Tuesday 21st May, 2013
12:15pm to 1:15pm
GPS has penetrated the mobile communication more than any other technology. Unfortunately we have to leave it at the door when we enter a building (which is where we spend 70% of our time). This panel will look at how precision location can be delivered indoors and the impact this will have on the different players in the wireless ecosystem.
Senior Strategist & Consultant
As senior strategist with Compass Intelligence, James Brehm’s primary responsibilities are to increase client value by evaluating, recommending, and creating innovative market strategies for Compass Intelligence’s high-tech clientele. Additionally, Mr. Brehm directs the content, product development, and vendor / customer relations activities as it relates to the M2M syndicated and portal services. This includes leading and conducting primary and secondary market research, market sizing, forecasting, and other analyst responsibilities where needed.
The scope of his work deals with all aspects of the IP value chain; from delivery infrastructure and communication management to end user content and applications. Brehm is frequently quoted by media outlets such as The New York Times, Business Week, Computerworld and Wireless Week. He is a regular contributor to CNBC and has an ongoing blog titled “James Brehm’s Unwired Experience." Brehm has also spoken to various groups on topics including mobile applications, mobile commerce, emerging wireless devices and vertical market deployment of Web-enabled services.
Brehm joined Compass Intelligence after spending nine years in multiple roles with Frost & Sullivan. Most recently, Brehm served as Senior Consultant in Frost & Sullivan’s Information and Communication Technology practice where he led much of the bespoke research for Frost & Sullivan’s wireless customers.
Senior Vice President of Engineering, Boingo Wireless
Derek is responsible for building and operating Boingo's core technologies and systems, including business intelligence, web applications, client software, networks, authentication, billing and IT infrastructure. Prior to joining Boingo in 2011, he served in strategic product roles at Oracle driving global launch campaigns for LTE adoption and billing software solutions. Derek has rich experience with billing systems, both as a billing engineer and executive for Internet service providers United Online and GoAmerica, and as a global technical instructor for leading billing software company Portal. He is a veteran of Operation Desert Shield/Storm and Operation Joint Endeavor, serving with the United States Air Force. Derek holds a BS in Computer Science from the University of Maryland, an MA in Education and Technology from the American Intercontinental University, and a Doctorate of Computer Science with a focus on Enterprise Information Systems from Colorado Technical University. He is an adjunct professor for Colorado Technical University and an editor for the International Journal of Strategic Information Technology and Applications.
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