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