Thursday 21st February, 2013
5:30pm to 8:00pm
ABOUT THE TOPIC:
Akshay will discuss how to formulate a technology strategy that aligns with your mobile business goals by addressing the following:
• How HTML5 is making the web more interactive and richer.
• Turner Case Studies - TBS/TNT, CNNMoney, PGA, CNN, NBA.
• What's next in the "Mobile-Web" space?
ABOUT THE SPEAKER: Akshay runs a product development group focused on building consumer facing mobile products for Turner’s media & entertainment brands – CNN, NBA, TBS, Cartoon Network, to name a few. In this role, he also manages a rapidly evolving technology roadmap & partnerships to stay ahead of the curve on emerging devices & standards. His most recent interests include HTML5 based multi-touch experiences and disruptive startups in iTV.
Prior to receiving his MBA from Goizueta Business School at Emory University in 2011, Akshay worked in the wireless & mobile technology space for more than a decade in different industry verticals ranging from carrier to healthcare & government. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in Electronics Engineering from Mumbai University, India.
Akshay lives in Atlanta GA with his wife and two kids. He is an aspiring connoisseur of food & music, and loves traveling, trail running and gadgets.
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