NFC Bootcamp Thought Leaders and Speakers

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Sam Amrani

Sam AmraniSam Amrani is the Executive Chairman and co-founder of TAMOCO, responsible for creating the vision and strategy for the most advanced NFC platform.

Prior to starting TAMOCO, Sam worked for six years at EE, the … More …

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Daniel Angel

daniel-angelAt Tamoco, Daniel is responsible for relationships with brands, agencies and developers as well as setting the strategic vision. Prior to Tamoco, Daniel was at EE (previously Orange) where he held the roles of Head of Business Development and Head of Mobile Payments … More …

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Chris Arnold

Chris ArnoldChris Arnold is creative director and founder of the new generation creative agency Creative Orchestra and Proximity Mobile Marketing agency Comobi2.

He was a member of the board of directors and integrated creative director at Saatchi … More …

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Scott Austin

Scott AustinScott Austin has extensive Smart Card and RFID Experience supported by a successful RFID, Identity Management Solution and SAS (Software as A Service) background. As a pioneer of RFID and Web Based Identity Management in … More …

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Kevin Bailey

Kevin BaileyMr. Bailey is a senior technology management professional with over fifteen years of business and product development experience. Mr. Bailey joined AT&T Business Solutions in April 2010 as part of AT&T’s investment to expand their Mobile … More …

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Daniel Bailin

Daniel Bailin

Daniel Bailin joined HID Global in 2006. He is part of the Strategic Innovation group focusing on next generation solutions and has been working on NFC applications since 2007. Prior to joining HID, … More …

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Nav Bains

Nav BainsNav Bains of Sequent, has been an independent consultant in the mobile communications. He founded Bains Solutions which provides impartial strategy, management and technical consultancy services to the mobile industry. Nav has over 24 years experience … More …

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Kirk Ballou

Kirk BallouKirk Ballou serves as CEO/Chief Architect at Touch Titans. He leads a team of award winning designers and developers who support every major mobile platform. The worlds largest handset makers, carriers, CNN, Nat Geo, MTV … More …

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Kadeer Beg

KadeerBeg_picKadeer Beg is the CEO and Co-Founder of Tap For Message, an innovative company that introduced video greeting and invitations cards leveraging NFC technology. Kadeer has over 25 years of experience in product and business development. Prior to starting Tap For Message, Kadeer … More …

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Vincent Berge

Victor BergeVincent Berge is the founder and CEO of Think&Go NFC, which allows organizations to deploy projects which use NFC technology in order to create more compelling experiences for consumers and more efficient processes for employees. … More …

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Paula Berger

Paula BergerPaula Berger has been working in NFC since 2005 in a variety of roles. She is currently involved in expanding the NFC Bootcamp, the only globally standardized NFC training program.  She was VP Marketing and Communication at … More …

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Fernando Cejas

Fernando Cejas

A mobile applications engineer, Fernando has been working with mobile platforms for the past five years. He is a huge fan of Android since the beginning, and is currently working at More …

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CJ Chaney

CJ-ChaneyCJ Chaney is the co-founder of smartwhere LLC, a proximity cloud-based platform. CJ is a 25+ year veteran of the software industry where he was one of the founding employees of Wavelink Corporation, a pioneer in the wireless auto-ID industry. In addition to … More …

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Hank Chavers

Hank ChaversHank Chavers is Associate Principal at Constratus, a consultancy providing technical expertise and business analysis for NFC, telecommunications, and multi-media innovations. Hank has over 15 years of experience in development, deployment, and adoption of Internet … More …

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Fang Cheng

Fang ChengMs. Cheng, founder of Proximiant, Inc., serves as CEO of this trending start-up focusing on a disruptive mobile receipt and marketing product. The company is currently working with major retailers like Skechers, on a sizable … More …

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Arnaud Chevailler

Arnaud-ChevaillerBefore joining Connecthings in 2010, Arnaud steered national activities and managed teams for 15 years within two major French companies: at JCDecaux as Director of Sales of electronic products first then of advertising hoardings, and then … More …

