Review: Speakers 2012

Paul Skeldon

  • Paul Skeldon
  • Freelance Journalist

    Paul Skeldon is a freelance telecoms journalist, specialising in all things mobile. He is co-creator of the ground-breaking interactive ‘webizine’ Mobiledotcomms – which has reinvented b2b magazine journalism for the interactive internet and mobile web age. He is currently also managing editor of M-Retailing, the leading online news source for the retail industry and managing editor of, the leading news service for the value-added telecoms market globally. He is also a regular contributor on mobile comms to The Wall Street Journal Europe, Internet Retailing magazine, Telemedia magazine, Banking Technology and T360. His first book – "M-Commerce" – was published by Crimson Business Publishing in November 2011.


Carsten Szameitat

  • Carsten Szameitat
  • Herausgeber und Geschäftsführer, 11 Prozent Communication

    Carsten Szameitat, ist ein versierte Beobachter des digitalen Marktes. Er nimmt vor allem die neuen Geschäftsfelder für die Medien- und Werbeindustrie unter die Lupe. Als Herausgeber der Print- Onlinepublikation GFM Nachrichten, die sich um die Themenmärkte –Telekommunikation/ Mobile, Social Media, IPTV, eGame Marketing kümmert, verschafft er seinem Publikum den nötigen Allround-Überblick. Herr Szameitat verfolgt die Entwicklung des digitalen Marktes seit 2006. Zudem organisiert er unter anderem die grösste europäische Kongress-Messe M-Days - The home of Mobile, den App-Day, etc. und bringt somit Unternehmen aus aller Welt zusammen. Bevor Herr Szameitat mit seiner Frau zusammen die 11 Prozent Communcation gründete war er zuvor für die Markenartikler Red Bull, Henkel & Söhnlein sowie bei der internationalen Weinkellerei Gallo mit verschiedenen Vertriebsaufgaben betraut.

Franz Obermayer

  • Franz Obermayer
  • Director Sales, Strategic Account

    Franz Obermayer joined tyntec in 2010 and is responsible for Strategic Accounts. He has more than 13 years sales experience in the IT and telecommunications industry, previously working for iPass Germany and Colt Telecom. Franz holds a degree in industrial engineering.

Florian Lutz

  • Florian Lutz
  • Head of Sales & Co-founder

    As co-founder and Trademob´s Head of Sales, Florian Lutz is responsible for executing Trademob´s growth strategy. Florian has worked in the mobile business for more than seven years and has become an expert in mobile content distribution, mobile marketing and mobile advertising. Before joining Trademob, Florian worked for Nokia Interactive Advertising, NAVTEQ Media Solutions and Bertelsmann.   

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Edward Kershaw

  • Edward Kershaw
  • VP, Client Services

    Edward Kershaw manages the global relationships with some of Nielsen Telecom’s most important clients, providing consumer intelligence and insights in projects around the world. He joined Nielsen in 2009 from Nokia, where he worked on device and service strategy. Prior to this, he was for 5 years the Global Head of Music for Vodafone, having joined Vodafone from the record industry.

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Christian R. Schulte

  • Christian R. Schulte
  • CEO

    Christian R. Schulte is the cofounder and CEO of BLUE LION mobile/QEEP. He started his career by leading the technology start-up “econia.” After working as a management consultant he was the Head of Strategy at the German subsidiary of DEXIA S.A.Before founding BLUE LION mobile/QEEP Christian served at T-Mobile as Senior Manager Strategy. In this role he was responsible for mobile internet strategies. Since 2007 he has been working as the Managing Director of finance and business development at BLUE LION mobile/qeep. Christian studied Business Administration at the Otto-Beisheim-School of Management (WHU) in Vallendar, Germany, at EDHEC in Nice and at Pennsylvania State University. He holds a M.Sc. from the Otto-Beisheim-School of Management.

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Frederic Thuard

  • Frederic Thuard
  • EVP

    Fred handles sales and business development at App Annie. He brings his veteran experience in broadcast and mobile media. After 10 C-level years in business & corporate development for leading media groups, Fred founded and built multiple start-ups over the last decade covering mobile finance, mobile search, mobile music and today mobile analytics. Graduted from Sorbonne University (Celsa) & INSEAD, France.

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