Global Participation by Wireless Carriers Confirmed for New Rutberg Event,
Future:Mobile 2009


<p><location>SAN FRANCISCO</location>, <chron>Nov. 11</chron> /CNW/ -- Rutberg & Company today announced the attendees for Future:Mobile 2009, its invitation-only conference for 200 senior executives, taking place <chron>December 1, 2009</chron> in Silicon Valley.</p>
<p>Notably, nearly one in four of all registered attendees are from the company headquarters of leading domestic and international carriers. Further, almost half of confirmed participants are from global device manufacturers, infrastructure vendors, content providers, and Internet companies.</p>
<p>"In partnership with GSMA Mobile Innovation, Rutberg & Company is assembling, for the first time, a group of major carrier and vendor executives and bringing them to Silicon Valley to connect with leading venture capital firms and their portfolio companies," observed Rajeev Chand, Managing Director and Senior Equity Analyst, Wireless, Rutberg & Company. "We are pleased with the global, high level participation from these constituencies, which will create a unique opportunity to examine innovation across the ecosystem and to facilitate new business and corporate development opportunities among the participants."</p>
<p>Future:Mobile 2009, featuring the GSMA Mobile Innovation Grand Prix - Americas Tournament, is a one-day forum that catalyzes information exchange and deal making between private companies, public companies, investors, and service providers in the wireless industry. Attendance is limited to senior executives who are responsible for innovation assessment and adoption, strategic partnerships, investments, and acquisitions within their organizations.</p>
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<p>Selected confirmed Future:Mobile 2009 participants include:</p>
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    Bill Alberth, VP and CTO, Mobile Devices, Motorola
    Bob Azzi, SVP, Networks, Sprint Nextel
    Eric Bader, Partner, Brand in Hand
    Hugh Bradlow, CTO, Telstra
    Alan Brenner, SVP, BlackBerry Platform, Research In Motion
    Rob Chandhok, SVP, Qualcomm
    David Christopher, CMO, AT&T Mobility and Consumer Markets
    Steve Glagow, VP, Marketing Operations, Orange Group
    Louis Gump, VP, Mobile, CNN
    Jack Hakimian, Director, Strategy, Zain
    Brian Higgins, Executive Director, Ecosystem Development, Verizon Wireless
    Nikos Katinakis, VP, Strategy and Technology, Rogers Wireless
    Terry Kramer, Regional President, Vodafone Americas
    Linda Liu, Chief Representative, China Mobile Communications Company, US
    Brandon Lucas, VP and GM, Mobile, Black Entertainment Television
    Kyle Malady, VP, Product Development, Verizon Wireless
    Ian McKerlich, Director, Broadband Products and Services, T-Mobile USA
    Toshio Miki, Managing Director, Communication Device Development
     Department, NTT DOCOMO
    Henri Moissinac, Director, Mobile, Facebook
    Dinesh Moorjani, SVP, Mobile, IAC
    David Neale, SVP, Products and Services, TELUS
    Mike Roudi, Group VP, Wireless Services, Time Warner Cable
    Ira Rubenstein, EVP, Global Digital Media Group, Marvel Entertainment
    Frederic Schepens, EVP, Strategic Business Development, Belgacom
    Andrew Stalbow, SVP, Fox Mobile Entertainment
    Jan Uddenfeldt, SVP and Senior Technology Advisor to the CEO, Ericsson
    Michiel Van Eldik, Group Director, New Business and Innovation, Telefonica
    Matt Waddell, Chief of Staff, Mobile and Developer Products, Google

<p>If you would like to be considered to attend Future:Mobile 2009, please send an email to <a href=""></a>.</p>
<p>More information about Future:Mobile 2009 can be found at <a href=""></a>.</p>

    Partners and Sponsors
<p>We are appreciative of the support from our sponsors: Generalitat de Catalonia, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, RingCentral, Sequoia Capital Partners, KPMG, Silicon Valley Bank Financial Group, Good Technology, DCM, and Harris Stratex Networks.</p>

    About Rutberg & Company
<p>Established in 2001, Rutberg & Company is a research-centric investment bank that provides mergers and acquisitions advisory and private capital raising services to public and private companies in the wireless and digital media industries.</p>
<p>Through its conferences and executive forums, Rutberg & Company assembles global senior executives and financiers to network and to identify and evaluate meaningful business building opportunities within the industries under research and investment banking coverage by the firm. For additional information about Rutberg & Company, please visit <a href=""></a>.</p>
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    Lanessa Izumoto
    Rutberg & Company


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