT, TELUS, Sprint, Alltel, Hughes and Bell Canada. Andy is a proud graduate of the University of Notre Dame where he received a B.B.A. in Finance.
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Phunware

Alan Michael Kane

Alan Michael Kane

Alan has over 15 years in growing businesses as a Founder, Employee, Manager, Director, Advisor and Investor. With a diverse career spanning investment banking, a successful NYSE IPO and managing a video game studio, he knows success comes from executing on solid business models.Alan currently serves on the Board of Directors of the International Game Developers Association’s Austin Chapter and on the Board of Advisors for the International Game Investment Conference. Previously, he was the COO and CFO for Midway Games’ Austin based development studio. In the past he also worked in various operational and consulting roles with Booz Allen Hamilton, Procter & Gamble, VIMAC Ventures, Wells Fargo and American Residential Investment Trust. Alan holds an MBA from Babson College, a BBA in finance and business management from the University of San Diego and resides in Austin, Texas, with his wife Katie.
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Relevens

Frank Huybrechts

Frank Huybrechts
CEO

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Relevens

Terry Ribb

Terry Ribb
CMO

Terry Ribb is co-founder of the Relevance Project, a research initiative to help companies prepare for Mobile 3.0.And she is CMO of Relevens, a venture that is launching the first Customer Relevance Platform for mobile commerce. Previously with Deloitte Consulting, she led an innovation team to study the impact of the Internet on next generation consumers, and served as a keynote speaker at universities, conferences, and Fortune 500 companies on the future of Virtual Life. As a Marketing Leader, Terry has spent 15 years helping companies and ventures leverage the Internet to create new markets, to develop online communities, and to improve the relevance of brand relationships.Most recently, she has worked with clients in travel, entertainment, and social media.
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The Athens Group

Don Shafer

Don Shafer

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Austin Convention Center  -  Austin, Texas USA
September 13-15, 2011
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