MEDIA ADVISORY: mobeam to Speak at AAMA Connect Asia Conference and MIT Enterprise Forum


SAN FRANCISCO – MobilityWire® – September 18, 2012

Mobeam inc. ( announced today CEO Christopher Sellers will present at two conferences in September. Chris will speak alongside mobeam investor Perry Ha, Managing Director of DFJ Athena, at the Asia America MultiTechnology Association (AAMA) Connect Asia Conference on September 19, 2012, in a fireside chat focused on startups. On September 24, 2012 Chris will speak at the MIT Enterprise Forum in Cambridge, Mass., in an event titled “What Technology Will Dominate Retail?”

AAMA Connect Asia Conference

The AAMA Asia Connect Conference “The Mobile Future 2012” , being held at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, will focus on the mobile industry, bringing together top executives, entrepreneurs, investors and thought leaders from Silicon Valley and Asia to discuss technological innovations, disruptions, future trends and impact. The conference will feature panel discussions, fireside chats, and networking opportunities with the industry’s hottest entrepreneurs, investors, and executives from the Silicon Valley and Asia, the two technologies epicenters of the world.

Who: mobeam CEO, Chris Sellers and Perry Ha, Managing Director of DFJ Athena

What: Fireside Chat: Startups – This session will feature a series of rapid-fire Q&A sessions between investors and founders that they invested in. The session will be moderated by Scott Karchmer, partner at Morgan Lewis.

When: 1:30p.m. – 2:30p.m. PST, Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Where: Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Calif.

MIT Enterprise Forum, RFID Event: What Technology Will Dominate Retail?

The MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge builds connections to technology entrepreneurs and to the communities in which they reside. The Forum produces over 70 seminars, panel discussions, case studies and networking events yearly. Anyone interested in or involved with technology entrepreneurship is welcome to participate and join together to participate in the Forum community. For further details visit:

Panelists include:

Chris Sellers, CEO of mobeam, inc.

Mike Wehrs, CEO and President, ScanLife Inc.

Paul Steinberg, CTO of Motorola Solutions

Robert Locke, Vice President & General Manager, Store Performance Solutions, Tyco

What: RFID Event: “What Technology Will Dominate Retail?” Session Description: Although self-checkout is a hot topic, turns out that NFC will only be one of the technologies that retailers will and are flocking to. The challenge is to get shoppers into the store. And once in the store to have stellar store operations to make sure they shop—and buy.  Oh, and did we say profitable operations? That still counts most. So what are those technologies? QR Codes, RFID, Mobile, NFC or other wireless methods? Our stellar panel, who are key innovators and dominators in retail will debate and discuss this very topic.  Current market research on Retail trends and purchasing will be shared. Ann Grackin, CEO of ChainLink Research will moderate.

When: 6:00p.m. – 9:00p.m. EST, Monday, September 24, 2012

Where: MIT Campus, Cambridge, Mass.

Mobeam will have the following resources available for attendees of both events:

  • Online press kit available at
  • Media availability of mobeam CEO, Chris Sellers
  • Please contact to schedule to meet mobeam at AAMA Connect or MIT Enterprise Forum

To receive future news from mobeam or to arrange a meeting with mobeam executives, contact Melissa Burns at +1-208-850-5939 (mobile, can receive text messages). All mobeam media contacts can be reached by email at

About mobeam
Mobeam, inc. is transforming mobile commerce with its unique and patented light based communications technology. The company was recently named one of the fastest growing technology companies in San Francisco for 2012 by business research firm Lead411. Overcoming the technical barrier preventing mobile phones from interacting with laser scanners at checkout, mobeam’s technology provides universal access at point of sale (POS), enabling the transmission of coupons, loyalty offers, gift cards, tickets and other barcode data at retailers worldwide. Mobeam’s technology creates new capabilities for existing mobile phone designs, and requires no changes to retailer POS infrastructure. Mobeam is headquartered in San Francisco, California. For more information visit

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