MEF Announces Star line-up for 2012 CEO Summit

MEF has announced the VIP speaker line-up for its 3rd annual MEF CEO Summit, a key event lining up next to the 2012 Global AGM & Board Elections and the Meffys gala awards ceremony this September as part of two days of industry insights, networking and celebration.

Date: 2.30pm, September 11, 2012
Location: London, City Hall 

On September 11 City Hall will welcome leading visionaries from across the mobile landscape and beyond to share their unique industry insights around the summit’s central theme Navigating Complexity in Times of Change.

The MEF CEO Summit is a free to attend member-only event, strictly limited to one C-level participant per member and uniquely offers attendees the rare chance to meet with fellow industry peers behind closed doors for completely open, non-attributable debate. The guest speakers provide stimulus presentations to kick-off round-table discussions on:

  • Disruption to the mobile “old world”
  • Consumer Trust: the biggest game changer?
The Summit will end with a confidential report on the Future of the Mobile Landscape, given by Richard Kramer from equity specialists Arete Research and is followed by a pitching session from the shortlisted winners of the Meffys innovation categories.
MEF member company CEO’s have received personal, exclusive invitations to attend. Please ensure your chosen representative has RSVP’d to

Speakers for 2012

Dr Giuseppe Abbamonte, Head of Unit for Trust & Security – EU Commission

Learn more about critical legislation key to planning your strategy from the EU’s lead on privacy, data protection and security as Dr Abbamonte dissects the European strategy for cyber security and the impact of the e-Privacy Directive on your business.


Brendan Eich, Co-founder & CTO – Mozilla

What’s it like being a disruptive force? Or is it just the day job? Technological pioneer, inventor of Javascript and Co-Founder of Mozilla presents insights into the open source giant’s journey into mobile innovation.

Clive Humby, Founder – H&D Ventures

Is Big Data the next Big Opportunity? Hear from the ideas man behind Tesco’s Clubcard about what mobile can offer retailers and brands.


Richard Kramer Founder, MD – Arete Research

Back by popular demand, Richard Kramer will provide an up-to-the-minute reality check on the M & A landscape and real world market valuations as the antidote to industry hype and how to value your business.

Sergey Nevstruev, VP Mobile Solutions – Kaspersky Lab

The ultimate threat to our ecosystem? Learn lessons from internet antivirus giant Kaspersky Lab’s leading mobile security expert as he discusses the dangers of malware and how cyber threats are attacking the mobile world.
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