PRLog - March 13, 2012 - IRVINE, Calif. -- IRVINE, Calif. – Celebrating 10 years of hosting networking and educational events for the Southern California business and technology community, TechBiz Connection will host a forum on how mobile productivity tools are changing the nature of work and how mobile devices have become primary tools for knowledge workers, today and in the future on Wednesday, March 21, 2012 from 6:00 to 9:00 PM at the law offices of Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear in Irvine.
According to Jack Bicer, TechBiz Connection president, mobile computing is one of the most exciting and important trends we have experienced in a very long time. “Eliminating the barriers of time and place allows us to be productive when we are ready to engage,” Bicer explained. “It also allows us to carry the information we need to succeed; notebooks, tablets, and smart phones are driving requirements for a productive workforce.”
The panel moderator is Bob Johnson, vice president, North America, for Apani Networks. Mr. Johnson has over 35 years of information technology sales, operations and general management experience in the hardware, software and professional services industries. He has managed various small, medium and large technology organizations. His experience includes 28 years at Unisys with U.S. and global responsibility, including vice president and general manager, Unisys North America and vice president of worldwide sales operations.
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• John Carley is the founder, CEO and chief catalyst of TRINET Internet Solutions, Inc., a leading web and mobile application company located in Irvine, Calif. For fifteen years, Mr. Carley and his award winning company have provided software applications for corporate customers nationwide, including brand name companies such as Coca-Cola, California Bank & Trust, Whole Foods Markets and many others. He is a graduate of USC in biomedical engineering and computer science. He is also a graduate from Biola University with a degree in organizational leadership.
• Chris Knight, U.S. mobility practice director, TIG leads the mobility tools consulting and services practice. As an ISO 9001:2008 certified IT systems integrator, Irvine-based TIG has over 30 years of experience providing customers with best-in-class technology solutions. They deliver computing technology solutions from the data center to the mobile devices.
• Carrie Jacobson, associate director of marketing and sales ops for Verizon Wireless, is focusing on data and voice products in the west area. Her team provides marketing and sales support through product training, technical expertise, customer presentations, and product implementation. She has nine years of experience in the wireless industry and has held various sales leadership positions at Verizon Wireless.
• Jack Bicer is the founder and CEO of Septium, a custom web and mobile application development company and a Microsoft Partner. Prior to Septium, he held several CTO roles since 1996. A 30+ year custom software industry veteran, Mr. Bicer is an industry expert in Android applications, SAAS/web software, and hybrid offshoring. Known as the “Father of Uninstall”, he invented the uninstall concept and wrote the first uninstaller. He is also credited with inventing the "Automated Software Updates.” Mr. Bicer holds a BSc in Communications Engineering from University of Kent, an MSc in Computer Science from George Washington University and attended the Pepperdine MBA program.
The TBC Forum’s discussion and subsequent question-and-
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