Mobile Entrepreneurs of South Florida Message Board › Oct. 5th Mobile Entrepreneur Meetup Reminder
Boca Raton, FL
Greetings Mobile Entrepreneurs!
Just a reminder that the next South Florida Mobile Entrepreneur meetup is scheduled for this Wednesday, October 5th at 6:30PM. This meetup will take place at the Technological University of America, 3700 Coconut Creek Parkway, Coconut Creek FL. 33066
If you have attended our past meetups, you know that we have a great mix of technologists, strategists, entrepreneurs, investors, marketers and advertisers. Our upcoming event features presentations by two distinguished South Florida based mobile innovators. The presentations will be followed by a 30 minute panel discussion. Presenters are as follows:
Timothy J. Dion
CIO, Sensei, Inc.
Presentation: Revenue Strategies in mHealth (Consumer and Enterprise)
Tim Dion is CIO of Sensei, Inc. Headquartered in Boca Raton, FL, Sensei is a developer of innovative Mobile and Web-based solutions that motivate and empower consumers to take charge of their well-being. This talk will cover the experiences Sensei has had defining revenue strategies for both their consumer facing and enterprise focused Mobile Health platform and applications. In addition, Tim will cover free vs. ad supported vs. pay, one time vs. subscription, and on the enterprise side approaches including traditional health care models and new licensing strategies.
Author, How to Talk to Your Android
Presentation: Overview of the Mobile Payment Ecosystem
Matthew Shuchman has enjoyed several careers including being the youngest ever programmer at Hewlett Packard, Economist for the Federal Reserve, Programmer of financial trading systems, Management Consultant specializing in turnarounds and founder of several successful high tech software, consulting and e-commerce companies. He has authored books and articles on Turnaround Management. For the last six years he has been involved with design, marketing and sales of mobile technology. His most recent book, "How to Talk to Your Android," was published in March 2011. Currently, he is conducting interviews for his next book, "Beyond the Android Revolution: The Future of Smartphones" - an overview of smart devices, mobile technology, and the mobile connected society.
Retail consumer transactions have evolved from using cash and checks, to plastic, to making web-based payments, to the current meteoric growth industry of mobile payment systems for both soft (digital), subscriptions, and hard goods. Matthew will present a brief overview of the mobile payment ecosystem including texting, carrier billing, payments via web or app interfaces and most recently, the first contactless systems like NFC (Near Field Communications).
Also, on Thursday there is another great mobile event in Miami. This one is being put on by the South Florida Android Developers Group. You can get more information on this event here: http://www.meetup.com/AndroidSoFLa/events/34738602/
Note: These are great networking events, so make sure to bring plenty of cards. You MUST RSVP for this event. Please help us spread the word by posting this event on blogs or social networks.