Announcement: Emerging Communications Conference in Mountain View, California, March 12-14, 2008


I just made my reservation for eComm2008 which takes place on March 12-14 in the Computer History Museum in Silicon Valley, California.

From the website: “eComm is a brand new telecom event for those interested in radical innovation and seizing the next opportunity wave.”

Yeehaa! Or, as a former Belgian prime minister would say: let the beast go!

If you’re interested in meeting me there, let me know.

One Response to “Announcement: Emerging Communications Conference in Mountain View, California, March 12-14, 2008”

  1. [...] I’m in Mountain View, California for the Emerging Communications Conference, where 300 – almost exclusively male – people have gathered to discuss the next innovation waves in telco land. Like many innovations, this conference itself is born out of frustration. Frustration with US telcos concentrating on selling cheap minutes. Frustration with European mobile operators asking ridiculous prices for simple call termination. Frustration with a VoIP revolution that has taken place but in a sense has just as well gone unnoticed by the public at large – who couldn’t care less about technology. Vested interests – in 3G investments, for one thing – and organizational inertia have indeed created a classic innovator’s dilemma for the large carriers, that stifles innovation. Creating the conditions to get out of this situation is the main topic of eComm2008. [...]

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