Media Advisory: Pitney Bowes Hosts Inaugural Conference on Mobile Computing
, September 29, 2010 - Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE: PBI):
What: As part of the Company’s continuing focus on open innovation and fostering collaboration, Pitney Bowes’s Strategic Technology and Innovation Center is hosting its inaugural conference on Mobile Computing, featuring lectures and updates by a panel of leading industry, research, and academic experts. Topics will include upcoming changes in mobile devices, mobile networks, and the use of mobile data. Topics will also address privacy and security concerns in the new Mobile World, explore the implications of mobility with respect to users and investigate potential opportunities for businesses to leverage mobile marketing to achieve desired business outcomes.
When: October, 7, 2010, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. EDT.
Why: Mobile technologies are disrupting the way that businesses and customers communicate with one another. The explosion of mobile technology has brought about indelible, transformational changes upon people’s daily lives. According to Gartner, worldwide mobile device sales to end users totaled 325.6 million units in the second quarter of 2010, a 13.8 percent increase from the same period in 2009. In fact, more and more objects are being embedded with sensors and thereby gaining the ability to communicate. These radical changes will significantly impact how businesses market their products and services, as well as the way in which organizations engage with customers and they in turn engage with theirs.
Who: Speakers for the day will include experts from: Accenture; Bug Labs; Cigital; McKinsey; Mobile Marketing Association; Nokia; Pitney Bowes; and Stanford University.
Complete event information, including the agenda, speakers and their biographies are available here.
Where: Pitney Bowes Inc. (World Headquarters), 1 Elmcroft Road, Stamford, CT
About Pitney Bowes: Celebrating its 90th year of innovation, Pitney Bowes provides software, hardware and services that integrate physical and digital communications channels. Long known for making its customers more productive, Pitney Bowes is increasingly helping other companies grow their business. Pitney Bowes is a $5.6 billion company and employs 33,000 worldwide. Pitney Bowes: Every connection is a new opportunity™. www.pb.com