's Morgan Gillis to participate in OS Panel during International CTIA Wireless

LONDON, ENGLAND, 16 MARCH – Morgan Gillis, executive director of the, a global consortium of leading mobile operators, device and technology vendors, will participate in a panel discussion on “Herding the OS Cats: Increasing Consumer Choice and Decreasing Fragmentation” at 2:30 pm ET Wednesday, 23 March during the International CTIA Wireless event in Orlando, Florida, USA. Gillis is a highly sought after speaker and commentator on issues related to the mobile industry, particularly topics regarding openness.

WHO: Morgan Gillis, executive director,

WHAT: Panel Session: Herding the OS Cats: Increasing Consumer Choice and Decreasing Fragmentation

WHERE: International CTIA Wireless, Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL − S220 E

WHEN: 23 March , 2:30 pm–3:30 pm EST

The panel will discuss how disparate platforms can be harnessed to provide consumers with a familiar and enjoyable experience across all platforms and which platforms will drive the pace of convergence in the coming three years. The expert panel will also weigh in on consumer trends and desires that are driving developments and the real battle about attracting developers to innovate on chosen platforms. The panel, moderated by Avi Greengart, research director of consumer devices at Current Analysis, will equally see the participation of Dan Hoffman, chief mobile security evangelist of Juniper Networks, David Rivas, vice president of architecture and technology at Nokia, and Rosemary McNally, executive director technology at Verizon Wireless.

LiMo recently announced the latest release of its Platform, LiMo 4, at MWC in Barcelona. Making broad use of leading open source technologies, LiMo 4 is positioned to support the realisation of openness and choice within mobile consumer propositions. Under LiMo’s proven collaborative governance model, LiMo 4 enables flexible disaggregation of the device platform and service propositions, enabling operators and device manufacturers to more freely shape attractive user propositions and secure sustainable long-term value.


limofoundation.orgTM is a dedicated consortium of mobile industry leaders working together within an open and transparent governance model—with shared leadership and shared decision making—to deliver an open and globally consistent handset software platform based upon mobile Linux for use by the whole mobile industry. A full description of, including its vision, goals, charter, guiding principles, bylaws and membership information, can be found at limofoundation.