MobileMonday Toronto

MobileMonday Toronto


September 28, 2009 09:00 ET

MobileMonday Toronto Hosts Global Mobile Leadership Summit

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 28, 2009) - On October 5th, MobileMonday Toronto will host a Global Mobile Leadership Summit with a panel of veteran business leaders who will share their knowledge, thoughts and experiences on opportunities and challenges for Canada to become more of a global leader in mobile and communications. The panel of three leaders will be led by a moderator with questions and answers open to the audience. The event is being held in conjunction with MobileMonday Toronto's partnership with MaRS.

The three leaders selected include Robert Ferchat, former CEO of Bell Mobility, Karna Gupta, former CEO of Certicom, and Steven Woods, Google Canada, Site Director. "All three leaders bring together a wealth of experience, not only in Canada, but internationally. The topic for discussion is quite complex, with government, technology, capital and market forces all having an impact on Canada's long-term viability as a leader in this area. The panel will bring multiple perspectives on questions and discussions" said Jim Brown and Alexander S. Bosika, co-founders of the MobileMonday Toronto chapter. "We're also hopeful this will become an ongoing discussion that will provide thought leadership that can be shared at multiple stake-holder levels".

The panel will be moderated by noted entrepreneur, Randall Howard of Verdexus Capital Partners.

The October 5th meeting will take place at the MaRS facility, located at 101 College Street (south east corner of College and University) The meeting starts at 6:00pm. To attend, please RSVP at There is no cost to attend. This is a sponsored event.

About MobileMonday Toronto

MobileMonday Toronto is the premier networking event for mobile professionals in the Toronto region. It was co-founded by Alexander S. Bosika and Jim Brown and held its first meeting in June 2006. MobileMonday Toronto is one of 60+ chapters worldwide and is supported by the world's largest volunteer network of passionate mobile professionals committed to growth of the industry.

MobileMonday Toronto operates as not-for-profit organization whole sole aim is to support the growth of the mobile industry in the Greater Toronto Area and across Canada and to promote collaboration and business networking opportunities in a casual friendly co-operative environment of like-minded professionals.

The first MobileMonday chapter was started by passionate mobile professionals in Helsinki, Finland in the year 2000 and operates its current website at Each year, the Helsinki organization sponsors the Global Summit which invites all chapter co-founders to Helsinki HQ to discuss, share and collaborate.

MobileMonday Toronto is open to everyone interested in the mobile industry including telecom professionals, application developers, content creators, mobile startups, interactive agencies, industry analysts, venture capitalists and many more.

Official sponsors for MobileMonday Toronto include the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association and Marketwire.

About MaRS

MaRS ( is a non-profit innovation centre connecting science, technology and social entrepreneurs with business skills and capital to stimulate innovation, entrepreneurship and the creation of successful Canadian companies.

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