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Richard Ferraro - Golden Gekko. Barcelona, Catalonia, ES

Richard Ferraro Richard Ferraro

Golden Gekko

Barcelona, Catalonia, SPAIN

Mobile evangelist and author on Location-based apps

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Biography

Based in Barcelona, Richard is Business Development Director for EMEA at Golden Gekko, a leading developer of mobile applications. Richard joined Golden Gekko following a two-year stint at GeoMe, an LBS start-up which he co-founded in 2008. He was formerly with the GSM Association as Program Director, chairing the Technology Showcase Committee for the Mobile World Congress and establishing the Barcelona.mobi project with the dot.mobi consortium. Richard has a successful mobile technology blog with over 100,000 readers which is included in the official Mobile Monday Bloghive and W3C Mobile Web Initiative Blog. He has specific expertise in Location Based and Location-Aware Services, Mobile App Marketing, Social Media, Privacy Management and Mobile Web and App Monetisation Strategies. He holds an MBA from EADA Business School in Barcelona. You can read his blog at: www.mobverge.blogspot.com . His book, Location-Aware Applications (ISBN 9781935182337) was published by Manning Publications (USA) in July 2011: http://www.manning.com/ferraro/ and was described as ´the Rosetta Stone of location-based mobile services” .It is available on Amazon.com worldwide

Industry Expertise (3)

Media - Online

Advertising/Marketing

Telecommunications

Areas of Expertise (3)

Location Based Services

LBS

Location Aware Applications

Accomplishments (1)

Author of Location Aware Applications (professional)

2011-07-01

My book, Location-Aware Applications (ISBN 9781935182337) was published by Manning Publications (USA) in July 2011: http://www.manning.com/ferraro/ and was described as ´the Rosetta Stone of location-based mobile services”. It is available on Amazon.com worldwide.

Education (1)

EADA Business School: MBA, Business Administration 2005

Affiliations (2)

  • EADA Alumni
  • MMA

Event Appearances (5)

Location Everywhere

Appworks o2 Oslo  Oslo, Norway

2011-05-07

Future of Location Based Services

Mobile Monday Malta  Malta

Panel on mobile gaming and presentation on Location Based Services

InMediaTe EU Mobile Gaming Summit  Malta

Panel on Mobile Developer Ecosystem

QTel/GSMA Innovation Exchange  Barcelona

2010-01-01

Future of Mobile Web

KoreaComm 2008 (Guest of the Korean Government)  Seoul, Korea

2008-10-06

Sample Talks (1)

The Evolution of the Mobile Web

A presentation on how the landscape of Mobile 2.0 is changing, the importance of SoLoMos and a quick glance at future web technologies.

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  • Keynote
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  • Panelist
  • Author Appearance

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0 to 1000 *Will consider certain engagements for no fee