Products & Leadership

Product Innovation Trends and Next Wave Forecasts

Siemens Conference space

18th November, 10:10-10:40

Mobile Internet growth in the consumer and enterprise market is surpassing desktop globally for the first time in 2017. By 2020, mobile innovations in technology, media and telecommunications will be the core baseline to power trillion-dollar global economies. The combined powers of Internet of Things, Wearable Computing, VR/AR, AI/Big Data and 5G Telecommunications will create new market opportunities, and spawn new market entrants, that will challenge today’s global category leaders. Will you be ready for exponential challenges and technology changes ahead? What are the Top 5 technology trends today - and towards 2020? How can you lead your market category? This session will provide attendees with global insights, technology trends and market forecasts to the year 2020, and beyond.

Michael J. O'Farrell

The Mobile Institute

Global Subject Matter Expert in the Technology, Media & Telecom Industry since 1985. Michael is Founder, The Mobile Institute & TECHaccelerator; Lead-Author, Mobile Internet For Dummies; and featured contributor to Taking Ontario Mobile and Shift2020: How Technology Will Impact Our Future publications. As a global subject matter expert in the mobile + digital industry, Michael has been a notable technology pioneer and considered a leading industry futurist.

Michael has played a key strategic role in the launch of innovative new products and services internationally with organizations including Accenture, Carlson Marketing, dotMobi, Ericsson, FedEx, Ford, Google, GSM Association, OATH, Kimberly-Clark, Microsoft, Mobile Marketing Association, Motorola, National Bank of Canada, Nokia, Open Mobile Alliance, PCIA, RBC Financial, RSA Security, Samsung, Syniverse, TD Waterhouse, VeriSign, Yellow Pages, Visa and mobile network operators globally including Bell, Eurotel, Hutchison 3, Microcell, Orange, Orascom, Rogers, Swisscom, T-Mobile, Telecom Italia, Telefónica, Telenor, Telus, Vodafone and more.