Mobile Commerce World Announces Keynote and Speaker Lineup

Mobile Commerce Industry Executives from Facebook, Zappos, Groupon, Yelp Walmart and More Take Main Stage

Apr 22, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO, April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Mobile Commerce World announces the keynote and speaking lineup for the event featuring executives from Facebook, Groupon, Walmart and more. Mobile Commerce World, the only event of its kind designed to help retail and enterprise executives create the most effective mobile commerce strategies, debuts June 24-26, 2013 at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco. For more information visit  


Mobile Commerce World today announces the following preliminary keynote lineup:

  • Roger Andelin, President, CTO, (formerly
  • Wendy Bergh, VP, Walmart Global e-Commerce
  • Nicolas Franchet, Head of Retail & E-Commerce, Global Vertical Marketing, Facebook
  • Aki Iida, Head of Mobile, Zappos
  • Amit Shah, VP, Online, Mobile and Social, 1-800-FLOWERS
  • Mihir Shah, VP/GM, Merchant OS, Groupon

Representing retailers and speakers for Mobile Commerce World include:

  • Bryan Allison, COO,
  • Howard Blumenthal, Director, eBusiness Platform Solutions, Advance Auto Parts
  • John Faith, Senior VP, External Affairs, RetailMeNot
  • Sean Harper, Director of Product Management, Groupon Payments, Groupon
  • Jeff Klonowski, Manager, Digital Retail – Mobile, REI
  • Joe Lezon, CTO, Alex and Ani
  • Michael Menis, VP Web & Interactive Marketing at InterContinental Hotels Group
  • Sarah Rose, VP Product, Modcloth
  • David Sasson, President & CEO, OverstockArt
  • Peter Stringfellow, SAE, National Sales, Yelp, Inc.

"We are pleased to present these keynoters and speakers who are at the forefront of the mobile commerce revolution at Mobile Commerce World," said Eliot Weinman, General Manager and Conference Chair. "Businesses worldwide are determining their mobile business strategy. Mobile Commerce World will be the only stage to learn from these industry heavyweights who will share what's working and what's not in this rapidly accelerating marketplace."

Mobile Commerce World is a critical event for executives and decision makers with titles such as CMO, Chief of Mobility, VP of IT, Head of Mobile App Dev, VP of Business Development, and other business and technology executives who are tasked with the responsibility of learning the state-of-the-practice of mobile commerce today.  Delegates will learn about new business models, how to develop effective mobile website and mobile app development strategies, how to engage the new 'mobile consumer', and which mobile commerce business and technology suppliers can help them to achieve their mobile commerce goals.

Mobile Commerce World is a three-day conference and expo complete with more than 50 in-depth educational programs, workshops, case studies, demonstrations and real-world technology implementations.  In addition to more than 110 industry experts participating in the conference program, the event will host an expo with leading mobile commerce solution providers.

Sponsors of the event include Platinum sponsor Moovweb; Silver sponsor Q4 Mobile; exhibitors Apsalar, MasterCard, MPayMe and Telecom Review.  

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About Mobile Commerce World
Mobile Commerce World is the only event of its kind designed to help retail and enterprise executives create the most effective mobile commerce strategies for their company. Part of UBM Tech's family of global brands, Mobile Commerce World is the leading mobile commerce event driving the next-generation of business practice and commerce worldwide. The flagship event is scheduled for June 24-26, 2013 at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco. For more information visit

About UBM Tech
UBM Tech is a global media business that brings together the world's technology industry through live events and online properties.  Its community-focused media and events provide expertly curated content along with user-generated content and peer-to-peer engagement opportunities through its proprietary, award-winning DeusM community platform. UBM Tech's brands include EE Times, Interop, Black Hat, InformationWeek, Game Developer Conference, CRN, and DesignCon. The company's products include research, education, training, and data services that accelerate decision making for technology buyers.  UBM Tech also offers a full range of marketing services based on its content and technology market expertise, including custom events, content marketing solutions, community development and demand generation programs. UBM Tech is a part of UBM (UBM.L), a global provider of media and information services with a market capitalization of more than $2.5 billion.

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