MEFTV at MWC 2012

Three more exclusive MEF member videos for you recorded at MWC 2012 in Barcelona. This week we speak to Gianluca D'Agostino, CEO and founder of Neombile Group, Stanislas Chesnais of Mobibase and Paul McNea, Director Of European Biz Dev at Buck on their respective companies, MWC and their thoughts on the mobile content and commerce industry.Continue reading for the other videos! … [Read more...]

Privacy in Mobile Apps Roundtable – MEF Podcast

A key event for MEF at MWC 2012 was the Privacy in Mobile Apps Roundtable where over 35 members and invited guests joined a lively debate on the critical issues surrounding privacy in mobile applications. Speakers included Todd Daubert and Nick Graham of SNR Denton, Ilja Laurs, CEO Get Jar, Andreas Constanidou, MD Vision Mobile, Gary Schwartz CEO of Impact Mobile, MEF Global Chair Andrew Bud, Michelle Sklar VP Industry relations Poynt, Carl Uminski, COO of Somo and Mike Butcher, TechCrunch Europe Editor.The roundtable was supported by SNR Denton in association with the Mobile Fringe and Media … [Read more...]

MEF Roundtable: Privacy in Mobile Apps at MWC 2012

In response to industry shortcomings around privacy recently highlighted in the media, MEF hosted a roundtable on Privacy in Mobile Applications. Supported by SNR Denton and in association with the Mobile Fringe and media partners TechCrunch, the packed roundtable session brought together over 35 members and invited guests for a lively debate on the critical issues surrounding privacy in mobile applications. The panel and audience represented the diverse mobile ecosystem including App Stores, Developers, Digital Agencies, Media Owners, Legal, Security and Payment service providers from the US … [Read more...]

MEF TV at MWC 2012 – Member Interviews

MEF TV offered its members the chance to share their MWC activities and announcements live in Barcelona with on-site Video Vox Pops. In the first of the series, we speak to Arturo Galvan, CEO of Naranya, Michelle Sklar, VP of Industry relations from Poynt and David Gosen, European MD of Digital, Online & Mobile at Nielsen about their experiences at MWC and their thoughts on the biggest developments in mobile in the last 10 years.Hit the jump for two more videos from MEF Members Poynt and Nielsen on their experiences and activities at MWC 2012Vists the MEF TV Youtube Channel for many more … [Read more...]

Newly elected MEF EMEA Board represents mobile ecosystem diversity and growth markets

MEF, the global community for mobile content and commerce, has announced the results of its 2012 EMEA board elections with Colin Yeh, Head of Group Product Development QTel Group (Qatar) elected as EMEA Chairman. Ben Carter, Head of Mobile Services Atos (UK) and Emma Kaye, Director, Mira Networks (South Africa) were also voted in by the membership as co-Vice Chairs.The Elections took place at MWC 2012 directly after the EMEA AGM, where members received an update on all of MEF’s regional and global activities. The audience heard from outgoing chair Lee Epting, Vodafone and Vice Chair Colin Yeh … [Read more...]

MEF Connects MWC 2012 – Celebrating 10 Years

600 mobile leaders from 50 countries attended our 10th annual MEF Connects MWC, held in association with TimWe at the beautiful Museu Picasso. As many of our members have expressed, the 10th Annual celebration set the bar ever higher as the quality networking event of the Congress, attended by a broad variety of our global members and invited guests from across the mobile value chain including representatives from American Express, Apple, AT&T, Facebook, HSBC, Nokia, Orange, QTel Group, RIM, Samsung, Telefonica, Coca-Cola, Turner Broadcasting and Yahoo and many more. Check out a … [Read more...]

Attend MEF’s roundtable session on Privacy & Mobile Apps at MWC

In response to the current media focus on privacy and industry concern, MEF will be hosting a roundtable next week at MWC in Barcelona on ‘Privacy & Mobile Apps’ on February 28th.MEF Chair Andrew Bud said “Trust between mobile consumers and the apps that they use is inevitably sensitive but absolutely vital to the development of the industry. Sustaining consumer trust is a task not just for the app store but for the whole ecosystem. We have essential work to do as an industry to make that practical.” Open to members and invited VIP guests, the session brings together companies across the … [Read more...]

Member Event: Join Nielsen at MWC for an Uncommon Sense of the Consumer

MEF member Nielsen will be hosting a full day of panel sessions at this year's MWC in Barcelona, and you're invited. With a packed schedule on Tuesday 28th, attendees can expect powerful insights and networking firmly focused on today’s digital consumer and how best to seize the enormous opportunities.Sign up now to get access to all of the sessions throughout the day.Nielsen presents: An Uncommon Sense of the Consumer - Tuesday February 28th, FIRA Hall 2, Mezzanine Level, Theatre D10:00-11:00 - The Mobile Media Revolution13:00-14:00 - The Mobile Mynd: Nielsen NeuroFocus Live Demonstration … [Read more...]

Quick Poll! The most significant advancement for mobile content & commerce in the last 10 years was…?

So this month MEF will be at MWC for our 10th amazing year, and we're asking the question, in that whole time, what was the most significant advancement for mobile content & commerce? It's a mighty long time in the mobile world, so we've boiled our favourites down to five suggestions (we didn't include the iPhone, sorry) - let us know what you think! And if you're coming along to Barcelona this year, be sure to sign up for the party! … [Read more...]