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July 02, 2014

Wearable Tech Conference & Expo III and FAST Unveil Lineups of Wearable Innovators

adidas, Samsung, Reebok, Verizon, Motorola and more to share insight at wearable events in NYC

Norwalk, CT—July 2, 2014—TMC announced today the keynote and speaker lineups for Wearable Tech Conference & Expo III, held July 23-24, 2014, and Fitness & Sports Wearable Technology (FAST) Conference II (FAST), held July 22, 2014. Both events will be located at The Javits Center in New York City, and will provide attendees with case studies, demos and unique sessions that explore the current and future state of the billion dollar wearable tech market. Individuals and companies attending Wearable Tech Conference & Expo III and FAST will have the opportunity to interact with colleagues, meet new partners, see live demos and participate in in-depth discussions.

“We have assembled a great lineup of speakers for our Wearable Tech and FAST conference attendees that will undoubtedly share innovative and fresh perspectives on the wearable market,” said Rich Tehrani, TMC CEO and conference chairman. “We are looking forward to this year’s event and are confident that the show’s content has something for anyone that is interested in the wearables trend.”

Keynote presentations at Wearable Tech Conference & Expo III and FAST will be delivered by the industry’s leading experts in the wearables market. These keynoters include:

  • Wearable Tech Conference & Expo III:
    • Myriam Joire, Chief Product Evangelist, Pebble
    • Joe Fitzgerald, Senior Manager, Deloitte
    • Robin Shea, Sr. Strategist of Consumer Electronics, DCI-Artform
    • Rob Chandhok, Senior Vice President, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and President, Qualcomm Interactive Platforms
    • Dan Cui, Vice President of Business Development, Vuzix
    • Shawn DuBravac, Chief Economist and Senior Director of Research, Consumer Electronics Association
    • Linda Machina, Co-Founder, Machina
    • Dr. Sabine Seymour, Innovator, Author & Trend Setter, Moondial
    • Vincent Brown, Grammy Award Winning Artist, Activist, Host and MC, Naughty By Nature
    • Mathew Waldman, CEO, Nooka
    • Anna Perelman, CEO & Co-Founder, Stellé Audio Couture
  • FAST:
    • Chris Cox, Founder & President, Pivothead
    • Qaizar Hassonjee, VP, Innovation, adidas Wearable Sports Electronics
    • Mounir Zok, Senior Sports Technologist, United States Olympic Committee

Additional sessions at Wearable Tech Conference & Expo III and FAST will be led by the following speakers:

