GSMA announces keynotes for World Congress

GSMA has announced the details of the Mobile World Live event as well as other keynote speakers attending GSMA Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this year.

The Mobile World Live event will feature a panel of CEOs discussing the future of the mobile market, including operating systems and other connected devices. The panel will be made up of Mitchell Baker (chairman of the Mozilla Foundation), Imad Sousou (co-chair of Tizen) and Mark Shuttleworth (founder of Ubuntu).

The event sees experts across all industries, from mobile marketing to software development, come together to explore the mobile technology horizon.

Other major keynotes will be made by Nancy Brown (the CEO of American Heart Association), Chet Kapoor (CEO of Apigee) and Peter Bale (GM of CNN International Digital), reports

According to, the event aims to look at the challenges consumers and businesses face in developed and developing markets.

“Mobile World Congress 2013 is shaping up to be our biggest and most exciting event ever,” said Michael O’Hara, Chief Marketing Officer of GSMA.

“From the exhibition to the conference programme… there’s something for every attendee. We are looking forward to welcoming the mobile industry to Barcelona,” she added.

The Mobile World Live event will be open to all attendees holding Gold, Silver, Platinum or Press/Industry Analyst passes.