Mobile App Innovators Honored at 2011 WAMM Awards

Winners Announced During Annual Wireless and Mobile Media Awards
 
 
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Oct. 21, 2011 - PRLog -- ATLANTA, Oct. 21, 2011 – The Wireless Technology Forum (WTF), the largest not-for-profit wireless association in the Southeast, today announced the winners for its 2011 Wireless and Mobile Media (WAMM) Awards, the regions premier mobile applications award ceremonies.

The WAMM awards were created to recognize the industry’s leading innovators in mobile applications and mobile media. The following are the winners representing the best mobile application and mobile person of the year awards:

•   Best Business and Vertical Industry Solutions Application: McKesson
•   Best Game Application: Angry Birds (Rovio)
•   Best Retail, Shopping and Commerce Application: Starbucks
•   Best Social Media Application: LinkedIn
•   Best Video, Music & Audio Application:  Pandora
•    Best News and Media Application: ESPN
•   Best Overall Application: Google Maps
•   Mobile Commerce Person of the Year: Jack Dorsey (Square)
•   Mobile Media Person of the Year: Louis Gump (CNN)
•   Mobile Consumer Applications Person of the Year: Bob Kupbens (Delta Air Lines)
•   Mobile Business Applications Person of the Year: Adam Clark (Fiserv)
•   Mobile Person of the Year:  Tim Cook (Apple)

The master of ceremonies for this year’s awards was Jeff Mucci, CEO and editorial director, RCR Wireless News. In addition to the awards ceremony, which was held in Atlanta at the AT&T Mobility Auditorium, the audience was thoroughly engaged by visionary speeches from Cameron Clayton (The Weather Channel), Ian Gellar (Pandora) and Jay Lee (ESPN).  

A new addition to the 2011 awards was the listing of the “most innovative mobile companies to watch in Georgia”, which included FreebeePay, TripLingo, SaasMob, Centrafuse and ZOOZ Mobile.

“It was a pleasure and honor to present at the 2011 WAMM Awards, “said Merrill Oakes, Account Director, Microsoft and the incoming president for the WTF.  “The award winners represent a fantastic cross-section of people, companies’ and mobile applications that are forging new trails in the wireless application space.”

About the WAMM Awards

Created to showcase the best in wireless and mobile media, the WAMM Awards recognizes the most innovative mobile application and media developers, their organizations, and the platform and infrastructure providers upon which the applications are built and delivered. Awards will be given in a broad range of categories, as selected by leaders in the industry and individual voters. Winners will be announced at the live event and via global web broadcast.

About the Wireless Technology Forum

The Wireless Technology Forum is one of the fastest growing associations in the Southeast with more than 1,000 members and sponsors. WTF is the only association dedicated to the fast-paced and rapidly evolving wireless and mobile industry. The association is a platform for industry professionals to learn about the business of emerging wireless and mobile technologies, network with other like-minded professionals, and apply these technologies to their existing business or creation of new business.

Additional Resources
•   Wireless Technology Forum: www.wirelesstechnologyforum.org
•   Wireless Applications and Mobile Media Awards: www.wammawards.org
The Wireless Technology Forum thanks all the 2011 WAMM Awards sponsors without whom this event would not be possible: Platinum: Microsoft; Gold: The Intersect Group, Augme Technologies, Stone Resource Group, AgileCO.; Silver: SiteMinis; Media Technology: Technology Association of Georgia, RCR Wireless, MIT Enterprise Forum Atlanta.

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