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Mobile Edge is an event targeted at business, professionals and enthusiasts about everything mobile. With international curated speakers, it aims to help industry stakeholders with the digital transformation of their businesses, raising the quality and success of mobile solutions produced in Portugal.

Mobile Edge approaches every process - from strategic mobility plans to flawless technical executions, considering all range of devices. Security, m-Commerce, proficiency and profitability are here addressed as key issues to all mobile stakeholders.

ORGANIZER

Carbon by BOLD has more than 25 talents with 8 years of experience and over 300 apps produced for devices such as smartphones, tablets, smart TVs and wearables. We are proficient in all major platforms and SDKs such as Android, iOS, Windows, Xamarin, Java ME, HTML5, PhoneGap/Cordova.


The brand provides consulting services to business customers focused on delivering value in multiple industries and segments: B2C, B2B and B2E. In addition to mobile development and cloud solutions Carbon also provides design services for UI/UX, security and quality assurance.

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Speakers

Creative and Intelligent Minds

Meet the speakers of Mobile Edge 2015. Take this opportunity to visit their blogs and download their conference presentations.

Kevin Benedict

Kevin Benedict

Senior Analyst for Digital Transformation and Enterprise Mobility
The Center for the Future of Work, Cognizant Technology Solutions

Kevin Benedict is an opinionated Senior Analyst at Cognizant's Center for the Future of Work, SAP Mentor Alumnus, speaker, writer, and mobile and digital strategies expert. He is a popular keynote speaker, and in the past three years he has shared his insights into mobile and digital strategies with companies in 17 different countries. He has over 30 years of experience working with enterprise applications, and he is a veteran mobile industry executive. He wrote the Forward to SAP Press' bestselling book on enterprise mobility titled Mobilizing Your Enterprise with SAP, and he has written over 3,000 articles, that can be found at www.MobileEnterpriseStrategies.com and http://www.futureofwork.com/author/details/kevin-benedict.

Miguel Fernandes

Miguel Fernandes

Head of Sales
PayPal Portugal

Miguel is responsible for developing PayPal - the world leader in online payments – in Portugal. His main focus is to help online merchants increase their sales optimizing their checkout flow, simplifying the shopping experience - easy, fast and safe - opening doors to more than 165 million active PayPal accounts worldwide. His experience in payments and technology has been enriched since 2004 where he started as an Accenture Consultant and at SIBS: Forward Payment Solutions as a Relationship Manager. Miguel holds a degree in Computer Engineering and a Post Graduate in Marketing Management

Liliana Sousa

Liliana Sousa

Head of Mobile
Jumia (Africa Internet Group)

Passionate by leadership and mobile related tech, currently works at Jumia (Africa Internet Group) as Head of Mobile.

Rui Marinho

Rui Marinho

XForms Engineer
Xamarin

Rui Marinho is a Software Engineer currently working at Xamarin on the Xamarin Forms team. Rui's experience goes from the public sector to the private sector, mainly working in creating innovative client applications and experiences using Microsoft technologies in such diverse areas like healthcare, retail, e-commerce, real estate and mobile. For the last 3 years, he focused in cross platform mobile development. Currently living in Espinho, Portugal, in his free time, Rui is a hacker in many other technologies, like Raspberry Pi, and an avid open source contributor.

Anthony Douglas

Anthony Douglas

Founder & CEO
Hole19

Anthony Douglas is the founder and CEO of Hole19, the platform that connects the world of golf. Based in Portugal, Hole19 has over 700,000 users in over 150 countries that collectively have played over 2.5 million rounds of golf with the product. Having experience in developing products for iOS, Android, Apple Watch & Android Wear, Anthony is extremely product-focused with a passion for great user-experiences.

João Couto

João Couto

General Manager
Microsoft

João Couto is the General Manager of Microsoft in Portugal since February 2013.

During the previous 4 years, João Couto worked at Vodafone and has been Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the “Group Commercial” in the United Kingdom, since January 2011. He was responsible for supporting the development of new offers to the consumer market, corporate and large multinationals at a worldwide level, coordinated a team of more than 3.000 employees, over three billion euros of revenue and one billion euros of investment. Additionally, João Couto was the Chairman and Director of several holdings of the Vodafone Group.

Between 2008 and 2010 he was a member of the Board of Directors and the CFO of Vodafone Portugal, being responsible for finance, leading 200 people.

Between 2009 and 2010, João Couto was also President of APRITEL, the Portuguese Association of Telecom Operators.

Prior to that João Couto worked at A.T. Kearney, for 9 years, where as Vice-President and Partner he played a key role in the worldwide leadership for the development of communications, media and hi-tech.

Matthew Larson

Matthew Larson

Sr. Partner Manager
Xamarin

Matt brings a high level of passion and expertise to mobility having spent his whole career in that space. Matt has been with Xamarin for almost 3 years where he has helped to form the Xamarin Consulting Partner Program and expand Xamarin’s sales presence in Europe. Currently he is based in London where he manages the Xamarin Partner Program throughout Europe.

Prior to Xamarin, Matt worked on his own startup in the digital healthcare field, and helped build the company Rhomobile which was successfully acquired by Motorola Solutions. Together with his wife and 2 kids, Matt enjoys exploring new places, cycling, and making artisanal pancakes.

Pedro Sousa

Pedro Sousa

Marketing Director Spain, Netherlands, Portugal & Denmark
easyJet

Pedro Sousa's specialty is to "think different" and develop innovative strategies to reach new clients and improve revenues. Global business, eCommerce and Mobile Apps/Services are some of the areas he is currently focusing on.

Schedule

Mobile Edge Day 1

Carlos Gamito

Carbon by BOLD Consulting Director

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Kevin Benedict

Senior Analyst at Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work


Cutting Through Chaos in the Age of Mobile Me

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Rui Marinho

Xamarin XForms Engineer


Build cross platform apps with Xamarin

In the big, always changing landscape of mobile development, Xamarin helps you build apps that can target 3 billion devices, providing more code reuse and letting you use your favourite tools.

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Liliana Sousa

Jumia (Africa Internet Group) Head of Mobile


Beyond mobile development - Web API for Mobile Apps

Success on mobile apps is much more than mobile development only. I’ll talk a bit about how to build a good Web API in order to make your mobile app a great success.

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Anthony Douglas

Hole19 Founder & CEO


Hole19: How wearables changed the game for us

Schedule

Mobile Edge Day 2

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João Couto

Microsoft General Manager

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Kevin Benedict

Senior Analyst at Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work


Cutting Through Chaos in the Age of Mobile Me

Kevin will speak on his most recent report and findings on mobile consumer behaviors.

Pedro Sousa

Pedro Sousa

easyJet Spain, Portugal, Netherlands & Denmark Marketing Director


easyJet: Why go mobile, experience and results

Matthew Larson

Matthew Larson

Xamarin Sr. Partner Manager


Build cross platform apps with Xamarin

On the big, always changing landscape of mobile development, Xamarin helps you build apps that can target 3 billion devices, providing more code reuse and letting you use your favourite tools.

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Miguel Fernandes

PayPal Portugal Head of Sales


The future of Payments now

Location

Lisbon. Portugal

Microsoft Portugal

Rua do Fogo de Santelmo Lote 2.07.02, 1990 – 110 Lisboa

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Rua Castilho, 11. 1269-072 Lisbon.
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