2014 Mobile Enterprise Executive Summit


Wednesday, November 5, 2014 Arrival Day
  • 3:00 - 7:30p
  • Registration Open
  • 3:00 - 5:00p
  • Editorial Advisory Board Meeting
  • 6:00 - 7:00p
  • Opening Cocktail Reception
  • Evening
  • Sponsor Dinners
Thursday, November 6, 2014 First Day of Sessions
  • 7:30a - 1:00p
  • Registration Open
  • 7:30 - 8:15a
  • Networking Breakfast
  • 8:15 - 8:25a
  • Opening Comments
    * Dorene Rettas, Publisher, Mobile Enterprise
    * Honorary Chairperson Neil Garner, Director, Mobile Technology, Coca-Cola Refreshments
  • 8:25 - 9:15a
  • Opening Keynote Session
    The Enterprise of Things: Driving Business through Mobile Employees and Connected Customers

    Mobility now touches nearly every part of the organization and with improved business processes and greater insight it has also led to the ability to better serve customers and partners. This session will examine the journey to get here and the impact.
  • 9:15 - 9:20a
  • Editorial Welcome Comments
    Lori Castle, Editor-in-Chief, Mobile Enterprise
  • 9:20 - 10:15a
  • General Session #1
    Outlook on Mobility 2015

    Analyst & Moderator: Chris Marsh, Principal Analyst – Enterprise Mobility, 451 Research


    1)  Paige Francis, CIO, Fairfield University
    2)  To be named
    3)  To be named

    This session offers a detailed first look at the fifth annual, exclusive and forward-looking research report from Mobile Enterprise magazine and 451 Research. Gain important insights into what your peers are preparing for in the year ahead and have your own most pressing mobility questions answered.
  • 10:20 - 11:10a
  • * 1:1 Meetings
    * Networking Coffee Break
  • 11:15 - 11:55a
  • General Session #2
    Intelligent Apps: What’s in the Next-Gen?

    From workflow and selling, to compliance, enterprise apps are helping to get things done and providing new information to the business. This data leads to insight and insight to action. Hear how one leading organization is leveraging these tools now, and find out what the next iteration or generation of apps will bring.
  • 12:05 - 1:35p
  • General Session #3
    Ask the Experts

    Expert Panel:
    1) Neil Garner, Director, Mobile Technology, Coca-Cola Refreshments
    2) Greg Lush, Sr. Vice President, Learning & Quality, ABM Industries
    3) To be named

    During this interactive lunch session, attendees with have the chance to ask a panel of experts, made up, in part, by the event speakers, in depth questions about their initiatives and outlooks. Plus, the forum allows all participants to learn from each other through an open discussion. Questions may be submitted ahead of time.
  • 1:35 - 1:40a
  • Day One Closing Comments / Break for Afternoon Activities
    Dorene Rettas, Publisher, Mobile Enterprise
  • 2:00p
    Bus Departs Hotel
  • Water Taxi Mansion & Marina Tour
  • 5:30 - 6:30p
  • Cocktail Reception
  • Evening
  • Sponsor Dinners
Friday, November 7, 2014 Closing Day
  • 7:45a - 12:30p
  • Registration Open
  • 7:45 - 8:30a
  • Networking Breakfast with Topic Tables
  • 8:30 - 8:35a
  • Day Two Opening Comments
    Honorary Chairperson Neil Garner, Director, Mobile Technology, Coca-Cola Refreshments
  • 8:35 - 8:50a
  • Day Two Opening Comments
    2014 Mobilizer Award Ceremony

    * Dorene Rettas, Publisher, Mobile Enterprise
    * Lori Castle, Editor-in-Chief, Mobile Enterprise

    The award ceremony will honor the recipients of this year’s Mobilizer Awards for best mobile deployments in the following categories:

    • Mobilizing Business Applications
    • Field Service
    • Enterprise Mobility Management
    • Innovation
  • 8:50 - 9:40a
  • Day Two Keynote
    A Mobilizer Award Winning Perspective

    One of our 2014 Mobilizer Award winners will deliver a presentation that highlights the business requirements and challenges that drove this top deployment. The session will focus on the project goals, solutions and ROI and how the company’s vision of becoming a top performer in its industry was realized through its ambitious mobility initiative.
  • 9:40 - 10:00a
  • Networking Coffee Break
  • 10:00 - 11:15a
  • Executive Workshop
    Creating Mobile First Tools

    Workshop Leader: Greg Lush, Sr. Vice President, Learning & Quality, ABM Industries

    How do you create a truly mobile enterprise? What’s the way to mobile first? In this workshop, mobile veteran, Greg Lush, Senior Vice President, Learning, Quality, Innovation, ABM, will walk participants through considerations when going down the path to mobility.  He will provide an exercise that guides you through the process of developing creative, consistent and constructive mobile tools. Focusing on the user (and use case), the framework (to put it all together) and governance (to manage).
  • 11:20a - 12:10p
  • General Session #4
    In the Field

    Analyst & Moderator: David Krebs, Executive Vice President, Enterprise Mobility & Connected Devices, VDC Research Group


    1) Wesley Richard, Vice President, Innovations & Operations, IMG

    2) To be named

    3) To be named

    Leading industry analyst, David Krebs, EVP, Enterprise Mobility & AIDC with VDC Research, a leading authority on the connected world and the business opportunities it creates for technology vendors and their customers, will present his latest research around best practices and trends in the field; while enterprise executives will put that data in the real-world context of their organizations.
  • 12:10 - 1:10p
  • Closing Keynote & Luncheon
    Mobile First

    The final session of the event will highlight a top enterprise that is well on its way to becoming mobile first.
  • 1:10 - 1:15p
  • Closing Comments
    Dorene Rettas, Publisher, Mobile Enterprise