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SYS-CON Launches Mobile Web 2.0 Spotlight

The Mobile Web 2.0 spotlight is a collection of the best services/products in relation to Mobile Web 2.0

Welcome to the SYS-CON Mobile Web 2.0 Spotlight

Coinciding with the launch of my book Mobile Web 2.0, I am happy to announce that, in addition to my blog, I will also be regularly writing for SYS-CON. This new SYS-CON author blog will be called Mobile Web 2.0 Spotlight.

spotlightThe Mobile Web 2.0 spotlight is a collection of the best services/products in relation to Mobile Web 2.0, as I see it. In addition, I am also especially keen to highlight products from start-ups/emerging companies in this space. I am happy to receive your recommendations for excellent products/services in the mobile web 2.0 space. As you can imagine, the analysis is completely independent. If I have any affiliation with a company/product; I shall state that in the blog.

It is indeed great to work with sys-con. I have had the pleasure of meeting the sys-con team and management, at the New York Real-World AJAX Seminar in June this year. I am also speaking at the AJAXWorld Conference & Expo in Santa Clara in Octpber and I look forward to meeting you there if you are attending

Please contact me at [email protected] if you have a product/service you want to feature on the spot light.

And here is the obligatory brief bio about me.

With a unique perspective spanning multiple aspects of Mobile Applications, Ajit is an innovator and a pioneer in the Mobile Data industry. In 1999, Ajit co-founded futuretext, an innovative publishing / consulting company focused around mobility and digital convergence. Ajit speaks at Mobile related conferences - on both strategy and technology.

Recent speaking/media appearances:

CNN Money: July 2006 Follow the web 2.0 money, Grace Wong: July 13

New York: June 5/ 6 2006 web2.0/mobile web 2.0/Ajax

Seoul Korea: June 30 Mobile web 2.0

Santa Clara: Oct 4/5 2006 web2.0/mobile web 2.0/Ajax

In October 2005, Ajit was appointed to chair Oxford University's next generation mobile applications panel. Ajit was also a member of the Web2.0 Workgroup. Currently, Ajit plays an advisory role to a number of Mobile start-ups in the UK and Scandinavia. He also works with the government and trade missions of a number of countries including South Korea, Ireland and Faroe islands. Ajit has an Electronics Engineering Degree from the University of Bombay and in 2006 will be commencing a Ph.D. on the topic of Delay Tolerant Networks.

In 2006, Ajit was invited to join the www.thersa.org ">RSA (The Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce) -Founded in 1754, the RSA includes leading thinkers from the world of arts, manufacturing and commerce. Ajit is now an RSA member. Ajit lives in London, UK, but has three nationalities (British, Indian and New Zealander) and is proud of all three.

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Ajit Jaokar is the author of the book 'Mobile Web 2.0' and is also a member of the Web2.0 workgroup. Currently, he plays an advisory role to a number of mobile start-ups in the UK and Scandinavia. He also works with the government and trade missions of a number of countries including South Korea and Ireland. He is a regular speaker at SYS-CON events including AJAXWorld Conference & Expo.

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