Pieter Knook leads debate on who 'owns' the mobile consumer at next week's event.
The Open Mobile Summit, which takes place in London on June 10th and 11th, will include a 'Fireside chat' with Knook, Vodafone's director of internet services, and also Tanya Field, director of the Mobile Data Group at Telefonica.
It will focus on the big changes bring wrought by the arrival of handset companies, search engines and others into the services space.
How will operators respond? This is a unique opportunity to hear two hugely influential figures give the carrier view.
The session complements others that approach the same subject. These include:
* 'Opening the value chain - who will own the third screen?'
Speakers: Alan Brenner of RIM, Christopher Schläffer of Deutsche Telekom, Kenneth Karlberg of TeliaSonera, Jon von Tetzchner of Opera Software and Mitch Lazar of Yahoo! Mobile, Europe.
* 'Operators and Open Access – Smart Pipes, Open APIs and App Stores'
Speakers: Mike Short of Telefonica/O2, Ed Candy of 3, Hossein Moiin of BT, Kaj Erik Relander of Accel Partners and Rod Hall of JPMorgan.
Othr companies participating at Open Mobile Summit: Google, Yahoo!, Ogilvy, O2 / Telefonica, T-Mobile, Motorola, LG, Acer, Glu, DigitalChocolate, Nokia, Symbian, LiMo, WindRiver, ChinaMobile, China Unicom, ACCESS, AnalysysMason, 3, Orange / France Telecom, Fjord, Telco2.0, Accel, Handmark, Bango, Taptu, JumpTap, TeliaSonera, Qualcomm, BT, Truphone, openmoko, Omniphone, GSMA, Disney, OMTP, w3c, BBC, Opera.
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