2010 Speaker List
Hear from IT leaders and industry experts in more than 100 sessions at the leading business technology event.
Principal, Farpoint Group
Craig J. Mathias is a Principal with Farpoint Group, a wireless and mobile advisory firm based in Ashland, MA. The company works with manufacturers, network operators, enterprises, and the financial community in technology assessment and analysis, strategy development, product specification and design, product marketing, program management, education and training, and the integration of emerging technologies into new and existing business operations, across a broad range of markets and applications. Craig is an internationally-recognized expert on wireless communications and mobile computing technologies, and has published numerous technical and overview articles on a wide variety of topics. He is a well-known and often-quoted industry analyst and frequent speaker at industry conferences and events and on Webcasts/Webinars/podcasts, and is currently a member of the Advisory Board for the INTEROP conferences (Las Vegas and New York) and is also the Track Chair for the Wireless and Mobility conferences. He serves as a monthly columnist for InformationWeek.com, and ardent blogger (“Nearpoints”) for networkworld.com. Craig holds an Sc.B. degree in Applied Mathematics/Computer Science from Brown University.
Wednesday, October 20, 2010, 11:30 AM-12:30 PM
Given the rapid rate of change in wireless and mobile technologies, services, products, and applications, it’s no surprise that the experts will disagree as to what the single most important item on your mobility to-do list should be. This session, nonetheless, will provide just that – a compilation of expert opinions as to the single best idea, with subsequent debate to enable you to pick what needs to be at the top of your list. Join us for a fast-paced session that will bring the entire range of wireless and mobile opportunities into focus.
Friday, October 22, 2010, 9:00 AM-10:00 AM
With Wi-Fi now the primary or default access in enterprises of all sizes and types around the world, future success depends upon a detailed understanding of the evolution of both the standards and the specifications that determine key product capabilities going forward. This session will provide a detailed look at current and future developments in all aspects of wireless-LAN technologies, featuring the experts from industry responsible for bringing new capabilities to market.