Who to follow at Mobile World Congress 2015

With 70,000 mobile fans congregating in one place over a week, it’ll be no surprise when the Twitterverse goes crazy with the hashtag #MWC2015. With so many people tweeting and blogging, things can get pretty overwhelming. So we’ve hand-picked this year’s best people to follow for news, interesting blogs and keynote presentations.

 Best for news…

Rory Cellen-Jones

  @Ruskin147 (or @bbcRorycj if you don’t like dog pictures) – is the BBC’s Technology Correspondent. He’s been passionately writing about the most exciting developments in the industry for over 10 years and will be reporting for the BBC’s global audience – both on and off camera.

 

Mike Butcher @mikebutcher – is Editor At Large of TechCrunch, the biggest breaking news site about the world’s hottest tech companies. He’s regularly named as one of the most influential people in European technology and is certain to have some strong opinions.

 

Best Blogs…

 Ewan Macleod @ew4n – editor of Mobile Industry Review and FinTech Profile, former Digital Programme Manager at Nationwide has a wealth of practical and journalistic experience. His blog provides a mix of news, original content and opinion across the mobile and wireless industries.

 

Helen Keegan @technokitten (a.k.a Helen Keegan) at Techno Kitten. Helen has been working as a retail and marcomms professional for over 20 years and blogging since 2004. Part of the founding members of the London Swedish Beers crowd, who get together to chew the mobile fat during MWC – her blog is guaranteed to have some interesting insights.

 

Keynotes

 Bill McDermott @BillRMcDermott, CEO of enterprise business IT company SAP will be taking the stage on Monday in Hall 4 Auditorium 1 from 11.15am to talk about Keys to the Connected Lifestyle. Bill has gone from running a deli as a teenager to leading one of the world’s most valuable and innovative brands so should have a unique viewpoint on the future of connected devices.

 

Ryan McInerney@visaeuropenews to hear what Ryan McInerney, Global President of Visa Inc has to say about digital transactions and social interactions. In 2013 Ryan was named by Forbes as one of the 40 most influential people under 40 in the world for his history shaking-up J.P. Morgan Chase’s consumer-banking division. He’ll be taking the stand at keynote 6 on Wednesday 4th March in Hall 4, Auditorium 1 at 11.15am.

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