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KORE Telematics Tapped for Two Panels at CTIA WIRELESS 2011

Posted by Alex Brisbourne on Mar 21, 2011
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Wireless M2M Network Leader's President and COO Alex Brisbourne to Discuss Connected Vehicles and Smart Energy at North America's Largest Wireless Conference

Orlando, Fla.—International CTIA WIRELESS 2011—March 21, 2011—KORE Telematics, the world’s largest wireless services provider specializing in machine-to-machine (M2M) communications, today announced that its President and Chief Operating Officer Alex Brisbourne will participate in two key panel discussions at the International CTIA WIRELESS 2011 conference. Brisbourne will address topical subjects such as connected vehicles and smart energy. KORE Telematics will be demonstrating its specialized M2M network services and multiple applications in booth #2067 at International CTIA WIRELESS 2011, taking place at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. from March 22-24, 2011.

In his first panel, “The Connected Vehicle – Telematics, Location-Based Services, and the Mobile Web Converge,” Brisbourne and his fellow participants will discuss a variety of topics ranging from consumer telematics and embedded systems to driver safety, emergency services and insurance. This panel is part of the M2M for Smart Networks & Mobile Business Automation track, organized by the M2M Zone.

What: “The Connected Vehicle –Telematics, Location-Based Services, and the Mobile Web Converge” panel discussion
Who: Moderated by Sam Lucero, practice director, M2M Connectivity, ABI Research
Panelists include:
  • Alex Brisbourne, President and Chief Operating Officer, KORE Telematics
  • Mike Ueland, Vice President and General Manager,Telit Wireless Solutions
When: March 23, 2011 at 12:00p.m. ET
Where: International CTIA WIRELESS 2011
Orange County Convention Center
Room S 330 E-F
Orlando, FL USA

In his second panel appearance at this year's show, Brisbourne will speak on a break-out session focused on the challenges to M2M adoption in the energy industry, with an emphasis on identifying the met and unmet needs of the sector.

What: “Deep Dive Into Energy” break-out session panel
Who: Moderated by Peter Weed, Associate Principal, McKinsey and Company Panelists include:
  • Alex Brisbourne, President and Chief Operating Officer, KORE Telematics
  • Albert Ruiz, Head of Energy and Utilities Strategies, Verizon Wireless
  • Mansell Nelson, Vice President, M2M and Partners, Rogers Communications
When: March 23, 2011 from 3:20p.m. to 4:20 p.m. ET
Where: International CTIA WIRELESS 2011
Orange County Convention Center
Room S 220 G
Orlando, FL USA

About the Speaker
Alex Brisbourne has more than 20 years of experience in wireless, enterprise and fixed-line telecom industries. In his current role, he brings a uniquely qualified perspective from the front lines of applied machine-to-machine communications and embedded wireless. He is frequently called on as an expert source for trade and business-related articles, ranging from The Wall Street Journal to Wireless Week. Alex sits on the advisory board of a number of technology companies in the U.S. and Canada and has been a featured speaker at the industry's leading business and technology conferences.

About the KORE Telematics
KORE Telematics is the world's largest fully digital wireless network provider specializing exclusively on the rapidly-expanding machine-to-machine (M2M) communications market. Companies in fields as diverse as security, utilities, health care and fleet management, as well as government agencies, are implementing M2M solutions to achieve productivity gains, cost management, environmental improvement and to expand customer services. Through its extensive network of application and hardware partners, KORE enables complete solutions for vehicle tracking, homeland security, automated metering and dozens of other M2M applications. KORE's long-term, direct agreements with Tier 1 wireless operator partners allow it to offer a range of technologies—including GSM, HSPA, CDMA and EV-DO—that ensures the greatest possible reliability and coverage. For more information, please visit www.koretelematics.com.