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Arete Research

DESS Consulting

Emerging Communications Conference & Awards

CMO Council

Ideas & Plans

Mobile Entertainment Forum

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Chief Marketing Officer Council

The Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council is dedicated to high-level knowledge exchange, thought leadership and personal relationship building among senior corporate marketing leaders and brand decision-makers across a wide-range of global industries. The CMO Council's 4,500 members control more than $125 billion in aggregated annual marketing expenditures and run complex, distributed marketing and sales operations worldwide. In total, the CMO Council and it's strategic interest communities include over 12,000 global executives across 90 countries in multiple industries, segments and markets. Regional chapters and advisory boards are active in the Americas, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa. The Council's strategic interest groups include the Coalition to Leverage and Optimize Sales Effectiveness (CLOSE), Brand Management Institute, and the Forum to Advance the Mobile Experience (FAME).

DESS Consulting

For nearly 10 years DESS has been active in two areas. Firstly providing global industry analysis for the Telecoms-Media-Technology sector and secondly providing consulting support for service providers in APAC, EMEA and the Americas as external network architects and business strategists.

The focus of our analysis and consulting work is at intersection of new business ideas and models with new technologies and strategic directions. DESS has guided a number of service providers through Next Generation Network transformation.

The CEO of DESS is Thomas Rambold, a 30 years plus veteran of enterprise and operator business at Siemens. Before he established DESS in 2000 his last role at Siemens was as CTO of the COM Group.

Emerging Communications Conference & Awards

The Emerging Communications Conference & Awards (eComm Fall, 28-30 October) is the world's leading-edge event, spanning Telecom, mobile and Internet based communications.

It's designed to showcase and accelerate both technology and business model innovation; and to explore the latest opportunities.

The emerging transformations require big thoughts and big bets. eComm the venue for those thoughts and bets to be shared and heard.

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Ideas & Plans

Ideas and Plans is a strategic consulting and advisory group with a focus on Innovation & Incubation in Mobile & Converged Telecom. Our four core partners have backgrounds as pioneering mobile industry leaders in international startups, large organizations, and industry associations.

We are Connected. We are thought leaders at board and senior management levels. We have an extensive network at operators, vendors, venture capital firms, media companies and ad agencies. We have broad contacts throughout the startup community. And we have the ability to incubate new telecom technologies.

We can Execute – startup fundraising, strategic planning, business and corporate development, scouting, marketing and product management, product development and rapid expansion and go-to-market including sales and interim general management.

We know Mobile and Converged Telecom. Some of our specialties include: location and maps, IMS and Telco 2.0 applications and business models, mobile media and advertising, online and mobile video – including mobile broadcast, social networks and interactive marketing, fixed mobile convergence / substitution and mobile broadband.

We are Flexible – operating with industry standard consulting rates, equity based compensation in the earliest stage startups, and success based go-to-market projects.

Mobile Entertainment Forum

Since 2000, MEF has established itself as the leading global trade association for companies large and small across the mobile entertainment value chain.

MEF's membership base spans the entire range of mobile entertainment activities, including music, film, TV and video companies who create and package content; publishers, retailers, service providers and technologists who sell and deliver content and network operators who get the content to the end users.