Program May 10-11

Program May 10 at the Stanford University in Palo Alto

09.00 AM

Welcome and opening

Håkan Eriksson, SVP, Chief Technology Officer and Head of Ericsson in Silicon Valley

Douglas Gilstrap, SVP, Chief Strategist, Ericsson

Vision of the Networked Society and our strategy to get there

09.30 AM

Guest speaker

Paul Saffo, Managing Director, Foresight at Discern Analytics and Consulting Associate Professor at Stanford University

Creators, turbulence and the continuing digital revolution

10.00 AM

Coffee/interviews

09.30 AM

Session 1: Designing the networked society

  • Magnus Mandersson, Senior Vice President, Head of Global Services, Ericsson

    What will cities and urban life be like in the Networked Society

  • Erik Kruse, Networked Society Lab, Ericsson

    How smart is your city? Networked Society City Index

  • Lior Netzer, Vice President, Mobile Network Strategy, Akamai

    The cloud can make anyone an entrepreneur

  • Dhiraj Kumar, Mobile Strategist, Facebook

    It’s all about people

  • Wayne Ward, Vice President of Emerging Solutions, Sprint Nextel

    Does a cow need to be connected? Connecting things and machine-to-machine

Panel discussion and Q&A session

12.30 PM

Lunch/interviews

13.30 PM

Session 2: Spending money, making money

  • Håkan Eriksson, SVP, Chief Technology Officer and Head of Ericsson in Silicon Valley

    The survival of the fittest – the network of the next decade

  • Michael O’Hara, Chief Marketing Officer, GSMA

    Operator 3.0

  • Chris Russo, Deputy Fire Chief, Hull, Massachusetts and co-founder of Elerts

    Eyes on the scene – mobile emergency alert system that turn witnesses into assets for first responders

  • Philip Marthinsen, Producer and partner at House of Radon

    Finding an audience in a digital age - PressPausePlay a film about hope, fear and digital culture

  • Jan Uddenfeldt, Chief Technology Officer, Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications

    Openness changes the game

  • Martin Körling, Head of Services & Software Research, Ericsson

    HTML5 & beyond: Future of apps platforms

Panel discussion and Q&A session

15.30 PM

Interviews

19.00 PM

Evening social activity

* Times are subject to change and may be updated

Program May 11 at Ericsson's office in San Jose

09.00 AM

OPENING

Håkan Eriksson, SVP, Chief Technology Officer and head of Ericsson in Silicon Valley

Ericsson in Silicon Valley and its ecosystem

09.45 AM

Session 3: Why Silicon Valley & the US

  • Arun Bhikshesvaran, Vice President, Strategy & Market Development, Ericsson North America

    Learning from the US – rolling out mobile broadband and LTE

  • Brian Higgins, Executive Director, LTE Ecosystem Development, Verizon Wireless

    The driving force behind mobile broadband and LTE uptake in the US

  • Michael Björn, Head of research, Ericsson ConsumerLab

    Smart devices make people dependent on cloud services

  • Mario Morales, Program Vice President, Enabling Technologies Group, IDC

    Smart technology in Silicon Valley

  • Brian Wilcove, General Partner, Sofinnova Ventures

    Why Silicon Valley and its investment climate fosters innovation

Panel discussion and Q&A session

11.45 AM

Lunch/interviews

13.00 AM

Interviews and tour of the Ericsson experience center

15.00 AM

Optional site cisites in Silicon Valley

19.00 AM

Evening social activity

* Times are subject to change and may be updated