Mobile Applications and 4G Technologies by SVCWireless

SVCWireless is hosting the Mobile Applications and 4G Technologies on 
May 19 2011. 

The event details are as follows
  Organization:           Silicon Valley-China Wireless Technology 
  Event Name:             Mobile Applications and 4G Technologies
  Date(s):                May 19 2011, 06:30 PM to 09:00 PM
  Location:               Room Beacon Rock, Google West Campus 5  2375 
Garcia Dr, Mountain View, CA 94043 Mountain View, CA
  Click Here For Detail:  Event Information

Mobile Applications and 4G Technologies


Room Beacon Rock, Google West Campus 5

2375 Garcia Dr, Mountain View, CA 94043 Mountain View, CA


At Google I/O last week, 5000+ lucky developers witnessed tons of 
momentum in Android and more broadly mobile apps and technologies. The 
Android platform has grown exponentially with the following stats:

100 million activated Android devices
400,000 new Android devices activated every day
200,000 free and paid applications available in Android Market
4.5 billion applications installed from Android Market
Similarly iOS platform has also grown in leaps and bounds.  The two 
combined presents developers tremendous opportunities in Mobile Apps.

At this meetup we have a great panel of experts focusing on Market and 
Trends of Mobile Applications and 4G Technologies covering the 
following topics.


Mobile Devices and 4G Technologies
Mobile Apps and LBS Services
Infrastructure Equipments
Carriers and OEMs

Panel of Speakers

Bob Borchers (moderator): General Partner, Opus Capital
Bin Hu: Sr. Director, Huawei Technologies
Carl Showalter: General Partner, Opus Capital
Laura Merling: SVP of Platform/Apps Strategy, Alcatel-Lucent 


6:30pm - 7:00pm: Registration
7:00pm - 7:20pm: Opening remarks
7:20pm - 8:10pm: Panel discussion
8:10pm - 8:30pm: Q&A
8:30pm - 9:00pm: Networking

Bios of Speakers

Bob Borchers (moderator): General Partner, Opus Capital

A mobile and consumer marketing veteran with more than 20 years 
operating experience, Bob Borchers comes to Opus Capital from Apple, 
Inc where he served as Sr. Director of Worldwide Product Marketing for 
the iPhone.

At Opus Borchers is focused on investments in mobile applications and 
services as well as adjacent opportunities in both hardware and 

As part of the original iPhone team, Bob was instrumental in the 
development, launch and global expansion of the revolutionary iPhone, 
iPhone OS, App Store. While at Apple he also led the Nike+iPod 
partnership, expanded the iPod accessory ecosystem, and forged 
relationships with every major auto company to provide iPod 

Prior to Apple, Bob was Vice President of Marketing at FusionOne, a 
pioneer in creating and marketing mobility solutions. Bob also spent 
six years at Nokia where he co-founded and served as Vice President of 
Sales and Marketing for the Vertu business unit. Before his career in 
the mobile industry, Bob worked for Nike, Inc. in Beaverton, Oregon, 
where he led efforts in product and service personalization. He began 
his career doing research and development in prosthetics.

Bob holds a Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford 
University and a Masters Degree from a joint program between the 
Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Harvard Medical School in
Health Sciences and Technology. He has more than 30 patents granted or 

Bin Hu: Sr. Director, Huawei Technologies

Bin Hu is the Senior Director of Americas Software and Application 
Division of Huawei Technologies (USA). His responsibility includes 
technology scouting and business incubation of innovative software, 
application and service. 

Before joining Huawei, he was Distinguished Member of Technical Staff 
in Motorola, focusing on technology innovation and business initiatives
of mobile software solutions, including SCREEN3 / Dynamic Content 
Delivery, Mobile Advertising, Mobile Instant Messaging and Presence 

Prior to Motorola, he was the Senior Manager of Technology in Walt 
Disney Internet Group, pioneering Disney?s mobile content and 

Carl Showalter: General Partner, Opus Capital

Carl Showalter is investing in Internet and data communications 
startups and brings more than 12 years of operating experience to Opus.
Previously, Carl was a General Partner with Lightspeed Venture 

Prior to this Carl served as Vice President of Marketing at Juniper 
Networks, where he built and led a global marketing and product 
management organization. Before Juniper, Carl was Vice President of 
Dial and Broadband Services for UUNET, overseeing the 300-person, $1B 
revenue division.

