The ring leaders for [email protected] are ready for the mobile show

It is getting close to the event for APPCircus Paris and in order to make the selection process of the mobile Applications to be presented in [email protected], these are the judges can will be jury. In no particular order they are:

Gudefin Mat thieu Founder/CEO Mobiladdict founded MobilADdict in 2009. MobilADdict is a french mobile premium Ad network. Matthieu used to work as Chief  Marketing Officer in Newsweb (Lagardère Group) and as Product Manager in Bouygues Telecom.

Raphael Chenol, in charge of Mobile Innovation, Pages Jaunes (Yellow Pages) spent 5 years at CanalSat/Canal+, managing Interactive Services on Digital TV (enhanced TV). I moved on mobile activities at Canal+ Active in 2005 where I was in charge of content for Wap portals and rich media applications (VOD and streaming TV). In September 2007, I moved to PagesJaunes Group (Yellow Pages) to be in charge of Mobile and Navigation activities. I have managed a dozen of mobile wap sites and a Java application. I have launched a the first Webapp for the iPhone in June 2008, followed by versions for other smartphones’ OS. End of 2008 I have launched the first PagesJaunes’s iPhone app on the Appstore. This application is so far the most successfull french app with nearly 3 millions downloads ! Since September 2009 I’m in charge of Mobile Innovation. I try to anticipate the mobile market, to extract the best pratices and trends, and apply them to our products line.

Laurent Gatignol, iLGMedia a french professional in the Internet domain with past experience at Microsoft, Kelkoo and Yahoo!. He launched several mobility focused websites (Palm, Windows Mobile, iOS) and is now doing consultancy while heading iLGMedia, the company which edit http://www.iPhon.Fr and http://www.vipad.fr the leading websites on the iPhone and iPad domains. He also wrote the book “Zoom sur l’iPad” edited by Pearson Education.


Bruno Smadja, CEO MobilEvent has created The Mobile Film Festival in 2005, 1st short film festival shot on mobile phones, and the CROSS VIDEO DAYS, 1st european market on new video formats; MobilEvent is also a digital agency.

Bertrand JONQUOIS, CEO and Co-founder of Nemo Agency a mobile marketing agency created in 2003. Graduate at Paris Pantheon-Sorbonne university, Bertrand worked in large media group such as Europe 1, JCDecaux or France Télévision. He joined Wanadoo in 2000 as sales director before launching Overture inc. subsidiary in France and became Executive Director at Yahoo! in 2004. He is board member of Mobile Marketing Association France.

Yann Lechelle, co-fondateur Appsfire / KickYourApp.com is a serial entrepreneur and Cocoa coder, co-founder of KickYourApp.com and more recently Appsfire.com, a social and promotional app discovery platform. Yann graduated in Computer Science summa cum laude from the American American University of Paris and obtained an MBA from INSEAD where he regularly returns to share his tales of entrepreneurship.


Julien Valero, Silicon Sentier Communications and Partnerships Manager at Silicon Sentier, an association of innovative companies that together illustrate Paris’ unique digital identity. Graduated from a specific program dedicated to innovation and technologies at Reims Management School and former Product Manager assistant at Apple France, he joins Silicon Sentier in 2007 to coordinate the Quartier Numérique project – a living lab in Paris 2nd District. He is also involved in “La cantine by Silicon Sentier”, the fisrt space in Paris dedicated to the exchanges for digital communities and coordinates Mobile Monday Paris.

Denis Pansu, Fing. Member of FING’s executive board (Next Generation Internet foundation is a collective and open Research and Development project which focuses on tomorrow’s Internet’s uses, applications and services – www.fing.org). He manages french meetings called “Crossroads of the Possible” in various cities about innovative projects. Since 1997, He use to work on human networking using groupware solutions. He analyse, coach and choose french internet solutions among different project calls in business and non-profit areas (Mobile Monday Paris, World Summit Award, Capital-IT, Fondation de France, Grand Prix de l’Innovation de la Ville de Paris, …).

Location of [email protected]

As you can see the local organizers from Mobile Monday Paris have done a spectacular job in bringing local experts to judge the mobile applications being submitted to APPCircus.

