Danny Bowman,
President of Integrated Solutions Group (ISG), Sprint
speakerGlenn Lurie,
President of Emerging Devices, AT&T
Steve Pazol,
President, nPhase
Stephen Waldis,
Chairman, President & CEO, Synchronoss Technologies, Inc.
MarekSue Marek,
Editor-in-Chief,
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Speaker Profiles

Danny Bowman, President of Integrated Solutions Group (ISG), Sprint Nextel
Under Danny Bowman’s direction, ISG develops and delivers solutions designed to make Sprint a trusted partner for business and public sector customers. His responsibilities include Industry Solutions (delivering vertical market solutions, providing Custom Network and emergency response solutions); Solution Engineering (directly serving customers with technical expertise across converged wireless and wireline platforms) and iDEN/PTT Platform Planning & Operations.
Bowman also oversees the recently formed Emerging Solutions organization responsible for developing business and consumer solutions for the rapidly emerging machine-to-machine (M2M) and mobility computing markets. Emerging Solutions offers a broad and growing range of solutions for B2B and B2C customers and partners, including “infotainment” (such as e-readers and netbooks), asset tracking, fleet management, telematics, smart grid and telemedicine initiatives.

Glenn Lurie, President of Emerging Devices, AT&T
Glenn Lurie is president of Emerging Devices, National Distribution and Resale for AT&T Mobility and Consumer Markets. Lurie leads AT&T's strategic initiative to drive innovation in bringing wireless connectivity to a host of new consumer electronics devices and applications - including personal computers, internet devices, in-car entertainment and navigation systems, cameras, and machine-to-machine communications solutions.

Steve Pazol, President, nPhase
Steve Pazol is president, nPhase, a Verizon Wireless / Qualcomm joint venture, where he directs all aspects of the company's operations, strategic development and execution. nPhase provides machine-to-machine (M2M) wireless communications and smart services offerings across a wide variety of market segments, including healthcare, manufacturing, utilities, distribution and consumer products. Previously Pazol was vice president and general manager for the Global Smart Services group for Qualcomm Enterprise Services, the group that provided the basis for the newly formed joint venture.
Pazol is a seasoned entrepreneur and CEO with a 20+ year track record of successful startups in high technology and emerging markets, including M2M (machine to machine), enterprise software and wireless technologies. Prior to joining Qualcomm, Pazol was the founder and CEO of the original nPhase which was acquired by Qualcomm in 2006.
Pazol has a degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Michigan.

Stephen Waldis, Chairman, President & CEO, Synchronoss Technologies, Inc.
Stephen Waldis has over 20 years experience in executive management serving high technology and telecommunication companies in both operations and sales.  Waldis started his career at AT&T in various technical, product management and sales and marketing positions before moving to executive-level roles at technology start-ups. 
Waldis founded Synchronoss Technologies, where he currently serves as the Chairman, President and CEO of the company.  Founded in 2000, Synchronoss has grown from a young New Jersey start-up into one of the most successful technology IPOs of 2007.  In 2009, the company achieved revenues of over $128M serving the largest technology and telecommunication companies around the globe. Today, Synchronoss is the industry leader in activation, transaction management for a broad range of connected devices, products and services.

MarekSue Marek, Editor-in-Chief, FierceWireless
Marek, previously executive editor at Wireless Week, serves as Editor-in-Chief of FierceWireless, the flagship publication of parent company, FierceMarkets. She also heads FierceMarkets' Telecom & Digital Media Group of publications, including FierceDeveloper, FierceBroadbandWireless, and FierceMobileContent.

 

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