He also held various sales and management positions at ANS, an AOL 
company, where he helped build AOL?s modem access network and then 
helped launch hardware-based firewalls and IP VPNs in the mid 1990?s. 
Carl began his career at Bellcore, focusing on network security and 
data service delivery. At Bellcore, Carl performed logical and physical
attacks on phone company infrastructure, helping them fix these 

Carl holds a BS degree in Systems Engineering from the University of 
Virginia and an MS degree in Engineering-Economic Systems from Stanford

Laura Merling: SVP of Platform/Apps Strategy, Alcatel Lucent

I have been in the tech industry for over 20 years watching 
technologies come and go, and sometimes even get reincarnated.  Do you 
remember when 4GL was all the rage?  Or maybe PRM before it became part
of CRM?  And then of course the world of ASP that has come back bigger 
and better as Saas, Paas, and Cloud Computing.  My how things change 
but stay the same.

Throughout my career I have worn many hats ? from coder to product 
manager, marketing person to sales and business development, and yes 
even CEO of a high tech no-profit for developers! Having done all of 
these roles helps put things in perspective which I hope to share with 
you on this blog.

The world of API's is where I am at today.  Helping companies figure 
out how to transform their business with the help of a three letter 

Silicon Valley China Wireless Association is looking for officers

Founded in 2000, Silicon Valley-China Wireless Technology Association 
(SVCWireless) is a leading non-profit organization in Silicon Valley
with 5000+ members in wireless industry. As an open association, 
SVCWireless embraces everyone interested in learning and sharing 
knowledge on wireless technologies and market activities; and promotes 
entrepreneurship, innovation, and networking with a focus on US and 
Asia wireless industries.

SVCWireless holds regular and special events such as monthly 
professional seminars/workshops, monthly networking lunches/dinners,
and our flagship annual conference throughout the year. In addition, we
partner with our alliances professional organizations to co-sponsor or 
cross-promote events focused on mobile and wireless industry.

To continue maintain and exceed our event quality, SVCWireless is 
looking for highly self-motivated volunteers for various level of
positions. If you are looking for:

1. Great opportunity to connect with industry leaders and experts, VCs,
and many other professionals, both technical and business.
2. Powerful networking opportunities with the professions in the 
Mobile/Wireless field
3. Working with a group of passionate and motivated volunteers in a 
warm and enjoyable environment
4. Having a lot of funs

Then, SVCWireless is the right place to be!

We are looking for VPs, Directors and volunteers as well for the 
following teams.If you are interested, please send your brief
biographies and contact information (cell phone is preferred) to us:

Program Team
You will have excellent opportunities to:
- Plan and Organize varieties of exciting SVCWireless events such as 
Mobile Apps, Smart Grid, and Entrepreurship SIG Seminars, Delegations
to China and SVCWireless Annual Conferences
- Network with luminous executives and experts, VCs, and other 
professionals in the Wireless/internet field.
- Team work with highly motivated volunteers in a warm and enjoyable 

- Highly motivated and responsible team player.
- Strong organizational, leadership, presentation and communication 

Sponsorship team
- Plan and execute the strategies for landing sponsorship deals which 
is crucial to the success of SVCWireless.
- Meet face to face and set up connections with senior executives of 
the corporate sponsors.
- Follow up with sponsors from time to time to get feedbacks to ensure 
their expectations are met properly by our service.
- Work closely with other teams especially the Program team.
- Have great interests/connections in Chinese markets.

-  Highly motivated, committed and responsible team player.
-   Strong organizational, presentation and communication skills.

Marketing team
- lead and supervise marketing team.
- Develop marketing strategy to promote SVCWireless as well as its 
events via various medias (including Social Networks, Radio, Newspaper
and TV)
- Work with Program Team on event announcements.
- Work with Alliance team to promote event and membership.

- Strong organizational, presentation and communication skills.
- Commit to working 6 hours or more per week when needed.
- Previous working experience in Marketing is a plus

Alliance Team
- Collaborate with other organizations to promote events for each 
other.  Promote SVCwireless brand name among different
organizations in US, China and Canada areas.  Expanding relationships 
with other organizations.  
- Coordinate with other members to make SVCWireless conference 

- Great interpersonal and communication skills.

Membership Team:
Responsibilities: collaborate with other teams to expand our 
membership, including both associate members and standard members.
Requirements: strong people skills.

Networking Team:
Responsibilities:  organize internal networking events, internal 
training and help Presidents/EVP to recruit and grow volunteers.
Requirements: strong people skills. HR experiences is preferred.

Operations Team
This position offers excellent networking opportunity via on-site 
activities. You will lead a team to focus on event organization,
especially on-site management.

- Strong organizational, and interpersonal skills.

We are also looking for volunteer to support the following SIG 
(Specical Interest Group)
Mobile Apps SIG
Entrepreneurship SIG
Internet of thing SIG

Note: VP level positions require prior professional management 
experiences, or executive level experiences in other nonprofit
organizations, or 6+ months of volunteers experiences in SVCW.

