Next Mobile Monday Event on the 23rd of January 2012 at Four Points by Sheraton, Bangkok
After a successful event in July with over 200 people, Mobile Monday (MoMo) Bangkok chapter is happy to invite you to join our next event on
November 14th, 2011 January 23rd, 2012 at 7pm at Four Points by Sheraton (8th floor), Sukhumvit 15 near BTS Asok!
In the evening we will have three presentations from global experts in 3 subject areas (presentations available in both Thai and English):
- Technology – Nokia, one of the biggest mobile manufacturer in the world.
- Startup – AFP, the oldest news agency in the world.
- Business – Tarad.com, number one E-commerce company in Thailand.
Speaker – Technology
Subject: Nokia and Windows 8
Presenter: Nokia Technology Director
Nokia’s next bet on technology is weighted heavily on the new Microsoft Windows 8 mobile operating system. In the near future Nokia’s new phones and tablets are expected to be shipped with the faster, easier, and UI enhanced Windows OS hence raising concern in the rapidly expanding Android community. The strategic partnership between these two tech giants has the potential to increase Nokia’s share in the ultra competitive smartphone market. Nokia Technology Director Asia, will highlight some of the unique technological changes to be seen in the Nokia product line of 2012.
Speaker – Business
Company: AFP – Agence France-Presse
Subject: Delivering News for the Next Billion People – From Pigeons to Mobiles
Presenter: Nicolas Giraudon – Deputy Sales and Marketing Director
AFP traces its history back to the 1835 creation of Agence Havas, the world’s first international news agency. Throughout this time, AFP has maintained a formidable presence in media through progressive adaptations to the distribution of news and information. As user generated content and mobile access is shifting the way we create and share news AFP and competing agencies are in a race to once again adapt as the paradigm is shifted. AFP Deputy Sales and Marketing Director Asia, Nicolas Giraudon, will share some of the business model changes currently being made in media to engage the quickly evolving mobile market.
Speaker – Startup
Company: TARAD.com (Rakuten company)
Subject: Mobile Commerce in Thailand
Presenter: Pawoot Pongvitayapanu – Managing Director
TARAD.com, Thailand’s largest e-commerce company was established in 1999 as an innovative and integrated hub for e-Commerce, advertising and merchant services. In 2009 TARAD.com joined in partnership with Japanese e-Commerce giant Rakuten Inc.and now hosts 180 thousand online merchants responsible for 1.6 million items. As e-Commerce startups seek to take advantage of the rapid economic growth regionally, TARAD is poised to maintain its competitive edge through engagement with mobile commerce. TARAD.com Managing Director, Pawoot Pongvitayapanu, will share his experiences of creating, maintaining, and partnering a successful e-Commerce company
Four Points by Sheraton
4 Sukhumvit Soi 15, Sukhumvit Road,
Klongtoey-Nua, Wattana Bangkok 10110, Thailand
- Ville Kulmala – Chairman – Mobile Monday Thailand
- Jeremie Tisseau – Co-organizer – Mobile Monday Thailand (Yep, That’s Me!)
- Mike Michalec – Co-organizer – Mobile Monday Thailand
- Ellen Boonstra – Media Relations & Venue
- Thaninrat Pipitcharulerd – Thai Coordinator – Mobile Monday Thailand
Sponsors & Partners
- Nokia – Main Sponsor
- Four Points by Sheraton Bangkok – Venue Sponsor
- AFP – Partner
- Media Technology for Thailand – Partner
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