Gulf Bay Consulting Announces Initial Speakers for Social : Mobile : Payments, Conference & Exhibition

Top Quote Gulf Bay Consulting today announced that executives from Movebank, Payfone, Utiba, Kiip, Mopay, Sparkbase, TRUSTe, Citi, Braintree, Luciano Group, ShopSavvy, Mobiquity and Appcelerator will be among those presenting at the Social : Mobile : Payments | Conference & Exhibition, which will be held 11th - 12th April 2012 at the World Center Marriott Resort in Orlando, Florida. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) November 17, 2011 - TAMPA - Gulf Bay Consulting also provided updates on other elements of Social : Mobile: Payments event, including Startup Showcase, the GBC Forum and the Extraordinary Experts Panel program.

    "The line-up of keynotes and speakers announced today strengthens the new concept being revealed by this fresh idea in conference programs" said Bruce Burke, Founder & President, GBC. "Social : Mobile : Payment attendees will have the opportunity to hear from many of the innovators of exciting new concepts and business models during the course of our two-day program. We're anticipating an extremely exciting event in April."

    The keynotes and speakers at Social : Mobile : Payments include:
    Rich Clow, Head of Global Consumer Mobile Development, Citi
    Brett King, CEO, Movenbank
    Roger Desai, CEO, Payfone
    Fran Maier, President, TRUSTe
    Doug Hardman, CEO, Sparkbase
    Jeff Haynie, CEO, Appcelerator
    Brian Wong, CEO, Kiip
    John Boyd, Co-Founder, ShopSavvy
    Henryk Dabrowski, CEO, Utiba
    David Schropfer, Partner, Luciano Group
    Kolja Reiss, CEO, Mopay
    Bill Ready, CEO, Braintree
    Jonathan Stark, VP, Mobiquity

    Topics addressed during the proceedings will include mobile money strategies in developed and developing markets, augmented reality, connected consumers, mobile OS and applications and next-generation shopping technologies. In addition to these key presentations, the 2012 conference will also feature dedicated tracks on near field communications, mobile security, mobile advertising, mobile coupons, in-app billing, and B/OSS, as well as sessions exploring business strategy, developing markets, devices, and social media, among other subjects.

    GBC Expands Partners in Startup Showcase
    For the inaugural year, the GBC event will host a Startup Showcase, this developer-focused "event within an event", provides a unique venue to explore the many dimensions of the ever-changing and critically important mobile apps market. Startup Showcase features an exhibition of some of the best incubator-developed apps. A selection of relevant startups will be demonstrating their solutions at the Social : Mobile : Payments event.

    GBC Forum Series at Social : Mobile : Payments
    GBC aims to advance mobile technologies and applications through the sponsored Forum Series at Social : Mobile : Payments, bringing together industry players to discuss and debate a range of topics in focused sessions. Each Forum is a one-hour program featuring the key figures selected by the Forum partners. GBC today introduced the Social Forum, in addition to the previously announced Mobile Forum and the Payments Forum. The Forums are sponsored by PYMNTS, Paybefore, and The Nilson Report. For more information on the Forum Series, go to

    Media Partners to Participate in the Extraordinary Experts Program
    For 2012, the Mobile Payments Today Extraordinary Experts Program provides an indispensable opportunity for professionals across the mobile ecosystem to gain important and timely insights, practical knowledge and innovative solutions from the experts at the forefront of social, mobile and payments. GBC today announced that Mobile Payments Today, a global information company, has become a partner in the Extraordinary Experts Program with Editor James Wester moderating the session at the Social : Mobile : Payments event. For more information on the event agenda, visit

    About Social : Mobile : Payments | Conference & Exhibition
    The Social : Mobile : Payments | Conference & Exhibition is an event focused on the convergence of social media, mobile connectivity and payments technology. The combination of these three separate segments converges to become an even more powerful force that is expected to impact the world for years to come.
    For more information on Social : Mobile : Payments | Conference & Exhibition, including details on how to attend, exhibit or sponsor, please visit

    About Gulf Bay Consulting
    Gulf Bay Consulting Gulf Bay Consulting (GBC) provides services to businesses and individuals related to Social, Mobile, and Payments. GBC provides executives and entrepreneurs with management and operational consulting services. Our unique perspective, coupled with our ability to identify and capitalize on trends, provides strategic and tactical information. This knowledge creates new sources of revenue, increased profits, and improved operational efficiency. We facilitate insights and understanding to make apt business decisions.

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