  • Wearable Tech Conference & Expo III:
    • Ed English, Vice President, APX Labs
    • Drew Austin, Co-Founder, Augmate
    • Edgar Baum, Managing Director, North America, Brand Finance
    • Justin Sanchez, Byte an Atom Research (LynxFit)
    • Randy Granovetter, CEO, Comhear
    • Bob Kutnick, Chief Strategy Officer, Comhear
    • Oriel Bergig, Co-Founder and Head of Labs, Flyby Media
    • Robert Thompson, Activist for WaRPboard.org, Freescale Semiconductor
    • Sujata Neidig, Trailblazer for WaRPboard.org, Freescale Semiconductor
    • Sylvia Heisel, Designer/Creative Director, Heisel
    • David B. Karlin, Senior Vice President, Product Strategy, Hillcrest Labs
    • Chris Weed, HZO
    • Sergio Leveratto, Chief Sales & Marketing Officer, HZO
    • Joseph F. Daniels, Partner, Loeb & Loeb
    • Adam Adelman, President, Mighty Cast
    • Amy Puliafito, Misfit Wearables
    • Sasha Pave, VP Marketing & Social, Mobiles Republic
    • Eugene Signorini, Vice President, Mobile Insights, Mobiquity, Inc.
    • Nicole Tricoukes, Senior Maverick, Motorola Solutions Wearable Tech
    • Mladen Babaric, Founder & CEO, Pearl Studios
    • Renee Niemi, SVP of Communication Solutions, Plantronics
    • Paul Litchfield, Vice President Advanced Concepts, Reebok International
    • Tarum Malik, Director & Head of Media & Cloud Services, South West Asia, Samsung
    • Hamid Farzaneh, CEO, Sensoplex
    • Chris Grayson, CEO, Stealth Wearables
    • Nitesh Jain, Corporate Strategy & Business Development, Verizon
    • Nick Warnock, President, Wellograph
    • Aaron Salow, CEO, XOEye Technologies
    • Lubna Dajani, ICT Thought-Leader and Pioneer
    • Ori Inbar, Co-Founder, CEO, AugmentedReality.org
    • Avi Greengart, Director of Research, Current Analysis
    • Donatella Giacometti, MS Investor Relations
    • Ryan Martin, Associate Analyst, Yankee Group
  • FAST:
    • Marco Della Torre, VP, Product Science, Basis Science
    • Dustin Freckleton, Co-Founder & President, BSX Athletics
    • Mikko Malmivaara, Manager, Sales & Marketing, Clothing Plus Ltd.
    • Jamie Rosen, Founder & CEO, DietBetter
    • Doug McClure, Vice President, Product Management, FitLinxx
    • Pierre-Alexandre Fournier, CEO, Hexoskin
    • Isaiah Kacyvenski, Head of Sports Segment, MC10 Inc.
    • Robert Connor, CEO, Medibotics LLC
    • Vijay Nadkarni, Founder, President & CEO, Mobiplex, Inc.
    • Rami Alhamad, Co-Founder, CEO, PUSH
    • Davyeon Ross, Co-Founder & COO, ShotTracker
    • Jordi Ferré Albiol, Sports Physiologist, University of Rovira & Virgili
    • Nitesh Jain, Corporate Strategy & Business Development, Verizon
    • Pamela Kiernan, Founder, Ware LLC
    • Jason Fass, CEO, Zepp Labs

Wearable Tech Conference & Expo III is supported by Diamond Sponsor Deloitte; Gold Sponsors Augumenta, Chetu, Content Boost, Freescale, H3 System, HZO, Jabra and Pivothead; and Silver Sponsors Jetta and Sensoplex. FAST is supported by Gold Sponsors Chetu, H3 System, Jabra and Pivothead.

Registration for Wearable Tech Conference & Expo III and FAST is now open. For more information please contact Frank Coppola at 203-852-6800 x131. For media inquiries, contact Ashley Baster. Companies interested in exhibiting, sponsorship or advertising packages for Wearable Tech Conference & Expo III and/or FAST should contact TMC's Dave Rodriguez at 203-852-6800 x146.

For the latest Wearable Tech Expo and FAST news, updates and information, follow on Twitter at @WearableTechCon and @fitnessportech.

About TMC

TMC is a global, integrated media company that supports clients' goals by building communities in print, online, and face to face. TMC publishes multiple magazines including Cloud Computing, M2M Evolution, Customer, and Internet Telephony. Wearable Tech World is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries, and is read by as many as 1.5 million unique visitors monthly. TMC produces a variety of trade events, including ITEXPO, the world's leading business technology event, as well as industry events: Asterisk World; AstriCon; ChannelVision (CVx) Expo; Currency 2.0; Customer Experience (CX) Hot Trends Symposium; DevCon5 - HTML5 & Mobile App Developer Conference; LatinComm Conference and Expo; M2M Evolution Conference & Expo; SmartVoice Conference; Software Telco Congress; Super Wi-Fi Summit - The Global Spectrum Sharing and TV White Space Event; SIP Trunking, Unified Communications & WebRTC Seminars; Wearable Tech Conference & Expo III; Fitness and Sports Wearable Technology (FAST) Expo II, WebRTC Conference & Expo IV; and more. Visit TMC Events for additional information.

Media and Analyst Contact:      

Ashley Baster

Connect2 Communications       

(919) 435-9112 



Edited by Maurice Nagle

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