Mobile Business Expo to Preview Future of Mobile Communication Devices During Session With CNET's Brian Cooley

Lineup of Keynote Speakers to Also Provide Insight Into Making the Most of Fast-Evolving Wireless and Mobile Technologies

Oct 10, 2006

Mobile Business Expo, produced by CMP Technology, will feature CNET Editor at Large, Brian Cooley, for the "In Search of the Ultimate Mobile Communicator" session on Wednesday, November 1 at 3PM. This session, a popular staple for years at Interop events, recently took place at Interop New York, featuring Cooley's analysis and live demonstration of mobile products such as the Blackberry Pearl, Motorola Q, Nokia E61, Sony Ericsson P990i, Nokia N80, Cingular 3125 (by HTC), Palm 750v and Sanyo Katana. Mobile Business Expo also announced today the lineup of keynote speakers from market leaders AT&T, IBM, Palm, Siemens, Sybase, Symantec and Symbol, who will share insight and success stories about mobile strategies from their respective companies. Mobile Business Expo ( will be held October 31 through November 3 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago.

"Businesses pay a price when employees are out of touch, driving IT to find mobile solutions for their organizations' road warriors that guarantee seamless access to time-sensitive information," said Steve Wylie, Mobile Business Expo General Manager. "This session at Mobile Business Expo featuring CNET's Brian Cooley is designed to provide IT and business professionals with a preview of the latest in mobile communication devices from established leaders and startup innovators."

In addition, the lineup of keynote speakers at Mobile Business Expo 2006 is as follows:

  -- Craig Mathias, Principal, Farpoint Group
  -- Sanford Brown, Product Management Vice President, AT&T
  -- Kevin McConnell, Chief Architect, Mobility & Wide Area Wireless
     Technologies, IBM
  -- Paul Miller, Director, Mobile and Wireless, Symantec
  -- Luc Roy, Vice President, Product Planning, Siemens HiPath Wireless LAN
  -- Anthony Bartolo, Vice President and General Manager, RFID and Wireless
     Infrastructure Divisions, Symbol
  -- Marty Beard, Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and
     Marketing, Sybase
  -- Tara Griffin, VP of Enterprise Markets, Palm, Inc.

Mobile Business Expo is the leading event for the mobile enterprise market and is the only event that focuses on the business requirements, technologies and tools needed to create and manage end-to-end mobile business solutions. This event will feature the business mobility market's leading vendors and industry experts, providing attendees with the latest technology solutions to build a mobile workforce and wirelessly extend existing asset management systems.

Mobile Business Expo also features a 3-day conference that provides the most thorough investigation of the relevant technologies, applications and platforms enabling the mobile enterprise. Through demonstrations and quality education, attendees at Mobile Business Expo will take away the information they need to implement a secure, end-to-end mobile business plan - one that delivers value throughout the organization - including remote worker communication, field force data collection, internal asset management and tracking, customer service applications and sales support.

About Mobile Business Expo

Mobile Business Expo integrates the business strategies, technologies, tools and corporate issues necessary to build an end-to-end mobile strategy and manage a mobile workforce. Mobile Business Expo is targeted towards IT professionals, business managers and channel professionals who are focused on leveraging wireless technologies and looking to integrate the disciplines, technologies and vendors involved in the enterprise mobility equation. Mobile Business Expo will take place at the Hyatt Regency Chicago, October 31 to November 3, 2006. For more information about the event, please visit

About CMP Technology

CMP Technology ( ) is a marketing solutions company serving the technology industry. Through its market-leading portfolio of trusted information brands, CMP has earned the confidence of more technology professionals than any other media company. As a result, CMP is the premier provider of access, insight and actionable programs designed to connect sellers and buyers in ways that yield superior return on investment. CMP Technology is a subsidiary of United Business Media ( ), a global provider of news distribution and specialist information services with a market capitalization of more than $3 billion.

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