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Max Chion

max-chionMax Chion is currently Group Executive of Emerging Payment Products and in this role, Max is responsible for defining and developing the digital products and solutions required to achieve the vision for MasterCard 3.0. The role of the Products team includes the definition … More …

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Pawel Chrobok

pawel-chrobokPawel Chrobok is Director of Business Development at EnStream LP.  He started his GSM career at T-Mobile where he worked for nine years in various capacities, fulfilling various roles, from operations and engineering to product development. … More …

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David Cropley

Dave CropleyDave Cropley has a passion for building digital relationships for businesses, organisations and brands. He has over 12 years marketing and software engineering experience with a unique skill in bridging the gap between technology and … More …

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Trevor Crotch-Harvey

Trevor Crotch-HarveyTrevor Crotch-Harvey has been a founding Director of touché-NFC Ltd since 2012, and proprietor of the independent consultancy Fenbrook Consulting, since 2006.  Prior to forming Fenbrook, he was on the board of Innovision Research & … More …

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Mikhail Damiani

Mikhail Damiani

Mikhail Damiani is the CEO and Chairman of the Board of Blue Bite. Mikhail directs all aspects of Blue Bite’s business and operations and has spearheaded the Company’s NFC efforts with its mTAG® … More …

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Nicolas de Guillebon

Nicolas de GuillebonNicolas de Guillebon joined the French National Center of RFID (CNRFID) early 2013 to foster the Industrial NFC activity beyond payment and mass transport, he is also responsible for the RFID / NFC Supplier … More …

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Alain DeSouza

alain-desouzaAlain DeSouza is Vice President of Market Development for Sequent, where he is driving Sequent’s strategy and operations in Canada. Alain previously worked at Research in Motion, where he served as Senior Market Development Manager, leading … More …

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Stéphane Doutriaux

Stephane DoutriauxStéphane founded his latest venture in 2007, pulling together a team that combines experts in Near Field Communication (NFC) technology, and leading Swiss design & electronics knowledge. Poken has established itself as a thought leader … More …

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Richard Dupe

richard-dupe

A former marketing executive, Richard Dupe has established himself as a leader in mobile connectivity solutions and mobile advertising. With a focus on making digital technology tangible for consumers as well as advertising agencies and their clients, Richard leverages wireless connectivity technology … More …

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Jim Ellis

Jim Ellis

Jim Ellis is the SVP, North America for ABnote North America. ABnote is the leading North American supplier of secure printed products, documents, and related services, including RFID enabled products and NFC Wallet. … More …

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Theresa Gordon

Theresa Gordon is an author, speaker and social business, digital, mobile and emerging media consultant with Near Field Connects, a founding member of thinaire and tapGOconnect, and a thought leader in corporate social and digital business and the RFID/NFC space. Focused on … More …

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Richard Grundy

grundy_headshotRichard Grundy, CEO of Flomio, Inc. has over 13 years of R&D experience in the wireless industry. Richard earned a Bachelors and Masters degree in Electrical Engineering from UCLA, holds two device patents, and has spent a career at Motorola developing mission critical … More …

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David Holmes

David HolmesDave Holmes is one of the pioneers in the NFC industry. At Identive, Mr. Holmes is currently driving NFC initiatives across the ID infrastructure product offering, as well as building new businesses with mobile solutions … More …

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Alex Howard

Alex HowardAlex Howard has been working in the smart card industry for close to 10 years. His experience is in development, consulting and support of projects including stored value, PKI, PC access, building access, hardware integration, … More …

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Matthew Kammerait

Matthew Kammerait

Matt Kammerait is taking on the world of mobile and interactivity from an unlikely home – within one of the great American printing companies: Quad/Graphics. As product manager for Quad/Graphics interactive print solutions, … More …

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Bastien Latge

Bastien Latge

Bastien Latge has spent the last 5 years (and still continues) working at Inside Secure. He is currently Vice President for Mobile Products, Secure Element, Applets and Mobile ecosystem in Mobile Security Division. Bastien … More …

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Sam LeQuesne

Sam Le QuesneSam is a dynamic, passionate, creative and currently working as the Global Out Of Home Digital manager for EYE across US, UK and ANZ. She thrives in ideation sessions constantly bringing ideas to life … More …

