Kenmore, WA, March 18, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- Today, Open Mobile Solutions (OMS), the business to business marketplace for the mobile application lifecycle, announced its panelist line-up for the first OMS Developer Pitch Sessions series being held as part of “Apps World” at International CTIA WIRELESS 2010®. In each of the hour-long pitch sessions, five selected mobile app creators will present their mobile application to a distinguished panel of industry experts, who will provide meaningful feedback in one of four functional areas:
· Raising Money: March 24, 4-5pm
· Monetizing Apps: March 25, 11am-12pm
· Gaining Distribution:
- Panel A: March 23, 2-3pm
- Panel B: March 24, 3-4pm
The Gold Sponsors for the OMS Developer Pitch Sessions are Qualcomm Ventures and Symbian Foundation, and Silver Sponsors are GetJar and Flurry. The Panelists for the event represent a wide range of companies that are key stakeholders in the mobile application ecosystem - Symbian, Qualcomm, T-Mobile, Verizon Wireless, Samsung, Motorola, Sony Ericsson, Research in Motion and GetJar. Other panelists come from the advertising agency and venture capital worlds representing – Qualcomm Ventures, Benchmark Capital, Norwest Venture Partners, Seapoint Ventures, Madrona Ventures, Redpoint, Velti, Ansible Mobile, Mindshare and Razorfish.
The OMS Developer Pitch Sessions also feature a great line-up of presenting app creators whose businesses represent a wide range of business models, target consumer segments and mobile platforms, distribution plans, monetization strategies and stage of the business. The apps represented are – Soundtrckr, Mobisante, TextArrest, Nearbynow, Anttenna, Right Deal Right Now, Caregiver, Live Colony, Micello, Lumosity, Asurion Mobile Addressbook, Glympse, Rhythm New Media, Yap, Xtop, Fring, Flirtomatic, Pageonce, Snapfinger from Kudzu Interactive and Inrix Traffic.
“Open Mobile Solutions is proud to bring the OMS Developer Pitch Sessions to CTIA,” said Jai Jaisimha, CEO, Open Mobile Solutions. “We are huge believers in the need for a dialog between distribution platforms, brands and app creators to create compelling and enduring apps that serve consumers and enterprises. We are so excited about this space that we are building this event and a new company around it. OMS aims to serve the go-to-market needs of app creators and enable the overall success of the ecosystem.”
“Developers represent CTIA’s third largest attendee demographic and have been coming to CTIA events since 1994. Open Mobile Solutions has a terrific line-up in place for the developer community,” said Robert Mesirow, vice president and show director for CTIA. “Our conference programming will bring together some of the most influential players in the mobile ecosystem today and provide a platform for attendees to learn how new wireless technologies that will impact their bottom line.”
About Open Mobile Solutions
Launching as a Beta at International CTIA Wireless 2010, Open Mobile Solutions is the premier web-based marketplace for mobile app creators to be connected to the best mobile app builders to bring their ideas to life. OMS’s stringent app builder evaluation process, guided workflow and bidded marketplace environment enable the best ROI, highest quality and fastest time to market. OMS is founded by Jai Jaisimha, a mobile industry veteran who previously served as VP of Mobile Platforms at AOL.
About CTIA Shows
Celebrating 25 years as the premier global mobile marketplace, International CTIA WIRELESS 2010® brings together all industries advanced by wireless technology for three days of intense business, learning and networking in Las Vegas, March 23-25. CTIA WIRELESS IT&E 2010 takes place in San Francisco, October 6-8. Visit www.ctiashow.com.
CTIA-The Wireless Association® is the international association for the wireless telecommunications industry, representing carriers, manufacturers and wireless Internet providers. CTIA is also recognized as the producer of two annual expositions. For more association information, visit www.ctia.org.
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