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Phoenix Mobile Festival expected to double in attendance

Phoenix Mobile Festival expected to double in attendance
Staff Writer

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The Phoenix Mobile Meetup group will host their second Phoenix Mobile Festival designed for mobile enthusiasts, developers, engineers and entrepreneurs on August 24, 2013 from 8 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the University of Phoenix campus.

This event is on track to house close to 250 attendees ready to network and learn from noted experts from the mobile industry. Scheduled speakers include Justin Tracy, director of products and solutions for T-Mobile Business Marketing, author of “Android Tablet Application Development for Dummies” and software entrepreneur Donn Felker, senior director of Game Dev Operations & Analytics at Ubisoft Lenin Gali, entrepreneur Jarvis Brown, author and software innovator Jiva DeVoe, and more.

This event has attracted the attention of some of mobile’s largest consumer product corporations interested in mobile solutions and talent here in Arizona including Samsung, Nokia, AMEX, Cell Trust, Oracle, Microsoft and Amazon, and most are expected to recruit for engineering positions at this event.

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The event is free to the public and will offer breakfast and lunch to its guests, as well as cool swag. Co-founder of PHX Mobile Meetup Group and engineer manager at Trimble Outdoors Kiran Mudiam said during the event they are planning a Google Glass hacking session and raffling off close to 10 mobile devices including a new a Nokia cellphone, Amazon Kindle Fire, Nexus 7 and iPad.

According to event organizers, this event is on par to double the expected attendees from last year. Mudiam comments on the growth in mobile technology as well as the talent here in Phoenix, “This is great because the phoenix area has become the mobile hub now, and many companies are interested in mobile solutions. We have great talent here including some of the notable authors in the iOS and Android space. [This growth in mobile and our event is] helping to get people connected to each other and finding new opportunities.”

To register for Phoenix Mobile Festival click here, seats are limited.

Photos provided by Phoenix Mobile Meetup