Please make your application online using the following link:

Thanks a lot,

SVCWireless 2011 Executive team

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SVCWireless Mobile Apps SIG event – Android in China: Meet with NetQin, China’s Leading Smartphone Solution Company


With smart mobile devices playing an increasing role in everyday life – from social networking to financial transaction management- privacy and security are becoming critical than ever. The soaring messaging threats such as SMS spam, MMS viruses and mobile phishing, are not only intrusive and annoying but also costly to battle and conquer, which put consumers at the risk ofdevastating identify theft and fraud. Mobile security will soon become‘Must-Have’ rather than optional — without an effective mobile security solution, owning a mobile device is tantamount to an open invitation forserious data breaches and security snafus.

SVCWireless cordially invites you to an upcoming Mobile SIG seminar“Android in China: Meet with NetQin — China’s Leading Smartphone Solution Company”, focusing on Android and Smartphone industry in China. The distinguished guest speaker, Dr. Yu Lin, co-founder and CEO NetQin Mobile Inc. and a respected technology expert in wireless communication and mobile security solutions, will be sharing his knowledgeand perspective on Android’s proliferation and Smartphone industry in China, as well as challenges and opportunities presented in the rapidly-evolving market.

Join distinguished speaker from NetQin Corporation to learn about

· Android and Smartphone Industry in China

· Enterprise & Mobile Security Challenges

Date & Time
Saturday, June 21, 2010, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

SVCWireless Mobile SIG

Dr. Lin Yu, CEO, NetQin Mobile, Inc, Beijing, China

Dr. Lin Yu is the co-founder and CEO of NetQin Mobile Inc., a global leader in mobile security services backed by leading venture capital firms in Silicon Valley and China: Sequoia, Mayfield, Fidelity and Ceyuan Ventures. NetQinowns 68% of the Chinese mobile security market (2009 China Mobile Security Market Research Report, Frost & Sullivan), delivering proven mobile security solutions based on Cloud-Client Computing Platform – including anti-virus, SMS-filter, anti-spyware, and privacy protection – to over 45 million users in more than 200 countries and regions worldwide. Aside from his CEO role at NetQin, Dr. Lin Yu is a professor at Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China and is regarded as an expert in neural networks and wireless communication.

6:30PM Registration & Networking

7:00PM Start



Mobile App In Business: Stores, Visibility, and Discovery – SVCWireless


The mobile revolution is here and now.  With iPhone 4.0 and iPad, Apple Inc, the one time moribund and diminutive competitor to the Wintel alliance, owes the phenomenal success to its ubiquitous AppStore that hosts close to a quarter million mobile apps with billions of download to date.  With the iPad/GPad, Google/Apple TV, Chrome OS, mobile apps are also expanding into new territories, which app developers had never experienced before.

With the deluge of mobile apps at ever increasing app stores from handset manufacturers and carriers in addition to Apple AppStore and Google Android Market, app developers and publishers now face a new set of challenges: how to ensure their apps are published at the best channels/stores, with the optimal visibility that can be hoped for? And how can smartphone users discover the right apps that suit their needs?

To explore the answers to these questions, SVCWireless Mobile Application SIG is pleased to present you the upcoming event on May 27th, 2010:

Mobile App in Business: Stores, Visibility and Discovery

A panel of mobile industry leaders and veterans will share with you:

-  Different App Stores

-  Marketing channels to ensure app visibility

-  App Discovery/Analytics Tools

-  Alternative devices (TV, Tablet, PCs).

This is an informative and stimulating event regardless whether you are a developer/publisher serious about getting your mobile app off the ground or a casual observer wanting to get exposure to mobile app landscape.  We at SVCWireless Mobile Application SIG cordially invite you to join us at this exciting event.

Date and Time:           6:30pm – 9:00pm                                 Thursday May 27, 2010

Venue:                         Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP,

2475 Hanover Street, Palo Alto, CA

Agenda:                                              6:30pm to 7:00pm                   Registration and networking

7:00pm to 7:30pm                   Keynote

7:30pm to 8:30pm                   Panel and Q&A

8:30pm to 9:00pm                   Open Discussion and Networking

Registration Link:


Regular Member: Free

Associate Member/Non-Member: $10

Student: $5

Note: Snack and drinks will be provided. Due to the limited capacity, we highly recommend participants to register as early as possible.

