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Tuesday, February 25

09:30 CET

Session Opening: Welcome to WIPJam!
Join us to officially open up WIPJam@MWC14 - yes Year 7 - with some fun and give -aways.  Of course we will be looking for ties, which strictly ARE NOT allowed! 


Caroline Lewko

Wireless Industry Partnership (WIP)
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Carlo Longino

VP of Developer Program Services, Wireless Industry Partnership (WIP)
Carlo has more than a dozen years' experience in the mobile industry, beginning just after the turn of the century when he worked for Nokia at its headquarters in Finland and mobile data services were in their infancy. Before joining WIP in 2010, Carlo worked as a freelance consultant... Read More →

Tuesday February 25, 2014 09:30 - 09:45 CET
Auditorium - Level 3

10:00 CET

Keynote #1: Forget What You Think You Know
Forget about what you think you know about how people use technology. As both an anthropologist and technologist, Dr. Genevieve Bell is able to see things others can’t, giving her unique insights that will help you design technology solutions and experiences that really engage users (and boost your business!) As technology continues to invade our world, people are clinging to their humanity in a variety of surprising ways that developers really need to understand. You mustn’t miss this important session. Come and hear Genevieve share a refreshingly human perspective on technology; what human traits technology has not changed, and what it absolutely has. It’s within this deep insight that you may uncover the business idea for your very next project.

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Genevieve Bell

Dr. Genevieve Bell is an anthropologist and researcher with 15 years of experience driving innovation in the high-tech industry. As the director of User Experience Research in Intel Labs, Bell leads a team of social scientists, interaction designers, human factors engineers and computer... Read More →

Tuesday February 25, 2014 10:00 - 10:30 CET
Auditorium - Level 3

10:30 CET

Keynote #2: PayPal Fun with Beacons
PayPal announced the PayPal beacon last year and you can now buy in stores with your mobile phone completely hands free.  John and Tim will dive into how beacon works and if feeling brave will do some live coding and show how easy it is getting Beacon working in a store.

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John Lunn

Global Director, PayPal Developer Network, PayPal
John Lunn (Global Director, PayPal Developer Network) John has been building payments and anti-fraud systems on the internet for over 15 years and has advised many of the successful and less successful start-ups on their payment strategies. Originally a java certified developer and... Read More →
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Tim Messerschmidt

Developer Evangelist, PayPal
As a long time mobile and web developer specializing in Android, Tim channels his knowledge and experience as a Developer Evangelist across Europe for PayPal’s Developer Network. Tim is very passionate about startups, and serves as a mentor of Seedcamp, Wayra, Startup Wise Guys... Read More →

Tuesday February 25, 2014 10:30 - 10:50 CET
Auditorium - Level 3

15:30 CET

Welcome Again!

Caroline Lewko

Wireless Industry Partnership (WIP)

Tuesday February 25, 2014 15:30 - 15:40 CET
Auditorium - Level 3

16:10 CET

CANCELLED - Keynote: Creating Candy Crush – King’s recipe for sweet success: Tommy Palm, King
Due to King.com's recent IPO filing and the SEC-enforced quiet period, Tommy Palm is no longer able to speak at WIPJam.

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Tommy Palm

Games Guru, King
With over two decades of experience as a game designer and entrepreneur, Tommy Palm has earned the title “Games Guru” at leading casual social games company, King. He works in the forefront of the company’s prevalent cross-platform games initiatives taking games from social... Read More →

Tuesday February 25, 2014 16:10 - 16:40 CET
Auditorium - Level 3

16:10 CET

Keynote #3: How SwiftKey Note Hit the iOS Top Ten Without Spending a Dime on UA
Come and hear how SwiftKey launched its first iOS product, SwiftKey Note, and got it into the top ten of the iOS store without spending any money on user acquisition.

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Ruth Barnett

Global Head of Communications, Swiftkey

Tuesday February 25, 2014 16:10 - 16:40 CET
Auditorium - Level 3
Wednesday, February 26

13:30 CET

Wednesday February 26, 2014 13:30 - 13:40 CET
Auditorium - Level 3

13:40 CET

Keynote #4: The Futuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuure.
2013 marked the year when smartphones reached a billion users. With that milestone behind us, let's look at what we as developers should expect from the next billion users. What will those users be like? What will they expect from their devices and apps? What do we need to do meet their needs? Who will be creating these apps?

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Mark Murphy

Founder, CommonsWare
Mark Murphy is the founder of CommonsWare and the author of The Busy Coder’s Guide to Android Development.He is active in supporting the Android developer community, from answering questions on StackOverflow to publishing sample code and reusable components as open source. A three-time... Read More →

Wednesday February 26, 2014 13:40 - 14:10 CET
Auditorium - Level 3
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