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Adam Lotia

Adam Lotia

Adam Lotia joined the AT&T Foundry® in June 2011. He comes from a rich start-up background including starting two agencies: Fzzz Media and Freelance Jax. Adam is also a founding partner of Exposition … More …

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Gloria Lozano

Gloria LozanoGloria Lozano is CEO of BCNTouch, Telecom Engineer for Polytechnical University of Catalonia UPC, and MBA for Esade Business School and PDD (Management Development Program) for IESE.  She has developed most of her path at … More …

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Tarek Luka

Tarek Luka, an electronics and communication engineer by education, has been working in the IT field in various functions for the past 23 years. For the past 17 years he has worked exclusively in the payments field. Tarek … More …

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Sache Moghe

Sachin MogheSachin Moghe is responsible for Business Development and Project Management for the Americas region of DeviceFidelity. Moghe has over 20 years of IT banking experience with numerous roles in software development, infrastructure management, document imaging, … More …

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Jesse Money

Jesse MoneyJesse is a consultant and thought leader in the NFC industry.  He previously served as Principal at Constratus, a management and NFC consulting firm. Jesse has 20 years of wireless and software development experience, and has … More …

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Glenn Needham

Glenn NeedhamGlenn Needham is a highly professional, commercially aware, electronics and software engineer with an in-depth knowledge of Contact & Contactless smartcard technology, RFID and Near Field Communications. Having worked in the smartcard and NFC industries for … More …

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Mikko Nikkanen

Mikko NikkanenMikko Nikkanen is the Business Development Director for Business Line Mobile and Smart Media, Business Unit Electronic Product Identification at SMARTRAC. Mikko has several years of global experience in developing NFC/RFID tag-based concepts, and applications. … More …

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Trevor Pavey

Trevor PaveyA senior product line manager at Broadcom, Trevor Pavey is a seasoned high tech marketing executive with eight years of RFID and wireless expertise coupled with 17 years of experience in semiconductor technology, marketing, business … More …

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Gavin Payne

gavin_payne picRecognized as a leader in brand engagement, Gavin Payne has spent his career building and leading cutting-edge digital and technology efforts in the marketing and advertising industries. An accomplished entrepreneur, Gavin has been involved in a number of technology startups and was … More …

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Mark Robinton

Mark RobintonMark Robinton is Director of Business Development and Strategic Innovation for HID Global. In his role, Mr. Robinton is responsible for incubating new technologies and  solutions including the use of near field communications (NFC). He … More …

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Robert P. Sabella

Robert P. Sabella has 20+ years of legal and entrepreneurial experience and is considered one of the most innovative leaders in developing and bringing new technologies to market.  He is the founder of the NFC Bootcamp™ training … More …

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Tony Sabetti

Tony Sabetti

Tony has over 20 years in marketing, sales and product development of Near Field Communication (NFC) and Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) hardware, software and services. Since February 2011, Tony has been an independent … More …

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Rich Stein

Rich SteinRich Stein has spent the past 10+ years helping brands create relevant and impactful marketing solutions. His passion is innovating new ways to connect brands to their audiences. Originally, Rich was involved with technology companies like … More …

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Craig Tadlock

Craig TadlockCraig Tadlock is founder and CEO of GoToTags which develops applications, software development kits and online services which allow companies to easily develop rich cross-platform applications which connect the physical and online worlds through wireless … More …

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Bart van Hoek

Bart van HoekBart van Hoek, born and raised in the Netherlands, works as a consultant for Underwriters Laboratories (UL) Transaction Security. UL TS excels in secure transaction technology for the mobile, identity, transit and payment industry. In … More …

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Tony Vassiliev

Tony Vassiliev

Tony’s career started and evolved in the Vancouver advertising scene. Young & Rubicam, MacLaren McCann, Sun Media, and Glacier Group are some of the cornerstones of his professional experience. He has managed advertising … More …

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Tom Zalewski

Tom ZalewskiA 20+ year veteran of the telecommunications industry, Tom Zalewski is Vice President, Sales at CorFire. Tom brings over a decade of experience in the mobile payments arena and has been integrally involved in many … More …

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