Mobile Web East Africa is now Mobile East Africa and is bringin world-renowned mobile expert Tomi Ahonen to deliver a special address on February 12th& 13th as well as a dedicated full-day workshop on Friday, February 14th at the Mobile East Africa Conference 2014.
Considered by many to be the best speaker on mobile in the world, Mr. Ahonen is travelling from Hong Kong to Kenya for the first time and will be sharing his views on the future of mobile and digital. Forbes ranked him as “the world’s most influential expert in mobile” in 2012; Mr. Ahonen has spoken at more than 300 conferences in over 60 countries and his cumulative audience totals over 100,000 people.He is the author of 12 bestselling books on mobile and digital communities and consults to Fortune 500 companies around the globe, helping to define their mobile strategies.
Mobile East Africa 2014 is taking place atthe Southern Sun Mayfair Nairobi, Kenya on February 12th through14th.The event will kick off with a ‘Leaders of Mobile‘ keynote session featuring executives from IBM, SAP, Airtel and Safaricom. Former Permanent Secretary of Information and Communication Dr. Bitange Ndemo will also be joining the panel, which will analyse the future progress of the mobile ecosystem in East Africa.
Other speakers, both local and international will come from Jumia Kenya, iHub, Virtual City, Bongo Live, Ghafla!,Smile Tanzania, Bozza, Every1Mobile, FrontlineSMS, Praekelt, Sponge, KINU Innovation Hub and Zilojo. Microsoft, Coca-Cola, Omidyar Network, MTech, and Google among others.