LAVA Annual Meeting Featured Speaker – Joe Jasin, Polaroid, VP Corporate Development

Joining Jeff Liu of Ernst & Young and Shuki Lehavi of Gumiyo is Joe Jasin, currently VP of Corporate Development for Polaroid Corporation.

Joe Jasin has built an international career in Multimodal and Digital Media Distribution industries in the US and Asia.  His role at Polaroid is to compound shareholder value via strategic investments in consumer electronics and digital media properties; to source emerging technologies in Silicon Valley; and, to  expand the company’s Asian footprint.

With decades of experience in the wireless telecommunications sector, Joe has launched 2 wireless companies.   Joe was the founder of ICE Wireless, one of the first B2B SAAS mobile software companies, acquired by Quantumshift, Inc.  in 2000.   He then started Wireless Blueprint,  a strategy consulting firm focused on global wireless Internet initiatives.  Joe has been an active corporate and venture investor in domestic and Asian technology companies.  He has been an employee with mobile network operators including SK Telecom in Korea and Sprint/Nextel in the USA.

He is founder and chair of the Silicon Valley Forum – Mobile Developer’s group.  And he is the founding member of Washington DC based CTIA – Wireless Internet Caucus.   Joe speaks at conferences regularly in the USA and China and is he is frequently sought out for quotes for publication by  The Great Wall Club, Wired, South China Morning Post, Hong Kong Daily, and The Economist.

July 10th, 7:00 AM at the Skirball Center, the Los Angeles Venture Association will host its 27th Annual Meeting.  The morning’s program, Mobile Ecosystem of Southern California and Beyond is focused on mobile enabled businesses, technology, products and services.  The event is being produced by LAVA Mobile.  Three invited experts will present a 360 view of the emerging Mobile Ecosystem / Marketplace  with an accent on Southern California.  Rather than the typical panel session, this event provides each speaker the opportunity to make an extended presentation of their insights, observations and perspectives from their unique viewpoint.


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