Mobile Future

Mobile Future heads to North Carolina

Mobile Future heads to North Carolina next week for event with Local Tech Wire exploring how wireless technology is changing the consumer experience. Next week’s
discussion takes place in Raleigh, North
Carolina, home to the state capitol and one of the hubs
of "The Research Triangle."  

We’re
delighted to welcome Representative Ty Harrell, Chairman of the Science and
Technology Committee, who’ll open the session, as well as several local experts discussing
the latest wireless trends.

Panelists
include:

  • Art
    Contreras, a former U.S. Marshall and longtime law enforcement
    officer in the City of Houston. He will discuss how law enforcement is
    using mobile technology to make us safer.
  • Sam Matheny, general
    manager of News Over Wireless, the Raleigh-based operation owned by Capitol
    Broadcasting that is making mobile TV reality for TV stations across the
    United
    States.
  • Jerry Paradise,
    executive director, notebook business unit at Lenovo, which recently unveiled
    its line of high-speed wireless capable "netbook" computers. Lenovo’s worldwide
    headquarters are located in Morrisville.
  • Matt MacPherson,
    Director of Marketing for Cisco, the world’s largest networking gear maker that
    operates a campus in Research Triangle Park with more than 2,0000 employees.
    Cisco is working with Clearwire to develop the next-generation "4G" network
    while also working to make high-speed wireless networks in the home a reality.

It’s sure
to be an exciting discussion so check back next week for video coverage of the
event!