Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to Keynote at Mobile Conference
Global mobile industry association GSMA today announced new speakers in the keynote programme at the upcoming 2014 GSMA Mobile World Congress, including the founder, chairman and CEO of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg.
Further, the GSMA revealed that BAFTA and Tony Award-winning British actor, writer, presenter and comedian James Corden will present the Global Mobile Awards at Mobile World Congress.
Mobile World Congress will be held 24-27 February at Fira Gran Via in Barcelona.
“Mobile World Congress 2014 is set to be our biggest, most ambitious and most diverse event yet, offering new experiences for attendees across the growing mobile ecosystem,” said Michael O’Hara, chief marketing officer, GSMA.
“Over four days, attendees will have the opportunity to see just how broadly mobile is impacting our everyday lives, how we work, live and play. We’re looking forward to seeing the mobile world gather in Barcelona.”
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Mark Zuckerberg will be headlining in the first of the week’s Mobile World Live keynote sessions on Monday, 24th February at 18:00-18:45.
In this session, Zuckerberg and technology journalist and writer David Kirkpatrick will explore the importance of extending the benefits of ubiquitous Internet access to the unconnected world.
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In addition to the live audience in the Conference Village in Fira Gran Via, the Mobile World Live keynotes will be streamed live across the venue and to viewers globally via the Mobile World Live portal.
Spanning more than 220 countries, the GSMA covers nearly 800 of the world’s mobile operators.
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