Jury members for the AppCircus in London

We’re very excited to have some of the most knowledgeable and experienced guys in mobile on our jury panel for the AppCircusat at the New Digital Economics Executive Brainstorm & Developer Forum that is taking place from May 11th to 13th at the Guoman Tower Hotel in London.

The AppCircus is a FREE event, from 6pm to 10pm on the 12th of May for up to 200 developers and the  delegates from the New Digital Economics event. If you would like to attend the showcase to view the 10 live app pitches and get an opportunity to speak to them, you can RSVP here. Don’t hesitate last minute, the place is filling up quickly!

Thanks to our partner STL Partners and to our sponsors Bluevia and Nuance for making this event happen.

The session will be moderated by Carles Ferreiro, c0-Founder of dotopen and AppCircus.

The jury to select the winner of the presenting apps includes:

Daniel Gurrola – VP Strategy & Business Development, Orange Group
James Parton – Head of Marketing for BlueVia, the new developer platform from Telefonica
Reimund Schmald – Marketing Manager Mobile Division, Nuance Communications Inc.
Chris Barraclough – MD, Chief Strategist, Founder STL Partners

Here below the jury member bio’s:

Reimund Schmald – Marketing Manager Mobile Division, Nuance Communications Inc.
Reimund is responsible for  EMEA Central and Eastern Europe. He has been in the speech technology industry for 15 years joining Nuance in 2003 through acquisition. While at Nuance has held a number of  Sales and Business Development positions and in January 2011 became  responsible for the Marketing of the Handset based mobile technologies and solutions. Previously Reimund held several sales positions in the semiconductor and imaging industry. He received a diploma in semiconductor physics from Aachen Technical University, Germany. Reimund is married and has two children.

Daniel Gurrola – VP Strategy & Business Development, Orange Group
Daniel has over 18 years professional experience bringing together strategic thinking and operational hands-on delivery. He has strong telecommunications industry experience covering wide ranging topics. His leadership posts include serving as the Chairman of the Chief Strategy Officers Group (CSOG) for the GSMA and he is also a founder of the Wholesale Applications Community alliance, bringing together leading global operators and telecommunications industry players to develop a global platform for applications. His international profile includes working in 12 countries and the ability to speak 5 European languages.

Chris Barraclough – MD, Chief Strategist, Founder STL Partners
MD and consulting lead for STL and key report author. 20 years experience in strategy, marketing and finance; 12 years in TMT. During this time he has worked extensively in both the wired and wireless sectors, including stints as Marketing Director at MCI WorldCom UK and Orange Group. He specialises in strategic analysis and proposition development and has developed strategies for new products, services and businesses for several operators and vendor companies in the UK and across EMEA and North America. Additional consulting experience with Bain, Gemini Consulting, Cambrian, Oxford Strategic Marketing, Burlington. MA, Oxford University.

James Parton – Head of Marketing for BlueVia, the new developer platform from Telefonica
James heads currently the Marketing for BlueVia, the new developer platform from Telefonica, he is MEF Global Board Director, and  chair of the Chartered Institute Of Marketing’s Technology Marketing Interest Group. James is a regular panellist, speaker, blogger, industry awards judge, lecturer, and co-founder of the CIM’sTechnology Marketing Interest Group and “Bedford TweetUp”, a regional Twitter networking gathering. Throughout his 20 year career in the tech, web, and mobile sectors, James has successfully developed and delivered over 25 major products, featuring 20 UK market firsts, including BlueVia, O2 Litmus, MMS, mobile video, mobile music downloads, and the UK DVB-H Broadcast TV trial in Oxford during 2005.

Here’s the agenda of the evening:

6.25pm: Welcome and introductions
6.30pm: First Act – Leading Platforms present
6.50pm: 2nd Act – 10 Apps present with jury feedback
7.50pm: Thanks and jury deliberation
8.00pm: Networking, Voting and Winner announcement
9.30pm: Close

Upcoming AppCircus event:

If you are a mobile developer, Startup or company and would like to be part of AppCircus, please sign up to our global platform, we hope to see you at a nearby event. For event organizers, if you are interested in hosting an AppCircus in your city, please contact us.

See you all at an AppCircus near you! Remember to follow us on twitter @AppCircus.

London calling! All mobile developers sign up for Telco 2.0

It is time to go to The City so we can sample the great innovations coming from the London mobile scene. We have partnered with the Telco 2.o conference, so we can give their audience a good mobile show from apps built by local developers. We will be showcasing on the 12th of May at the Guoman Tower Hotel in London.

There is nothing quite exciting as making events in cosmopolitan cities, where we get applications from all over the globe that are launching in England, Europe and all over the globe. Lots of things have been happening in London this couple of months so we want to show the best apps it has to offer. Being at Telco 2.o Conferene is a great way to be part of the booming mobile ecosystem from England.

Location of AppCircus in London.

Venue: Guoman Tower Hotel, St Katharine’s Way, City of London E1W 1LD.

Date: May 12th, 2011.

Deadline to register your app: May 1st. Register your app in AppCircus in London.

Time: from 6:25 pm to 10:00 pm.

Agenda.

6.25pm: Welcome and introductions
6.40pm: First Act – Leading Platforms present
7.10pm: 2nd Act – 10 Apps present with jury feedback
8.25pm: Thanks and audience voting instructions
8.30pm: Networking, Voting and Winner announcement
10.00pm: Close.

Up coming AppCircus events.

If you are a mobile developer, Startup or company and would like to be part of AppCircus, please sign up to our global platform and hope to see you at a nearby event. For event organizers, if you are interested in hosting an AppCircus in your city, please contact us.

See you all at an AppCircus near you! Remember to follow us on twitter @AppCircus.