Hosting Organization:

Mobile SIG

SVCWireless 2010 Program Team

Silicon Valley China Wireless Technology Association


Wei WU,

David CAO,

David XU,

Tianbo LI,

Speaker Bios:

Greg L. Pickrell, Partner, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw LLP

Mr. Pickrell is a partner in the Emerging Growth & Technology practice group in Pillsbury’s Palo Alto office. Mr. Pickrell has been a corporate and securities lawyer for over 25 years, with a focus on the representation of high-technology companies. His clients have reflected the growth of Silicon Valley and range from typical startups to the Fortune 500/Global 100 companies. He has broad experience advising companies in a wide range of technologies, including computer hardware, software, Internet, semiconductors, telecommunications and cleantech. He has a wealth of experience in transactions involving Asia, particularly China and Japan.

Mr. Pickrell started his legal career in Silicon Valley with the firm of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati, which he left to found Coudert Brothers’ first Silicon Valley office. He also served as managing partner of that firm’s Tokyo office. He was a cofounder of the firm’s Shanghai Office and China Practice. Mr. Pickrell frequently speaks and writes on his various areas of practice including venture capital financing, mergers and acquisitions and international transactions.

Sean Galligan, VP of Business Development, Flurry

Sean is responsible for developing and managing Flurry’s distribution and partnership strategy with publishers, developers, operators, device manufacturers, and technology service providers.  Flurry provides mobile application analytics and marketing solutions to publishers and advertisers across four platforms: iPhone, Android, Blackberry, and Java.  As VP of Business Development for Flurry, Sean manages the team that works with Flurry’s 30,000+ developers and publishers.  Sean has 15 years of experience with major operators and start-ups in the telecommunications industry, serving in various management roles in business development, marketing and sales.  At Sprint, he was part of the team that launched the company’s e-Business and Mobile Computing business units and led the sales and channel marketing organizations for those businesses in the eastern region.  Sean holds a Bachelor of Science from Purdue University and a Master of Business Administration from Cornell University.

Vishal Gurbuxani, Co-Founder, Mobclix

Vishal is Co-founder at Mobclix (, the industry’s largest targeted mobile ad exchange — the first open marketplace for mobile developers, advertisers, ad networks and agencies. Mr. Gurbuxani was a Manager for the Accenture Technology Labs Group, which is a global team of 150 researchers and developers focused on laying out the go-to market strategy and technical vision for the 180,000 Employees at Accenture.  Mr. Gurbuxani focused on numerous projects within Enterprise Analytics and Insight, which included unifying marketing spend and advertising of products and services for the numerous Fortune 500 Clients. Most notably Mr. Gurbuxani managed and delivered the Vongo Platform for Starz Entertainment, which is a leading video delivery platform for user generated content as well as licensed and secure content.  Mr. Gurbuxani also managed and delivered a remote monitoring and diagnostic platform for Solar Turbines, which is estimated to bring in record numbers of dollars for Solar Turbines.  Mr. Gurbuxani has led global teams within India, Manila, and Europe to deliver services and solutions to drive business value and monetization for Accenture’s Fortune 500 clients.

Mr. Gurbuxani has also authored numerous patents for large scale device management and personalization. Many of the key insights that Mr. Gurbuxani has learned through driving business value through technical execution, have been cultivated for the Mobclix mobile platform.

Mr. Gurbuxani graduated with Honors from Santa Clara University with both an M.S. and B.S. in Computer Engineering.

Duc Haba, CTO, Motally inc.

Duc Haba has successfully founded and co-founded four technology companies. His illustrious technology career began at Xerox Research in Palo Alto (PARC) where he was a recognized leader in developing expert systems (6 patents filed). At Oracle, he programmed the first Oracle website and led a team of over 100 people to develop the Oracle Store. Duc was a founding member of Viant Inc.,, and GreenTomato Software. He loves to program mobile applications, heuristic learning systems and expert systems, and is an avid morning swimmer.

Anne-Louise Kardas, Strategic Business Development Manager, Sprint

Anne-Louise has been working with Sprint for the past 8 years, in various roles in business sales and most recently business development. She represents the “eyes and ears” of Sprint’s Product and Technology organizations in Silicon Valley to identify potential partnership opportunities that can enhance Sprint services. She works closely with the VC community, startups and developer groups in the Bay Area. Prior to Sprint, she worked for 5 years at Nortel Networks in their Enterprise and Professional Mobile Radio division. Anne-Louise graduated from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques of Paris and Pantheon-Assas University in Paris and spent a year in Mannheim University, Germany.

Bruce Jones, Sr. Developer Evangelist, GetJar, Inc.

GetJar is the largest independent app store and the best place for bringing a cross platform app to market.  Bruce comes to GetJar after being the App Development Manager at EventRadar, Chief Gecko at Savage Geckos, a futurist at Ford Motor Company and a bedouin C programmer in the deserts of Saudi Arabia.   Bruce has an MBA from the University of Chicago.