Remember that the winning app will be selected by the audience LIVE at the event venue. So be sure to drop by on November 15th at the Le Cantine you can RSVP here.

Submit your applications for the next APPCircus.

We are sorry that you cannot apply to pitch in this edition of APPCircus Paris, but if you would like to submit your apps for the next event, it is FREE and this will get your application to be eligible for other events of APPCircus. Sign up in APPCircus and get a chance to pitch in the next edition of APPCircus Milan.

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Lets meet the ring leaders for [email protected] – the jury.

With just a few days for APPCircus Oslo, we would like to introduce the Ring Leaders for this Mobile Showcase. The following persons will consist of the jury selecting the Apps to be presenting at [email protected].

Take a look and see that we are really lucky that they have agreed to be involved with us and we are looking forward to their feedback on the day of the event. In no particular order we will introduce them:

Karine S. Braaten, Productlead, Mobile Solutions, Making Waves
Strategy consultant in Making Waves where she has consulted on digital strategy issues for important brands such as Tele 2, NAF, the Norwegian Football association, among others. Karine is also heading Making Waves’ solution area for mobile development and is board member in MobileMonday Norway.  Karine holds a Msc in Business and Economics from the Norwegian School of Management BI.

Sissel Henriette Larsen, Director Applications & Content, Telenor. Sissel Henriette Larsen has more than 15 years of experience within the telecommunications industry and is responsibility for content strategies within the Broadband, Internet and Services department within the Telenor Group. She has also played an active role in the Mobile Entertainment Forum and was listed among Top 50 women in mobile by ME Magazine.

Marius Halle, Head of Content Services, NetCom (TeliaSonera). Has been heading Netcom’s content strategy for the last ten years and been active in TeliaSonera’s Global Content Management Group. Marius is a regular speaker within the industry, having profound insights in the mobile media and content domain over the last decade.

Tor-Morten Grønli, Assistant professor, Norwegian School of Information Technology
Tor-Morten Grønli received a Master degree from Brunel University, UK in 2007. He is currently a PhD candidate at Brunel University, UK, and Assistant Professor at the Norwegian School of IT (NITH). His research interests include software engineering, mobile computing, pervasive and ubiquitous computing and context-aware systems.

Dag Friis Baastad, Ediotor in Chief, Mobizmag, Founder Mobile Business Network. A leading serial entreprener within the Norwegian mobile scene. Early in 2000 he founded MobileMind, a mBusiness consulteancy that was later bought by Smartphones, a Telenor company. Dag founded Mobile Business Network that today has over 40 members. Currenlty he serves as Ediotor in Chief at Mobizmag, one of the most active publications covering both local and international mobile news.

So these are the persons that will make the judging panel for [email protected] before the event, remember that the audience will vote for the winner at the showcase.

The event is to take place in Onkel Donald on the 18th of October from 17:00-21:00. You have to RSVP HERE!

Get to know the jury for APPCircus Milano.

It is getting close to the event for APPCircus Milan and in order to make the selection process of the Mobile Applications to be presented in [email protected], these are the judges can will be jury. In no particular order they are:

Stefano Quintarelli – CEO of reeplay.it, and founder of iNet, now BT Italia – British Telecom Group.

Stefano Bernardi  – Associate at dPixel, leading Italian VC firm, founder of equeety and thestartup.eu.

Luca Viscardi -Artistic Director of Radio Number One (the 5th Italian private radio), former artistic director of RTL 102.5 (the first private radio). Also know as The Gadget Expert.

Gianmauro Calafiore -President of SMS.it and founder of GSMBOX Group, now Buongiorno.

As you can see the local organizers from Mobile Monday Milano have done a spectacular job in bringing local experts to judge the mobile applications being submitted to APPCircus.

Remember that the winning app will be selected by the audience LIVE at the event venue. So be sure to drop by on October 11th at the Restaurant Art Bar Le Biciclette.

Submit your applications for the next APPCircus.

We are sorry that you cannot apply to pitch in this edition of APPCircus Milan, but if you would like to submit your apps for the next event, it is FREE and this will get your application to be eligible for other events of APPCircus. Sign up in APPCircus and get a chance to pitch in the next edition of APPCircus Milan.

Follow us on twitter to get more information of other venues that are hosting an @APPCircus.