MobileMonday Oulu is hosting its first ever event in Oulu, in Otto K. on the 20th April 2009 from 6pm to 8pm. The evening’s theme will be Where are you going Internet? where Vesku Paananen from Microsoft and Markku Huotari from Nokia will share their vision about the future of Internet on mobile and other devices. Come and join to hear where Internet going and enjoy free food and drinks with us.
The evening will start with the opening speech of Jari Tammisto, the Head of MobileMonday Global, and will continue with the presentations of our other panelists. After these interesting presentations, we will have a networking session and find the chance to get to know many mobile enthusiasts all over Northern Finland.
As they say; best things in life are free and so is MobileMonday Oulu events. We offer free drinks and food to celebrate our foundation and our first ever event. Only thing you have to do is to sign-up prior to the event and bring yourself. Feel free to invite as many friends as you like to sign-up as well. As there is such a great happening and attractive offer; we suggest you to be quick to secure your place, as we are confident the tickets will be sold out extremely fast. So, click here and get your ticket now!
MobileMonday Oulu opening speech – Jari Tammisto
Microsoft’s new consumer strategy in mobile Internet, – Vesku Paananen
Internet, people, relevance… – Markku Huotari
Get together and networking – You
Moderator: Ugur Kaner
Jari Tammisto, Head of MobileMonday Global
Vesku Paananen, Mobile Business Group Lead (C&O), Microsoft
Vesa-Matti “Vesku” Paananen is the mobile business group lead and responsible of Windows phones and mobile services business working in Consumer & Online division in Microsoft Oy. Prior that he was mobility and information worker evangelist for major accounts of Microsoft in Finland. He has a strong background both in the mobile and ITC industries.
Before joining Microsoft Mr. Paananen has been part of founding teams of Finnish Internet and mobile start-ups e.g. Yomi Media, Aidacon and Add2Phone. In year 2000 he founded MobileMonday, the open global mobile society now active in over 30 countries. And in 2008 Mobile Monday received the Internalization Award of the President of Republic of Finland.
Markku Huotari, Director, Nokia
Markku Huotari is currently heading Technology Collaboration in Nokia Services People and Places Platform. He has been working in Nokia over ten years in various research and management positions. Most of the work has been in the field of IP communication and colloboration activities with carriers and other industry players. Before Nokia he did work in a few ICT companies
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